10 interesting stats ahead of Brazil vs Colombia

0 – Colombia have not fallen behind in any of their four matches that got them to the quarter-finals.

3 – Colombia are one of only three nations who reached the quarter-finals without going to extra-time in the second round. The other two are France and the Netherlands.

1 – Colombia have reached the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history.

4 – Colombia have won more matches at this World Cup (4) than they did in their previous four World Cups combined (3).

4 – James Rodríguez is the only player to have scored in all four of his matches at this World Cup. He is also the top scorer with 5 goals ahead of the quarter-finals.

4 – Fred has managed to fire in just four shots on target so far this World Cup, having started each of Brazil’s four matches.  Three of these came against Cameroon.

6 – Brazil have reached the quarter-finals in each of the last six World Cups.

9 – Colombia have the best goal difference in the tournament, having scored 11 goals and only conceded two.

11 – Only Netherlands (12) have scored more goals in their four matches than Colombia.

46 – Colombia have had the fewest attempts on goal out of the eight quarter-finalists.

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