UPDATE: Whether or not the Suarez controversy had any impact on Uruguay’s play is debatable. But what isn’t debatable is the final score: Colombia beats Uruguay, 2-0, and advances to face home town team Brazil in the quarterfinal.
In the past week, Uruguay’s made headlines around the world, and not because they beat Italy and advanced to the knockout stage. After Luis Suarez bit Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini in their win Tuesday, the entire world’s attention has been trained on Suarez and his home country. It’s certain that Suarez won’t be playing in this match – he’s been banned by FIFA for nine matches and four months – but what’s less clear is if the negative attention will have an impact on his team. Find out at 4 PM ET (8 PM UTC).
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