Colom­bia beats China 4-0 in friendly in Chongqing

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Colom­bia re­bounded from los­ing to South Korea 2-1 by de­feat­ing China 4-0 in a friendly on Tues­day.

Felipe Pardo put the World Cup-qual­i­fied Colom­bians on the board af­ter only six min­utes. In the sec­ond half, Car­los Bacca and two from Miguel Borja com­pleted the win.

Ed­win Car­dona did not ap­pear for Colom­bia. The mid­fielder was at the cen­ter of con­tro­versy fol­low­ing the game with South Korea af­ter be­ing caught on cam­era dur­ing the match mak­ing a racist ges­ture with his eyes in the di­rec­tion of his op­po­nents.

Car­dona and the Colom­bian fed­er­a­tion apol­o­gised.

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