Brazil v Colombia Free Bets : 4/1 on Brazil or 12/1 on Colombia? – World Cup enhanced odds

Its Brazil v Colombia with free bets and enhanced odds as Paddy Power offer 4/1 on Brazil to win (was 5/6) OR 12/1 on Colombia to win (was 7/2).

Hosts and favourites Brazil face Colombia in the second World Cup quarter-final in an intriguing all South American affair as Paddy Power report their new offer has seen plenty of attention already from punters and fans.

Brazil haven’t been near their best yet, however are in the last eight, whilst Colombia have arguably been the side of the tournament.

Chile came within a couple of inches of eliminating Brazil in the first second round clash, with Mauricio Pinalla hitting the woodwork in the last minute of extra-time.

David Luiz had earlier given Brazil the lead, before Alexis Sanchez equalised with a well taken finish, with the match finishing 1-1 at full-time.

After 29 quiet minutes of added time, the former Hearts forward Pinalla hit the bar from the edge of the box to almost stun the home crowd.

The game went to penalties and at 2-2, Neymar coolly converted, before Gonzala Jara’s penalty hit the post and went wide.

James Rodriguez continued his incredible World Cup form, scoring both goals as Colombia beat Uruguay 2-0.

After a slow start to the game, Rodriguez opened the scoring in spectacular fashion, volleying home from 25 yards.

His second goal was a lovely team affair, heading home from close range after superb work from Pablo Armero and Juan Cuadrado.

Colombia have only ever beaten Brazil twice in their history, with the Selecao unbeaten in the last 12 meetings.

The last four have ended all square, three of which failed to produce a goal, with Neymar helping Brazil earn a 1-1 draw in the last fixture.

Brazilian players who would miss quarter-final if booked: Dani Alves, Jo, Hulk, Thiago Silva, Ramires, Neymar 
Colombian players who would miss quarter-final if booked: Pablo Armero, Fredy Guarin, Carlos Sanchez

Team news
The Brazilian holding midfielder Luiz Gustavo picked up his second yellow card of the tournament against Chile and is suspended.

Fernandinho started against Chile ahead of Paulinho, however went off injured and Brazil could have a central midfield nightmare.

Ramires is likely to get the nod ahead of Paulinho, although both could feature if Fernandinho fails to recover in time.

Dani Alves, Hulk and Fred’s place in the starting XI has been questioned, however all three will almost certainly start.

Colombia are almost certain to name the same side that beat Uruguay on Saturday evening, with Jackson Martinez set for a wide attacking midfield role.

Teofilo Gutierrez will lead the line, with the inspirational Rodriguez playing behind him, who will need another excellent performance.

This would see Fredy Guarin of Inter remain on the substitutes bench, however expect him to be one of the first to come on for Colombia.

Brazil (4-2-3-1): Cesar, Alves, Luiz, Silva, Marcelo, Ramires, Fernandinho, Hulk, Oscar, Neymar, Fred
Colombia (4-2-3-1): Ospina, Zuniga, Yepes, Zapata, Armero, Sanchez, Aguilar, Cuadrado, Rodriguez, Martinez, Gutierrez

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