2014 FIFA World Cup Group C

Football Event

Group C of the 2014 FIFA World Cup consisted of Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast, and Japan. Play began on 14 June and ended on 24 June 2014.

Standings change

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Colombia 3 3 0 0 9 2 +7 9 Advance to knockout stage
2   Greece 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
3   Ivory Coast 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
4   Japan 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Tie-breaking criteria

Matches change

Colombia vs Greece change

Colombia  3–0  Greece
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Colombia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Greece
GK 1 David Ospina
RB 18 Juan Camilo Zúñiga
CB 2 Cristián Zapata
CB 3 Mario Yepes (c)
LB 7 Pablo Armero   74'
CM 6 Carlos Sánchez   26'
CM 8 Abel Aguilar   69'
RW 11 Juan Cuadrado
AM 10 James Rodríguez
LW 14 Víctor Ibarbo
CF 9 Teófilo Gutiérrez   76'
Substitutions:
MF 15 Alexander Mejía   69'
DF 4 Santiago Arias   74'
FW 21 Jackson Martínez   76'
Manager:
  José Pékerman
 
GK 1 Orestis Karnezis
RB 15 Vasilis Torosidis
CB 4 Kostas Manolas
CB 19 Sokratis Papastathopoulos   52'
LB 20 José Holebas
RM 14 Dimitris Salpingidis   55'   57'
CM 2 Giannis Maniatis
CM 21 Kostas Katsouranis (c)
LM 8 Panagiotis Kone   78'
CF 7 Georgios Samaras
CF 17 Theofanis Gekas   64'
Substitutions:
MF 18 Ioannis Fetfatzidis   57'
FW 9 Konstantinos Mitroglou   64'
MF 10 Giorgos Karagounis   78'
Manager:
  Fernando Santos

Man of the Match:
James Rodríguez (Colombia)

Assistant referees:
Mark Hurd (United States)
Joe Fletcher (Canada)
Fourth official:
Alireza Faghani (Iran)
Fifth official:
Hassan Kamranifar (Iran)

Ivory Coast vs Japan change

Ivory Coast  2–1  Japan
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Ivory Coast
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
GK 1 Boubacar Barry
RB 17 Serge Aurier
CB 5 Didier Zokora   58'
CB 22 Sol Bamba   54'
LB 3 Arthur Boka   75'
CM 9 Cheick Tioté
CM 20 Serey Die   62'
AM 19 Yaya Touré (c)
RF 8 Salomon Kalou
CF 12 Wilfried Bony   78'
LF 10 Gervinho
Substitutions:
FW 11 Didier Drogba   62'
DF 18 Constant Djakpa   75'
FW 13 Didier Ya Konan   78'
Manager:
  Sabri Lamouchi
 
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima
RB 2 Atsuto Uchida
CB 22 Maya Yoshida   23'
CB 6 Masato Morishige   64'
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo
DM 16 Hotaru Yamaguchi
DM 17 Makoto Hasebe (c)   54'
RW 9 Shinji Okazaki
AM 4 Keisuke Honda
LW 10 Shinji Kagawa   86'
CF 18 Yuya Osako   67'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Yasuhito Endō   54'
FW 13 Yoshito Ōkubo   67'
MF 11 Yoichiro Kakitani   86'
Manager:
  Alberto Zaccheroni

Man of the Match:
Yaya Touré (Ivory Coast)

Assistant referees:
Carlos Astroza (Chile)
Sergio Román (Chile)
Fourth official:
Néant Alioum (Cameroon)
Fifth official:
Djibril Camara (Senegal)

Colombia vs Ivory Coast change

Colombia  2–1  Ivory Coast
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Colombia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ivory Coast
GK 1 David Ospina
RB 18 Juan Camilo Zúñiga
CB 2 Cristián Zapata
CB 3 Mario Yepes (c)
LB 7 Pablo Armero   72'
CM 8 Abel Aguilar   79'
CM 6 Carlos Sánchez
RW 11 Juan Cuadrado
AM 10 James Rodríguez
LW 14 Víctor Ibarbo   53'
CF 9 Teófilo Gutiérrez
Substitutions:
MF 20 Juan Quintero   53'
DF 4 Santiago Arias   72'
MF 15 Alexander Mejía   79'
Manager:
  José Pékerman
 
GK 1 Boubacar Barry
RB 17 Serge Aurier
CB 5 Didier Zokora   55'
CB 22 Sol Bamba
LB 3 Arthur Boka
CM 20 Serey Die   73'
CM 9 Cheick Tioté   90'
RW 10 Gervinho
AM 19 Yaya Touré (c)
LW 15 Max Gradel   67'
CF 12 Wilfried Bony   60'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Didier Drogba   60'
FW 8 Salomon Kalou   67'
MF 6 Mathis Bolly   73'
Manager:
  Sabri Lamouchi

Man of the Match:
James Rodríguez (Colombia)

Assistant referees:
Michael Mullarkey (England)
Darren Cann (England)
Fourth official:
Víctor Hugo Carrillo (Peru)
Fifth official:
Rodney Aquino (Paraguay)

Japan vs Greece change

Japan  0–0  Greece
Report
Attendance: 39,485
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Greece
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima
RB 2 Atsuto Uchida
CB 22 Maya Yoshida
CB 15 Yasuyuki Konno
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo
CM 16 Hotaru Yamaguchi
CM 17 Makoto Hasebe (c)   12'   46'
RW 9 Shinji Okazaki
AM 4 Keisuke Honda
LW 13 Yoshito Ōkubo
CF 18 Yuya Osako   57'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Yasuhito Endō   46'
MF 10 Shinji Kagawa   57'
 
Manager:
  Alberto Zaccheroni
 
GK 1 Orestis Karnezis
RB 15 Vasilis Torosidis   89'
CB 4 Kostas Manolas
CB 19 Sokratis Papastathopoulos
LB 20 José Holebas
DM 21 Kostas Katsouranis (c)   27'   38'
CM 2 Giannis Maniatis
CM 8 Panagiotis Kone   81'
RW 18 Giannis Fetfatzidis   41'
LW 7 Georgios Samaras   55'
CF 9 Kostas Mitroglou   35'
Substitutions:
FW 17 Theofanis Gekas   35'
MF 10 Giorgos Karagounis   41'
FW 14 Dimitris Salpingidis   81'
Manager:
  Fernando Santos

Man of the Match:
Keisuke Honda (Japan)

Assistant referees:
William Torres (El Salvador)
Juan Zumba (El Salvador)
Fourth official:
Norbert Hauata (Tahiti)
Fifth official:
Aden Marwa (Kenya)

Japan vs Colombia change

Japan  1–4  Colombia
Report
Attendance: 40,340
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima
RB 2 Atsuto Uchida
CB 22 Maya Yoshida
CB 15 Yasuyuki Konno   16'
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo
CM 14 Toshihiro Aoyama   62'
CM 17 Makoto Hasebe (c)
RW 9 Shinji Okazaki   69'
AM 4 Keisuke Honda
LW 10 Shinji Kagawa   85'
CF 13 Yoshito Ōkubo
Substitutions:
MF 16 Hotaru Yamaguchi   62'
FW 11 Yoichiro Kakitani   69'
MF 8 Hiroshi Kiyotake   85'
Manager:
  Alberto Zaccheroni
 
GK 1 David Ospina (c)   85'
RB 4 Santiago Arias
CB 23 Carlos Valdés
CB 16 Éder Balanta
LB 7 Pablo Armero
DM 15 Alexander Mejía
DM 13 Fredy Guarín   63'
RM 11 Juan Cuadrado   46'
LM 20 Juan Quintero   46'
SS 19 Adrián Ramos
CF 21 Jackson Martínez
Substitutions:
MF 5 Carlos Carbonero   46'
MF 10 James Rodríguez   46'
GK 22 Faryd Mondragón   85'
Manager:
  José Pékerman

Man of the Match:
Jackson Martínez (Colombia)

Assistant referees:
Bertino Cunha (Portugal)
Tiago Trigo (Portugal)
Fourth official:
Roberto Moreno (Panama)
Fifth official:
Eric Boria (United States)

Greece vs Ivory Coast change

Greece  2–1  Ivory Coast
Report
Attendance: 59,095
Referee: Carlos Vera (Ecuador)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Greece
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ivory Coast
GK 1 Orestis Karnezis   24'
RB 15 Vasilis Torosidis
CB 4 Kostas Manolas
CB 19 Sokratis Papastathopoulos
LB 20 José Holebas
DM 10 Giorgos Karagounis (c)   78'
CM 2 Giannis Maniatis
CM 16 Lazaros Christodoulopoulos
RW 8 Panagiotis Kone   12'
LW 7 Georgios Samaras
CF 14 Dimitris Salpingidis
Substitutions:
MF 22 Andreas Samaris   12'
GK 12 Panagiotis Glykos   24'
FW 17 Theofanis Gekas   78'
Manager:
  Fernando Santos
 
GK 1 Boubacar Barry
RB 17 Serge Aurier
CB 4 Kolo Touré
CB 22 Sol Bamba
LB 3 Arthur Boka
CM 9 Cheick Tioté   61'
CM 20 Serey Die   70'
RW 8 Salomon Kalou   62'
AM 19 Yaya Touré
LW 10 Gervinho   83'
CF 11 Didier Drogba (c)   37'   78'
Substitutions:
FW 12 Wilfried Bony   61'
MF 14 Ismaël Diomandé   78'
FW 21 Giovanni Sio   83'
Manager:
  Sabri Lamouchi

Man of the Match:
Georgios Samaras (Greece)

Assistant referees:
Christian Lescano (Ecuador)
Byron Romero (Ecuador)
Fourth official:
Sandro Ricci (Brazil)
Fifth official:
Emerson de Carvalho (Brazil)

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Referee designations for matches 5-8" (PDF). fifa.com. 12 June 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2018.

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