FIFA World Cup, Preview: Top Five Reasons Why Colombia Can Overcome Brazil Hoodoo

Brazil have been the favourites to win FIFA World Cup 2014. The team still is. Colombia though have shown fierce form and are worthy opponents standing in the way of the host nation and the semifinals.

updated: July 03, 2014 09:49 IST
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Fortaleza: Colombia have only managed to beat Brazil twice in 25 previous meetings, but having won all four of their matches at the 2014 World Cup are buoyant heading into their quarter-final against the hosts on Friday.

Here, AFP sports looks at five reasons why the Colombians can be optimistic about ending Brazil's quest for a sixth World Cup in Fortaleza.

1. King James

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