Feltscher equalizer draws Venezuela, Colombia

Substitute Frank Feltscher equalized in the 79th minute to give Venezuela a 1-1 draw away to Colombia on Friday in South American World Cup qualifying.

Freddy Guarin put Colombia ahead in the 11th minute.

Venezuela and Colombia each have four points in regional qualifying, though Venezuela has played three matches and Colombia only two.

Colombia will be at home on Tuesday against Argentina, and Venezuela hosts Bolivia.

”Three points got away from us, but now we have to think about Argentina,” Colombia forward James Rodriguez said. ”The result does leave a bitter taste.”

Lineups:

Colombia: David Ospina, Gerardo Vallejo, Mario Alberto Yepes, Luis Amaranto Perea, Pablo Armero, Gustavo Bolivar, Freddy Guarin, Dorlan Pabon (Cristian Marrugo, 75), James Rodriguez (Dayro Moreno, 90), Jackson Martinez, Teofilo Gutierrez (Darwin Quintero, 84).

Venezuela: Renny Vega, Roberto Rosales, Oswaldo Vizcarrondo, Fernando Amorebieta, Gabriel Cichero, Angel Flores, Tomas Rincon (Juan Guerra, 63), Cesar Gonzalez, Juan Arango, Nicolas Fedor (Jose Rondon, 57), Alejandro Moreno (Frank Feltscher, 70).