Copa America: Colombia beats Bolivia, wins Group A

Radamel Falcao scored twice and Colombia defeated Bolivia 2-0 on Sunday to become the first team to advance to the quarterfinals of the Copa America.

Colombia’s victory also guarantees Peru, Chile and Venezuela, all of which have four points after two matches, advance to the knockout stage.

Porto star Falcao scored in the 15th and 29th minutes to help Colombia secure the top spot in Group A with seven points. Bolivia finished with one point and was eliminated.

Colombia will face the best third-place team in the quarterfinals. The top two teams in each group reach the quarterfinals, joined by the best two third-place teams.