Colombia 3 Kuwait 1
Colombia 3 Kuwait 1, Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium, International Friendly Match, March 30, 2015. Manchester United´s Radamel Falcao netted his twenty-fourth goal for Colombia with a penalty-kick in the 74th minute of the 3–1 win over Kuwait at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, equalling a record held for twenty-four years by Arnoldo Iguaran.
Toulouse midfielder Abel Aguilar gave Colombia the lead on twenty-two minutes, only for Musaed Al Enazi to level the score for Kuwait in the 45th minute of the fixture. In the second half, Monterrey´s Edwin Cardona made it 2-1 to Colombia eight minutes past the hour mark before Manchester United forward Radamel Falcao added a third goal for the South Americans when he beat Kuwait shot stopper Hameed Al Qallaf from the penalty spot with sixteen minutes left. Colombia Team: David Ospina, Darwin Andrade, Daniel Bocanegra, Pedro Franco, Abel Aguilar, Juan Cuadrado, Fredy Guarin, Juan Quintero, Carlos Sanchez, Carlos Bacca, Radamel Falcao. Substitutes: Camilo Vargas, Pablo Armero, Stefan Medina, Johan Mojica, Jeison Murillo, Edwin Cardona, Wilmar Barrios, Alexander Mejia, Rafael Borre, Teofilo Gutierrez, Adrian Ramos. Kuwait Team: Hameed Al Qallaf, Musaed Al Enazi, Abdulrahman Al Enezi, Ali Maqseed, Fahad Awadh Shaheen Shehan, Fahad Al Ansari, Abdullah Al Buraiki, Faisal Al Enezi, Fahad Al Hajeri, Saleh Al Sheikh, Bader Al Motawaa. Substitutes: Sulaiman Abdulghafoor, Khaled Al Rashidi, Talal Al Fadhel, Mohammad Freih, Ghazi Al Qahadi, Khaled El Ebrahim, Abdel Aziz Al Enezi, Faisal Zayed, Khaled Ajab, Fahad Al Rashidi, Nasser Faraj.
Radamel Falcao Quickfacts
Radamel Falcao scored his first goal for Colombia in a 1-0 win over Montenegro at the Matsumoto Football Stadium in the Kirin Cup on the 2nd of June 2007, and followed up by netting his second in a 2-2 friendly draw to Peru at Estadio Monumental in Lima on the 9th of September the same year.