To face Uruguay in the Round of 16
Colombia beat Japan 4-1 in their final Group C match and will play Uruguay in the knockout stages of the World Cup.
Juan Cuadrado successfully converted a penalty in the 17th minute after Yasuyuki Konno downed Adrian Ramos in the box to make it 1-0.
Shinji Okazaki equalized for Japan just before the half-time whistle, converting a cross from Keisuke Honda into the box with a diving header.
Porto striker Jackson Martinez rifled in Colombia’s second goal low to the left of Eiji Kawashima after a cross inside the box from James Rodriguez. Rodriguez set up Martinez again in the 83rd minute and scored the fourth goal in the last minute of the game.