Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C
Frank Augstein/AP/Press Association Images
# underwhelming
It's half-time in today's World Cup opener and Colombia lead Greece
Pablo Armero’s scrappy goal put the South Americans in front.

IT’S BEEN A disappointing early kick-off so far in Group C with Colombia narrowly leading Greece.

West Ham’s Pablo Armero popped up with the opener on 5 minutes, forcing it home from close-range with the aid of a deflection.

The celebration will get all the headlines, quite rightly.

Greece have had plenty of the ball and went close to an equaliser in first-half injury time. But they’ll need to take some more risks if they’re to get something from this.

Their stats look quite impressive but Colombia look dangerous on the break.

World Cup hangout: Coming at you live from Brazil

Letter from Brazil: Netherlands’ big orange bus rumbles on as Spain fall hard