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World Cup: France upset by Colombia, 2-0

World Cup: France upset by Colombia, 2-0
Colombian midfielder Carolina Arias, right, and French midfielder Louisa Necib go after the ball during a Women's World Cup match Saturday at Mocton Stadium. (Franck Fife / Getty Images)

Lady Andrade and Catalina Usme scored goals as Colombia stunned third-ranked France 2-0 Saturday in one of the biggest upsets in Women's World Cup history.

The underdog Colombians opened the scoring in the 19th minute. Andrade broke free from a pair of defenders for a tap-in goal.

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Usme clinched her country's first World Cup win with a goal on the counter attack in the 93rd minute.

The French lost despite outshooting Colombia 21-3.

France was unlucky as well. Colombian defender Daniela Montoya appeared to touch the ball with her hand inside the penalty area in the 67th minute, but a foul wasn't called.

France wraps up group play against Mexico on Wednesday, while the Colombians face England.

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