The big play came late in the game when keeper Zack Steffen stopped a penalty kick to preserve the lead. On the play that led to the penalty kick, Kellyn Acosta was issued his second yellow card and red carded.
Early in the first half, Bradford Jamieson IV had to be stretchered off with an injury and replaced.
June 10 in Wellington
USA 1 Colombia 0. Goal: Rubin 58.
USA -- Steffen, Payne, Miazga, Carter-Vickers, Acosta, Delgado, Hyndman, Zelalem (Thompson 87), Arriola (Requejo 84), Jamieson (Allen 11), Rubin.
Colombia -- Montero; Angulo, Sanchez. Quintero, Tello; R.Quinones, Barrera, Zapata (Joao 71), Gutierrez (D.Quinones 60), Lucumi (Ibarguen 64); Borre.
Red Card: USA -- Acosta 81.
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Croatia).