It may only be the Copa Sudamericana, but the fact that four Colombian clubs are in quarterfinals shows they are a sleeping giant, writes Tim Vickery.
Colombia winger Marlos Moreno has joined Manchester City from Atletico Nacional.
Celebrations in Colombia after Atletico Nacional won the Copa Libertadores final on Wednesday ended in violence, with three fans killed.
"Marlos is going to Manchester and Manchester will not let him play," Colombia's Olympic team coach Carlos Restrepo told a news conference.
During the tie between Once Caldas and Deportes Tolima, one defender went thundering into a two-footed, airborne lunge on ... absolutely nobody.
"James' knee shows trauma, but it is nothing major and he was taken off the pitch as a preventive measure," the team doctor said.