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.
The U.S. has imposed sanctions on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel.
A Colombian league match between Millonarios and Atletico Nacional of Medellin was suspended on Tuesday after three fans were killed in recent days.
Colombian side Santa Fe have one foot in the Copa Libertadores semi-finals after a comprehensive victory over Real Garcilaso.