Asprilla scored with headers in the third and 31st minutes, in Barranquilla, Colombia. Jorge Bermudez scored from another header in the 44th minute for Colombia. Asprilla completed his hat-trick in the 48th minute.
Ivan Zamorano scored a penalty in the 56th minute for Chile, after the Colombian defender Alexis Mendoza was sent off for a foul. Chile were also reduced to 10 men after Jose Luis Sierra was dismissed for fouling Maurico Serna in the 88th minute.
Paraguay's goalkeeper, Jose Luis Chilavert, scored from a free kick to earn his country a 1-1 draw with Argentina in Sunday's World Cup qualifier in Buenos Aires. Chilavert also made a crucial save to deny Gabriel Batistuta a late winner for Argentina.
He drove his free kick past the Argentinian wall and goalkeeper, German Burgos, in the 42nd minute to gain Paraguay a point. Sixteen minutes earlier, Chilavert was helpless as a perfect Batistuta free kick earned the Fiorentina player his 35th international goal.
The Internazionale striker Nwankwu Kanu, who helped Nigeria win the Olympic football tournament in Atlanta, has a heart problem that could end his career, a leading cardiologist said yesterday.
The Serie A club had said earlier that tests carried out by three heart specialists had shown the 20-year-old Nigerian, who played in the Ajax team that won the European Cup in 1995, had a cardiac anomaly.Reuse content