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Colombia coach Carlos Queiroz has said Thursday that champions Chile will be the "favourites" in their Copa America quarter-final.
Chile have won the past two Copa America events but face a stern quarter-final challenge in the form of Carlos Queiroz's Colombia.
Colombia midfielder Mateus Uribe insisted on Wednesday he was happy with the quarter-final draw that pits his in-form side against reigning champions Chile at the Copa America.
Boasting the only 100 percent record and yet to concede a goal, Colombia have seduced at the Copa America so far under the wily stewardship of Portuguese Carlos Queiroz.
Chile and Colombia will meet on a level playing field in the Copa America quarter-finals, despite Reinaldo Rueda's nationality.
Colombia will take "a lot of confidence" into the Copa America quarter-finals after winning Group B with a perfect record following Sunday's 1-0 success over Paraguay, match-winner Gustavo Cuellar said.
Colombia are assured of a place in the quarter-finals ahead of their game with Paraguay, but James Rodriguez warns there is a long way to go.
Colombia face Qatar after winning three consecutive internationals without conceding for the first time since September 2013.
The Colombian striker for Sevilla, Luis Muriel, will be out for five to seven weeks after suffering a knee ligaments injury. Based on the Copa America 2019 rules, he will not be allowed to be replaced.
Luis Muriel, who went off injured after 14 minutes versus Argentina, will miss the rest of the Copa America, according to Sevilla's website.
In the game that was supposed to be all about Lionel Messi, Argentina were left bitterly disappointed as Colombia defeated them 2-0 in the Copa America Group B opener. Goals came from substitutes Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata.