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Seagulls starlet makes Colombia bow

Albion midfielder Steven Alzate achieved another impressive milestone in his fledgling career, after making his senior Colombia debut in a 1-0 win over Peru on Friday night.

By James Hilsum • 16 November 2019

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Steven Alzate.

The 21-year-old came onto the pitch as a 73rd-minute substitute to replace former Chelsea man Juan Cuadrado during the friendly, which took place in Miami.

Alzate was on the pitch when La Tricolor scored a late stoppage-time winner, that came courtesy of Alfredo Morelos’s strike.

Fellow Premier League players that also featured in the game for Colombia included: Yerry Mina (Everton), Davinson Sanchez (Tottenham Hotspur) and Jefferson Lerma (AFC Bournemouth).

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The Seagulls starlet and the rest of the Colombia squad will now head north up the east coast for a second friendly match against Ecuador this coming Tuesday.

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