USA v Ecuador, 16 June 2016

Score2-1 to USA
RefereeWilmar Roldan
CompetitionCopa America Quarter-final
VenueCenturyLink Field, Seattle
Attendance47,322
Kick-off: 6.30pm local (6.30pm PT) A fiery encounter between USA and Ecuador saw both sides fighting to make it to their second ever semi-final of the Copa America. Early in the second half both teams went down to 10 men as Antonio Valencia kicked out at Bedoya for a second yellow and Jermaine Jones received a straight red for lashing out at Arroyo. In the end the USA held out against massive pressure from Ecuador for an historic win.

2  USA

Manager: Jürgen Klinsmann

1  Ecuador

Manager: Gustavo Quinteros

Goals:

Clint Dempsey 22 G
Gyasi Zardes 65 G

Goals:

Michael Arroyo 74 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Defender Matt Besler
Defender John Brooks
Defender/Midfielder Geoff Cameron
Defender/Midfielder Fabian Johnson
Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya
Midfielder Michael Bradley (captain)
Midfielder Jermaine Jones
Midfielder Gyasi Zardes
Midfielder/Forward Clint Dempsey
Forward Bobby Wood

Starting lineup:

Defender Frickson Erazo
Defender Arturo Mina
Defender/Midfielder Walter Ayovi (captain)
Defender/Midfielder Juan Paredes
Defender/Midfielder Antonio Valencia
Midfielder Michael Arroyo
Midfielder Carlos Gruezo
Midfielder Christian Noboa
Midfielder/Forward Jefferson Montero
Forward Enner Valencia

Substitutions:

Kyle Beckerman for Clint Dempsey 74
Graham Zusi for Alejandro Bedoya 81
Steve Birnbaum for Gyasi Zardes 90

Substitutions:

Fernando Gaibor for Christian Noboa 62
Cristian Ramírez for Carlos Gruezo 72
Jaime Ayovi for Juan Paredes 82

Cards:

Jermaine Jones 52 R
Bobby Wood 53 Y
Alejandro Bedoya 73 Y
Brad Guzan 84 Y

Cards:

Antonio Valencia 37 Y
Antonio Valencia 52 Y
Antonio Valencia 52 R
Juan Paredes 64 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Ethan Horvath
Goalkeeper Tim Howard
Defender Steve Birnbaum
Defender Michael Orozco
Defender/Midfielder Graham Zusi
Midfielder Kyle Beckerman
Midfielder Edgar Castillo
Midfielder Perry Kitchen
Midfielder Darlington Nagbe
Midfielder Christian Pulišić

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Maximo Banguera
Goalkeeper Esteban Dreer
Defender Gabriel Achilier
Defender Robert Arboleda
Midfielder Miller Bolaños
Midfielder Juan Cazares
Midfielder Fernando Gaibor
Midfielder Pedro Larrea
Midfielder Fidel Martinez
Midfielder Ángel Mena
Forward Jaime Ayovi