USA v Ecuador, 16 June 2016

Score2-1 to USA
RefereeWilmar Roldán
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/Forward Clint Dempsey
Forward Bobby Wood
Forward Gyasi Zardes

Starting lineup:

Defender Frickson Erazo
Defender Arturo Mina
Defender/Midfielder Walter Ayoví (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 Ayoví 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 Máximo Banguera
Goalkeeper Esteban Dreer
Defender Gabriel Achilier
Defender Robert Arboleda
Midfielder Miller Bolaños
Midfielder Juan Cazares
Midfielder Fernando Gaibor
Midfielder Pedro Larrea
Midfielder Ángel Mena
Midfielder/Forward Fidel Martínez
Forward Jaime Ayoví