Coach Jürgen Klinsmann of the US team was able to control the momentum of the Ecuadorian team after minute 73 and was able to control the comparison despite playing with 10 men on the field from minute 50 after the expulsion of Jermaine Jones and qualified for the semifinals of the Copa America Centenario. The host team expects its rival: Argentina or Venezuela.
The match started with the vertigo and speed of the two teams. In the first minute Luis Antonio Valencia empowered Enner Valencia, who burst down the right wing but when he sent the ball to the center, the US defense controlled the ball. The US response came on the next play with Gyasi Zardes, who got through on the right, he kicked the ball towards the goal net but the ball was deflected to the corner by Juan Carlos Paredes.