Ecuador defeated Guatemala, the result was 2 to 0. The meeting was held at the Toyota Park that is located in Chicago, United States.
The triumph is positive as a result, the era of the Colombian strategist, “Bolillo” Gómez, starts with two victories in a row.
The first half was total domination of Ecuador, the clearest options were the “tri” that proposed a very intense game by bands. Enner Valencia, Ayrton Preciado and Renato Ibarra squandered several opportunities, goalkeeper Jerez was the figure of his team.
For the final stage of the commitment Ecuador made variants. They entered Fernando Guerrero, Jefferson Orejuela, Edison Vega, Junior Sornoza and Romario Ibarra in order to look for the goal of victory, at times it seemed that the long-awaited goal would not come by the good approach of the Central Americans, but in the final minutes Enner Valencia appeared, the Tigres striker managed to head a center Paredes and thus mark the first. Romario Ibarra contributed his scorer quota and put the second.
“Bolillo” Gómez declared at the press conference that these matches “serve to prove” and that the result is good to continue growing.
The next matches of our “tri” will be in October, the rivals are Qatar and Oman, both matches will be played in Doha. (I)