The Ecuadorian team is being coached by Reinaldo Rueda at the present time,which showeda good balance in its lineup. The players controlled the midfield as its strongest weapon. Luis Antonio Valencia, Cristian Noboa and David Quiroz are the names of the players who did a remarkable job in the field.
During the first 30 seconds of the game, the scoreboard began running when Valencia took the ball, passed it to Cristian Benítez, who avoided two defense players and hit the cross straight into the goal after overcoming “Memo” Ochoa.
Luis Checa tied the game at the minute 40 when he accidentally made an own goal.
The victory point was scored at minute 58, when Antonio Valencia and Jaime Ayovi planned an outstanding move. Valencia stole the ball at the midfield, then the Manchester player gave a pass to Jaime Ayovi, who scored the second goal with his right leg.
México: Guillermo Ochoa; Francisco Javier Rodríguez, Carlos Salcido and Héctor Moreno; Rafael Márquez, Gerardo Torrado (Elías Hernández), Andrés Guardado and Pablo Barrera (Efraín Juárez); Giovani Dos Santos, Carlos Vela (Javier Orozco) and Javier Hernández (Enrique Esqueda).
Ecuador: Máximo Banguera; Juan Carlos Paredes, Geovanny Caicedo, Luis Checa and Wálter Ayoví; David Quiroz, Cristian Noboa (Oswaldo Minda), Antonio Valencia and Michael Arroyo (Geovanny Nazareno); Cristian Benítez (Joao Rojas) and Jaime Ayoví (Marlon De Jesús).