Ecuador U20 ECU
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José Cifuentes 29', Jhon Espinoza 42'
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USA 0-2 Ecuador: United States is knock out in quarterfinals again

Chris Durkin of the United States and Jordan Rezabala of Ecuador compete for a header during the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup Quarter Final match between USA and Ecuador at Gdynia Stadium

Second Half | USA 1-2 Ecuador, U-20 World Cup

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Final game stats!

possession
59.3% 40.7%
Yellow cards
2
0
red cards
0
0
fouls won
12
9
fouls commited
9
12
lost balls
168
158
ball recovered
78
76
offsides
1
1
penalties
0
0
goalkeeper interventions
3
2
95

GAME OVER !!!! Ecuador beats USA to gain the ticket into the semifinals!

94

Weah with a great chance, but the ball goes to Ramirez hands

93

USA wins a free kick in the defensive half

91

The US side is pressuring in Ecuador's small area but can't seem to find the back of the net

90

5 more minutes to play

89

The American dream is about to end as the game is getting closer to the end

87

Corner! Ecuador with a new chance, but the attempt is cleared by the American defense

85

United States, In goes Rennicks for Keita

84

The South Americans attempt ends in nothing and USA takes out the ball

83

Ecuador again!!! The South Americans with the counter attack and the win a corner!

82

OCHOOOOA !!! The US goalie saves them again! Ecuador had the third goal

81

Tab Ramos side is not giving up and keeps looking to tie the game

80

10 minutes left in the game

78

Corner! Ecuador with an important chance but the attempt is missed

77

Tim Weah gets a yellow after a hard foul

74

Ecuador, Jordy Alcivar in for Rezabala

73

United States moves, Alex Méndez out, in goes Richard Ledezma

72

Ecuador wants to take back the control of the game, but both sides are fighting center field

70

CLOOOSE!!! USA with an attempt but the ball passes close by the left side of the net

68

What a play by Ecuador!!! But Ochoa stops the attempt and the United States can breathe again!

65

USA is suffering to create a clear shot, despite pressuring at Ecuador's side of the field

64

Delay over Méndez looks fine

63

Méndez crashes with Porozo's back and the US player is down and the medical assitance gets into the field to check on him

62

Ecuador has recovered the ball and is trying to create space and danger at the US side of the field

61

Corner! USA with a great chance, but the center is long and there's no one to close the gap, the attempt is missed!

60

Ecuador tries to create a play, but USA has pushed them back and Tab Ramos squad is controling the game so far

58

SOTOOOO !!!  The youngster had the equalizer but the forward missed the attempt!

57

United States have pushed backwards Ecuador as they're pressuring hard up front seeking to tie the game

56

Ecuador moves. Luis Castillo goes in for Palacios

54

The game is open with United States seeking the tie goal, while Ecuador wants to increase the advantage

53

Foul! Ecuador wins a free kick on the defensive half

52

Ecuador reaches US field, but the defense is on spot and manages to stop the South Americans attempt

51

USA wins a free kick on the offensive side, but the attempt goes to Ramirez' hands!

50

The Americans with the counter attack with Tim Weah, but the Ecuadorian defense stops the attempt and the play ends in nothing

49

Ecuador starts pressuring up front but the US defense manages to clear the ball

47

USA is trying the collective to reach the other side of the field

45

Second half is underway!

First half stats!

possession
55.7% 44.3%
Yellow cards
1
0
red cards
0
0
fouls won
4
3
fouls commited
3
4
lost balls
84
81
ball recovered
38
43
offsides
0
0
penalties
0
0
goalkeeper interventions
0
1
45+5

WHISTLE SOUNDS! The first half is over!

45+4

Ochoa gets in trouble but Dest helps him and takes the ball out of danger!

45+2

United States pressuring Ecuador in their small area, the Americans want to tie the game still!

45

5 more minutes to play in this first half!

44

IT IS A GOOOOAL!!! Ecuador gets the lead back!

44

Espinoza's goal is being reviewed by VAR!

43

Ecuador strikes but the post stops the attempt the Espinoza with the rebound and scores!

42

Both teams want to score before the whistle!!!

40

What a great display of football from both sides, Ecuador now with the dangerous play, but the US defense clears the attempt

38

We are having a back and forth pace for the last minutes of the first half!

36

GOOOOOOOOOAAAAL WEAH !!!! USA ties the game !!

34

The Americans want to tie the game before the first half ends and are pressuring hard Ecuador up front

32

Free-kick for USA and Méndez almost ties the game!!!

30

GOOOOOOOOOAL CIFUENTES!! Ecuador with the counter attack and Cifuentes strikes to get the South Americans first on the board!!

28

USA makes a mistake and Ecuador tries to surprise Ochoa, but the US goalie is on spot and clears the ball

26

Plata (Ecuador) finds a clearing but Gloster is on spot and prevents the play

25

Ecuador is not letting USA earn the control completely...

23

Tab Ramos team is looking better and starts pressuring the Ecuadorians for the control

21

USA wins a free kick in the defensive side

19

The US squad is starting to be better on the field, Soto finds a way and Mosies ramirez has to fly to stop the shot!

18

Tim Weah takes advantage of the delay to create a great play, to strike but Ramirez is on spot to stop the ball. A great chance missed by the Americans

18

Delay over, the game is back on!

Alvarado's still down on the field, and the medical asssitance get in to check on him

17

Alvarado (Ecuador) goes down in the small area but the referee decides its no fault nor a penalty!

The US center is cleared by Ecuador, but now the Americans are pressuring up front at the South Americans side

15

Sebastián Soto with a fantastic play gains a Corner for the USYNT

13

Konrad de la Fuente with the ball finds a clearing and the US team has finally crossed into Ecuador's field

11

USA is slowly trying to create chances with the collective plays, but the Ecuadorians are pressuring them hard

9

Delay over and Ecuador takes advantage of it, and creates a new dangerous play against the Americans

8

Dest is down on the field, the medical team gets into the field to check on the defender

7

The South Americans have pushed backwards the US team into their side of the field

6

The game has a back and forth rhythm, but so far Ecuador is controlling the ball

5

Ecuador with the ball again and pressured the US goalie again but the American manages to correct his mistake and the play ends in nothing

4

The Americans tried the counter attack but Ecuador recovers the ball

3

Corner Ecuador! The South Americans center is closed but the US defense manages to take the ball out of danger

2

Ecuador starts pressuring hard up front, and gains the first chance of the game but Ochoa clears the ball and sents it to corner !

Ball is rolling and game on!!!

Ecuador

The South American Champions arrives at this game after beating Uruguay 3-1 thanks to Gonzalo Plata.

United States

The US team is going through a great moment, squad that is lead by several Latino background players, like forward Sebastián Soto and midfielder Alex Méndez. The Americans showed they got the talent to win the tournament after knocking out one of the favorites, France.

Preview USA vs Ecuador

The US youth national team is looking for a semifinal ticket in the Under-20 World Cup when facing at Stadion GOSIR in Poland the South American champions, Ecuador, this Saturday, June 8, 2019.


Welcome to the preview and play by play of United States vs Ecuador, Under-20 World Cup quarterfinal match to be played at GOSiR Stadion in Poland.

Welcome to the play by play of the United States vs Ecuador, Under-20 World Cup quarterfinal match to be played at GOSiR Stadion in Poland.