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USA vs Ecuador preview

Kick off: Friday, 17 June @2:30 GMT

Venue: CenturyLink Field (Seattle, Washington)

Live Stream: fuboTV (US), bet365 (non-US)

Head to Head Record

USA vs Ecuador 1-0 (2016 Friendly International)
USA vs Ecuador 1-1 (2014 Friendly International)
USA vs Ecuador 0-1 (2011 Friendly International)
USA vs Ecuador 3-1 (2007 Friendly International)
USA vs Ecuador 1-0 (2002 Friendly International)

USA vs Ecuador Team News

DeAndre Yedlin was sent off against Paraguay, meaning that he will have to serve his ban against Ecuador. Fabian Johnson and Michael Orozco are both ready to step up. It is well known that Jozy Altidore misses the tournament with injury, but Clint Dempsey, who scored the winner against Paraguay, should lead the attack for the U.S. national team against Ecuador.

Injured: Jozy Altidore (93/34)

Doubtful: None

Suspended: DeAndre Yedlin (37/0)

Jaime Ayovi picked up an injury, but, as reports in Ecuador suggest, he should recover in time to face USA in the Copa America quarter-finals. Miller Bolanos has been struggling with injury as well and he is rated doubtful for the match. There are no suspended players in Gustavo Quinteros’ team. Enner Valencia is likely to lead the attack for La Tri against USA.

Injured: None

Doubtful: Miller Bolanos (15/7)

Suspended: None

Quick Facts

  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in five of previous six meetings between USA and Ecuador
  • USA managed to keep four clean sheets in last five games
  • Thanks to the win over Haiti Ecuador put an end to their five-game winless run
  • Nagbe scored a late winner for Ecuador in their last meeting (friendly, 2016)
  • Clint Dempsey scored his 51st goal for USA against Paraguay

USA vs Ecuador Prediction

USA did not kick off their Copa America campaign in great manner, but the team battled back and they will be looking to record their third consecutive win at the tournament when they take on Ecuador in the quarter-finals. The Yanks are brimming with confidence following back-to-back wins over Costa Rica and Paraguay and I am tempted to put my money on the hosts.

Betting Tip: USA to win

Odds: 2.70 (17/10) @BetVictor

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