The USA and the Ecuador will face each other on June 16 at CenuryLink Field, Seatle WA.
The USA has lost their first match against Colombia by 2-0 and in the next two matches, the host has thrashed Costa Rica by 4-0 and Paraguay by 1-0.
Copa America 2016 1st Quarter Final Match
The host surprised everyone by topping the Group A and now looking set to clinch the win in this match.
On the other side, Ecuador drew their first two matches against Brazil by 0-0 and Peru 2-2 but then thrashed Haiti by 4-0.
This shows that Equador has been undefeated in their last 3 matches of Copa America 2016 and on the basis of these solid performances, this team has managed to retain the second place in the Group B.
Meanwhile, the USA coach Jurgen Kingsman has recently stated in an interview that ” the Whole underdog story is an old story and I cannot hear that anymore”.
This shows that Klinsmann want something special from his team and even showing the faith on his team.
Both these team are looking set and have momentum with them and would like to implement their momentum in this match.
ECUADOR PREDICTED LINEUP
Domiguez- Mina, Paredes, Ayovi, J. Ayovi- Noboa, Motero- A.Valencia, Gruezo, Bolanos- E. Valencia.
USA PREDICTED LINEUP
Guzan- Johnson, Cameron, Brooks, Yedlin- Bradley, Beckerman, Jones- Zardes, Dempsey, Wood.
These both teams have faced each other in the warm up match before this tournament and the host has the upper hand as the USA won that match over Ecuador by 1-0
The USA team is favourite in this match and would like to qualify for the semifinal, as this team would like to cement their place in Copa AMerica 2016.
On the other side, Ecuador would like to continue their form that they acheived in their third match of group stages.