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Clint Dempsey stays hot as USA hold off Ecuador to advance to Copa semis

USA vs Ecuador Highlights

Clint Dempsey scored for the third straight game and set up Gyasi Zardes for a tap-in goal, boosting the United States into the Copa America semifinals with a 2-1 win over Ecuador on Thursday night. Playing before a boisterous and almost completely partisan home crowd in the soccer-mad Pacific Northwest, the U.S. won a knockout game against a nation outside ...

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Chile beat Ecuador in Copa America opener

Vidal scoring his penalty (Image credit: Reuters)

Hosts Chile began their quest for a maiden Copa America title with victory over Ecuador in Santiago. Midfielder Arturo Vidal was brought down in the box by Miller Bolanos in the second half and picked himself up to convert the penalty for Chile. Former QPR man Eduardo Vargas netted the second, calmly slotting home, as Matias Fernandez was sent off ...

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Willian gives Brazil 1-nil win over Ecuador in friendly


A first-half goal from Chelsea’s Willian was enough to give Brazil victory over Ecuador in Tuesday’s international friendly in New Jersey. It was a second successive 1-0 win for new coach Dunga, following last week’s friendly with Colombia in Miami. Chelsea’s Oscar, Ramires and Filipe Luis were also in the Brazil line-up. The winner came from a free-kick on the half-hour as ...

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