The referee blows his whistle for the final time to end this match.
Angel Israel Mena Delgado (Ecuador) put a cross into the box which wasn't a bad decision, but he failed to achieve what he wanted as none of his teammates managed to meet it.
Enner Valencia (Ecuador) rises above the defence and heads a precise cross towards the left post. His effort, however, is blocked by Guillermo Ochoa, who pulls off a stunning save!
Rodolfo Pizarro (Mexico) threw away a promising scoring opportunity. He received a fine cross inside the 6-yard box, but missed to the left of the target.
Flag up against Roberto Alvarado (Mexico). He had space to move into behind the defence, but he went too soon.
There will be a minimum of 4 min. of added time.
We are about to witness a subsitution. Romario Andres Ibarra Mina (Ecuador) for Ayrton Preciado.
Robert Arboleda (Ecuador) is shown a yellow card for a late challenge.
A clumsy foul by Ernesto Vega (Mexico) and David Gantar blows his whistle.
Yellow card. Pedro Velasco (Ecuador) goes into the book for a bad tackle on his opponent.
It's a goal! Luis Rodriguez (Mexico) scores with a brilliant shot into the bottom left corner after being released inside the box by a superb lofted pass from Jesus Gallardo. The score is now 3:2.
Ernesto Vega (Mexico) rises above the opponent's defence and heads a precise cross towards the roof of the net. His effort, however, is blocked by Maximo Banguera, who pulls off a stunning save!
Here is a change. Orbelin Pineda is going off and Gerardo Daniel Martino gives the last tactical orders to Roberto Alvarado (Mexico).
The game has come to an end for Carlos Antuna. He has contributed as much as he could today. He will be replaced by the fresh legs of Rodolfo Pizarro (Mexico).
Jonathan dos Santos (Mexico) struck the ball which rebounded to the edge of the box. His attempt went narrowly over the crossbar.
Ayrton Preciado (Ecuador) finds himself beyond the last defender, but the game is stopped by the referee after the linesman signals for offside.
Angel Israel Mena Delgado (Ecuador) goes over to take the corner kick and it looks like he will swing the ball into the penalty box.
Ayrton Preciado (Ecuador) jumped highest inside the box to meet a perfectly executed corner kick by Angel Israel Mena Delgado. His header was precise and ended up inside the left post, leaving the goalkeeper flapping in the wind. The score is 2:2.
Ecuador take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Substitution. Diego Reyes (Mexico) on for Luis Montes.
Luis Montes (Mexico) struck with a perfectly taken free kick from the edge of the box. He curled the ball straight into the top left corner. A technically perfect strike!
The referee blows his whistle after Jefferson Intriago (Ecuador) does a good impression of a basketball player and handles the ball. Mexico win a free kick. It's a promising situation for a direct shot.
The manager makes a subsitution with Ernesto Vega (Mexico) coming on for Raul Jimenez.
Arturo Rafael Mina Meza (Ecuador) commits a rough foul. David Gantar stops the game and makes a call.
Angel Israel Mena Delgado (Ecuador) is adjudged to have been offside when making his run.
Ecuador didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Antonio Valencia (Ecuador) crosses the ball into the box, but one of the defending players averts the threat. The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to Ecuador.
Hernan Gomez is forced to make a change. Jefferson Gabriel Orejuela (Ecuador) is unable to continue due to injury, Cristian Ramirez comes on.
Jefferson Gabriel Orejuela (Ecuador) is lying on the ground after being tackled and the physio comes onto the pitch to give him medical treatment.
Goal! The free-kick is fired in by Angel Israel Mena Delgado (Ecuador) and the ball inadvertently flicks off a defender and spins into the net, leaving Guillermo Ochoa stranded. 1:1.
Referee David Gantar blows his whistle to start the second half.
Hernan Gomez makes a switch. Jefferson Gabriel Orejuela (Ecuador) is coming on in place of Carlos Gruezo at the start of the second period.
The game is over for Jhegson Sebastian Mendez Carabali. Angel Israel Mena Delgado (Ecuador) comes on for the second half.
There will be a change on the pitch for the second half. Hernan Gomez probably wasn't satisfied with the performance of Jose Quinteros. He is replaced by Pedro Velasco (Ecuador).
Gerardo Daniel Martino makes a half-time substitution. Jesus Gallardo (Mexico) comes on in place of Jorge Sanchez.
Hernan Gomez has decided to make a substitution during the half-time break. Antonio Valencia (Ecuador) comes on the pitch for Renato Ibarra.
The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
The fourth official shows 2 min. of added time.
Raul Jimenez (Mexico) connects with a cross and powers a header goalwards, but his effort goes just over the bar.
David Gantar blows his whistle. Luis Montes (Mexico) commits a foul after dangerous play.
A cross from Carlos Antuna (Mexico) fails to reach the box as the defence clears the ball away to safety.
Renato Ibarra (Ecuador) takes the corner kick and sends the ball among a huddle of players inside the penalty area, but one of the defenders clears it to safety.
Enner Valencia (Ecuador) passes the ball from the edge of the box in order to find his teammate, who is in a good scoring position, but the defender blocks the pass and spanks the ball to safety. It will be a corner kick for Ecuador.
Arturo Rafael Mina Meza (Ecuador) rises above the defence to meet a cross from the corner. His timing is good, but he directs his header just a few inches wide of the left post.
Renato Ibarra (Ecuador) steps up to send the ball in.
The ball is whipped in from the corner by Renato Ibarra (Ecuador), but one of the defenders gets it clear. Ecuador will take a corner kick.
Ayrton Preciado (Ecuador) attempts to set up his teammate with a scoring opportunity by chipping in a fine pass from the edge of the box, but one of the defenders intercepts his effort.
Hector Moreno (Mexico) is being substituted because of an injury. Gerardo Daniel Martino sends Carlos Salcedo on the pitch.
Hector Moreno (Mexico) is writhing in pain and can now receive medical treatment after the referee signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
The defending players give Jonathan dos Santos (Mexico) far too much free space and he knows how to take advantage of it. He produces a howitzer in the direction of the bottom right corner. Maximo Banguera was taken unawares by his effort and the score is 1:0.
Luis Rodriguez (Mexico) dinks a cross into the box in an attempt to find one of his teammates, but the defence manages to clear.
The game is interrupted, a clear handball by Robert Arboleda (Ecuador).
Luis Montes (Mexico) receives a precise pass on the edge of the box and has an effort on goal. Unfortunately for him, his strike flies inches high over the bar.
Jonathan dos Santos (Mexico) decides to speed play up with a short corner kick.
Raul Jimenez (Mexico) crosses into the box from near the side line, but he doesn't connect as he wanted and it's cleared by the well-organized defence. The referee blows his whistle, Mexico are awarded a corner kick.
Jonathan dos Santos (Mexico) whips in a cross from the corner, but Maximo Banguera is well positioned and punches the ball away.
Orbelin Pineda (Mexico) reacts well to get to the rebound and takes a shot from the edge of the box, but he fails to get the ball through the players standing between him and the goal. Mexico force a corner. They send men into the box.
A defence-splitting pass is taken in his stride by Orbelin Pineda (Mexico) in the box. Without even looking up he drills a shot towards the right side of the goal, but Maximo Banguera pulls off a brilliant save.
Jorge Sanchez (Mexico) pulls the jersey of one of the opposition players and David Gantar blows his whistle for a foul.
Renato Ibarra (Ecuador) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates. The ball is easily cleared out of danger.
Jefferson Intriago (Ecuador) delivers a fine lofted cross into the penalty area, but it's cleared by an opposing player. The referee points to the corner flag and Ecuador will take a corner.
Luis Montes (Mexico) sends a long crossfield pass searching out one of his teammates, but his effort comes to nothing and they lose possession.
Orbelin Pineda (Mexico) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him.
Maximo Banguera (Ecuador) is moving okay again after that injury scare.
Maximo Banguera (Ecuador) is having a really tough time right now. We are about to find out how serious his injury is.
Carlos Antuna (Mexico) sends a cross into the box, but Maximo Banguera comes off his line to gather the ball.
Jorge Sanchez (Mexico) sends a long ball across the pitch, but it misses its target.
Ayrton Preciado (Ecuador) fires a rebound from close range onto the left post!
The match has just started.
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David Gantar is introduced as the referee for today's match.