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Copa America 2019: Uruguay thrashed Ecuador by 4-0

Uruguayan football team has thrashed Ecuador in their first match of 2019 Copa America. Brilliant performance from Uruguay guide 4-0 victory of Ecuador on Sunday. Four different stars in the Uruguayan’s win as Nicolas Lodeiro opened the account for 2011 Copa America champions in the 6th minute of the game.

Uruguay beat Ecuador by 4-0 in Copa America 2019
Uruguay beat Ecuador by 4-0 in Copa America 2019

After this early lead, it was time for dangerous striking pair Edison Cavani and Luis Suarez who scored each in the first half of the game to give Uruguay a lead of 3-0 after the end of 45 minutes. Cavani scored in 33rd minuted meanwhile Suarez extended the lead to 3 goals in 44th minute.

Ecuador players were trying hard to score but eventually they were out class with the excellent run by Uruguayan players. Defenders were clueless and forwards were not getting enough space to score even single goal against 15-title winners.

Nothing can hurt more than giving an goal to opposition and an own goal from Mina Meza hurt Ecuador in the second half. It was really shameful for Ecuadorian side to concede three goals in the first half and an goal in the 78th minute. Uruguay will now face Japan on 20th June meanwhile Ecuador to play Chile on 21st.

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