Uruguay annihilated Ecuador 4-0 in their Copa America debut match on Sunday and assured the simplest of starts to their campaign.
Expectations were high for the most successful nation in Copa America history as the team has won the tournament a record 15 times and looks like it has a great possibility to add another one in 2019
Uruguay’s biggest win in the Copa America since 1967
Uruguay national football team dominated the game with 62% possession.
Uruguay were already leading 1-0 from a sixth minute Nicolas Lodeiro goal
The 24th minute sending off of Jose Quinteros. An early red card to a defender placed Uruguay firmly on the driving seat.
Star duo Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez didn’t disappoint the team with one goal each
PSG striker Edinson Cavani (33’) with an acrobatic volley and Barcelona’s Luis Suarez (44’) made it 3-0 by half-time.
Uneventful and slow second half but an own goal from Arturo Mina (78’) made Ecuador’s night more miserable.
La Celeste’s next match is against Japan.