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U.S. team spirit key to sealing place in Copa America semifinals

SEATTLE -- If Clint Dempsey is on the downward slope of his decorated U.S. national team career, somebody forgot to tell the 33-year-old Seattle Sounders forward.

Playing in front of his home fans at CenturyLink Field, Dempsey's goal and assist helped the U.S. record a 2-1 win against Ecuador on Thursday, vaulting the Copa America Centenario hosts into next week's semifinal in Houston.

It was the third straight game in this tournament in which Dempsey scored his side's opening goal, and this consistency...

Clint Dempsey does it again as US beats Ecuador en route to Copa semis

Clint Dempsey opened the scoring in the 22nd minute with a well-placed header.
Clint Dempsey scored one goal and set up another in the United States' Copa America quarterfinal win vs. Ecuador.

SEATTLE -- The U.S. national team is on to the semifinals of the Copa America Centenario after a hard-fought 2-1 win over Ecuador on Thursday in front of a raucous home crowd of 47,322 at CenturyLink Field. Goals by Clint Dempsey and Gyasi Zardes on either side of half-time paced the Americans, who will meet the Argentina-Venezuela winner on Tuesday in Houston, Texas.

Here are three quick thoughts on Thursday's big win.

1. Dempsey does it again

When Dempsey was left off coach Jurgen Klinsmann's...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

U.S. vs. Ecuador - Copa America quarterfinal live commentary

ESPN FC's Brian McBride says the United States will pay for any mistakes made against a counter-attacking Ecuador side.
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Welcome to ESPN FC's live commentary of the Copa America Centenario quarterfinal between the United States and Ecuador. Please refresh this page for the latest updates.

United States starting XI: Guzan, Johnson, Cameron, Brooks, Besler, Bedoya, Bradley, Jones, Zardes, Dempsey, Wood
Ecuador starting XI: Dominguez, Erazo, Meza, Ayovi, Paredes, Arroyo, Gruezo, Noboa, E. Valencia, Montero, A. Valencia

Full-time: That's going to do it for this live commentary from the U.S.'s Copa America quarterfinal...

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FC Daily: Germany take on Poland, U.S. to face Ecuador in Copa

A look around day six of Euro action with the most striking images from the day's matches.

It's Thursday, June 16, and Euro 2016 rolls on and the Copa America group stage has been completed. FC Daily takes a look at the big stories and what you need to know.

Matches of the day

EURO 2016

- England vs. Wales (3 p.m. CEST/9 a.m. ET on ESPN): The match that many have been waiting for is here and national pride and bragging rights aside, the stakes are very high for both teams. England desperately need three points after a late letdown vs. Russia sees Roy Hodgson's men on just one point....

What the United States can expect from Ecuador in Copa quarterfinal

United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann discusses the magnitude of facing Ecuador in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals.

Ecuador arrived to the United States for the Copa America Centenario as joint-leaders of 2018 CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying. Their strong start to that campaign included victories away to Argentina and at home to Uruguay, and they have continued that form into the Copa by progressing from the group stage of the competition for the first time since 1997 with draws versus Brazil and Peru and a victory over Haiti.

Head coach Gustavo Quinteros' side will be the next opponents for the United States...

 By Tim Vickery

Jefferson Montero to expose U.S. defense in DeAndre Yedlin's absence

United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann discusses the magnitude of facing Ecuador in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals.

Outside the stadium, a furious wind whistles across New Jersey. Inside, protected by the giant walls of MetLife Stadium, an Ecuadorian crowd enjoys a spectacle that seems even faster and more merciless than the wind: their team's lightning counter-attack, which cuts Haiti apart en route to a 4-0 win.

Christian Noboa distributes from the center of the field, Enner Valencia provides the focal point up front, and contrasting talents on either flank are each devastating on their day. To the right, Antonio...