Ecuador drew 1-1 with Brazil in their last match of the group stage in the Copa America in the quarter-finals. Despite a draw, five-time world champions Brazil secured the quarter-finals by becoming group champions.
Fighting for supremacy in the South American region, host Brazil took to the field against Ecuador on Monday night in the final match of their group stage in the Copa America. Titus’s side were quite aggressive from the start of the match against Ecuador, although they took to the field with a number of changes. At the end of the first half (38 minutes) defender Milatao gave Brazil the lead by scoring a goal with the ball head from the free-kick of Everton. After that, of course, they were able to create some more opportunities but they did not see the goal. As a result, Brazil went to the break with a 1-0 lead.
Ecuador came back from the break and returned to the match. In the 52nd minute of the match, Attacar Mena equalized for Ecuador by getting the ball from Valencia’s head and evading Brazilian goalkeeper Alison Baker. After that, although he was desperate to score a goal, neither team scored a goal. As a result, Brazil was deprived of victory after 10 matches. The game ended 1-1.
On the other hand, Peru lost to Venezuela 1-0 in the other match of the day.