United States 1-0 — 1
Paraguay 0-0 — 0
The United States have advanced to the Copa America quaterfinals after defeating Paraguay 1-0. A first half goal by Clint Dempsey would end up being the only goal of the match.
DeAndre Yedlin will miss the next match after receiving two yellow cards within a minute of each other to earn a red card.
The USA would win Group A if Costa Rica defeats Colombia. They will either play the winner or runner-up of Group B.
Here’s how the USA came up with the victory.
DeAndre Yedlin Got Two Yellow Cards in One Minute
At the start of the second half, Yedlin received two yellow cards within one minute of each other. The second play was extremely aggressive given he had just received a prior yellow. Yedlin received a red card and the United States were down to 10 men.
Clint Dempsey Got USA on the Board Early
After sailing a free kick over the net minutes earlier, Dempsey scored at the middle of the field. The United States went up 1-0 around the 27′.