Uruguay 1-0 USA (July 1, 2024) Game Analysis

Uruguay 1-0 USA (July 1, 2024) Game Analysis

The U.S. men's national team was eliminated from the Copa America tournament on home soil after losing 1-0 in the group stage. Uruguay Monday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.

Mathias Oliveira The decisive goal for Uruguay came in the 66th minute, following a lengthy check for offside by the video assistant referee and massive protests from the United States after the goal was awarded.

however, Panama Beating Bolivia The United States, leading 3-1 in Group C's second-last match, needed a win to move into second place behind group winners Uruguay.

Coming off a 2–1 loss to Panama in their last match, the USA went into the match against one of the tournament's favorites, knowing they would have to match or better Panama's result in a match against Bolivia, one of the tournament's weakest teams.

Gio Reyna and the USMNT are out of the Copa America at the first hurdle.

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Instead, Panama advanced to the quarterfinals, and for the first time in its history, the USMNT was eliminated in the group stage of a senior men’s tournament it hosted.

In the last Copa America held in the US, the USMNT reached the semi-finals.

The United States was without Tim Weah, who was suspended after he received a red card for Monday's match against Panama.

And, America lost its striker in the first half Folarin Balogun In case of injury, Ricardo Pepi He is being brought in as a replacement.

Uruguay also suffered an injury in the first half when winger Maximiliano Araújo After falling unconscious for sometime, he was taken away on a stretcher.

The United States struggled to create clear scoring opportunities throughout the match and finished third in the group with three points.

The Copa America was the biggest test for the US ahead of hosting the 2026 World Cup. Mexico And Canada,

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