MNT Sep 27, 2011
Last time the USA met Ecuador Landon Donovan scored a hat trick.
Ecuador has released its roster for their upcoming World Cup qualifier with Venezuela on Oct. 7 and friendly with the U.S. MNT on Oct. 11. Reinaldo Rueda (an old foe from his time with Honduras) will bring 23 players to New Jersey, just a few days after they open their quest to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Fourteen players are part of the Ecuador domestic league, while five come from Mexico's top flight. The most recognizable name is Antonio Valencia, who plays for Manchester United in England. The team will report on Oct. 2 ahead of their qualifier in Quito.
Ecuador Roster by Position
GOALKEEPERS (3): Máximo Bangüera (Barcelona), Alexander Domínguez (Liga de Quito)
Adrián Bone (Deportivo Quito)
DEFENDERS (8): Gabriel Achilier (Emelec), Diego Calderón (Liga de Quito), Fricson Erazo (El Nacional), Eduardo Morante (Emelec), Jairo Campos (Deportivo Quito), Juan Carlos Paredes (Deportivo Quito), Walter Ayoví (Monterrey-México), Giovanny Caicedo (Liga de Quito)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Alex Bolaños (Deportivo Quito), Segundo Castillo (Pachuca), Edison Méndez (Emelec), Jéfferson Montero (Real Betis), Cristhian Noboa (Rubin Kazan), Luis Saritama (Deportivo Quito), Antonio Valencia (Manchester United),
FORWARDS (5): Michael Arroyo (San Luis), Jaime Ayoví (Pachuca), Christian Benítez (América), Joffre Guerrón (Atlético Paranaense), Cristian Suárez (Santos)