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Ecuador Triumphs Over Jamaica in Copa America Group B Match

Ecuador secured a decisive 3-1 victory over Jamaica in a thrilling Copa America Group B match held at Allegiant Stadium.

The match started with an early lead for Ecuador, courtesy of an own goal by Jamaica's K. Palmer in the 13th minute. The South American side continued to press forward, and just before halftime, K. Páez converted a penalty in the 45th+4 minute, giving Ecuador a 2-0 advantage.

Jamaica responded early in the second half, with M. Antonio scoring in the 54th minute, narrowing the gap to 2-1. However, Ecuador sealed their win with a stoppage-time goal by A. Minda in the 90th+1 minute, making it 3-1.

Match Statistics:
- Ecuador
  - Shots: 23
  - Shots on target: 3
  - Possession: 44%
  - Passes: 276
  - Pass accuracy: 76%
  - Fouls: 8
  - Yellow cards: 0
  - Red cards: 0
  - Offsides: 2
  - Corners: 7

- Jamaica
  - Shots: 7
  - Shots on target: 4
  - Possession: 56%
  - Passes: 332
  - Pass accuracy: 76%
  - Fouls: 18
  - Yellow cards: 4
  - Red cards: 0
  - Offsides: 0
  - Corners: 8

Despite having a higher possession rate (56%) and more passes (332) than Ecuador, Jamaica struggled with discipline, committing 18 fouls and receiving four yellow cards. Ecuador's efficiency in converting opportunities played a key role in their victory.

This win places Ecuador in a strong position as they now have three points from two games in the Copa America tournament, while Jamaica will need to regroup and strategize for their last Group match.

Here is Group B Standings after two Group Games:

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