Jaime Ayovi leads Ecuador over US 1-0

Substitute Jaime Ayovi scored in the 79th minute to give Ecuador

a 1-0 win over the United States in a friendly on Tuesday.

Ayovi broke free of defender Tim Ream and headed Walter Ayovi’s

cross to the left of goalkeeper Tim Howard in one of the few

scoring chances for either team.

The U.S. has won only once in five games under new coach Jurgen


Ayovi also scored the first goal Friday as Ecuador opened World

Cup qualifying with a 2-0 home win over Venezuela.