Ecuador 3 Costa Rica 0
Posted by ssbg on June 18, 2006
Agustin Delgado takes advantage of some poor defending to fire Ecuador into a dominant 2-0 lead in the 54th minute
Ecuador booked a place in the knock-out stages for the first time ever with a comfortable win which also put Germany through to the second round.
Carlos Tenorio gave Ecuador an eighth-minute lead with a powerful header from Luis Valencia's cross.
The advantage was doubled when Agustin Delgado lashed home from a tight angle shortly after half-time.
Ecuador finished with a flourish when Ivan Kaviedes capped a flowing move by volleying home from six yards.