USA beat Chile in the first match of the Parapanam Games
The home team Chile had a great support of 2000 people in its first match.
The match was even up to the 16th minute, when the Americans scored their first goal., by #9 Cameron DeLillo. Things got easier for them after scoring two more goals, finishing the first half beating Chile 3-0.
The Chileans came back to the second half trying to diminish the difference, and got it, at the 38th minute, after a very well done team play, finishing with a nice kick by #11 Patricio Saavedra, making the supporters much more enthusiastic. But the fourth goal of USA at the 44th minute, scored by #14 Shea Hammond, stopped the home team reaction. Chile scored one last goal at the very end, but it was too late. The USA started the competition with an important win.