While the team treks three and a half hours to Machala, MetroStars.com will have a brief 'On Location presented by Continental Airlines' piece Tuesday afternoon. The Metros have their first game of their Ecuador excurision Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET against Emelec.
The team will stay in Machala Tuesday night and return to Guayaquil Wednesday to resume training. MetroStars.com will have a full game recap posted Tuesday night after the game. As always, MetroStars.com is your only daily source for the latest MetroStars preseason news.
Ecuadorian quick fact of the day:
One of the most common birds spotted around Ecuador is the hummingbird. There are over 100 species of this energetic bird in Ecuador alone and they are much larger than their North American and European counterparts.