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While France has already qualified for the round of 16, the second place is technically available to all three remaining teams.
Group E, will see an open battle amongst the three bottom teams, to be able to progress to the round of 16 with France. Nothing is certain in this group. In fact, although it is likely for France to go through topping the group, the first seat could be taken by Ecuador or Switzerland.
As to the second place, which seems much more feasible for the bottom three teams, the scenarios are more complex.... Read the rest of the article »
Ecuador will be hoping to clinch a place in the Round of 16 of the World Cup when they face France at the Maracanã on Wednesday, the 25th of June.
France have already been guaranteed a place in the next round of the tournament owing to their terrific form as of late. Despite the absence of talismanic winger Franck Ribery, France have exceeded expectations producing commendable performances in the last two matches scoring eight goals in the process.
Karim Benzema has been the star of the team so far registering three goals in the competition.... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Fernando Suarez and Reinaldo Rueda reveal the starting eleven for the Ecuador-Honduras World Cup clash
Honduras and Ecuador prepare to go head-to-head in a group E 2014 World Cup match.
The two side's look to get back to winning ways as both nations lost their opening game with Ecuador falling to a 2-1 loss at the hands of Switzerland whilst France thrashed Honduras 3-0.
And with France's huge 5-2 win over Switzerland, breaking away at the top with six points out of two games, Reinaldo... Read the rest of the article »
A Group E fixture will feature Honduras and Ecuador who go head to head at the Arena da Baixada on Friday, the 20th of June.
Both Honduras and Ecuador suffered defeats at the hands of France and Switzerland respectively during their opening fixtures. For Honduras a red card to their star player Wilson Palacios cost them dearly as they lost 3-0 to France, with Karim Benzema having a part to play in all three goals.
Ecuador on the other hand surrendered their 1-0 lead over Switzerland to lose 2-1. It was Enner... Read the rest of the article »
Switzerland and Ecuador go head to head in the first 2014 World Cup clash for Group E.
Interestingly, one side is pitted as a potential dark horse to go far while the other has been earmarked for failure.
Despite not progressing during the 2010 World Cup, many pundits have tipped Switzerland to make a good run this time around, as the small European nation is stacked with a plethora of talent from some of Europe's biggest leagues. And as a result, they are ranked among the top... Read the rest of the article »
Switzerland beat the eventual winners but failed to progress from the group stages in 2010. Can they do better this time?
For Switzerland, a chance to change the memories of the past has arrived. Four years ago, the Swiss started off with a win over World Champions Spain. They held all the cards following the opening round of the tournament. After three rounds were played, Switzerland had handed over all the cards to Chile. The Swiss went home; they have come back once more.
Ecuador will point out that the... Read the rest of the article »
When Ecuador and England clashed in Miami on Wednesday, Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling and Man United’s Antonio Valencia added fire to the humid weather!
Although it was “just a friendly”, the game did not lack emotion and quality. The 79th minute even produced a moment of madness as Sterling and Valencia were both sent off.
The Liverpool forward first tackled his opponent harshly. The latter reacted angrily, using his hands in confrontation. Valencia was perhaps provoked by the nightmare he suffered in September 2010 when a broken... Read the rest of the article »
The last time these two countries met, there was a lot more at stake. They now meet in hot and humid Miami, before they travel to Brazil.
Two nations who prepare for the World Cup will be looking to make some final adjustments on Wednesday evening. Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida will welcome both England and Ecuador, as they go head-to-head for the first time since 2006.
A David Beckham free-kick in the 2006 World Cup lifted the Three Lions over the South American’s, sending England through to the quarterfinals of the... Read the rest of the article »
Despite suffering an injury over the weekend against Mexico, Segundo Castillo is still included in Ecuador's World Cup squad
In July 2013, Ecuadorian football was shaken to the core by the sudden passing of forward Christian Benitez, named 'Chucho' while he was playing with Qatari side El Jaish.
His nation's football federation decided to honor the 27-year-old--whose 24 goals make him the third-top scorer for La Tri--by retiring his no. 11 jersey. And while the entire country was in mourning, especially the football... Read the rest of the article »
Ecuador will look to roll back the years to 2006 in this year’s FIFA World Cup.
Ecuador is ranked sixth in the CONMEBOL Rankings and twenty-eighth in the FIFA Rankings. Their largest victory came in 1975; they beat Peru 6-0. This is their third world campaign overall; Ecuador’s best performance came in 2006, when they made it as far as the Round of 16.
Ecuador took the final automatic qualifying spot in CONMEBOL on virtue of goal difference from Uruguay. They finished... Read the rest of the article »
At the AT&T Arena stadium in Dallas this Saturday, Mexico and Ecuador will clash for a friendly. The match will be broadcast live on TV in USA, Mexico, and Arabic countries.
The game against Ecuador is El Tri’s second on a list of four pre-World Cup matches. After demolishing Israel 3-0 at the Estadio Azteca to bid farewell to 41-year-old legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco in style, the Mexicans will try to make the most of this Saturday’s friendly.
It will offer coach Miguel Herrera a chance for him to build on the win over Israel and make up his mind about the... Read the rest of the article »
The two nations who have already qualified for the World Cup to be held in Brazil this year will battle it out in an international friendly at The Den, home of London based club Millawall.
Preview: Socceroos to take field without captain Lucas Neill
Despite of signing a short term contract with English side Watford, the 34 year old has failed to make it to Ange Postecoglou’s 23 man squad to face Ecuador. The former Everton man had been without a club after Japanese side Omiya Ardija refused to offer him a contract extension, with incoming manager Ange Postecoglou making... Read the rest of the article »
New Jersey will host this South American friendly match between Ecuador and Argentina. beIN Sport will bring you all the action live starting at 20:00 ET.
Preview: World Cup qualification achieved; now it's time to experiment
Ecuador will take on Alejandro Sabella's squad in a friendly match that will likely get a lot of attention in on the east coast in the USA. With both countries having already guaranteed their place in next year's World Cup, both managers will have a chance to test out some new options.
Argentina will first take on... Read the rest of the article »
There could be a huge feast for both teams at the Estadio Nacional on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Watch Chile vs Ecuador live and see if Uruguay will be condemned to the World Cup qualifying playoffs.
Preview: The World Cup qualifying match that will keep Uruguay looking
Reaching the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday evening is what is on the mind of every Ecuadorian and Chilean fan. To achieve that, they will need to play out a draw. That would offer them 26 points each and force Uruguay (currently three behind with 22 points) to settle for a playoff spot.
The Uruguayans have a negative... Read the rest of the article »
Ecuador will host Uruguay on Friday, the 11th of October as both teams aim for a direct qualification to World Cup 2014.
Preview: La Celeste looking to defy Ecuador of a WC spot for the second consecutive time
The fixture has a lot of historical relevance to it and has in the past played a huge role in deciding which team gets to play in the most celebrated football event.
Back in 2001 Ecuador were battling with fellow South American teams to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in their history.... Read the rest of the article »
Ecuador are chasing the last automatic spot in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers. They will play away to Bolivia and the match will be streamed live online and on TV.
Preview: A matter of pride against strong hopes
Bolivia have reached the end of the road in the South American World Cup qualifiers, although they have two matches left on their list. The first of those comes up on Tuesday, September 10. In this difficult moment, La Verde will be looking for the support of the home crowd at the Estadio Hernando Siles.
The Bolivians had absolutely no luck... Read the rest of the article »
Watch the delayed South American World Cup qualifying match between Colombia and Ecuador live on Friday, September 6, 2013.
Preview: When CONMEBOL’s second and third-placed teams clash
Colombia could rocket to the top of the South American World Cup qualifying table with victory tonight. At this point, it is almost only a matter of time for them to secure a place in Brazil 2014.
The Colombians have 23 points from 12 games with a commendable (+14) goal difference. They have scored a massive amount of... Read the rest of the article »
Spain head-coach Vicente del Bosque will use Wedsneday’s International Friendly to groom budding young stars as he looks for the triumphant U-21 stars to take over senior team responsibilities.
Preview: Del Bosque looks on to U-21 stars for International Friendly
Del Bosque made as many seven changes to the 20 man squad set to face Ecuador at the Estadio Monumental Isidro Romero Carbo. Many of these players were part of the Spanish U-21 squad which enjoyed a triumphant run in the European U-21 competition earlier this year.
Real Madrid’s summer acquisition Isco and new... Read the rest of the article »
Ecuador vs Argentina highlights the 2014 South American World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday, June 11; Colombia’s Falcao and Uruguay’s Luis Suarez poised to score
Miami, Florida (June 9, 2013)
The 2014 South American World Cup qualifiers continue with four key fixtures all scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The European nations will be taking a break from the qualifiers so all eyes will be on the South American qualification.
After the last round of fixtures, the CONMEBOL table has Argentina leading the pack with 25 points... Read the rest of the article »
In a World Cup Qualifying match, group leaders Argentina battle against third placed Ecuador who are vying for a place in the competition after failing to register a place in the last edition held in 2010.
Lionel Messi started the stalemate against Colombia on the bench, and the four time Ballon D’or winner awaits the same fate as he is yet to return to full fitness.
Much to the woes of Alejandro Sabella, the Argentina head coach will not be able to utilize the services of Gonzalo Higuain and Pablo Zabaleta as the duo face suspensions. Higuain received his marching orders... Read the rest of the article »