Ecuador will likely be seeking to construct on their vivid begin to World Cup qualifying after they host Paraguay on Thursday at 10pm (UK time).
Gustavo Alfaro’s males have gained three of their opening six matches and sit third within the group, whereas Paraguay are sixth, one place beneath the play-off spot.
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Scoreline prediction: Ecuador 1-1 Paraguay
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Ecuador vs Paraguay build-up, earlier line-ups & harm information:
Though they missed out on Russia in 2018, Ecuador have been one of many World Cup regulars this century, that includes in three of the 5 tournaments (2002, 2006 and 2014). Ecuador’s qualifying marketing campaign for 2018 was a tricky one as they misplaced 10 of their 18 matches, conceding 29 targets with solely Bolivia and Venezuela letting in additional. This time round issues are much more constructive as they sit third after six video games, successful three together with a 6-1 thrashing on Colombia late final yr. Nonetheless, 2021 has not been a great yr for Ecuador has they’ve misplaced each of their World Cup qualifying matches and didn’t win a single sport on the Copa America regardless of reaching the knockout phases – drawing three of their 4 group stage matches.
Like Ecuador, Paraguay have taken half in three of the 5 World Cups this century however they’ve been absent on the final two and will likely be seeking to finish their eight-year exile since reaching the quarter-finals in South Africa in 2010. Sadly, qualifying hasn’t been a enjoyable expertise for Paraguay as far as they’ve gained simply certainly one of their six video games to this point, drawing a group-high 4 with one defeat. They haven’t been thrilling to look at with six targets scored and 7 conceded, however they did add some drama to the Copa America, bowing out on the quarter-finals towards Peru, shedding 4-3 on penalties after a 3-3 draw wherein they scored an injury-time equaliser.
- Ecuador (vs Argentina): Galindez, Preciado*, Arboleda*, Hincapie, Palacios; Mendez, Gruezo, Franco; Mena, Valencia, Estupinan.
- Paraguay (vs Peru): Silva; Espinola*, Gomez, Junior Alonso, Martinez; Romero, Cardozo Lucena*, Villasanti, Arzamendia; Sanchez, Gonzalez.
Angelo Preciado and Robert Arboleda have dropped out of the Ecuador squad, whereas Alberto Espinola and Angel Cardozo Lucena should not included for Paraguay.
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Participant to look at: Enner Valencia (Ecuador)
The person seeking to maintain Ecuador’s World Cup qualifying hopes alive will likely be Enner Valencia, who has began the 2021/22 season in wonderful type for Fenerbahce. Valencia, now 31, has performed 3 times for Fenerbahce this season and scored in every of his appearances.
Targets in league matches towards Antalyaspor and Altay SK got here both aspect of a hat-trick in Europa League qualifying as Fenerbahce beat HJK Helsinki 5-2 (6-2 on mixture) to achieve the group stage. Nonetheless, to guide Ecuador to glory towards Paraguay, Valencia must enhance on his latest file on within the worldwide stage. It has now been eight video games and not using a aim for the 31-year-old striker, who final discovered the online in a 3-0 pleasant win over Trinidad and Tobago again in November 2019.
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