ARG vs ECU Dream11 Prediction: Argentina and Ecuador square off in Goiania on Sunday in the quarter-finals of the Copa America, with a place in the final four up for grabs. Argentina topped their group to reach the knockout stage, and they take on an Ecuador side who confirmed their fourth-placed finish in Group B with an impressive draw against Brazil.
These two teams come into this last eight clash in very contrasting form and it could be telling come the final whistle. Argentina went through the group stage unbeaten with their last three games ending in victory. Ecuador on the other hand were able to advance without collecting a single win but they did at least avoid defeat in their final three games which included an eye-catching point against Brazil. However, the inability to win a game is problematic and Argentina’s class should tell in this clash.
Date: 4 July, Sunday
Time: 5:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, Goiania
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Recent form: (Copa America)
Argentina – W-W-W-D
Ecuador – D-D-D-L
Head-to-head (last five meetings)
Argentina Wins- 04
Ecuador Wins– 01
Injury Report and Unavailability: Argentina have a fully-fit squad and will have to field their best team for this game with no injury concern.
Expected changes and Strategy: Cristian Romero and Angel Di Maria have recovered from their knocks and should be available against Ecuador.
Rodrigo De Paul
Giovani Lo Celso
Injury Report and Unavailability: Ecuador do not have any injury concerns and will need to field their best team against Argentina.
Expected changes and Strategy: Moises Caicedo was stretchered off the pitch against Brazil but might be able to recover in time for this game.
Lionel Messi: Messi has 3 goals and a total of 8 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 41.92%. He had a total of 5 big chances. He has a total of 2 assist, 3 key passes and he created a total of 6 chances.
Alejandro Gomez: Gomez has 2 goals and a total of 7 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 36.49%. He had a total of 6 big chances. He has a total of 1 assist, 5 key passes and he created a total of 6 chances.
X-factors, differential picks
Ayrton Preciado: Preciado has 2 goals and a total of 6 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 32.42%. He had a total of 4 big chances. He has a total of 1 assists, 2 key passes and he created a total of 5 chances.
Defenders: Hincapie, Molina, Acuna, Otamendi
Midfielders: Caicedo, Mendez, Paredes
Attackers: Preciado, Gomez, Messi
While Ecuador proved themselves to be a resilient outfit against a strong Brazil side last time out, we see Argentina having too much for La Tricolor on Sunday, given the importance of a quarter-final tie. La Albiceleste’s abundance of attacking options could overwhelm their opponents’ defensive line, especially if Messi keeps his strong run of form going. In our ARG vs ECU Today Match Prediction odds, we back for a 2-0 win for Argentina in this match.