On Sunday’s at Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico, Brazil, Argentina and Ecuador will be on display, Argentina vs Ecuador in Nepali time
La Albiceleste defeated Bolivia 4-1, as captain Lionel Messi scored a brace to reach the quarterfinals.
After being held to a 1-1 draw by Chile in their opener. Lionel Scaloni’s team has bounced back with three consecutive wins. With a brace, Lionel Messi was the leader in the 4-1 victory over Bolivia. They beat Paraguay and Uruguay with a score of 1-0.
Ecuador came fourth in Group B. They have yet to win a tournament match, but they did show some resilience on their way into the final eight. Their most impressive performance was their 1-1 draw against Brazil in the last game of their group.
Both Angel Di Maria and Cristian Romero are expected to be available for the tie. The backline is likely to include Nicolas Otamendi and Lisandro Martinez.
Manager Luis Scaloni would need to make a decision on whether to give a start to Guido Rodriguez, or Leandro Paredes.
Moises Caicedo, the Brighton star who was stretchered off against Brazil, is doubtful for Ecuador.
After scoring against Brazil, Angel Mena may be given a chance to start. After Damian Diaz’s Covid-19 infected, Carlos Gruezo was forced to join the team.
After picking up a knock in his previous game, Enner Valencia is also a doubtful starter for Argentina.
Here are some Argentina vs Ecuador key stats
- Ecuador has been defeated 21 times by Argentina, with five wins for Ecuador and 10 draws.
- Argentina won the last meeting with Argentina by scoring a single goal against Argentina. Lionel Messi has three goals and two assists in the Copa America 2021.
- Lionel Messi’s two goals against Bolivia saw him surpass Sunil Chhetri, India’s talismanic forward, with 74 international goals. Messi now has 75 goals, just behind Ali Mabkhout from the UAE (76), and Cristiano Ronaldo is at the top of the active men’s international footballers with 109 goals.
- Argentina’s 4-1 victory over Bolivia marked the first time that they have scored more than two goals per match in 13 games. They scored more than two goals in their last match against Ecuador (6-1).
Argentina vs Ecuador in Nepali time
|Game||Argentina vs Ecuador|
|Date||Sunday, July 4|
|Time||6:45 am NST|