The positive streak of the Argentine National Team against Ecuador, its next rival

The positive streak of the Argentine National Team against Ecuador, its next rival

Looking ahead to the friendly match this Sunday, where the Argentine National Team will face Ecuador, we will tell you what the last confrontations between the two were like.


The Argentine national team will face his pair this Sunday Ecuador in the final stretch of preparation for the Copa America 2024which will take place in USA. The game will begin at 8 p.m. and will be played at Soldier Field in Chicago.

In recent years, the Argentine national team chained a series of very good results against Ecuadorwhom he beat in five of six games (the other was a draw).

This streak began in 2017when the Selection beat 3-1 Ecuador on the last date of the South American Qualifierswith a hat-trick of Messito classify the Russia World Cup 2018.

Then, at the end of 2019 and now with Lionel Scaloni As a coach, the “Albiceleste” beat their Ecuadorian counterpart 6-1. The streak continued in 2020when the Argentine national teamwho had not yet shown their best level, won 1-0 with a goal from Messi from the penalty spot.

The fourth consecutive victory came with a 3-0 win in the quarterfinals of the Copa America 2021which would be the beginning of the great successes of this layer of the Selection.

Ecuador was able to end this streak of victories for the argentine national team in the Qualifiers for Qatar 2022in a match that Argentina won by the minimum by a goal Julian Alvarezbut that finally ended in a tie thanks to the score of Enner Valencia at 92 minutes.

The last match between the two was on the first date of the Qualifiers for him 2026 World Cupwhich ended 1-0 in favor of the Argentina after a goal Messi at 78 minutes.

The last time Ecuador he beat the Argentine national team It was at the beginning of the Qualifiers for him Russia World Cup 2018October 8 2015when they achieved a historic 2-0 victory in the Monumental. At that time, the “Albiceleste” coach was Gerardo “Tata” Martino.

The record is clearly leaning toward Argentinawhich won 23 games, only lost 5 and tied 11 times.

Source: Ambito

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