Ecuador and Japan will be the game in Copa America 2019, Group C at Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte. The Japanese are third in the standings with one point from their opening two matches, while Ecuador are on the bottom without a single point. Both sides can qualify to the knockout stage if they win this match, but also depending on how the other group C encounter ends.
Ecuador vs Japan Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Ecuador||Loss||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Japan||Win||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the nations: 30.03.2006 Friendly: Japan – Ecuador 1:0; Hisato Sato 86.
Last game on Ecuadorian soil: No match has been played on Ecuadorian soil.
Worth mentioning: The Blue Samurai met the Yellows only once, and Asian country won the friendly game with a scoreline of 1:0.
Ecuador vs Japan Stats
|As of 23.06||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Ecuador||Loss||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
|Japan||Draw||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
Last game Ecuador: 22.06.2019 Copa America: Ecuador – Chile 1:2; Enner Valencia 26’ (penalty); Jose Fuenzalida 8’, Alexis Sanchez 51’; Gabriel Achilier from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 89’
Next game Ecuador: 25.06.2019 Copa America: Ecuador – Japan
Last game Japan: 21.06.2019 Copa America: Uruguay – Japan 2:2; Luis Suarez 32’ (penalty), Jose Gimenez 66’; Koji Miyoshi 25’, 59’
Next game Japan: 25.06.2019 Copa America: Ecuador – Japan
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Ecuador are without a win in six consecutive outings. They were able to take all the three points on six from their previous twenty matches, as the Yellows found the back of their opponent’s nets in fourteen of those. Half of the last twenty Ecuador games produced over 2,5 goals and the same number of meetings saw both involved nations hitting the back of the nets. Three of the previous five Ecuador matches featured over 2,5 goals as also three witnessed goals at both ends. The Ecuadorian players selected by Hernan Dario Gomez lost their last three games with an overall goal balance of 3-9.
Eleven of the last twenty Japan encounters produced over 2,5 goals, while just seven witnessed goals at both ends. The Japanese players missed to score in just four of their previous twenty outings. Two of the last five games involving Japan featured over 2,5 goals, but only the most recent one saw both sides scoring. Hajime Moriyasu’s players won three of their previous five encounters away from home, as three of them produced over 2,5 goals and two witnessed goals at both ends.
Ecuador vs Japan News
Missing players Ecuador: Carlos Gruezo is the only player missing the match for sure.
Missing players Japan: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Ecuador vs Japan Predictions
Draw – 3.60 @ bet365