Colombia vs Ecuador Preview, Tips and Odds

Colombia and Ecuador will face each other on Saturday at Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil for their first match of Copa America. The two nations have been drawn in group B of the competition, with the teams of Peru, Venezuela and Brazil.

Colombia vs Ecuador Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Colombia Loss 11 W/ 5 D/ 4 L 7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Ecuador Win 4 W/ 5 D/ 11 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 7 L

Last game between the teams: 17.11.2020 World Cup Qualification: Ecuador – Colombia 6:1; Roberto Arboleda 7’, Angel Mena 9’, Michael Estrada 32’, Xavier Arreaga 39’, Gonzalo Plata 78’, Pervis Estupinan 90’; James Rodriguez 45’(penalty); Gonzalo Plata from the home team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 80’
Last game on Colombian soil: 29.03.2016 World Cup Qualification: Colombia – Ecuador 3:1; Carlos Bacca 15’, 67’, Sebastian Perez 48’; Michael Arroyo 90’

Worth mentioning: The two teams last met in November of 2020 at Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado in Quito, when the hosts from Ecuador recorded a comprehensive 6:1 victory. Prior to that encounter Colombia was on a run of four straight victories in the H2H clashes, conceding just a single goal in the process. No draw has been registered in any of the previous ten meetings. Two of the last five matches featured over 2,5 goals and only both of the same also witnessed goals at both ends.

Colombia vs Ecuador Stats

As of 11.06 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Colombia Draw 4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Ecuador Loss 5 W/ 0 D/ 5 L 2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last game Colombia: 09.06.2021 World Cup Qualification: Colombia – Argentina 2:2; Luis Muriel 51’(penalty), Miguel Borja 90’; Cristian Romero 3’, Leandro Paredes 8’
Top performers Colombia: Luis Muriel 3 goals, Miguel Borja 1 goal, Radamel Falcao 1 goal.
Next game Colombia: 18.06.2021 Copa America: Colombia – Venezuela
Last game Ecuador: 09.06.2021 World Cup Qualification: Ecuador – Peru 1:2; Gonzalo Plata 90’; Christian Cueva 63’, Luis Advincula 89’
Top performers Ecuador: Michael Estrada 3 goals, Gonzalo Plata 3 goals, Angel Mena 2 goals.
Next game Ecuador: 21.06.2021 Copa America: Venezuela – Ecuador

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Colombia 13-16 7 3 5
Ecuador 19-18 7 6 1

Worth mentioning: Colombia rallied from two goals down to earn a point when facing Argentina at home on Tuesday, with Magiul Borja scoring the equalizer for the final score of 2:2 deep into stoppage time. Five days earlier the team trashed Peru 0:3, but that remains Colombia’s only victory and only clean sheet across the last five encounters. Their main issues are in the defensive department, conceding a total of thirteen goals for the past five meetings. All of those featured over 2,5 goals, while three saw both involved nations to score.
Ecuador was defeated 1:2 at home by Peru on Tuesday. They lost both of their games in June, the previous one 2:0 away to Brazil, but before that went onto a run of four straight wins. No draw has been registered across Ecuador’s last twelve encounters. Their national selection have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of the last eight meetings and conceded more than a goal in four of those. All but one of Ecuador last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, and also four witnessed goals at both ends.

Colombia vs Ecuador News

Missing players Colombia: Alfredo Morelos has tested positive for COVID-19.
Missing players Ecuador: Carlos Gruezo has tested positive for COVID-19.

Colombia vs Ecuador Predictions

Colombua to win – 1.83 @ bet365