As part of one of the qualification matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the football teams of Colombia and Ecuador will come face to face in the South America zone. Which of the opponents will get three points? Our portal offers a forecast for this meeting.
The Colombian national team is on the fifth line in the standings of the South American selection, having 15 points on its account. Rueda's team suffered both of their defeats last year, but in the previous six meetings the team drew five times at once, defeating only Chile with a score of 3:1. In two October meetings, the "coffee makers" were able to share points with Uruguay (0:0) and Brazil (0:0), which can be called quite a decent result. At the summer America's Cup, the Colombians were able to take third place, lost in the semifinal match to Argentina in a penalty shootout, but managed to win in the consolation final.
The national team of Ecuador is in third place in the "table of ranks" of the South American selection, having 16 points to its credit. Alfaro's team alternates good games with failed ones, and in October they were able to defeat Bolivia with a score of 3 on their own field:0. At the same time, there was a loss to Venezuela on the road (1:2). At the America's Cup-2021, the "tricolor", although they reached the quarterfinals, could not win a single victory during the tournament, having been eliminated after a crushing defeat against Argentina (0:3).
Statistics and figures:
- Colombia is the favorite of the meeting;
- Colombians do not know defeats during 8 games;
- Ecuador has lost twice in 5 meetings;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with a score of 1-0 in favor of Colombia.
Colombia is the favorite of the meeting. Most likely, this team will be able to win. Our bet will be in favor of the team playing on its own field.