Matchday 7 of the South American World Cup Qualifiers 2022 are now part of the past after Brazil and Ecuador clashed at Estadio Beira Río in Porto Alegre. Tité's boys had to make an effort to break the deadlock, but they ended up claiming the three points anyways. Take a look at the highlights and goals of this match.
Gustavo Alfaro's team managed to head into half time holding the hosts to a draw, but they couldn't resist their strength for long. Richarlison gave La Verde-amarela the lead and fired them to a fifth straight win. Neymar sealed the win with a controversial second penalty shot. La Tricolor left empty-handed, but the road to Qatar 2022 is just beginning.
Brazil vs Ecuador: Match Preview
Brazil come against Ecuador at the Beira Rio Stadium today, June 4, 2021, at 8:30 PM (ET) in the CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers 2022. The home team will try to get a new win in the tournament to escape from second-placed Argentina at the top of the standings, while the visitors know that a draw would be a decent result for them. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this Matchday 7 soccer match, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream the game in the US.
This will be their 14th overall meeting. Brazil are by far the better side in head-to-head clashes, winning nine direct duels, Ecuador have celebrated a win on only two occasions so far, and the remaining two matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on September 1, 2017, and it ended in a 2-0 win for the Brazilian side at the Arena do Gremio in Porto Alegre for the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as these two countries clash for the first time since then, this time at the World Cup Qualifiers 2022.
Brazil vs Ecuador: Match Information
Date: Friday, June 4, 2021
Time: 8:30 PM (ET)
Location: Beira Rio Stadium, Porto Alegre
Brazil vs Ecuador: Time By State in the U.S.
ET: 8:30 PM
CT: 7:30 PM
MT: 6:30 PM
PT: 5:30 PM
Brazil vs Ecuador: Storylines
Brazil have not played any international games in 2020. They played four World Cup Qualifiers last year, claiming a victory in all of them. They managed to beat Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela, and Uruguay, conceding only two goals and scoring 10. Brazil are placed on top of the table with all 12 possible points in four games so far.
Meanwhile, Ecuador's men's national soccer team have appeared in one International Friendly so far this year, when they beat Bolivia 2-1. They featured in four World Cup Qualifiers in 2020, losing only once, to Argentina. In addition, they beat Uruguay, Bolivia, and Colombia. Ecuador currently sit in third place with nine points in four games.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to January 30, 1942, when Brazil absolutely rashed Ecuador with a final result of 6-1 at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo in Copa America. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to be the better side out of the two in Matchday 7.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Brazil vs Ecuador in the U.S.
The 2022 CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers match between Brazil and Ecuador, to be played on Friday, at the Estadio Jose Pinheiro Borda in Porto Alegre, will be broadcasted on Fubo TV who have exclusive streaming rights in the United States.
Brazil vs Ecuador: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of Brazil. FanDuel see them as the lone favorites and thus, they have given them -190 odds to win in Matchday 7. The away side Ecuador, meanwhile, have a whopping +1100 odds to upset Tite's players, while a tie would result in an equally impressive +480 payout.
* Odds by FanDuel