Ecuador emerged victorious over Paraguay on Matchday 9 of the South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. When it seemed like the game would end in a goalless stalemate, Felix Torres and Michael Estrada gave the hosts a dramatic victory.
The Rodrigo Paz Delgado Stadium witnessed an uneventful game between the hosts and La Albirroja on the road to Qatar. In the final minutes, however, there was a shocking turn of events as Ecuador sealed the three points. Check out the goal and highlights.
Ecuador vs Paraguay: Match Preview
Ecuador and Paraguay clash today at the Rodrigo Paz Delgado Stadium in Quito for Matchday 9 of the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers for Qatar 2022. Here, check out everything there’s to know about this match such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, and odds. If you want to watch the game in the US, tune in to FuboTV.
Ecuador are third in the standings, behind Brazil and Argentina, with nine points so far. However, their last matches in the tournament ended up in defeats, first against Peru and then against Brazil. This time, especially starting at home, they will want to have a good result.
Meanwhile, Paraguay are sixth in the table and they want to get closer to the top five. So far, they have a victory, four draws and a loss to add 7 points. Eduardo Berizzo’s men reached the Copa America quarterfinals, so they will try to stay on track in this international window.
Ecuador vs Paraguay: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021.
Time: 5:00 PM (ET).
Location: Rodrigo Paz Delgado Stadium, Quito, Ecuador.
Ecuador vs Paraguay: Time by State in the US
ET: 5:00 PM
CT: 4:00 PM
MT: 3:00 PM
PT: 2:00 PM
Ecuador vs Paraguay: Storylines
Ecuador and Paraguay have faced each other 38 times. Paraguay have the lead in the all-time series with 21 victories over the 11 of Ecuador. However, when we talk only about the World Cup Qualifiers, everything is equalized.
Neither of these teams have lost at home when facing each other. Ecuador have won 6 matches and they have drawn two on home soil, while Paraguay have won all of their eight matches against La Tricolor played at home.
How to watch or live stream Ecuador and Paraguay in the US
The match between Ecuador and Paraguay to be held at Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado in Quito on Thursday, September 02, 2021 for Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers 2022 will be broadcasted in the US by FuboTV.
Ecuador vs Paraguay: Predictions and odds
Oddsmakers have already made their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Ecuador are the favorites with odds of -140, while Paraguay have odds of +420. A tie would end up in a +250 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel