Ecuador and Peru draw 2-2 in a high-intensity match of Copa America 2021. Ecuador had the early advantage, scored the first at the 24th minute of the first half and then made the second just before the break. But Peru didn’t give up and thanks to an inspired Gianluca Lapadula, equalized the score.
First La Tri went ahead in the first half with an own goal from Renato Tapia and a strike from Ayrton Preciado after a free kick. However, Peru didn’t stop fighting and managed to equal things in the second half with a goal from Gianluca Lapadula and another from Andre Carrillo. Here, check out the highlights and goals from this thrilling match.
Ecuador vs Peru: Match Preview
Things are heating up in Copa America 2021’s Group B. Today, Ecuador and Peru meet at Estádio Olímpico Pedro Ludovico Teixeira to keep fighting for a spot in the next round. The national team coached by Gustavo Alfaro will be looking for its first win in the South American tournament, while the Peruvian side will try to get its second victory in a row. Here, find out everything there’s to know about this match: the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Ecuador didn’t have a great start in the tournament, first losing 1-0 against Colombia and then drawing with Venezuela in a thrilling match (2-2). Gustavo Alfaro’s team needs a victory to have hopes of being in the last eight.
Peru is, on paper, an accessible rival for La Tricolor. However, despite being the underdog, Ricardo Gareca’s side came to play in the Copa America. After losing, as expected, against Brazil (4-0), they stunned Colombia with a 2-1 win and they expect to do the same against La Tri.
Ecuador vs Peru: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021.
Time: 5:00 PM (ET).
Location: Olímpico Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, Goiânia, Brazil
Ecuador vs Peru: Time by State in the US
ET: 5:00 PM
CT: 4:00 PM
MT: 3:00 PM
PT: 2:00 PM
Ecuador vs Peru: Storylines
These two countries have played 19 matches against each other. Ecuador has the advantage in the series with eight wins. Meanwhile, Peru has beaten them on five occasions. The other six fixtures ended up in draws.
In their last five matches, Ecuador has won three times against Peru. However, their last match was in the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers 2022 a few weeks back and La Blanquirroja got the victory.
In that match, Christian Cueva and Luis Advincula scored the goals for Peru. For Ecuador, Sporting of Lisboa Gonzalo Plata scored the goal of consolation for La Tricolor. All these players are expected to be in the starting lineups.
How to watch or live stream Ecuador vs Peru in the US
The game between Ecuador and Peru, to be played this Wednesday, June 23, will be broadcasted in the US by FuboTV, UniMás, TUDN App, Fox Sports 1, Foxsports.com, FOX Sports App, TUDN USA, TUDN.com, Univision NOW.
Ecuador vs Peru: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers have already done their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Ecuador is the favorite with odds of +125, while Peru has +210. On the other hand, a tie would result in a +195 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel