Uruguay had to wait until the last minute but managed to clinch a 1-0 home win over Ecuador at the Campeon del Siglo Stadium in Montevideo in a match for the 10th Round of the South American World Cup Qualifiers 2022. Check out the higlights and goal of the game.
Although the home side had the best chances to score, it wasn't until the second minute of additional time that Gastón Pereiro scored to give Oscar Washington Tabarez's national team the 3 points.
Uruguay vs Ecuador: Match Preview
Matchday 10 of the South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers will conclude an exciting triple-fixture during the September international break. Uruguay and Ecuador will battle it out today at the Estadio Campeon del Siglo in Montevideo in a game where the stakes will be high. Here, check out everything you need to know about this soccer game, such as the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, and odds. You can watch it in the US via fuboTV.
La Celeste got back to winning ways on Sunday to record a much-needed triumph that keeps them within touching distance of the top spots. Uruguay, however, face the challenge of making it consecutive victories for the first time in their campaign to Qatar 2022.
On the other hand, La Tri will try to stick to their guns and upset their opponents for the second time in the tournament. Gustavo Alfaro's boys have made a statement after eight rounds and this is a huge chance to confirm what they're up for.
Uruguay vs Ecuador: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Campeon del Siglo, Montevideo
Uruguay vs Ecuador: Time by State in the US
ET: 6:30 PM
CT: 5:30 PM
MT: 4:30 PM
PT: 3:30 PM
Uruguay vs Ecuador: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Uruguay got back on track when they defeated Bolivia 4-2 on Sunday. Oscar Washington Tabarez's men face the opportunity to grab consecutive wins for the first time, but the last time they faced Ecuador things didn't go well.
La Tri are undoubtedly one of the biggest surprises of the South American World Cup Qualifiers. Gustavo Alfaro has been doing a fantastic job to reverse the team's fortunes fast and get them in the fight for the Qatar 2022 berths. On Matchday 6, Ecuador held Chile with ten men on the field.
This will be the 22nd time these two familiar foes meet in the World Cup Qualifying. Uruguay have the edge with twelve victories, while Ecuador grabbed the win four times, and they shared the points on five occasions.
Uruguay vs Ecuador: South American 2022 World Cup Standings
After eight rounds, these two sides found themselves really close to each other. Uruguay sit fourth with 12 points, while Ecuador stand one place above with 13.
Uruguay vs Ecuador: South American 2022 World Cup Top Scorers
Luis Suarez, who is not part of the Uruguay squad this time, is La Celeste's leading goalscorer after being on target four times. Michael Estrada has also netted four goals to be Ecuador's top scorer.
How to watch or live stream Uruguay vs Ecuador in the US
The game to be played between Uruguay and Ecuador on Matchday 10 of the South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers will be broadcast in the US by fuboTV.
Uruguay vs Ecuador: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers in the US have already revealed their predictions for this game. FanDuel sees Uruguay as heavy favorites with odds of -120, while Ecuador have +350, and a tie would result in a +230 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.