Argentina VS Ecuador LIVE Football Match Score July 4/7/2021
America 2021 as they take on Ecuador at the Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico on Saturday. Argentina are one of the favourites to win the tournament and hold the upper hand going into this game. Ecuador finished in fourth place in Group B in Copa America 2021 but have managed to put up some resilient displays in recent weeks. The Ecuadorians held Tite’s second-string Brazil outfit to a 1-1 draw in their previous game and will need to put in a similar effort in this match.
Argentina, on the other hand, were held to a draw by Chile in their first game of the competition but have since secured three consecutive victories. Lionel Messi inspired La Albiceleste to a 4-1 victory against Bolivia last week and will need to replicate his heroics in this fixture.
As expected, Argentina cruised through the Copa America group stage in relatively comfortable fashion, picking up 10 points from their four games.
They did have a shaky start though, drawing 1-1 with Chile as Eduardo Vargas pounced on the rebound from a saved penalty to level the game after Lionel Messi had put La Albiceleste ahead with a free kick in the first half.
Lionel Scaloni’s men quickly bounced back and built a winning run, first defeating Uruguay 1-0 thanks to an early Guido Rodriguez goal.
They then followed that up with another 1-0 win, as Alejandro Gomez fired them to a victory over Paraguay with a goal in the 10th minute.
In their final group game, La Albiceleste thrashed Bolivia 4-1 as captain Messi hit a brace alongside goals from Gomez and Lautaro Martinez.
Having grown into the tournament so far, Scaloni’s men will look to continue their campaign with a win over Ecuador to book their spot in the final four, given the expectations on Argentina to qualify.
Their opponents narrowly secured qualification to the final eight, having pipped Venezuela to fourth spot in Group B.