Argentina vs Ecuador Copa America 2021 | H2H Results | Trivia | Lineup | Prediction

Argentina and Ecuador will now battle for the semi-final spot of Copa America 2021. Both the teams will go head-to-head at Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico on Saturday. 

Sportco provides an exclusive build-up, preview, head to head analysis and finally a score prediction for the Copa America Quarter-Final match.

Lionel Messi vs Ecuador
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Match Details: Copa America 2021

Quarter-finals: Argentina vs Ecuador 
Location:  Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico, Goiânia, Brazil
Date: 4 July 2021 
Kick-off: 6:30 am IST

Argentina vs Ecuador Copa America Prediction: Head-To-Head Results

Date Result Event 
31 Mar 2015Argentina 2-1 EcuadorInternational Friendly 
08 Oct 2015Argentina 0-2 EcuadorWorld Cup Qualifier
10 Oct 2017Argentina 3-1 Ecuador World Cup Qualifier
13 Oct 2019Argentina 6-1 Ecuador International Friendly 
08 Oct 2020Argentina 1-0 Ecuador World Cup Qualifier 

In the last five encounters, Argentina have been buoyant, with four wins and one defeat. Argentina has always had a brilliant run against Ecuador whenever they have shared the pitch. Meanwhile, Ecuador have managed only one win in the previous five clashes.

Argentina vs Ecuador Prediction: Sportco Copa America Trivia 

✦ Argentina have never lost against Ecuador in Copa America history

✦ Ecuador faced one of the most humiliating defeats in their history against Argentina, losing 12-0 in 1942

Lionel Messi is now the most capped player of Argentina (148)

✦ Argentina haven’t lost a game since their defeat in Copa America 2019 semi-finals against Brazil

✦ Ecuador are yet to win a game in Copa America 2021, they have drawn three and lost one

Argentina vs Ecuador Prediction: Copa America 2021 Form Guide

Argentina vs Ecuador Recent Form

Argentina vs Ecuador: Lineup Prediction

Argentina Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Emiliano Martinez; Gonzalo Montiel, Lisandro Martinez, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Acuna; Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul; Giovani Lo Celso, Lionel Messi, Alejandro Gomez; Sergio Aguero

Ecuador Official XI (5-4-1): Hernan Galindez; Piero Hincapie, Diego Palacios, Robert Arboleda, Angelo Preciado, Pervis Estupinan; Alan Franco, Jhegson Mendez, Moises Caicedo, Eduar Preciado; Enner Valencia

Argentina vs Ecuador: Copa America Prediction

Argentina is packed with talented players and the likes of De Paul and Paredes have given Messi freedom to flourish ahead instead of dropping deep. 

Meanwhile, Ecuador are still looking for their first win in the tournament and we never know when they might cause upset against Argentina. 

Sportco feels Ecuador would try to frustrate Argentina as long as they can with a low block, but eventually Argentina would prevail due to their attacking prowess. 

Hence our prediction for Argentina vs Ecuador is...... 

Argentina vs Ecuador Prediction

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