Bolivia vs Ecuador
South America – 2018 World Cup Qualifier
Date: Tuesday; 11th October 2016,
Kick-off at 21:00 UK
Venue: Estadio Hernando Siles (La Paz).
Bolivia slid further down the World Cup qualification table on Friday, they were beaten 5-0 on the road by Brazil. Now they will be hosting Ecuador on Tuesday night as they hope to revive their qualification campaign.
Bolivia were beaten 5 goals without reply at Brazil on Friday, their woes started early in the game as they were 4-0 down before half-time. Goals from Neymar, Philppe Coutinho, Felipe Luis, Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino were enough to kill Bolivia’s joy that night. Bolivia are now 7th in the table with 7 points, they will fight for at least a draw in this game to set their feet back on track.
Ecuador were on fire on Thursday against Chile, they did well to grab a 3-0 home win to set them back on track. Goals from Antonio Valencia, Ramirez and Caicedo gave them the desired win.
Ecuador are now 3rd in the table with 16 points, same points with Colombia and Argentina, but 3 points behind the leaders Uruguay. They will be hoping for a win in this game to go into second position should Brazil slip.
Bolivia vs Ecuador: Head to Head Statistics
- Ecuador have had the better part of their previous meeting against Bolivia, they have both played 12 games against each other.
- The visitors have won 10 games against Bolivia and lost just once.
- Ecuador have scored at least 2 goals in each of their last 3 games against Bolivia.
Bolivia vs Ecuador: Prediction
Ecuador are the favourites in this game, they returned to winning ways in their last match against Chile. Though they have had series of defeats before Thursday night victory, they have all it takes sweep all 3 points against Bolivia.
Bolivia have been on the receiving end lately, they have failed to score in 3 of their last 5 games. Also, they have lost 3 of their last 5 games. They need to start scoring goals if they need to win games especially in this fixture.
Bolivia vs Ecuador: Tips
- Ecuador to win at 2.15 (8/7)
- Both Teams to Score at 1.80 (4/5).