Uruguay vs Ecuador
World Cup Qualifiers 2022
Date: 9 September 2021, Thursday
Kick-Off: 23:30 UK/ 00:30 CET
Venue: Estadio Campeón del Siglo
Uruguay take on Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier that is of very high importance to both sides as they will be pushing for victory at the Estadio Campeón del Siglo.
The home side currently sit in 4th position in the table.
They have 12 points on the board after 8 games played, just 1 shy of the Ecuadorians.
The hosts come into this fixture on the back of a convincing 4-2 win against Bolivia.
Giorgian de Arrascaeta scored twice in the 15th and 67th minute respectively.
Federico Valverde and Agustín Álvarez also contributed among the goals in the 31st and 47th minute of the game.
On the other hand, the visitors are flying high in these qualifiers with the standards that they have under their belt.
The away side currently sit in 3rd position in the table with 13 points on board, just 2 shy of Argentina who sit in 2nd place.
The visitors come into this fixture on the back of a 0-0 draw against Chile in a game which saw Junior Sornoza get a red card in the 63rd minute.
Previously, Ecuador recorded a 2-0 victory against Paraguay which saw goals from Félix Eduardo Torres Caicedo and Michael Estrada in the 88th and 95th minute of the game respectively.
Uruguay vs Ecuador Head-to-Head
- These two sides have met each other 10 times in the past.
- The hosts have won 4 times while the visitors have won thrice.
- 23 goals have been scored in these 10 games.
- 2.3 goals have been scored every game on an average.
- Ecuador won the previous encounter 4-2.
Uruguay vs Ecuador Prediction
Ecuador have been the better side throughout these qualifiers. They will come out and play with their same attacking style of football.
This game is of significant importance to both sides, but given how well Ecuador have been playing, we back the odds at 1.80 for a Double chance on the visitors.
Uruguay will be looking to push for a victory in this fixture along with Ecuador.
As a result, we should see both teams getting on the score sheet with the odds stacked at 2.00.
Uruguay vs Ecuador Betting Tips
Double Chance: Ecuador @ 1.80
Both teams to score @ 2.00