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Copa America 2016: Ecuador vs Peru Match Preview

Ecuador are all set to lock heads against Peru in the in the Centenario Copa America Group B clash at the University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona on Wednesday.

PERU

Peru made a flying start to their Copa America Campaign as they defeated Haiti 1-0 in their opening Copa America 2016 fixture. Peru were the only team to clinch all three points as Brazil’s clash against Ecuador eneded in a goalless draw. Peru coach Ricardo Gareca expects his side to hold on to the momentum against Ecudor as a win from here will see them advance to the knock-out stage.

Ecuador

On the contrary Ecuador needs at least a draw to keep their chances alive for a place into the last eight. With good performances in the last two editions of Copa America, Ecuador will hope to outplay their border-rivals and move step closer to the quarter-finals.

Head To Head Stats

March 29, 2011 – Ecuador 0, Peru 0

November 15, 2011 – Ecuador 2, Peru 0

June 7, 2013 – Ecuador 0, Peru 1

Team News

Peru

Possible XI: Cacede; Tapia, Ramos, Rodriguez, Trauco; Balbin, Yotun; Cueva, Benavete, Polo; Guerrero.

Ecuador

Possible XI: Dominguez; Ramirez, Erazo, Ayovi, Paredes; Valencia, Montero, Noboa, Gruezo; Enner, Bolanos.

Anirban Das
Anirban Das's journey to Delhi via Kolkata involves football, music, curiosity (which one day can kill the cat) and food. Following global football opens up an infinite space within him in both the conscious and subconscious self, away from the din and bustle of the madding crowd. Supports Manchester United & Barcelona

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