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 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.
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
Possible XI: Cacede; Tapia, Ramos, Rodriguez, Trauco; Balbin, Yotun; Cueva, Benavete, Polo; Guerrero.
Possible XI: Dominguez; Ramirez, Erazo, Ayovi, Paredes; Valencia, Montero, Noboa, Gruezo; Enner, Bolanos.