1. VIDEO: RSL's Plata, West Ham's Valencia Each Score Brace for Ecuador

    Fresh off a 1-1 tie against the United States on Friday, Ecuador got back to its winning ways thanks in part to a player who plies his trade in America.....

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  2. Brazil vs. Ecuador: Score, Recap and Post-Match Reaction

    Tuesday's friendly between Brazil and Ecuador took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey...

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  3. Ecuador Call Up RSL Sparkplug Joao Plata for Friendlies

    Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata is enjoying the best season of his MLS career, with 11 goals in only 18 starts, and he was rewarded on Monday when the 22-year-old was named to Ecuador's ...

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  4. Forecasting the Future of the Ecuador National Football Team

    Ecuador's World Cup adventure came to an early end in Brazil as they finished third in Group E behind France and Switzerland. It was always going to be a tough task to accomplish, but La Tri fought hard throughout...

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  5. Ecuador Hold France but Crash Out After Disappointing World Cup

    Ecuador had a brave second half playing with 10 men against the French and came out with a 0-0 draw on Wednesday, but that wasn ’t enough to make it to the second round...

    Hugo Chavez Barroso Written by Hugo Chavez Barroso about 5 months ago 1,766 reads 28 comments

  6. Ecuador Fired Up for France Test by Memory of Late Teammate

    Ecuador's coach, Reinaldo Rueda, has not brought up Christian Benítez's name recently but his team know they are playing for their late team-mate. There is also a spot in the last 16 on the line in Wednesday's match against France...

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  7. Ecuador Striker Enner Valencia: From Milkman to World Cup Star

    Enner Valencia's goal against Honduras this past Saturday made the small town of Ricaurte in the north of Ecuador go into a frenzy...

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  8. Noboa: It's Hard to Make Enner Laugh

    Christian Noboa is a player who brings balance to the Ecuador midfield. Solid in defence and a fine passer of the ball, the Dynamo Moscow man is a vital asset for coach Reinaldo Rueda ...

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  9. Stats Preview: Ecuador vs. France

    Ecuador must better Switzerland's result against Honduras if they are to go through to the last 16, but face tough opposition in Didier Deschamps' France side, who stuck five past Switzerland on Friday night...

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  10. Ecuador vs. France: Match Preview, Tactical Battles, Key Matchups

    Ecuador are set to take on France on Wednesday in Group E's final block of matches. This showdown, hosted at the Maracana in Rio, will ultimately decide La Tri 's fate...

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  11. Enner Valencia and His Ecuador Team-Mates Have France in Their Sights

    Match-winner Enner Valencia and his Ecuador team-mates are now busy plotting how best to take down free-scoring France and secure a place in the World Cup's last 16...

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  12. What Ecuador Must Fix Ahead of Crucial Match Against France

    Ecuador are one step closer to qualifying to the round of 16, but they have a little great problem ahead and it's no other than France. La Tri need to work very hard before the last matchday of Group E...

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  13. Ecuador Show Qualifying Potential

    Enner Valencia, 25 years old, a forward with Pachuca, scored in Ecuador's defeat to Switzerland and in this match he got two, showing a striker's instinct. He's up there with Müller, Van Persie, Robben and Benzema at this World Cup...

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  14. Ecuador Get 1st Win Away from Home Since 2009

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  15. Starting XI for Match vs. Honduras

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  16. Key Battles That Will Shape Ecuador's Clash with Honduras

    Ecuador and Honduras had, in their own different ways, heartbreaking opening games, and the error margin for both of them is now almost nonexistent. The team that ends up losing will have to prematurely say goodbye to its second-round dreams...

    Hugo Chavez Barroso Written by Hugo Chavez Barroso about 5 months ago 667 reads 0 comments

  17. Ecuador vs. Honduras: Key Issues La Tri Must Solve to Win in Group E

    Ecuador will take on Honduras on Friday in Group E's second round of matches. The June 20 showdown in Curitiba provides Reinaldo Rueda 's side a chance to shake off the heartbreaking last-gasp loss to Switzerland on Sunday...

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  18. Ecuador's Failure on the Wings Allows for Switzerland's Comeback

    Ecuador ended up losing a game in which they couldn’t hold on to a 1-0 lead in their World Cup opener against Switzerland...

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  19. Enner Valencia Scores for Ecuador vs. Switzerland in World Cup

    Ecuador struck first in their World Cup Group E clash against Switzerland, with Enner Valencia heading them into an early lead. Walter Ayovi provided the delivery, with Valencia unmarked, to head home Ecuador's first goal of the tournament...

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  20. Switzerland vs. Ecuador: Goals and Highlights for World Cup Group E Game

    Day 4 of the 2014 World Cup began with the opening encounter in Group E between Switzerland and Ecuador. It was the South Americans who took the lead in the 22nd minute when the Swiss left Enner Valencia unmarked to head home...

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  21. Key Battles That Will Shape Ecuador's World Cup Clash with Switzerland

    Ecuador is back in the World Cup after missing out four years ago, and its first challenge is Switzerland. The match will take place on Sunday in Brazil's capital, Brasilia...

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  22. Mendez: We Are Concentrated on Our Job

    Edison Mendez is about to play his last FIFA World Cup™ and complete a remarkable journey from scavenging for food to eat and shoes to wear to becoming Ecuador's most respected footballer...

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  23. Predicting Each of Ecuador's World Cup Group Stage Matches

    Ecuador enter just their third-ever World Cup journey, hopeful of duplicating 2006's group-stage success. While that run ended in the Round of 16 against England, it was a solid step ...

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  24. Michael Arroyo Scores Absolute Screamer for Ecuador vs. England

    Michael Arroyo had only been on the field a few minutes when he struck this thunderbolt for Ecuador against England. The substitute's fast feet and bullet shot gave Ben Foster no chance in the England goal...

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  25. Enner Valencia Header Puts Ecuador Ahead Against England in World Cup Warm-Up

    England started brightly against Ecuador in Miami, but it was the South American side who opened the scoring with this powerful header from Enner Valencia...

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