Argentina vs Ecuador: Copa America 2021 Match Preview, Team News, Head to head, Dream 11 Prediction

Argentina vs Ecuador preview: Make your Fantasy Football League team with our match preview, team news, prediction and details.

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The fourth and last quarter-final of the Copa America 2021 will be played between Argentina and Ecuador. The match will be played in Goiania. Read full Argentina vs Ecuador match preview from your special fantasy sports section. The Argentine team lead by Lionel Messi will be favourites to win this clash and head on to semis o Copa America 2021.

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Argentina vs Ecuador: the recent form of both teams:

Argentina has been far from their best in the tournament so far. However, they have shown solid defensive game throughout the group stage. Meanwhile, the mid-filed game has been in question some times.

The tournament favorites started their campaign against Chile drawing 1-1. Lionel Messi magical free-kick went in vein as Eduardo Vargas scored from a rebound penalty. Then they have managed to score early in every game they played.

Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with teammate Sergio Aguero on June 29, 2021

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Against Uruguay, they found their mojo back as they defeated the much stronger side 1-0. Guido Rodriguez was the man to net the ball for Lionel Scaloni's team. After that Messi and company have managed to win the rest of the matches in Group B. They defeated Paraguay (1-0) and Bolivia (4-1) respectively to top the group.

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Argentina Copa America form: D W W W

Argentina form (all competitions): D D W W W

Meanwhile, Ecuador had to fight for their fourth position in Group B. They started the tournament with a 1-0 defeat to Colombia. Then followed a heart-breaking draw against Venezuela (2-2). Ayrton Preciado and Gonzalo Plata had socred for them in that game.

After that, Ecuador drew against Peru and that game also saw them share points after leading the game. Angelo Preciado netted the ball for them. But a much-needed point against the favourites Brazi saw them qualify for the next round. Angel Mena was their man to rescue at the 53rd minute of the game.

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Ecuador Copa America form: L D D D

Ecuador form (all competitions): L L D D D

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Argentina vs Ecuador: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi


All eyes will be on captain Lionel Messi who already has scored thrice and also have two assists in Copa America 2021. He will have to be under scrutiny to perform in big matches for Argentina. The number 10 of the Argentine team is now has played more matches than anyone for Argentina.

Sergio Aguero will be another man in the leading position to put Argentina ahead as early as possible. Meanwhile, it will be interesting to see how Scaloni uses Di Maria who is not having a great Copa America till now.

There is also a chance of Nicolas Otamendi joining the team to pack the defense with more experience.

Argentina possible starting lineup:

E Martinez; Molina, Lisandro Martinez, Otamendi, Acuna; Paredes, Lo Celso; Lautaro Martinez, Messi, Gomez; Aguero


Moises Caicedo should be available for the game. Ayrton Preciado, Valencia will hold the key for the Ecuador team in the forward line. Though, Valencia has not been able to score in the tournament till now.

Arboleda, Estupinan holds the back for the Ecuador team. Meanwhile, Jhegson Mendez and Brighton & Hove Albion prospect Moises Caicedo will be key men in the mid-field for them.

Ecuador possible starting lineup:

Galindez; Angelo Preciado, Hincapie, Arboleda, Estupinan; Franco, Mendez, Caicedo, Palacios; Ayrton Preciado, Valencia

Head to head

Total matches: 36

Argentina won: 21

Ecuador won: 5

Draw: 5

Argentina vs Ecuador: Dream11 Fantasy football team and predictions

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Copa America 2021 Argentina Vs Ecuador Lionel Messi Dream11 Team Prediction