Ecuador and Bolivia are measured on the second day of Group A; both they need a win to aspire to the quarterfinals of the Copa America
Ecuador and Bolivia are measured on the second day of Group A; both need a win to aspire to the quarterfinals of the Copa America.
A Selection of Ecuador urged win to avoid being with one foot out of the Copa America 2015 will face Monday with Bolivia that while neither won his debut, scored a point that left satisfied.
The second round of Group A will begin in Valparaiso when, at the stadium Elias Figueroa Brander, Ecuador and Bolivia measure forces.
The Tricolor comes from losing 2-0 to Chile and Bolivia matched scoreless with Mexico.
A defeat for the team coached by Gustavo Quinteros Ecuador would put virtually on a tightrope, with calculator in hand and depend on others to advance to the quarter-final round which failed in any of the last five editions of the tournament.
Quinteros, keep in principle the starting lineup that played on Thursday with Chile in the opening match of the championship, which ended with 2-0 win for the hosts.
Ecuador intends to take the initiative to Bolivia, but their captain, defender Walter Ayovi, reminded that they can not repeat the mistakes they made against Chile because they cost them two goals.
In search of speed and agility in the face of attack, the front Enner Valencia and Fidel Martinez again be heading into the initial training of Ecuadorians.
Ecuador wants to break a run of ten straight games without a win in Copa America, which builds a draw and nine defeats from which in 2001 beat Venezuela 4-0.
Bolivia, meanwhile, wants to start earning and sideline his duck chasing him in the tournament: seventeen sum duels winless since 1997 and did not become a goal in their last two games against Ecuador in Copa America.
The coach Mauricio Soria has crushed his own with the idea that not look back, referring to all favorable statistics for the whole Bolivian throughout the history of the contest.
The 'Loco' seeks to accomplish what predicted before the premiere at the 2015 edition when he noted that the group intended to be "even" and it will draw on its best men against Ecuador.
Striker Marcelo Martins Moreno and midfielder Jhasmani Campos, who left beaten the game against the Mexicans did different to the group on Saturday tasks, but must arrive smoothly commitment against the Ecuadorians.
Soria will continue the eleven took a scoreless tie in the debut and hopes his team guesses on the final play, which for him deprived him of the victory over Mexico, as Boliviadispuso two clear chances in the first half of the match.
In any case, a defeat will leave the team that loses with limited options and forced a special effort in the third round of the group stage classification.