Argentina’s previous encounters earned them 17 wins, against the 4 that Ecuador has with 8 draws, that accumulated after 29 international matches.
It must not be forgotten that Argentina was the first opponent of Ecuador in a playoff, on December 4, 1960, during the qualifying tournament in Chile 1962. In the Modelo stadium, the Argentines won 3-6.
In the second match at La Bombonera, Argentina showed no mercy and defeated the Ecuadorians with a score of 5-0 on December 17, 1960. These teams met again in 1996, when they were bound for France 1998, in the Atahualpa Olympic Stadium, where the tricolor team defeat Argentina with a score of 2-0, the Argentines had their revenge in Buenos Aires and won 2-1.
However, in the last qualifications, the selection of Ecuador has been noted for his tactical discipline and collective game in similar matches against Argentina.
Today, Tuesday June 11th, the tricolor will once again face Argentina at the Atahualpa Olympic Stadium, at 16h00, in the qualifiers for the World Cup Brazil 2014.