A late Matias Alustiza strike helped Deportivo Quito to their third Ecuadorian Serie A title in four years as they defeated Emelec 1-0 in Quito on Saturday, giving them a 2-0 aggregate victory in the championship decider.
Ecuador coach Reynaldo Rueda has today named his 24-man squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifying matches against Paraguay and Peru.
After beginning their World Cup qualifying campaign in fine fettle with a 2-0 win at home to Venezuela, Ecuador travel to New Jersey for a friendly against the United States on Tuesday evening.
Peru began their qualifying campaign for the 2014 World Cup with a superb 2-0 victory over Paraguay in Lima on Friday, while Ecuador were also victorious and Bolivia succumbed to defeat at the hands of Uruguay. Read More
Ecuador were the big winners in the latest round of international friendlies, defeating Costa Rica 4-0 in Quito to follow their 5-2 win over Jamaica days earlier.
Ecuador were the most impressive Andean performers of the weekend international fixtures, running out 5-2 victors against Jamaica in Quito.
Deportivo Quito continued their astonishing early season form with a 1-0 win over Olmedo for their eighth consecutive victory. Carlos Ischia’s side are also yet to concede a goal.