This Tuesday, Uruguay will play against Ecuador by the second date of CONMEBOL qualifiers Heading to Qatar 2022. The teams have met 20 times in this competition. The record is favorable to the Celeste with 12 wins, five draws and three losses.
Ten of these matches were played in Ecuador, either in Quito or Guayaquil. There, the difference in favor of the Uruguayan team is smaller: there were five wins, three defeats and two draws.
The last two games that were played in Ecuadorian lands (both at the Atahualpa Olympic Stadium in Quito) were with local victory: 1 to 0 in 2013, and 2 to 1 in 2015. You have to go back to the Qualifiers for South Africa 2010 to find the last Uruguayan victory in Quito: it was the one remembered 2 to 1 of October 10, 2009 in which Celeste won in the hour with the penalty of Diego Forlán.
The last confrontation between Uruguay and Ecuador was for the Copa América, in the 2019 edition, and it was with a heavenly win 4 to 0 with goals from Nicolás Lodeiro, Edinson Cavani, Luis Suárez and Arturo Mina against.
For Qualifying, the last time they were measured was in Montevideo and it was favorable to Uruguay with a 2 to 1 victory with goals from Sebastián Coates and Diego Rolan.
The teacher’s selection Tabárez they are currently undefeated in five Playoffs games. The last defeat was against Peru on March 28, 2017 in Lima by 2 to 1. For its part, the Ecuadorian team is going through a very negative streak in this competition with seven consecutive defeats. The last qualifying victory was on November 15, 2016 against Venezuela in Quito.