Argentina are back in action at the 2021 Copa America this weekend as they finish by the horns Ecuador on Saturday at the Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico. Argentina have been impressive the last few months and are favorites to win this game.

Ecuador have not been at their best this summer and have a lot to do before this crucial knockout game. The Ecuadorians drew an impressive 1-1 draw against Brazil in their last game and will try to deliver a similarly strong performance on Saturday.

Argentina, on the other hand, drew in the opening game of the competition but won the remaining games in their group and topped the table. La Albiceleste has put together an impressive squad with Lionel Scaloni at the helm and is one of the favorites to win the 2021 Copa America.


Argentina vs. Ecuador Team News

Argentina have a strong squad
Argentina have a strong squad

Argentina

Argentina has a full squad and has some of the deadliest attacking players in South America for this game. Cristian Romero and Angel Di Maria have recovered from their blows and should be available against Ecuador.

Rodrigo De Paul and Leandro Paredes took the initiative in midfield and effectively enabled Lionel Messi to play in a preferred position in the final third. Sergio Agüero and Lautaro Martinez are available for this game and need to be effective in the penalty area.

Injured: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Ecuador has to be at its best
Ecuador has to be at its best

Ecuador

Brighton star Moises Caicedo was held off against Brazil but could recover in time for this game. Ecuador have no injury worries and must have their best team against Argentina.

Angel Mena equalized against Brazil but is unlikely to make it into Ecuador’s 5-4-1 formation. Enner Valencia is likely to take the lead and will have to take advantage of the opportunities against Argentina.

Injured: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None


When does the 2021 Copa America game between Argentina and Ecuador start?

India: July 4, 2021 at 6:30 a.m.

UNITED STATES: July 3, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, 8:00 p.m. Central Standard Time, 6:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time

UNITED KINGDOM: July 4, 2021, at 2 a.m.


Where and how to see Argentina versus Ecuador on TV?

India: Sony Ten 2 SD & HD, JioTV

UNITED STATES: Fox Sports 1, Univision Now, TUDN

UNITED KINGDOM: BBC red button


How to watch live streaming from Argentina versus Ecuador?

India: SonyLIV

UNITED STATES: fuboTV, Fox Sports App, TUDN

UNITED KINGDOM: BBC iPlayer


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Edited by Aditya Hosangadi