This will be the third and final friendly game of the month for the South American team. They defeated Nigeria 1-0 last Friday and played out a goalless draw against Mexico on Sunday.
Cape Verde took part in the 2023 AFCON qualifiers, suffering a 2-0 loss against Burkina Faso last week but bounced back with a 2-0 win on Tuesday. They made a long trip from Africa to the USA for the game, which might impact their performance in this match.
Ecuador vs Cape Verde Head-to-Head and Key Numbers
- This will be the first recorded meeting between the two sides.
- La Tri head into the game in good form, having suffered just one loss in their last nine games across all competitions.
- Cape Verde have also enjoyed an impressive run in their recent fixtures, suffering three losses in their last 12 games. They made it to the round of 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations earlier this year, where they were defeated by eventual champions Senegal.
- Ecuador have two clean sheets in their last four games across all competitions, while Cape Verde have kept three clean sheets in the same period.
Ecuador vs Cape Verde Prediction
Ecuador have named a strong squad for the June friendlies as they took this opportunity to test their preparedness for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup. Pervis Estupiñán scored the winning goal in the 1-0 win over Nigeria and will be looking to add to his tally here.
This will be the last game of the international break for Cape Verde as well, who have traveled to Florida with a full-strength squad. João Correia and Kevin Pina have not been included in the squad as Correira has not yet completed the formality of obtaining the nationality status for Cape Verde. Pina is injured at the moment and will play no part in this match.
Ecuador have been training in the USA since the start of the month, which gives them an advantage. We are backing them to secure a narrow win here.
Prediction: Ecuador 2-1 Cape Verde
Ecuador vs Cape Verde Betting Tips
Tip 1: Result – Ecuador.
Tip 2: Goals – Over/under 2.5 goals – Over 2.5.
Tip 3: Ecuador to score first – Yes.
Tip 4: Both teams to score – Yes.
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