Switzerland will be facing Ecuador in the ninth match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup which is scheduled on the 15th day of June at Estadio Nacional located in Brasilia. The game will be starting at GMT -3 Brazilian time. This is a very important match for both the teams that are placed in group E of the summer tournament that kicked off some few days ago.
This is a determining match of whether the teams will qualify for the next level at this world cup. With all these in mind, believe me you the Switzerland vs. Ecuador will be a really interesting match. Let’s say it’s a must watch match.
Switzerland vs. Ecuador: Group E Match Preview:
Switzerland’s performance dates back in the 1954 world cup which was the best performance ever recorded by the team. They were able to reach the quarter final stages of the tournament. The team is also the best in its group.
Switzerland qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup topping the European table. They gave the second team a very wide range. With all these information, the team has the potential of making it at this match. During the pre-world cup warm up matches that Switzerland played they won the two matches beating Peru 2-0 and Jamaica 1-0.
The friendlies have built morale in the team and hence will get into this match well prepared to face Ecuador. Switzerland is a team under watch in this group hence with the support they have they will start the campaign on a very high note through victory against Ecuador.
Ecuador, a team that comes from South America has been to the world cup this being their third time. They took part in the 2002 and the 2006 world cup. The team however has got much potential and a bit of experience in the international tournaments over the previous years.
The team has got quality players who can be of great help to the ninth match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. During their qualifying match for the world cup, Ecuador secured victory against Uruguay which resulted to their presence at this world cup.
In their pre-world cup warm up match which they played England, Ecuador managed to end the game in a 2-2 draw. With the potential of holding England to a draw, Ecuador is that team that has to be handled with much care.
Switzerland vs. Ecuador: Best Players Of The Match:
Xherdan Shaqiri is the player whom Switzerland will depend much on. He is that player with much vigor and quality football skills. He will be much needed in this match if at all Switzerland what to get past the group stages. Valon Behrami is another player who will have a key role in the June 15th clash. The duo makes a fantastic pair for the whole team.
Ecuador will be lacking the skills of Antonio Valencia, the Manchester United player who was sent of during the friendly match against England. He was one of the key players in this match. However, Walter Ayovi is subjected to the key role as far as winning the match is concerned. The Ecuador coach has got much confidence in the players who will be used as the greatest weapon against Switzerland.
From the history of football, the two teams have never played against each other before. Ecuador is however in position 6 while Switzerland in the 26th position according to the current FIFA ranking.
Switzerland vs. Ecuador: Who Has The Best Chance To Win:
This is one of the tough matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup especially at the group level. Although the teams have got almost equal power and strength, the match will end in a 2-1 win in favor of Switzerland. According to Goal.com, 24.57% voted for Switzerland 1-2 Ecuador, 11.66% voted for Switzerland 2-1 Ecuador and 8.91% fans have voted for Switzerland 1-1 Ecuador.
So, Let’s watch Switzerland vs Ecuador live match and see who wins this big match and who lost.