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Ecuador 1-3 Argentina: World Cup 2018 qualifier – as it happened
A stunning hat-trick from Lionel Messi ensured Argentina qualified automatically for the World Cup with victory in Quito

Rob Smyth

11, Oct, 2017 @1:29 AM

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Will a 48-team World Cup lead to a Concacaf-Conmebol merger?
The increase in teams at the World Cup will inevitably lead to qualification changes – and a proposal to merge Concacaf and Conmebol is an intriguing one

Luis Miguel Echegaray

11, Jan, 2017 @12:43 PM

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Conmebol round-up: Argentina shocked by Paraguay as Brazil win fourth straight
Sergio Agüero misses penalty as Paraguay win 1-0 in Cordoba, leaving Argentina outside the automatic qualification spots

Guardian sport and agencies

12, Oct, 2016 @2:28 PM

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Conmebol enters gruelling second half and Chile need to start winning
The South American section of World Cup qualifying has reached the halfway stage, and while Uruguay and Brazil look well placed, Chile could get left behind

Tim Hill

10, Oct, 2016 @1:06 PM

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Brazil’s Olympic football gold is a step forward but decadent culture must be reformed | Jonathan Wilson
Reconstructing Brazilian football after the 7-1 hammering by Germany two years ago will take time and the open-minded Tite is at least a move in the right direction

Jonathan Wilson

01, Sep, 2016 @10:48 AM

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USA 2-1 Ecuador: Copa América quarter-final – as it happened
Minute-by-minute report: USA meet Ecuador in a Copa América quarter-final from CenturyLink Field. Follow all the action with Bryan Armen Graham

Bryan Armen Graham

17, Jun, 2016 @3:58 AM

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USA beat Ecuador in battle of Seattle to reach Copa América semi-final
Jürgen Klinsmann called for courage and his players gloriously delivered with a 2-1 victory over Ecuador in the Copa América last eight

Steve Brenner at CenturyLink Field, Seattle

17, Jun, 2016 @3:52 AM

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Seattle a perfect venue for USA to make Copa América statement against Ecuador
Jürgen Klinsmann’s team will play in front of one of America’s most fervent soccer fanbases on Thursday night as they look to make the tournament semi-finals

Steve Brenner in Seattle

16, Jun, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Ecuador ready for USA test – and they have the quality to hurt the hosts
Three years after the death of their most beloved star, Ecuador are on top of World Cup qualifying and in the Copa América last eight. USA shouldn’t underestimate them

Martin Mazur

15, Jun, 2016 @11:21 AM

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Brazil fail to sparkle in goalless draw with Ecuador
Ecuador hold Brazil in front of 50,000 fans at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, where current coach Dunga won the World Cup in 1994

Guardian sport and agencies

05, Jun, 2016 @4:36 AM

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Copa América predictions: Argentina to win, hosts USA may struggle
Our Latin America soccer experts pick their winners for this summer’s Centenario, and wonder whether USA and Brazil could be early casualties

Jonathan Wilson, Graham Parker, Tom Dart, Dave Martinez and Luis Miguel Echegaray

02, Jun, 2016 @10:00 AM

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USA 1-0 Ecuador: international friendly – as it happened
Darlington Nagbe’s first international goal in stoppage time gives USA a 1-0 win over Ecuador in a forgettable match in Texas

Tim Hill

26, May, 2016 @2:10 AM

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