LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Portugal vs Ecuador 2013 (en vivo live score below) ignites Estádio Dom Afonso Henriques today in an anticipated soccer international friendly showdown. Ecuador has shocked news since August, not loosing a single game while picking up three wins and two draws. But Portugal is coming off of three disappointing games in their last three matches.
Portugal vs Ecuador 2013 (start time 12:45 pm PST) is the first match of the year for both teams, officials tell news. Portugal last battled in one friendly in November. That ended in a draw against Gabon. Before that Portugal took to the field in four WC qualifiers. While wining the first two matches, Portugal ended up with a draw and loss in the next two matches.
Portugal impressed news with two wins and five goals combined in its Luxembourg and Azerbaijan games. But after that, the team was defeated by Russia in October. Days later, Northern Ireland delivered the team a draw.
But Ecuador has not been able to be beaten in months. The team’s last friendly was against Chile, and then ended in 3-0 final score, news analysts note. In four subsequent WC qualifiers, Ecuador won two and drawed on two games. It beat Bolivia and Chile but found 1-1 draws against Uruguay and Venezuela.
Both teams head back into qualifiers in March. Ecuador will face Paraguay while Portugal will battle Israel, officials tell news. For en vivo results today click HERE.