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A second yellow card for the tricolor on the cautioned list would mean missing the January game against Brazil, in Quito.November 16, 2021 - 10:23


A second yellow card for the tricolor on the cautioned list would mean missing the January game against Brazil, in Quito.

November 16, 2021 – 10:23 am

To measure Chile on Tuesday, the Ecuadorian soccer team recovers four players after serving a penalty for accumulating two yellow cards; However, there are another seven selected that have a warning and that, if they receive a card in Santiago, they would lose the game against Brazil, in January, in Quito.

The current squad, with a yellow card, include the defenders Félix Torres, Ángelo Preciado and Byron Castillo, the midfielders Sebastián Méndez and Gonzalo Plata and the offensive players Joao Rojas and Ayrton Preciado.

From this roster, Torres and Castillo are emerging as headlines this Tuesday against La Roja, Plata as one of the main alternatives along with Rojas and Ayrton Preciado, while Méndez and Ángelo Preciado await a new opportunity with La Tri.

In addition to this list there are three other tricolor that have a yellow card, but that were not considered for this double round of the qualifying round for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Among these, the striker and captain of the national team Enner Valencia, who appears with a yellow card, but was not cited due to injury to measure Venezuela and Chile.

They are also with a warning the defender Pedro Perlaza, without presence in the national team since the game in June against Peru (defeat 2-1) by qualifying rounds, and the midfielder Renato Ibarra, who received the card in 6-1 against Colombia, in November 2020, in his last appearance with the national team.

The game between the Red and the Tricolor is scheduled for 19:15 at the San Carlos de Apoquindo stadium and will be directed by the Argentine referee team, with Fernando Rapallini at the helm. (D)