El Nacional vs Mushuc Runa match preview

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Competition: Ecuador Liga Pro
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa (39816 seats)

It's the first game of the new season for El Nacional and Mushuc Runa. The canvas is blank, the possibilities endless.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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El Nacional form and stats

There will be little rest for El Nacional after this match as they are travelling to LDU Quito for a Liga Pro game in only two days.

Last season, El Nacional's league statistics were 13 wins, 6 draws and 11 losses, resulting in a 9th position in the Liga Pro. Over these 30 matches they scored 41 goals and conceded 34. Playing at home last season El Nacional managed 6-3-6 (win-draw-lost) with 20 goals and 17 conceded.

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Mushuc Runa form and stats

A quick return to home after this game, as Mushuc Runa are hosting Aucas in the Liga Pro only two days away.

Let's have a look at how Mushuc Runa performed last season in the Liga Pro: They landed a 13th position in the league table after playing out 8 victories, 6 draws and 16 defeats. In total they scored 36 and conceded 58 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 3 - drew 3 and lost 9 with 13/32 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Mushuc Runa - Nacional 1-1 entered in the official records. As for the last nine games between these two teams, there's six Nacional victories, three draws and zero Mushuc Runa wins. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, seven matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Mushuc RunaJ. Orlando
J. Orlando
5 goals
NacionalL. Congo Minda
L. Congo Minda
4 goals
El NacionalF. Mejía Perlaza
F. Mejía Perlaza
3 goals

El Nacional missing players

Mushuc Runa missing players

El Nacional Mushuc Runa
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
16 8 3 Played P 2 8 16
3 3 1 Won W 0 2 6
5 2 1 Drew D 0 1 3
8 3 1 Lost L 2 5 7
16 12 5 Scored S 1 7 19
27 15 5 Conceded C 7 15 24
94% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
81% 88% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 94%
56% 75% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 50% 50%
19% 38% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 12% 12%
12% 25% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 12% 12%
62% 75% 67% BTTS BTTS 50% 50% 62%
6% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 12% 19%
38% 25% 33% Failed to Score F T 50% 38% 19%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3 2.6 3.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.5 2.1
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 5
 
159 88 39 Total Shots T S 20 68 147
61 30 16 Shots on Target S O 8 26 60
26% 40% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 12% 27% 30%
Key stats in Liga Pro this season:
  • All of Mushuc Runa's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • El Nacional have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • El Nacional have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • El Nacional haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Mushuc Runa have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Mushuc Runa haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Aucas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barcelona 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Delfin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Deportivo Cuenca 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 El Nacional 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Emelec 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Guayaquil City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Independiente del Valle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 LDU Portoviejo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 LDU Quito 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Macará 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mushuc Runa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Olmedo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Orense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Tecnico Universitario 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Universidad Católica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Read more about Liga Pro

The Primera Categoria Serie A, also known as Serie A or Primera A and previously known as the Liga Pro, is the top level football league in Ecuador. The format changes often, but the season generally runs from February to December in multiple stages. At present Serie A has 16 teams.