Liga Pro match preview and statistics: Guayaquil City fight El Nacional

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Competition: Ecuador Liga Pro
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 20:45 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Christian Benítez Betancourt (10150 seats)

This match has been long awaited by fans of both sides, as it's the first Liga Pro game of the season. Both Guayaquil City and El Nacional are looking for a positive start to their campaigns.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

This pitch has artifical turf, which is not El Nacional's usual surface at their own ground. When playing on artifical turf El Nacional have performed like this: Played three matches resulting in 2 wins, 0 draws and 1 defeat with the goal stats 3-6 (scored/conceded).

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Guayaquil City form and stats

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Guayaquil as they are travelling to their away game against Mushuc Runa in the Liga Pro. That match is four days after this one.

Last season, Guayaquil City's league statistics were 8 wins, 7 draws and 15 losses, resulting in a 12th position in the Liga Pro. Over these 30 matches they scored 35 goals and conceded 48. Playing at home last season Guayaquil City managed 6-4-5 (win-draw-lost) with 20 goals and 17 conceded.

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El Nacional form and stats

After this away game El Nacional return home for a Liga Pro game against Orense. That game is only four sleeps after this.

Let's have a look at how El Nacional performed last season in the Liga Pro: They landed a 9th position in the league table after playing out 13 victories, 6 draws and 11 defeats. In total they scored 41 and conceded 34 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 7 - drew 3 and lost 5 with 21/17 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last eight matches): Guayaquil City two wins, zero draws and El Nacional six victories. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Guayaquil CityM. Hoyos
M. Hoyos
4 goals
El NacionalL. Congo Minda
L. Congo Minda
4 goals
Guayaquil CityG. Mastriani Borges
G. Mastriani Borges
3 goals

Guayaquil City missing players

El Nacional missing players

Guayaquil City El Nacional
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
12 5 2 Played P 0 5 12
3 2 1 Won W 0 0 3
3 2 1 Drew D 0 2 3
6 1 0 Lost L 0 3 6
13 8 2 Scored S 0 3 13
20 6 1 Conceded C 0 7 20
92% 80% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
83% 80% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 80% 83%
58% 60% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 20% 50%
33% 40% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 17%
8% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 17%
67% 80% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 60% 67%
8% 20% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
33% 20% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 40% 33%
 
3.7 3 1.5 Corners for (avg) C F 0 5.4 5
5.4 5.2 6.5 Corners against (avg) C A 0 4.4 4.5
2.6 3.2 3.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 3.6 2.9
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
91 47 9 Total Shots T S 0 42 117
52 25 5 Shots on Target S O 0 19 45
25% 32% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 16% 29%
Key stats in Liga Pro this season:
  • El Nacional have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • El Nacional have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • El Nacional have yet to win a game away.
  • El Nacional haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Guayaquil City have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Guayaquil City have scored at least twice as many goals at home as El Nacional have scored away.
  • Guayaquil City have won significantly less corners at home than away.

  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 Macara 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 Catolica 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.