Ecuador vs Venezuela Player Ratings

Ecuador vs Venezuela Player Ratings as Venezuela displays an inspiring comeback in California

Venezuela came from behind when facing Ecuador at Levi’s Stadium, in California. But the struggle to get the result was not easy as they got conceded first. Ecuador on the other hand, managed to take the lead first despite playing with 10 men since the 22nd minute after Enner Valencia was sent off.

Two substitution players Jhonder Cadiz and Eduard Bello saved the day with their goals in 10 minutes to each other. Cadiz put Venezuela on level following his goal in the 64th minute and Bello sealed the victory 10 minutes later.

Ecuador National Football Team Player Ratings vs Venezuela


Alexander Domininguez (6.3/10)
Made a small amount of saves and couldn’t be there when his team needed him the most.


Ángelo Preciado (6/10)
Operating down the right flank to create chances for Ecuador apart from cutting attacks from there.

Félix Torres (6.8/10)
Always stayed at the back to guard his area, making sure that everything was sorted out. Including making five clearances and other defending attempts such as interception and tackle.

Willian Pacho (6.9/10)
Showed a decent partnership alongside Torres to always stay in the area, going out only when it was needed. But poor defending in crucial times cost his team a lot.

Piero Hincapié (7/10)
Winning tackles and duels, he helped Ecuador to create chances throughout the game.


Alan Franco (6.5/10)
Distributed passes to his teammates from the midfield and executing shots for himself frequently.

Moisés Caicedo (7.3/10)
Pretty outstanding in the midfield for Ecuador, the Chelsea midfielder managed to deliver multiple long passes and winning some duels.

Kendry Páez (6.5/10)
Actively involved in Ecuador’s attacking scheme from the midfield.


John Yeboah (6.5/10)
Made changes from another side of the pitch, but his shot attempt was blocked.

Jeremy Sarmiento (7.4/10)
Actively running back-and-forth down the left flank of Ecuador, leading to a goal he scored by himself.

Enner Valencia (3.8/10)
Made an early red card before the game even reached 30 minutes of playing.


Kevin Rodriguez (6.8/10)
Put on a quite significant performance when his team was down to 10 men, including involvement in Ecuador’s first goal.

Carlos Gruezo (6.1/10)
Replacing the goal scorer Sarmiento with an expectation of helping Ecuador to regain control of the game which he failed.

Alan Minda (6.5/10)
Made an impressive performance despite only appearing for 11 minutes and failed to save his team from losing.

Jordy Caicedo (6.6/10)
Sending a 100 percent ball distribution during his 11-minute appearance on the pitch.

Manager – Félix Sánchez (6.8)
Things went south in the second half as Venezuela intensified the attack which opened the path to their two goals.

Venezuela National Football Team Player Ratings vs Ecuador


Rafael Romo (7.4/10)
Facing the game with a high intensity, saving several chances for Venezuela.


Miguel Navarro (7/10)
Heavily involved in battles on the left flank with duels and clearances to keep his area clean.

Yordan Osorio (6.8/10)
Showed consistency throughout the game, guarding the defending line in a calm manner despite conceding one.

Nahuel Ferraresi (7.2/10)
Leading the backline properly, cutting passes from a high defensive line to prevent Ecuador from scoring more goals.

Alexander González (6.6/10)
Provided crosses and long balls for the front liners to create opportunity.


Yangel Herrera (6.9/10)
Played his role in the midfield really well with duels won and passes intercepted before reaching its destination.

José Martínez (7/10)
Dictating the midfield with 95 percent of successful pass rate, got his own shot blocked.

Cristian Cásseres Jr. (6.4/10)
Touched the ball 19 times in the first half but showed no significant contribution, leading to being replaced on the break.


Yeferson Soteldo (7/10)
His cross in the second half caused scrimmage in the opponents’ boxand led to Venezuela’s second goal of the game.

Darwin Machís (6.4/10)
Showed a good pairing with Rondon at the front to give threats for Ecuador defenders.

Salomón Rondón (7.5/10)
Despite failing to score for himself, his contribution at the front was good including one assist and multiple shots.


Eduard Bello (7.4/10)
Put Venezuela ahead for the first time in the game after slotting the rebound ball.

Jhonder Cadiz (7.3/10)
Came in the second half, Cadiz put Venezuela levelled following his low drive into the bottom-left corner.

Jefferson Savarino (6.3/10)
Maintain the pressure for Ecuador which leading to his team managed to keep the lead until the final whistle.

Eric Ramirez (6.9/10)
Delivering one shot on target during his 12-minute appearance on the pitch.

Tomas Rincon (N/A)
Made only one minute appearance and one touch before the game ended

Manager – Fernando Batista (7/10)
Brilliant decision to put both Cadiz and Bello on in the second half, leading to both players scoring to save Venezuela.

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