Chile vs Ecuador Kickoff Time, TV channel, live stream, Match Preview FIFA 2018 Qualifiers

Chile vs Ecuador Kickoff Time, TV channel, live stream, Match Preview FIFA 2018 Qualifiers: The world qualifier match between Chile and Ecuador is to be held on 6th October 2017 at the Estadio Monumental David Arellano (Santiago de Chile). The match would be telecasted live on Sky Sports' Main Event, with the broadcast starting from 5:00 AM IST. Viewers can even access online streaming options such as the SkyGo app.

Chile vs Ecuador Kickoff Time, TV channel, live stream

Chile vs Ecuador Kickoff Time, TV channel, live stream

Match Date/Time: Thursday, 4:30 p.m. ET, 5:30 p.m. local

Venue: Estadio Monumental David Arellano, Santiago, Chile

TV: Fox Sports 1 (Chile), Gamavision, TC Television (Ecuador)

Online: beIN Sports Connect (U.S.), Fox Play Latin America (Chile, Ecuador)

Chile vs Ecuador Team News

Chile Team News: Juan Antonio Pizzi has faced no major problems in dealing that will make him change his team for such big set of matches.  He has decided to leave out veteran midfielder Marcelo Diaz, however, along with winger Fabian Orellana.

After 7 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses, this team is currently in the 5th place with a total of 23 points earned. In the last game, they lost by (1-0) out against Bolivia. This is a team that is strangely affected by the home factor. They are stronger when they play with the support of their fans. There has been one period in the last eight home games for all competitions, where they suffered 3 of their 8 goals between the minutes.

Ecuador Team News: Ecuador team is technically not out of the competition yet, so they should also be looking to field a strong team in this match. Striker Felipe Caicedo, Ecuador's top scorer, is their most threatening player going forward today. After 6 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses, this team is currently in 8th place with 20 points. For this world cup, the team has not won any of the last 6 games outside of their home stadium. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but their attack has regularly scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition.

Chile vs Ecuador Match Preview:

This match is Chile’s to win as they have a remarkable home record in World Cup qualification games versus Ecuador. Further, Ecuador’s poor performance away from their home stadium further strengthens this view.

Chile have won 4 of their last 5 World Cup Qualifiers at home, with over 2.5 goals scored in all of these (one 3-0 win, one 2-1 win, and two 3-1 wins). Ecuador have lost 5 of their last 6 World cup Qualifiers on their travels, with over 2.5 goals scored in 4 of these (one 3-1 defeat and three 2-1 defeats).