In the fifth round of the South American World Cup qualifiers, Ecuador and Venezuela faced each other in a match that ended in a goalless draw. The match took place at the Monumental de Maturín stadium, where Vinotinto and Tricolor ended up sharing the points. With this score, the Venezuelan team reached 8 points in five rounds, while the Ecuadorian team remains with 5 points. Next Tuesday, both face Peru and Chile, respectively.
Venezuela x Ecuador – Final result
Lineups confirmed for Venezuela x Ecuador
- Venezuela: Rafael Romo; Alexander González, Wilker Ángel, Christian Makoun, Miguel Navarro; Cristian Cásseres Jr., José Andrés Martínez, Yangel Herrera; Samuel Sosa, Salomón Rondón, Yeferson Soteldo.
- Ecuador: Alexander Dominguez; Piero Hincapie, Willian Pacho, Félix Torres Caicedo, Angelo Preciado; Moisés Caicedo, Alan Franco Palm; Junior Sornoza, José Cifuentes, Kendry Paez; Kevin Rodriguez.
Venezuela x Ecuador: day, time, TV and location
- Event: South American qualifiers towards the 2026 World Cup
- Date: 11/16/2023
- Time: 5pm (Ecuador), 6pm (Venezuela), 5pm (ET), 2pm (PT)
- Location: Maturín Monumental Stadium
- Broadcast: Televen, Simple TV, ByM Sport, TVES, DSPORTS, DGO, El Canal del Fútbol, Fanatiz, Telemundo
What time did Venezuela x Ecuador play in the Qualifiers?
|Mexico||Venezuela x Ecuador It was played at 4pm.|
|United States (ET)||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 5pm.|
|Colombia||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 5pm.|
|Peru||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 5pm.|
|Ecuador||Venezuela x Ecuador It was played at 5pm.|
|Panama||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 5pm.|
|Puerto Rico||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 6pm.|
|Cuba||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 6pm.|
|Dominican Republic||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 6pm.|
|Bolivia||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 6pm.|
|Venezuela||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 6pm.|
|Argentina||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 7pm.|
|Uruguay||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 7pm.|
|Paraguay||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 7pm.|
|Chile||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 7pm.|
|Brazil||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 7pm.|
|Spain||Venezuela x Ecuador was played at 11pm.|
Times to watch Ecuador x Venezuela in the United States
|Time||United States cities|
|5pm ET (UTC-5) – Eastern Time||West Virginia, Velmont, Tennessee (EST), South Carolina, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Michigan (EST), Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Kentucky (EST), Indiana (EST), Georgia, Florida (EST), District of Columbia, Delaware and Connecticut.|
|4:00 pm CT (UTC-6) – Central Time||Wisconsin, Texas (most states), Tennessee (CST), South Dakota (CST), Oklahoma, North Dakota (CST), Nebraska (CST), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Michigan (CST), Kentucky (CST ), Kansas (CST), Iowa, Indiana (CST), Illinois, Florida (CST), Arkansas and Alabama.|
|15:00 MT (UTC-7) – Mountain Time||Wyoming, Utah, Texas (El Paso and Hudspeth), South Dakota (MST), Oregon (MST), North Dakota (MST), New Mexico, Nevada (MST), Nebraska (MST), Montana, Kansas (MST) , Idaho (MST), Colorado and Arizona.|
|2:00 pm PT (UTC-8) – Pacific Time||Washington, Oregon (PST), New Hampshire, Nevada (PST), Idaho (PST), and California.|
After the match, on Tuesday next week, exactly on November 21st, the Ecuadorian team must host Chile’s counterpart for the sixth round of the 2026 Qualifiers, starting at 6:30 pm. (Quito). In turn, Venezuela will travel to Lima to face Peru in the second Vinotinto duel on this double date, on the same day from 10pm (Caracas).
How did Venezuela get to the game against Ecuador in the Qualifiers?
Venezuela had a very productive month of October, they are excited, first they achieved a historic victory by rescuing the 1-1 draw at Brazil’s home in the 85th minute with a goal from Eduardo Bello, then that emotional injection led them to score 3-0 for Chile with goals from Yeferson Soteldo, Salomón Rondón and Darwin Machis, they hope to continue like this.
La Vinotinto is fourth in the standings with seven units, achieving a record of two wins, one draw and zero defeats, for them it is a priority to remain undefeated to continue their dream of a World Cup for the first time in their history. The promising start made Fernando Batista’s team fight game after game.
|1||Barranquilla||Colombia 1-0 Venezuela|
|two||Maturín||Venezuela 1-0 Paraguay|
|3||Cuiabá||Brazil 1-1 Venezuela|
|4||Maturín||Venezuela 3-0 Chile|
How did Ecuador get to the game against Venezuela in the Qualifiers?
Ecuador on dates 3 and 4 achieved a 1-2 victory over Bolivia for the first time, although it was later left with a bitter taste after a goalless draw with Colombia.
Tricolor is sixth with four points, remembering that they already lost in their debut against Argentina and although in the second round they beat Uruguay 2-1, these points were forced to pay the penalty for having started with -3 due to the resolution of the Byron Castelo case.
|1||good air||Argentina 1 – Ecuador 0|
|two||Quito||Ecuador 2 – Uruguay 1|
|3||Peace||Bolivia 1 – Ecuador 2|
|4||Quito||Ecuador 0 – Colombia 0|
Where was the Venezuela x Ecuador qualifier game played?
The 5th round match of the Conmebol 2026 Qualifiers was played at the Monumental Stadium in Maturín, Vinotinto’s headquarters in the tournament and which replaced the General Anzoátegui stadium, in Puerto La Cruz, and the Metropolitano in Mérida.
“The jewel of the east”, as the stadium is known, has a capacity for 52 thousand spectators and was opened in 2007 for the Copa América in Venezuela in the same year.