. Ecuador Players In Celebration Mood
2014 World Cup and 2015 COPA America finalists Argentina started their World Cup Qualifier ahead of Russia 2018 on the worst possible note after they were stunned 2-0 at home by a solid Ecuador team.
Missing the services of Superstar Lionel Messi through injury as well as Manchester City Striker Sergio Aguero, Argentina endured a forgettable night as they failed to break down a resolute Ecuador rearguard in Buenos Aires.
Their woes were compounded after Fickson Erazo gave Ecuador the lead in the 81st minute before Espanyol Striker Felipe Caicedo instantly added the second goal inside a minute.
The 2-0 win ensured Ecuador made history by winning for the first time in Argentina as they got their World Cup Qualifying Campaign off to a perfect start.
MATCH-DAY ONE RESULTS:
Colombia 2-0 Peru
Bolivia 0-2 Uruguay
Chile 2-0 Brazil
Argentina 0-2 Ecuador
Venezuela 0-1 Paraguay