World Cup
(L-R) Mamadou Sakho and Enner Valencia
Missed Opportunity
France secured top spot in Group E on Wednesday by getting a 0-0 draw with 10-man Ecuador at the Maracana. Les Bleus, who entered the final match of the group stage with six points from their first two matches... FULL STORY>>
Enner Valencia (L)
Rebound Control
Enner Valencia continued his scoring tear on Friday, bagging a brace to help Ecuador rebound in Group E play with a 2-1 defeat of Honduras at the Arena da Baixada.

Ecuador suffered a last-gasp defeat to Switzerland last time out, and things appeared to be heading further south when Carlo Costly opened the scoring for Los... FULL STORY>>
Haris Seferovic
Last-Minute Loss
Haris Seferovic netted a late winner at the Estadio Nacional on Sunday to lift Switzerland to a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ecuador.

The two nations were expected to challenge for the runner-up position (behind group-favorite France) in Group E, but after Enner Valencia and Admir Mehmedi... FULL STORY>>
Oswaldo Minda (L)
Minda replaces Castillo
Oswaldo Minda has been called up to Ecuador's World Cup team as a replacement for injured midfielder Segundo Castillo.

The 32-year-old Castillo has been capped 81 times for Ecuador, but he will play no part in Brazil after injuring his knee in a friendly against Mexico on May 31. Minda made his international debut for Ecuador in 2008... FULL STORY>>