• This will be the first World Cup meeting between Honduras and Ecuador.
  • Ecuador are unbeaten in their last three meetings with Honduras, all in friendlies (W1 D2). Honduras' last win came on the 12th September 2007 (2-1).
  • Ecuador forward Jaime Ayovi has scored three goals in his last two games against Honduras.
  • Current Ecuador head-coach Reinaldo Rueda was in charge of Honduras at the 2010 World Cup, a tournament during which the Central American side failed to score (D1 L2).
  • Current Honduras head-coach Luis Fernando Suarez was in charge of Ecuador at the 2006 World Cup, where he took La Tri to the last 16, the country's best ever performance in the tournament.
  • Honduras have failed to score in their last five World Cup games and they are still waiting for a win at the World Cup (D3 L4).
  • Honduras finished their opening game with just 29.2% possession; their worst return from a World Cup match.
  • Ecuador have gone six matches in all competitions without keeping a clean sheet.
  • Enner Valencia has scored in each of his last five appearances for Ecuador.
  • None of Ecuador's eight World Cup games have finished as a draw (W3 L5).