Colombia yielded six goals in a World Cup qualifier unexpectedly since 1977 on Tuesday as they went down 6-1 to a magnificent showcase from Ecuador in Quito.
The six goals were the same number of as Ecuador had scored in their past 16 games against their neighbors.
Ecuador, who neglected to meet all requirements for the 2018 World Cup, scored multiple times in the principal half just for a James Rodriguez punishment to cut the deficiency only seconds before halftime.
Colombia, who were beaten 3-0 at home by Uruguay a week ago, battled all through and Gonzalo Plata reestablished Ecuador’s four-objective favorable position a little ways from fulltime just to be demonstrated a subsequent yellow card for his festival.
Pervis Estupinan made it 6-1 in the last moment of the match to guarantee a hopeless day for Colombia.
Ecuador established their place among the early pacesetters in the South American qualifying bunch for Qatar 2022 with nine focuses from their initial four games.
The best four groups in the 10-group South American gathering qualify consequently for the World Cup and the fifth-put side goes into a between territorial season finisher.