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Thanks for following along with us for what has been another great game at Brazil 2014. Today's games may be over, but we still have plenty of coverage to bring you on our live World Cup blog, including highlights and a recap of Enner Valencia's two-goal game that gave Ecuador their 2-1 win over Honduras, along with the latest reactions, video highlights, previews of tomorrow's games and much more from Brazil 2014.

20:58
Honduras
HondurasHON
Ecuador
EcuadorECU

Statistics

Ball possession

49%
51%
15Fouls Committed17
9Attempts On Target5
16Shots8
1Total Goals scored2
0Penalties scored0
20:58

Goal Counter

77Goals so far
E. VALENCIA
HON1-2ECU
Latest Scorer
ECU
E. VALENCIA
20:56

ECSTATIC ENNER
Ecuador's No13 is elated after scoring his second goal of the night, which would prove to be the match winner.

20:55

FULL-TIME: The referee sounds the final whistle and the Ecuadorian supporters erupt throughout the Arena da Baixada. Enner Valencia's brace proved to be enough for Ecuador to edge Honduras in yet another end-to-end, wildly entertaining match. The victory for the South Americans makes the final round of Group E clashes all the more interesting with France firmly in the driver's seat, though not guaranteed to qualify for the Round of 16. As it stands, all four teams have the ability to go through, so it will all go down to the wire when the teams meet on Wednesday, 25 June.

20:54
E. VALENCIA
EcuadorECU
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has been elected Man of the Match

90MINUTES PLAYED28TOTAL PASSES2GOALS FOR4SHOTS
20:53
The final whistle sounds.
20:51
90'+A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on J.C. GARCIA (Honduras).
20:50
90'+A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) illegally handles the ball.

NO GOAL: Enner Valencia will have to wait for his hat-trick. Antonio Valencia is whistled for a handball before the counter-attack is sprung, so the ball comes back towards midfield for a Honduran free-kick.

20:50

Ecuador's supporters are on their feet, encouraging La Tri to hold off the Hondurans for just a few more minutes. Their passion is infectious, and the national pride on display is great to see.

20:49
90'+MENDEZ (Ecuador) swings in the corner.
20:49
90'+ ACHILIER (in) comes off the bench to replace MONTERO (out) (Ecuador)
20:49

A minimum of four additional minutes have been added to the second half.

20:47
90'FIGUEROA (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
20:44
86'FIGUEROA (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.

JUST WIDE: Honduras' No3 hits a great shot that looks bound for the top corner, but it swerves away at the last second, but not before scaring Ecuador keeper Dominguez.

20:43
85'VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.
20:43
85'E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) sees his effort hit the target.

Valencia hits a good strike from distance but it is straight at Valladares, who has no trouble handling the shot.

20:42
84'BERNARDEZ (Honduras) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on E. VALENCIA (Ecuador).
20:42

A flurry of changes for both sides just now. Ecuador are bolstering their backline, while Honduras are bringing on some fresh legs to keep pace on the counter attack.

20:41
83' GRUEZO (in) comes off the bench to replace MINDA (out) (Ecuador)
20:40
83' M. CHAVEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace BONIEK (out) (Honduras)
20:40
82' MENDEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace CAICEDO (out) (Ecuador)
20:39
81'MINDA (Ecuador) blocks the shot.
20:39
81'ESPINOZA (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
20:38
80' MONTERO (Ecuador) is yellow carded.

After a scuffle and some pushing and shoving with Montero and Costly, the Ecuador No7 is added to Williams' book.

20:38
80'MONTERO (Ecuador) commits a foul.
20:37

After conceding the second goal, Honduras have had the lions' share of possession but Los Catrachos haven't managed to get a good look on goal to find their equaliser.

20:36
79'ESPINOZA (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.
20:36
20:35
77'M. MARTINEZ (Honduras) swings in the corner.
20:34
76'NOBOA (Ecuador) blocks the shot.

Martinez gets two shots in quick succession but they both fail to make it past the Ecuadorian wall, and his team-mates look a bit frustrated after that.

20:34
76'M. MARTINEZ (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
20:34
76'W. AYOVI (Ecuador) blocks the shot.
20:34
76'M. MARTINEZ (Honduras) hits his free-kick on target.
20:33
75'ERAZO (Ecuador) is penalised after committing a foul.
20:33

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20:32
74'FIGUEROA (Honduras) strikes his free-kick wide.

Honduras line-up another free-kick from quite a ways out. Victor Bernardez came dangerously close from the same area in the first half, but Figueroa's effort is well off the mark.

20:31
73'NOBOA (Ecuador) commits a foul.
20:30
73' E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) is yellow carded.
20:30
72'NOBOA (Ecuador) is penalised after committing a foul.
20:29
71'E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) illegally handles the ball.
20:29
71' M. MARTINEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace GARRIDO (out) (Honduras)
20:28

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
A look at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba

20:27
69'COSTLY (Honduras) commits a foul.

Costly challenges Dominguez and trips over the keeper once they both land.

20:26

The Ecuadorian supporters are ecstatic in the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, and their singing is only getting louder.

20:24
67'A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on FIGUEROA (Honduras).
20:23
65' E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) scores!!

GOAL: Enner Valencia scores his second and puts Ecuador into the lead! Walter Ayovi's free-kick is spot on and finds his Pachua team-mate in the area, who heads home into the corner from six yards out.

20:22
64'BONIEK (Honduras) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MONTERO (Ecuador).

Montero is causing trouble in the corner once again after Erazo's open header is cleared wide, and the Oscar Garcia takes Ecuador's No7 down.

20:21
64'A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) takes a corner kick.
20:20
62'COSTLY (Honduras) is adjudged to be in an offside position.

NO GOAL: Espinoza plays Costly into the area, but the No13 is offside, so his pass to Bengston, who then taps it in, does not count.

20:20
62'NOBOA (Ecuador) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on GARRIDO (Honduras).
20:19
61'ERAZO (Ecuador) sees an effort go off target.

HIGH: Frickson Erazo is the first to get his head on Antonio Valencia's cross but he can't direct it downwards and it soars high over the bar.

20:19
61'A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) swings in the corner.
20:18
60'CLAROS (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.
20:18
60'BONIEK (Honduras) takes a corner kick.
20:17
60'DOMINGUEZ (Ecuador) blocks the shot.

GOOD SAVE: Dominguez gets a hand to deny Jerry Bengtson's quick shot that looked like it might sneak in by the near post.

20:17
60'BENGTSON (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
20:16
59'W. AYOVI (Ecuador) takes a corner kick.
20:16
58'W. AYOVI (Ecuador) swings in the corner.
20:15
57' A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) is booked by the referee.

Ecuador's No16 finds his way into the referee's book with a mistimed challenge that takes down Oscar Garcia.

20:15
57'A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on BONIEK (Honduras).
20:14
56'COSTLY (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
20:13
56'A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on J.C. GARCIA (Honduras).
20:13

There's a good battle in the corner between Honduras' Juan Carlos Garcia and Ecuador's Jefferson Montero. Garcia gets the best of it this time but that's unlikely to be the last time those two meet near the corner.

20:12
54'MONTERO (Ecuador) takes a corner kick.
20:12
54'W. AYOVI (Ecuador) swings in the corner.
20:09

STAT ATTACK:
This is the first time in 20 years both No13’s have scored in the same World Cup match: In the last 16 in 1994, Germany's Rudi Voller and Belgium's Georges Grun scored in the same game. (Germany won 3-2).

20:08
50'ESPINOZA (Honduras) commits a foul.
20:06
48'BERNARDEZ (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.

Enner Valencia does incredibly well to sustain multiple tackles and hold onto the ball. He can't find much space as he looks to cross, but he is ultimately brought down by Honduras' No5.

20:05
47'E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) is ruled offside.
20:04
46'DOMINGUEZ (Ecuador) blocks the shot.

Beckeles gets an early look on goal and his effort is a good one, but Dominguez does well to smother his effort.

20:04
46'BECKELES (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
20:03
46' Before the second half begins J.C. GARCIA (in) comes off the bench to replace EMILIO (out) (Honduras)
20:03
The second half kicks off.

Honduras kick off the second half, and coach Luis Fernando Suarez is making one change to Los Catrachos' side, bringing on Juan Carlos Garcia.

19:59

FIRST-HALF PHOTOS
Take a look at some of the images we put up on Facebook from the first half at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba.

19:57

HALF-TIME READING
HONDURANS WON'T SETTLE FOR JUST HISTORY
"It has been a long road for the players and the coaching staff to get here and we don't want it to end now." Honduras coach Luis Fernando Suarez

19:54

HALF-TIME VIEWING
Ecuador are staying in the small town of Viamao, just outside of Porto Alegre. Meet some of the town's residents and see why La Tri must be loving their Base Camp in Brazil.

19:52

GOAL CELEBRATIONS
Honduras' strike and Ecuador's equaliser were separated by mere minutes, and they both yielded some excellent celebrations!

19:51

HALF-TIME: In an extremely entertaining first 45 minutes, Los Catrachos and La Tri head down the tunnel level after Enner Valencia cancelled out Carlo Costly's superb striker only three minutes later. There have been some feisty challenges, and Williams has done well to keep the game under control, but tempers have a tendency of flaring when these two sides meet, so it will be interesting to see how coch Luis Fernando Suarez and his counterpart Reinaldo Rueda approach their second-half tactics.

19:48

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19:48
Honduras
HondurasHON
Ecuador
EcuadorECU

Statistics

Ball possession

40%
60%
7Fouls Committed6
4Attempts On Target3
6Shots5
1Total Goals scored1
0Penalties scored0
19:48
The referee brings the first half to an end.
19:47
45'+ BENGTSON (Honduras) is cautioned.
19:47
45'+BENGTSON (Honduras) illegally handles the ball.

NO GOAL: Bengtson is booked for a handball after the New England Revolution striker tries to score the rebound with his forearm. The referee is keen to the No11's trick and puts his name in the book.

19:47
45'+COSTLY (Honduras) is denied by the post.
19:46
45'+BONIEK (Honduras) takes a corner kick.
19:45
45'+DOMINGUEZ (Ecuador) blocks the shot.

GREAT SAVE: Dominguez does very well to keep Bernardez's long-range free-kick out. Honduras' No5 did well to keep his effort low and on target, but it was perhaps a bit too straightforward and the LDU Quito keeper is able to punch away.

19:45
45'+BERNARDEZ (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
19:45

A minimum of two minutes of additional time have been added to the first half.

19:44
45'GUAGUA (Ecuador) is penalised after committing a foul.
19:44
19:43

Maynor Figueroa does well to clear the Ecuadorian cross but he heads out for another corner for the South Americans.

19:43
43'W. AYOVI (Ecuador) swings in the corner.
19:41
42'EMILIO (Honduras) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on PAREDES (Ecuador).
19:41
41'MONTERO (Ecuador) takes a corner kick.
19:40
40'COSTLY (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
19:40

STAT ATTACK:
Honduras' last World Cup goal (21 June 1982) was scored 27 days before Carlo Costly was born – his father Allan Anthony Costly played in that match.

19:39
19:39

Two strong Honduran challenges have Ecuador's Juan Carlos Paredes receiving treatment near the touchline

19:37
38'BENGTSON (Honduras) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on PAREDES (Ecuador).
19:37

What an exchange, from one end to the other! Los Catrachos were perhaps still celebrating Costly's strike and let their guard down in the back. Credit to Ecuador to keep the pressure on and find the equaliser in quick fashion.

19:36
36'ESPINOZA (Honduras) commits a foul.
19:33
34' E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) scores!!

GOAL: Enner Valencia taps in at the far post after the ball somehow manages to squeeze through the entire penalty area to equalise. Valladares didn't know much about it as it came through his entire defence, and it looked like Ecuador's No13 was equally surprised to see the ball find him unmarked less than a yard away from goal.

19:30
31' COSTLY (Honduras) scores!!

GOAL: WHAT A STRIKE! Costly takes the long ball down really well after the defender misjudges it, has a look up and fires a half-volley from outside the box, smashing it past a helpless Domniguez.

19:29
30'COSTLY (Honduras) illegally handles the ball.
19:29
29'NOBOA (Ecuador) commits a foul.
19:27
27'BERNARDEZ (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.

JUST WIDE: Bernardez's diving header off the corner kick is a good one, but it misses just wide of the post.

19:27
27'BONIEK (Honduras) swings in the corner.
19:26
27'PAREDES (Ecuador) blocks the shot.
19:26
27'ESPINOZA (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
19:26
26'MONTERO (Ecuador) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CLAROS (Honduras).
19:26

The sides have been evenly matched so far with both teams seeing chances go begging.

19:24

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19:22

Two short corners in quick succession causes brief panic in the Honduran area, but a sliding challenge sees the ball out for another corner.

19:21
22'A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) takes a corner kick.
19:20
21'MONTERO (Ecuador) swings in the corner.
19:20
21'A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) swings in the corner.
19:19
19'E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) sees an effort go off target.

WIDE: Ecuador's No 13 makes a great run to beat the Honduran backline and is clear in on goal but he mishits his shot and is sails high and wide.

19:18
19'MONTERO (Ecuador) is penalised after committing a foul.
19:18

Izaguirre recovers from a poor first touch and hits a long ball to his forwards, but Costly isn't quick enough to it and Dominguez snatches it up without issue.

19:15
15'COSTLY (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.

Honduras build up a good string of possession in Ecuador's half, and in a slightly ambitiously attempt, Honduras' No13 goes for a strike from about 40 yards out but it misses well wide.

19:12

Emilio Izaguirre receives some applause from the crowd after dribbling through several Ecuadorian defenders, but he cannot get past the last man and the attack is thwarted.

19:11
12'E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) commits a foul.
19:08
8'W. AYOVI (Ecuador) sees an effort go off target.
19:08
8'FIGUEROA (Honduras) blocks the shot.
19:08
8'NOBOA (Ecuador) sees his effort hit the target.
19:06
7' BERNARDEZ (Honduras) is yellow carded.

A clumsy challenge by the centre-back leads to the game's first caution and a dangerous free-kick for La Tri.

19:06
7'BERNARDEZ (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
19:06
6'DOMINGUEZ (Ecuador) blocks the shot.
19:06
6'BONIEK (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.

Honduras' No14 makes space for himself with a great first touch off his chest and looks to volley from just outside the area. Garcia hits it well but it's straight at Dominguez.

19:05
6'E. VALENCIA (Ecuador) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on BERNARDEZ (Honduras).
19:04

Ecuador find space down the left side and attack with pace. The cross comes in and it's a dangerous one, but the Honduran backline are able to clear the danger.

19:01
1'VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.
19:01
1'CAICEDO (Ecuador) sees his effort hit the target.
19:01

Ecuador get us underway at the Arena da Baixada.

19:00
1'COSTLY (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
19:00
The match kicks off.

Ecuador kick off in Curitiba

18:59

JUNIOR
The Brazil legend, speaking on Brazilian television, gives his take on the match we're about to see.
“We’re going to see a good game. It’s going to be open. Both teams have to go for it. Ecuador play good football. Honduras need something. I’m looking forward to this.”

18:58

THE LINE-UPS
For Honduras, Oscar Garcia gets his first start at Brazil 2014, coming on for the suspended Wilson Palacios and Jorge Claros replaces Andy Najar, who started in Los Catrachos' 3-0 loss to France, in the starting XI. On Ecuador's side, coach Reinaldo Rueda has given Oswaldo Minda the nod ahead of Carlos Gruezo, who started in La Tri's first match.

18:57

The introduction to Salve Oh Patria plays and the players hold their right hand across their chest and sing, with coach Reinaldo Rueda joining in with the supporters.

18:55

The players step out onto the pitch and the Himno Nacional de Honduras rings out around the stadium in Curitiba. The players grip each other by the shoulders and sing passionately along with their fans.

18:50

Your 11

These are the most-popular line-ups chosen by FIFA.com users.

Honduras
HondurasHON

1 Luis LOPEZ, 2 Osman CHAVEZ, 3 Maynor FIGUEROA, 4 Juan MONTES, 5 Victor BERNARDEZ, 6 Juan Carlos GARCIA, 7 Emilio IZAGUIRRE, 8 Wilson PALACIOS, 9 Jerry PALACIOS, 19 Luis GARRIDO, 11 Jerry BENGTSON

Ecuador
EcuadorECU

1 Maximo BANGUERA, 2 Jorge GUAGUA, 3 Frickson ERAZO, 4 Juan PAREDES, 5 Alex IBARRA, 6 Cristhian NOBOA, 7 Jefferson MONTERO, 8 Edison MENDEZ, 10 Walter AYOVI, 16 Antonio VALENCIA, 11 Felipe CAICEDO

18:45

MIXED EMOTIONS FOR SUAREZ AND RUEDA
Take a look at the intertwined history of tonight's two coaches.
"I only have good things to say about Ecuador. They made me grow as a person.” Honduras coach Luis Fernando Suarez
"I love the people of Honduras very much and the love I have for them will always be there, even though we have a very intense 90 minutes ahead of us.” Ecuador coach Reinaldo Rueda

18:40

Head-to-Head

Honduras
HondurasHON
Ecuador
EcuadorECU
.2Wins3.
.7Draws7.
12Total Goals scored13
18:33

WHAT YOU'RE SAYING
Our FIFA.com Club members have been hitting the message boards to tell us their score predictions. Here are what a couple of users had to say.

BERAKAH

Honduras will climb back into the hunt with a close 2-1 victory.

by BERAKAH
TGAA_Star

Ecuador wins this match by recovering from their opening loss to Switzerland by beating Honduras to stay alive in this group, but then Ecuador in their last game they would have to face France while Switzerland faces Honduras

by TGAA_Star
18:30

ENGLAND REACTION
Current and former England footballers have taken to Twitter to express their disappointment

18:25

COLOURFUL SUPPORT
Honduras and Ecuador will both be well represented in the stands tonight!

18:20

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18:18

MAN IN THE MIDDLE
Tonight's referee is Benjamin Williams, who hails from Australia.

18:17

DID YOU KNOW?
Besides facing European opponents in both of their previous campaigns, Ecuador also played a CONCACAF team, losing 2-1 to Mexico in 2002 and overcoming Costa Rica 3-0 in 2006.

18:15

Both teams make their way out onto the pitch at the Arena da Baixada and receive a warm welcome from the crowd in Curitiba.

18:12

DISCOVER ECUADOR
Learn a little more about La Tri

18:11

DISCOVER HONDURAS
Learn a little more about Los Catrachos

18:10

STAT ATTACK:
Honduras are without a goal in their last five World Cup fixtures, matching the tournament record that Bolivia share with Algeria. La Bicolor have not scored for 480 consecutive minutes of football, which is the third-longest goalless sequence behind Bolivia (517) and Algeria (506).

18:09

HEAD TO HEAD:
The sides drew no fewer than eight of their 13 previous encounters, all of which were friendly games. Honduras have the slightly better record in this fixture, with three victories to two. The pair’s last skirmish was played out in Houston, USA last November and ended 2-2. Ecuador took the lead through Jaime Ayovi before Carlos Costly hit back with a double for Honduras. Finally an 89th–minute equaliser from Enner Valencia salvaged a draw for the South Americans.

18:08

HONDURAS-ECUADOR LINE-UPS
The starting XIs for tonight's final match have been announced!

18:06

INSIDE THE DRESSING ROOM
Take an exclusive look inside the Honduran and Ecuadorian changing rooms.

17:59

BUENAS NOCHES
Hello and welcome to our LIVE match coverage of Friday's final game, where Honduras and Ecuador are preparing to do battle. After witnessing Costa Rica's shock 1-0 win over Italy to send Los Ticos into the Round of 16 for only the second time in history - the Central Americans also punched their ticket to the knockout stages on this day in 1990 - and France's emphatic 5-2 triumph against Switzerland, our attention now shifts to the Arena da Baixada. Follow along as we bring you the latest build-up ahead of kick off and of course the live minute-by-minute coverage once we get underway in Curitiba. #Joinin on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to truly experience a social World Cup.

17:40

Weather

Arena da Baixada, Curitiba

  • Cloudy
  • 13° CTemperature
  • 3 m/sWind
  • 77 %Humidity
17:40
Honduras
HondurasHON
  • 18VALLADARES (GK)(C)
  • 3FIGUEROA
  • 5BERNARDEZ
  • 7EMILIO
  • 11BENGTSON
  • 13COSTLY
  • 14BONIEK
  • 15ESPINOZA
  • 19GARRIDO
  • 20CLAROS
  • 21BECKELES
Ecuador
EcuadorECU
  • 22DOMINGUEZ (GK)
  • 2GUAGUA
  • 3ERAZO
  • 4PAREDES
  • 6NOBOA
  • 7MONTERO
  • 10W. AYOVI
  • 11CAICEDO
  • 13E. VALENCIA
  • 14MINDA
  • 16A. VALENCIA (C)

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