Ecuador managed to record a 2-0 victory over the host Qatar in the World Cup football opening match.
This match was held yesterday (20) night at Al-Bayt Stadium in Qatar.
The forward player Enner Valencia was the owner of both goals scored by Ecuador.
This made history as the first time that the host team lost the opening match of a football World Cup tou ament.
3 minutes after the start of the match, the Ecuadorian player Enner Valencia scored a goal, but the referees confirmed that it was not scored correctly by video replay (VAR).
But at the end of 16 minutes, the forward player Enner Valencia managed to convert the penalty kick received by Ecuador into a goal, giving the team the first goal.
After another 15 minutes, Enner Valencia managed to convert a header into a goal, giving the second goal to Ecuador.
Accordingly, at the end of the first half, Ecuador was leading 2-0.
In the second half, the Ecuador team missed several opportunities to score goals.
Accordingly, the match ended with 2-0 goals and Ecuador won.
Foreign media reports stated that sixty thousand spectators came to Al Bayt stadium to watch this match.