FIFA World Cup 2022: Valencia is the tournament's joint top goalscorer, along with France's Kylian Mbappe, on three goals from two games
And one consequence of this result is that the host nation, already beaten twice, are the first team to be eliminated from their own World Cup.
FIFA World Cup 2022, Netherlands vs Ecuador Highlights: Ecuador scored early in the second-half to salvage a drawagainst Netherlands in a Group A match at the Khalifa International Stadium.
Netherlands head into their second match of the World Cup against the Ecuador on Friday knowing victory could secure a place in the last 16
Louis van Gaal has confirmed Netherlands will not mirror Germany's mouth-covering protest before their second World Cup group game against Ecuador on Friday
FIFA launched disciplinary proceedings on Tuesday over chants by Ecuador fans during their World Cup opener against hosts Qatar.
The fans in India had a problem in streaming the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup as Jio Cinema kept on buffering. Many users then took to Twitter to slam the platform for not having the best possible streaming for the biggest event in the world.
Ecuador thought they had made a dream start when they silenced the home fans as Valencia headed in, only for the goal to be ruled out by VAR for an offside in the build-up.
FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar vs Ecuador Live: Enner Valencia scored twice in the first-half to give Ecuador a 2-0 at the break against Qatar in the opening match of the FIFA World Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khol
FIFA World Cup, Qatar vs Ecuador: Football fans around the world will be witnessing a thrilling encounter as Qatar take on Ecuador, in the opening clash of the FIFA World Cup 2022
FIFA World Cup 2022, Opening Ceremony: The first game of the prestigious football event will be between the host country Qatar and Ecuador, at 9:30 PM
German legend Jurgen Klinsmann said on Saturday that an underdog could go far in what he is predicting will be a "World Cup of surprises" in Qatar
The World Cup always provides a stage for young players to make a name for themselves and the younger generation will be eagerly awaiting Sunday's start of the latest edition
The Ecuadoran football federation said Tuesday that defender Byron Castillo had been left out of the nation's World Cup squad to avoid further "unfair sanctions" in a dispute over the player's nationality
Ecuador finished fourth in South American World Cup qualifying to secure the last automatic regional berth.
FIFA has launched disciplinary proceedings after Ecuador were alleged to have fielded an ineligible player during their successful qualifying campaign for the Qatar World Cup
World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Argentine captain Lionel Messi didn't seem too pleased as he was forcibly grabbed by a pitch invader who wanted to take a selfie post their match against Ecuador.
Alisson could count himself lucky after a straight red card in the first half, for a high boot on Enner Valencia