Swansea City winger Jefferson Montero has joined former club Emelec on a sub-loan from Spanish side Getafe for the remainder of the season.
Colombia's Santa Fe and The Strongest of Bolivia go head-to-head while other clubs need help to make the knockout rounds of the Copa Libertadores.
There are some huge Copa Libertadores matches coming up in the next few days. These are the five worth paying attention to, writes Tim Vickery.
Ecuadorian football is on the rise and the country's league play continues to grow with tons of exciting rivalries.
LDU Quito beat reigning Ecuadoran champions Emelec 2-1 with a 93rd-minute winner after an error by goalkeeper Esteban Dreer.
Emelec lost 1-0 to Barcelona in the latest installment of the country's biggest local rivalry, the "shipyard derby" in the port city of Guayaquil.