2014 Paraguayan Primera División season

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Primera División
Season 2014
Champions Apertura: Libertad (17th title)
Clausura:
Copa Libertadores Libertad
2013
2015

The 2014 División Profesional season (officially the 2014 Copa TIGO- Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons) was the 80th season of top-flight professional football in Paraguay.

Teams[edit]

Locations of the 2014 Primera División teams
Team Home city Stadium Capacity
3 de Febrero Ciudad del Este Antonio Aranda 28,000
12 de Octubre Itauguá Juan Canuto Pettengill 8,000
Cerro Porteño Asunción General Pablo Rojas 32,000
Deportivo Capiatá Capiatá Capiatá 6,000
Guaraní Asunción Rogelio Livieres 6,000
General Díaz Luque General Adrián Jara 3,500
Libertad Asunción Dr. Nicolás Leoz 10,000
Nacional Asunción Arsenio Erico 4,000
Olimpia Asunción Manuel Ferreira 15,000
Rubio Ñu Asunción La Arboleda 5,000
Sol de América Villa Elisa Luis Alfonso Giagni 5,000
Sportivo Luqueño Luque Feliciano Cáceres 25,000

Torneo Apertura[edit]

The Campeonato de Apertura, also the Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, was the 110º official championship of the Primera División, called "Dr. Nicolás Leoz, Centenario del club 12 de Octubre", and is the first championship of the 2014 season. It began on February 14 and will end on June 29.

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Libertad 22 15 5 2 41 17 +24 50 2015 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Guaraní 22 14 4 4 56 31 +25 46
3 Olimpia 22 9 6 7 32 26 +6 33
4 Cerro Porteño 22 8 7 7 49 38 +11 31
5 Sol de América 22 7 10 5 36 31 +5 31
6 Rubio Ñu 22 8 6 8 38 37 +1 30
7 Nacional 22 8 6 8 26 27 −1 30
8 Sportivo Luqueño 22 6 10 6 23 25 −2 28
9 Deportivo Capiatá 22 6 8 8 22 37 −15 26
10 General Díaz 22 4 7 11 19 34 −15 19
11 12 de Octubre 22 2 9 11 21 38 −17 15
12 3 de Febrero 22 2 8 12 22 44 −22 14

Updated to games played on June 19, 2014.
Source: APF
Rules for classification: 1st points. If two teams are tied on points, a playoff game will be held to break the tie. If more than two clubs are tied on points, the following will be used as a tiebreaker: 1st goal difference; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away-goals scored; 4th draw of lots
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] 3DF 12O CER CAP GDI GUA LIB NAC OLI RÑU SOL SPL
3 de Febrero 3–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–5 1–1 0–1 0–2
12 de Octubre 1–1 1–3 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–3 0–3 1–1
Cerro Porteño 2–1 4–1 7–0 2–1 5–5 4–0 0–1 2–2 1–4 6–3 0–0
Deportivo Capiatá 2–2 2–2 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–5 2–1 2–0 4–0 0–0 1–1
General Díaz 2–3 1–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–1 2–0 1–3 1–1 2–1 0–1
Guaraní 2–1 2–1 3–0 6–0 2–0 2–4 0–4 2–1 2–2 3–1 1–0
Libertad 4–1 1–0 3–1 0–0 5–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 3–2
Nacional 0–0 1–0 2–1 3–1 0–0 2–6 1–1 0–2 0–1 2–1 3–0
Olimpia 3–2 1–1 0–2 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 3–0 1–1 1–1
Rubio Ñu 5–1 1–2 3–3 1–0 4–0 1–4 0–1 4–1 2–1 0–2 1–4
Sol de América 1–1 1–1 4–4 3–0 4–2 0–4 1–1 1–1 3–0 2–2 0–0
Sportivo Luqueño 3–2 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–4 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–3

Updated to games played on 19 Jun 2014.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Team Goals
1 Uruguay Hernán Rodrigo López Libertad 19 (5)
Paraguay Christian Ovelar Sol de América 19 (6)
3 Paraguay Jorge Benítez Guaraní 17
4 Paraguay Fernando Fernández Guaraní 14

Source: Soccerway

Torneo Clausura[edit]

The Campeonato de Clausura, also the Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, will be the 111º official championship of the Primera División, and was the second championship of the 2014 season.

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Cerro Porteño 19 11 5 3 40 19 +21 38 2015 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Libertad 19 11 4 4 37 18 +19 37
3 Guaraní 19 9 5 5 37 25 +12 32
4 Sportivo Luqueño 19 8 7 4 23 22 +1 31
5 Nacional 19 9 4 6 18 17 +1 31
6 Olimpia 19 8 5 6 25 17 +8 29
7 Sol de América 19 6 5 8 24 29 −5 23
8 General Díaz 19 6 5 8 20 28 −8 23
9 3 de Febrero 19 6 4 9 20 29 −9 22
10 Deportivo Capiatá 19 5 4 10 21 32 −11 19
11 12 de Octubre 19 4 3 12 22 35 −13 15
12 Rubio Ñú 19 2 7 10 16 32 −16 13

Updated to games played on 20 November 2014.
Source: APF
Rules for classification: 1st points. If two teams are tied on points, a playoff game will be held to break the tie. If more than two clubs are tied on points, the following will be used as a tiebreaker: 1st goal difference; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away-goals scored; 4th draw of lots
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] 3DF 12O CER CAP GDI GUA LIB NAC OLI RÑU SOL SPL
3 de Febrero 0–2 0–5 2–1 2–0 2–1 1–3 0–0 1–1 0–1
12 de Octubre 1–1 0–2 2–3 3–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–4 0–1
Cerro Porteño 2–0 4–2 1–0 3–1 1–4 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 4–0
Deportivo Capiatá 2–3 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–3 0–3 2–0 1–1 1–3
General Díaz 1–0 1–0 3–2 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 1–2
Guaraní 2–3 2–1 3–4 4–1 5–1 0–0 0–0 3–0 2–0
Libertad 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–1 6–0 4–1 0–0 3–1 5–1 3–0
Nacional 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–3 2–0 0–1 0–2 2–1 2–1
Olimpia 0–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–2 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–1
Rubio Ñu 3–1 0–4 3–0 1–1 1–3 0–3 1–2 0–2 1–1 2–2
Sol de América 3–2 2–3 1–1 0–1 3–1 2–3 1–0 1–2 1–0 2–0
Sportivo Luqueño 2–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–0

Updated to games played on 20 November 2014.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Team Goals
1 Paraguay Fernando Fernández Guaraní 12
2 Paraguay Christian Ovelar Olimpia 9 (1)
3 Paraguay Gustavo Santa Cruz 12 de Octubre 8
Paraguay Sergio Díaz Cerro Porteño 8

Relegation[edit]

Relegations is determined at the end of the season by computing an average (Spanish: promedio) of the number of points earned per game over the past three seasons. The two teams with the lowest average is relegated to the División Intermedia for the following season.

Pos
Team
2012
Pts
2013
Pts
2014
Pts
Total
Pts
Total
Pld
Avg Relegation
1 Libertad 91 75 87 253 129 1.9612
2 Cerro Porteño 86 87 66 239 128 1.8672
3 Guaraní 73 77 78 228 128 1.7813
4 Nacional 77 79 61 217 129 1.6822
5 Olimpia 79 55 62 196 129 1.5194
6 Sportivo Luqueño 59 54 59 172 129 1.3333
7 Deportivo Capiatá 65 45 110 85 1.2941
8 Sol de América 60 46 54 160 129 1.2403
9 General Díaz 61 42 103 85 1.2118
10 Rubio Ñu 36 50 43 129 129 1
11 3 de Febrero 36 36 41 0.878 Relegated to the División Intermedia
12 12 de Octubre 30 30 41 0.7317

Updated to games played on 12 October 2014.
Source: D10 Paraguay
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]