2004 in Paraguayan football

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The following article presents a summary of the 2004 football (soccer) season in Paraguay.

First division results[edit]

The first division tournament was divided in two sections: the Apertura and the Clausura and had 10 teams participating in a two round all-play-all system. The team with the most points at the end of the two rounds was crowned as the champion.

Torneo Apertura[edit]

Position Team Played Wins Draws Losses Scored Conceded Points
1 Cerro Porteño 18 12 5 1 31 13 41
2 Libertad 18 11 5 2 44 13 38
3 Tacuary 18 8 4 6 25 13 28
4 Guaraní 18 8 4 6 20 25 28
5 Olimpia 18 6 5 7 21 28 23
6 Nacional 18 5 5 8 19 24 20
7 Sol de América 18 5 4 9 14 24 19
8 12 de Octubre 18 5 3 10 18 28 18
9 Sportivo Luqueño 18 3 8 7 19 30 17
10 Sport Colombia 18 4 3 11 21 34 15

Torneo Clausura[edit]

Position Team Played Wins Draws Losses Scored Conceded Points
1 Cerro Porteño 18 12 2 4 30 13 38
2 Libertad 18 9 4 5 27 22 31
3 Nacional 18 7 6 5 29 24 27
4 Tacuary 18 4 12 2 15 14 24
5 Guaraní 18 5 8 5 21 29 23
6 Sport Colombia 18 5 6 7 22 24 21
7 Sol de América 18 5 5 8 25 27 20
8 Sportivo Luqueño 18 4 8 6 23 29 20
9 12 de Octubre 18 3 9 6 19 22 18
10 Olimpia 18 4 4 10 22 29 16

Championship game playoff[edit]

Since Cerro Porteño won both the Apertura and Clausura tournaments they were declared as the national champions and no playoff game was played.

Relegation / Promotion[edit]

Qualification to international competitions[edit]

Lower divisions results[edit]

Level Tournament Champion
2nd Intermedia 3 de Febrero
3rd (G.A. teams) Primera de Ascenso Silvio Pettirossi
3rd (interior teams) UFI Champions Cup Club Ciudad Nueva (Ciudad del Este)
4th (G.A. teams) Segunda de Ascenso Club 3 de Noviembre

Paraguayan teams in international competitions[edit]

Paraguay national team[edit]

The following table lists all the games played by the Paraguay national football team in official competitions during 2004.

Date Venue Opponents Score Comp Paraguay scorers Report
March 31, 2004 Defensores del Chaco
Asunción, Paraguay
 Brazil 0 - 0 WCQ 2006 - Report
June 1, 2004 Estadio Hernando Siles
La Paz, Bolivia
 Bolivia 2 - 1 WCQ 2006 Cardozo Goal 33' Report
June 6, 2004 Monumental de Núñez
Buenos Aires, Argentina
 Argentina 0 - 0 WCQ 2006 - Report
July 8, 2004 Estadio UNSA
Arequipa, Peru
 Costa Rica 0 - 1 Copa America 2004 Dos Santos Goal 85' (pen.) N/A
July 11, 2004 Estadio UNSA
Arequipa, Peru
 Chile 1 - 1 Copa America 2004 Cristaldo Goal 78' N/A
July 14, 2004 Estadio UNSA
Arequipa, Peru
 Brazil 1 - 2 Copa America 2004 J.V. González Goal 29'
Bareiro Goal 71'
N/A
July 18, 2004 Estadio Jorge Basadre
Tacna, Peru
 Uruguay 1 - 3 Copa America 2004 Gamarra Goal 15' N/A
August 12, 2004 Kaftanzoglio Stadium
Thessaloniki, Greece
 Japan 4 - 3 2004 Olympic Games Giménez Goal 5'
Cardozo Goal 26', Goal 37'
Torres Goal 62'
Report
August 15, 2004 Kaftanzoglio Stadium
Thessaloniki, Greece
 Ghana 1 - 2 2004 Olympic Games Gamarra Goal 76' Report
August 18, 2004 Karaiskaki Stadium
Athens, Greece
 Italy 1 - 0 2004 Olympic Games Bareiro Goal 14' Report
August 21, 2004 Kaftanzoglio Stadium
Thessaloniki, Greece
 South Korea 3 - 2 2004 Olympic Games Bareiro Goal 19', Goal 71'
Cardozo Goal 61'
Report
August 24, 2004 Kaftanzoglio Stadium
Thessaloniki, Greece
 Iraq 1 - 3 2004 Olympic Games Cardozo Goal 17', Goal 34'
BareiroGoal 68'
Report
August 28, 2004 Olympic Stadium
Athens, Greece
 Argentina 1 - 0 2004 Olympic Games - Report
September 5, 2004 Defensores del Chaco
Asunción, Paraguay
 Venezuela 1 - 0 WCQ 2006 Gamarra Goal 52' Report
October 9, 2004 Metropolitano Roberto Melendez
Barranquilla, Colombia
 Colombia 1 - 1 WCQ 2006 Torres Goal 78' Report
October 13, 2004 Defensores del Chaco
Asunción, Paraguay
 Peru 1 - 1 WCQ 2006 Paredes Goal 13' Report
November 17, 2004 Estadio Centenario
Montevideo, Uruguay
 Uruguay 1 - 0 WCQ 2006 - Report

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