2007 in Paraguayan football

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The following article presents a summary of the 2007 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 12 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 Sportivo Luqueño 22 14 5 3 45 22 47
2 Cerro Porteño 22 13 4 5 42 18 43
3 Libertad 22 11 7 4 30 16 40
4 Olimpia 22 10 8 4 29 21 38
5 3 de Febrero 22 8 6 8 23 25 30
6 Nacional 22 6 8 8 25 23 26
7 Tacuary 22 7 5 10 20 32 26
8 Trinidense 22 6 6 10 24 39 24
9 Sol de América 22 5 8 9 19 29 23
10 12 de Octubre 22 6 5 11 27 38 23
11 2 de Mayo 22 4 9 9 24 32 21
12 Guaraní 22 3 7 12 26 39 16

Torneo Clausura[edit]

Position Team Played Wins Draws Losses Scored Conceded Points
1 Libertad 22 17 4 1 36 14 55
2 Cerro Porteño 22 15 4 3 52 21 49
3 Olimpia 22 11 5 6 33 23 38
4 Sol de America 22 9 7 6 32 24 34
5 Nacional 22 9 7 6 37 30 34
6 12 de Octubre 22 7 5 10 23 29 26
7 Guaraní 22 6 7 9 24 27 25
8 Tacuary 22 6 7 9 25 29 25
9 Trinidense 22 5 9 8 15 18 24
10 Sportivo Luqueño 22 5 4 13 24 41 19
11 3 de Febrero 22 5 4 13 21 41 19
12 2 de Mayo 22 2 7 13 16 41 13

Championship game playoff[edit]

The national championship game was played between the Apertura and Clausura tournaments winners.




Libertad declared as national champions by aggregate score of 3-1.

Aggregate table[edit]

Team Pts GP W D L GF GA DIFF
  1 Club Libertad 95 44 28 11 5 66 30 +36
  2 Cerro Porteño 92 44 28 8 8 94 39 +55
  3 Olimpia 76 44 21 13 10 62 44 +18
  4 Club Sportivo Luqueño 66 44 19 9 16 69 63 +6
  5 Club Nacional 60 44 15 15 14 62 53 +9
  6 Club Sol de América 57 44 14 15 15 51 53 -2
  7 Tacuary 51 44 13 12 19 45 61 -16
  8 Club 12 de Octubre 49 44 13 10 21 50 67 -17
  9 Club 3 de Febrero 49 44 13 10 21 44 66 -22
  10 Sportivo Trinidense 48 44 11 15 18 39 57 -18
  11 Club Guaraní 41 44 9 14 21 50 66 -16
  12 Club 2 de Mayo 34 44 6 16 22 40 73 -33
Qualified to Copa Libertadores 2008 and Copa Sudamericana 2008
Qualified to Copa Libertadores 2008
Qualified to Copa Sudamericana 2008
Relegated to second division

Relegation / Promotion[edit]

Qualification to international competitions[edit]

Lower divisions results[edit]

Level Tournament Champion
2nd Intermedia Silvio Pettirossi
3rd (G.A. teams) Primera de Ascenso Sport Colombia
3rd (interior teams) UFI Champions Cup Benjamín Aceval (Villa Hayes)

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 2007.

Date Venue Opponents Score Comp Paraguay scorers Report
March 25, 2007 Estadio Universitario
Mexico
 Mexico 2-1 Friendly Santa Cruz Goal 89' [1]
March 28, 2007  Colombia 2-0 Friendly [2]
June 3, 2007  Austria 0-0 Friendly [3]
June 6, 2007 Estadio Azteca
Mexico
 Mexico 1-0 Friendly Cardozo Goal 88' [4]
June 20, 2007  Bolivia 0-0 Friendly [5]
June 28, 2007 Estadio José Pachencho Romero
Maracaibo, Venezuela
 Colombia 5-0 Copa AméricaCopa América 2007 Santa Cruz Goal 30' Goal 46' Goal 80'
Cabañas Goal 84' Goal 88'
Report
July 2, 2007 Estadio Agustín Tovar
Barinas, Venezuela
 United States 1- 3 Copa América 2007 Barreto Goal 29'
Cardozo Goal 56'
Cabañas Goal 90+2'
Report
July 5, 2007 Metropolitano de Fútbol de Lara
Barquisimeto, Venezuela
 Argentina 1-0 Copa América 2007 - Report
July 8, 2007 Estadio Monumental de Maturín,
Maturín, Venezuela
 Mexico 6-0 Copa América 2007 - Report
August 22, 2007  Venezuela 1-1 Friendly [6]
September 8, 2007  Venezuela 3-2 Friendly [7]
September 12, 2007  Colombia 1-0 Friendly [8]
October 13, 2007 Estadio Monumental "U"
Lima, Peru
 Peru 0-0 WCQ 2010 - Report
October 17, 2007 Defensores del Chaco
Asunción, Paraguay
 Uruguay 1 -0 WCQ 2010 Haedo Valdez Goal 14' Report
November 17, 2007 Defensores del Chaco
Asunción, Paraguay
 Ecuador 5-1 WCQ 2010 Haedo Valdez Goal 8'
Riveros Goal 26' Goal 87'
Santa Cruz Goal 50'
Ayala Goal 82'
Report
November 21, 2007 Estadio Nacional de Chile
Santiago, Chile
 Chile 0-3 WCQ 2010 Cabañas Goal 24'
da Silva Goal 45+1' Goal 56'
Report

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