2015 Paraguayan Primera División season

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Primera División
Season 2015
Champions Apertura: Cerro Porteño (31st title)
Clausura: Olimpia (40th title)
2014
2016

The 2015 División Profesional season (officially the 2015 Copa TIGO- Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons) is the 81st season of top-flight professional football in Paraguay.

Teams[edit]

Stadia and location[edit]

Locations of the 2015 Primera División teams
Team Manager Home city Stadium Capacity
Cerro Porteño Paraguay Roberto Torres Asunción General Pablo Rojas 32,000
Capiatá Paraguay Humberto García Capiatá Capiatá 6,000
Guaraní Spain Fernando Jubero Asunción Rogelio Livieres 6,000
General Díaz Argentina Mario Jara Luque General Adrián Jara 3,500
Libertad Paraguay Pedro Sarabia Asunción Dr. Nicolás Leoz 10,000
Nacional Switzerland Daniel Raschle Asunción Arsenio Erico 4,000
Olimpia Paraguay Francisco Arce Asunción Manuel Ferreira 15,000
Rubio Ñu Paraguay Alicio Solalinde Asunción La Arboleda 5,000
San Lorenzo Paraguay Pablo Caballero San Lorenzo Gunther Vogel 5,000
Santaní Paraguay Félix Darío León San Estanislao Juan José Vázquez 8,000
Sol de América Paraguay Mario Jacquet Villa Elisa Luis Alfonso Giagni 5,000
Sportivo Luqueño Uruguay Eduardo Rivera Luque Feliciano Cáceres 25,000

Torneo Apertura[edit]

The Campeonato de Apertura, also the Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, was the 112º official championship of the Primera División, called "Lic. Juan Ángel Napout", and is the first championship of the 2015 season. It began on January 30 and ended on May 31.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Cerro Porteño 22 16 4 2 41 19 +22 52 2016 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Guaraní 22 15 2 5 40 26 +14 47
3 Libertad 22 10 8 4 30 23 +7 38
4 Olimpia 22 9 8 5 32 22 +10 35
5 Sportivo Luqueño 22 10 4 8 35 29 +6 34
6 Sol de América 22 8 7 7 26 26 0 31
7 Rubio Ñu 22 6 8 8 34 36 −2 26
8 Nacional 22 5 7 10 28 37 −9 22
9 Santaní 22 4 9 9 27 33 −6 21
10 General Díaz 22 5 6 11 26 32 −6 21
11 Capiatá 22 5 6 11 29 41 −12 21
12 San Lorenzo 22 2 5 15 24 48 −24 11
Updated to match(es) played on May 31, 2015. 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

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Torneo Clausura[edit]

The Campeonato de Clausura, also the Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, is the 113º official championship of the Primera División, called "Luis Óscar Giagni", and is the last championship of the 2015 season. It began on July 4 and ended on December 6.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Olimpia 22 13 5 4 40 22 +18 44 2016 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Cerro Porteño 22 14 2 6 32 23 +9 44
3 Guaraní 22 12 3 7 52 29 +23 39
4 Libertad 22 9 11 2 35 23 +12 38
5 Capiatá 22 9 6 7 31 34 −3 33
6 Sol de América 22 7 5 10 35 35 0 26
7 Santaní 22 7 5 10 29 37 −8 26
8 General Díaz 22 6 6 10 18 35 −17 24
9 Sportivo Luqueño 22 6 5 11 39 43 −4 23
10 Rubio Ñu 22 5 7 10 22 29 −7 22
11 San Lorenzo 22 5 7 10 29 38 −9 22
12 Nacional 22 5 6 11 21 35 −14 21
Updated to match(es) played on December 5, 2015. 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

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Clausura play-off[edit]

Because Olimpia and Cerro Porteño tied with 44 points, a title play-off on neutral ground was played as the tournament rules specify.

Clausura play-off
Cerro Porteño 1–2 Olimpia

Aggregate table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Cerro Porteño 44 30 6 8 73 42 +31 96 2016 Copa Libertadores Second Stage and 2016 Copa Sudamericana First Stage
2 Guaraní 44 27 5 12 92 55 +37 86 2016 Copa Libertadores First Stage
3 Olimpia 44 22 13 9 72 44 +28 79 2016 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
4 Libertad 44 19 19 6 65 46 +19 76 2016 Copa Sudamericana First Stage
6 Sol de América 44 15 12 17 61 61 0 57[a]
5 Sportivo Luqueño 44 16 9 19 74 72 +2 57[a]
7 Capiatá 44 14 12 18 60 75 −15 54
8 Rubio Ñú 44 11 15 18 56 65 −9 48
9 Santaní 44 11 14 19 56 70 −14 47
10 General Díaz 44 11 12 21 44 67 −23 45
11 Nacional 44 10 13 21 49 72 −23 43
12 San Lorenzo 44 7 12 25 53 86 −33 33
Updated to match(es) played on December 2015. Source:
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
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Positions decided by draw, as both clubs agreed to not play the extra playoff game.[3]

Relegation[edit]

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

Pos
Team
2012
Pts
2013
Pts
2014
Pts
Total
Pts
Total
Pld
Avg Relegation
1 Cerro Porteño 87 75 96 258 132 1.9545
2 Guaraní 77 87 86 250 132 1.8939
3 Libertad 75 96 76 247 132 1.8712
4 Olimpia 55 63 79 197 132 1.4924
5 Nacional 79 62 43 184 132 1.3939
6 Sportivo Luqueño 54 63 57 174 132 1.3182
7 Capiatá 65 47 54 166 88 1.2576
8 Sol de América 46 55 57 158 132 1.197
9 General Díaz 61 48 45 154 132 1.1667
10 Rubio Ñu 50 50 48 148 132 1.1212
11 Santaní 47 47 44 1.0682 Relegated to the División Intermedia
12 San Lorenzo 33 33 44 0.75

Source: D10 Paraguay

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