2016 Paraguayan Primera División season

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Primera División
Season 2016
Champions Apertura: Libertad (19th title)
Clausura: Guaraní (11th title)
Relegated General Caballero
River Plate
Copa Libertadores Libertad
Guaraní
Olimpia
Deportivo Capiatá
Copa Sudamericana Cerro Porteño
Sol de América
Nacional
Sportivo Luqueño
Top goalscorer Apertura: Brian Montenegro (18 goals)
Clausura: Ernesto Álvarez
Cecilio Domínguez
(14 goals each)
2015
2017

The 2016 División Profesional season (officially the 2016 Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons) was the 82nd season of top-flight professional football in Paraguay.

Teams[edit]

Stadia and location[edit]

Team Manager Home city Stadium Capacity
Cerro Porteño Paraguay Roberto Torres Asunción General Pablo Rojas 32,000
Deportivo Capiatá Paraguay Humberto García Capiatá Lic. Erico Galeano Segovia 10,000
General Caballero Paraguay Aldo Bobadilla Asunción Hugo Bogado Vaceque 5,000
General Díaz Argentina Mario Jara Luque General Adrián Jara 3,500
Guaraní Spain Fernando Jubero Asunción Rogelio Livieres 6,000
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
River Plate Paraguay Gabino Román Asunción River Plate 5,000
Rubio Ñu Paraguay Alicio Solalinde Asunción La Arboleda 5,000
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 113th official championship of the Primera División, called "Abraham Zapag", and the first championship of the 2016 season. It began on January 22 and ended on May 22.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Libertad (C) 22 14 2 6 38 23 +15 44 2017 Copa Libertadores Group Stage
2 Olimpia 22 14 1 7 57 30 +27 43
3 Sol de América 22 9 8 5 41 36 +5 35
4 Guaraní 22 10 5 7 35 31 +4 35
5 Rubio Ñu 22 10 3 9 31 32 −1 33
6 Cerro Porteño 22 9 4 9 40 32 +8 31
7 Deportivo Capiatá 22 8 6 8 42 42 0 30
8 Sportivo Luqueño 22 7 6 9 28 31 −3 27
9 General Caballero 22 7 5 10 36 47 −11 26
10 General Díaz 22 6 6 10 32 44 −12 24
11 Nacional 22 6 5 11 36 42 −6 23
12 River Plate 22 3 7 12 17 43 −26 16
Updated to match(es) played on May 25, 2016. 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 drawing of lots
(C) Champion.

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Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] CEP CAP GCA GEN GUA LIB NAC OLI RIV RUB SOL SLU
Cerro Porteño 3–2 3–0 2–2 3–4 0–1 1–2 1–2 4–0 1–2 1–4 2–1
Deportivo Capiatá 0–2 3–2 2–1 0–2 0–2 2–4 3–5 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–0
General Caballero 2–4 3–7 5–1 0–1 0–2 1–3 2–1 2–3 0–1 1–1 0–0
General Díaz 2–5 2–2 1–3 3–2 1–0 1–1 4–1 3–0 0–2 2–1 2–2
Guaraní 0–0 0–3 1–2 3–0 1–3 1–0 0–2 4–2 3–1 2–1 3–2
Libertad 2–1 4–2 2–2 2–1 0–0 4–3 3–1 3–1 0–1 1–2 1–0
Nacional 1–1 0–1 2–3 1–3 2–1 1–3 2–2 0–0 3–1 0–3 1–1
Olimpia 0–1 1–3 7–1 4–1 3–2 1–0 3–1 3–0 4–1 6–0 2–0
River Plate 0–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–3 0–3 1–4 1–1 0–1
Rubio Ñu 1–0 1–2 1–2 0–0 2–2 2–0 2–1 1–4 1–2 0–2 1–2
Sol de América 2–2 3–2 3–3 3–1 0–0 2–1 4–3 2–1 0–1 1–2 3–3
Sportivo Luqueño 2–1 2–2 0–2 2–0 1–2 0–1 3–2 2–1 2–0 0–2 2–2

Updated to games played on May 25, 2016.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Name Club Goals
1 Paraguay Brian Montenegro Nacional 18
2 Paraguay Santiago Salcedo Libertad 13
3 Paraguay Roberto Gamarra Deportivo Capiatá 12
São Tomé and Príncipe Luís Leal Cerro Porteño 12
Paraguay William Mendieta Olimpia 12
Uruguay Alejandro Silva Olimpia 12

Source: Soccerway

Torneo Clausura[edit]

The Campeonato de Clausura, also the Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, was the 114h official championship of the Primera División, called "Centenario de la Conmebol", and the second championship of the 2016 season. It began on July 8 and ended on December 18.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Guaraní (C) 22 15 3 4 32 19 +13 48 2017 Copa Libertadores Group Stage
2 Olimpia 22 14 5 3 44 22 +22 47
3 Libertad 22 11 6 5 33 22 +11 39
4 Deportivo Capiatá 22 10 7 5 33 25 +8 37
5 Cerro Porteño 22 9 8 5 45 30 +15 35
6 Nacional 22 9 4 9 33 34 −1 31
7 Sol de América 22 7 7 8 32 34 −2 28
8 Sportivo Luqueño 22 6 8 8 19 31 −12 26
9 General Díaz 22 5 7 10 20 28 −8 22
10 General Caballero 22 4 8 10 23 34 −11 20
11 Rubio Ñu 22 3 6 13 15 27 −12 15
12 River Plate 22 3 3 16 25 48 −23 12
Updated to match(es) played on December 18, 2016. Source: APF, Soccerway
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 drawing of lots
(C) Champion.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] CEP CAP GCA GEN GUA LIB NAC OLI RIV RUB SOL SLU
Cerro Porteño 2–1 1–2 2–3 1–3 2–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 1–0 2–2 4–1
Deportivo Capiatá 2–2 3–2 3–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 0–3 1–0 1–1 1–1
General Caballero 1–1 1–2 2–2 0–1 1–5 1–2 2–3 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–1
General Díaz 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–2 1–2 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–1
Guaraní 0–2 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–3 1–0 0–1 2–0 1–0 4–3 2–1
Libertad 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 3–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–2
Nacional 1–6 2–2 4–1 1–2 1–1 1–2 3–4 2–0 3–1 2–1 1–2
Olimpia 4–2 4–0 0–0 3–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 5–3 3–1 1–0 4–1
River Plate 2–3 2–4 1–1 0–0 0–2 2–0 2–3 0–2 0–2 2–4 0–2
Rubio Ñu 0–4 0–1 0–1 0–2 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 5–1 1–1 0–0
Sol de América 3–2 0–3 1–1 0–1 3–0 4–2 0–1 2–1 2–6 1–0 1–1
Sportivo Luqueño 0–0 0–4 2–2 1–1 0–3 0–2 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–2 0–0

Updated to games played on December 18, 2016.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Name Club Goals
1 Paraguay Ernesto Álvarez Sol de América 14
Paraguay Cecilio Domínguez Cerro Porteño 14
3 Paraguay Santiago Salcedo Libertad 13
4 Paraguay Néstor Camacho Guaraní 12
5 Paraguay Osmar Leguizamón General Caballero 10
Paraguay William Mendieta Olimpia 10

Source: Soccerway

Aggregate table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Olimpia 44 28 6 10 101 52 +49 90 2017 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Libertad 44 25 8 11 71 45 +26 83 2017 Copa Libertadores Group Stage
3 Guaraní 44 25 8 11 67 50 +17 83
4 Deportivo Capiatá 44 18 13 13 75 67 +8 67 2017 Copa Libertadores First Stage
5 Cerro Porteño 44 18 12 14 85 62 +23 66 2017 Copa Sudamericana First Stage
6 Sol de América 44 16 15 13 73 70 +3 63
7 Nacional 44 15 9 20 69 76 −7 54
8 Sportivo Luqueño 44 13 14 17 47 62 −15 53
9 Rubio Ñu 44 13 9 22 46 59 −13 48
10 General Díaz 44 11 13 20 52 72 −20 46
11 General Caballero 44 11 13 20 59 81 −22 46
12 River Plate 44 6 10 28 42 91 −49 28
Updated to match(es) played on December 18, 2016. 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 drawing of lots

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
2014
Pts
2015
Pts
2016
Pts
Total
Pts
Total
Pld
Avg Relegation
1 Guaraní 87 86 83 256 132 1.9394
2 Libertad 96 76 83 255 132 1.9318
3 Cerro Porteño 75 96 66 237 132 1.7955
4 Olimpia 63 79 90 232 132 1.7576
5 Sol de América 55 57 63 175 132 1.3258
6 Sportivo Luqueño 63 57 53 173 132 1.3106
7 Deportivo Capiatá 47 54 67 168 132 1.2727
8 Nacional 62 43 54 159 132 1.2045
9 Rubio Ñu 50 48 48 146 132 1.1061
10 General Díaz 48 45 46 139 132 1.053
11 General Caballero (R) 46 46 44 1.0455 Relegated to the División Intermedia
12 River Plate (R) 28 28 44 0.6364

Source: APF

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