2011 Paraguayan Primera División season

The 2011 División Profesional season (officially the 2011 Copa TIGO- Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons) was the 77th season of top-flight professional football in Paraguay.

Primera División
Season2011
ChampionsApertura: Nacional (8th title)
Clausura: Olimpia (39th title)
RelegatedGeneral Caballero
3 de Febrero
2012 Copa LibertadoresOlimpia
Nacional
Libertad
2012 Copa SudamericanaOlimpia
Cerro Porteño
Tacuary
Guaraní
Matches played264
Goals scored688 (2.61 per match)
2010
2012

TeamsEdit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
3 de Febrero Ciudad del Este Antonio Oddone Sarubbi 28,000
Cerro Porteño Asunción General Pablo Rojas 32,000
General Caballero Asunción Hugo Bogado Vaceque 5,000
Guaraní Asunción Rogelio Livieres 6,000
Independiente Asunción Ricardo Gregor 1,500
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
Tacuary Asunción Roberto Béttega 7,000

Torneo AperturaEdit

The Campeonato de Apertura, also the Copa TIGO -Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, is the first championship of the season. It began on January 29 and ended on June 5.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Nacional 22 14 5 3 34 18 +16 47 2012 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Olimpia 22 12 6 4 44 22 +22 42
3 Libertad 22 11 6 5 28 18 +10 39
4 Guaraní 22 9 7 6 23 19 +4 34
5 Rubio Ñu 22 8 7 7 35 34 +1 31
6 Tacuary 22 6 12 4 17 14 +3 30
7 Cerro Porteño 22 5 9 8 23 29 −6 24
8 3 de Febrero 22 5 8 9 23 31 −8 23
9 Independiente 22 4 10 8 26 29 −3 22
10 Sol de América 22 5 6 11 21 33 −12 21
11 Sportivo Luqueño 22 4 8 10 24 36 −12 20
12 General Caballero 22 4 6 12 21 36 −15 18
Source: RSSSF
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

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away 3FE CER GCA GUA IND LIB NAC OLI RUB SOL SLU TAC
3FE 1–2 1–0 1–1 3–2 3–3 0–2 3–2 2–2 0–1 1–0 0–0
CER 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–1
GCA 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 0–1 1–3 1–2 1–5 3–2 1–0 1–1
GUA 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–2 0–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–2
IND 0–1 0–1 2–2 0–0 2–0 5–1 0–3 4–4 1–1 1–1 1–0
LIB 3–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 4–1 1–2 2–1 0–0
NAC 1–1 2–0 3–1 2–1 1–0 1–2 1–2 3–0 2–0 0–0 1–0
OLI 3–1 0–2 3–1 4–3 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–3 2–0 5–0 0–0
RUB 1–0 2–2 1–0 3–0 2–2 0–1 0–0 0–3 1–0 2–1 0–1
SOL 3–2 2–3 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 0–4 3–4 1–1 0–0
SLU 2–1 4–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–3 1–4 2–2 2–2 2–2
TAC 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 3–2
Source: [1]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.


 Copa TIGO
2011 Apertura Champion 
Nacional
8th title

Torneo ClausuraEdit

The Campeonato de Clausura, also the Copa TIGO -Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, is the second championship of the season. It began on July 29 and ended on December 11.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Olimpia 22 14 4 4 38 22 +16 46 2012 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Cerro Porteño 22 12 7 3 41 22 +19 43
3 Libertad 22 11 7 4 36 19 +17 40
4 Nacional 22 11 3 8 34 27 +7 36
5 Tacuary 22 7 9 6 31 28 +3 30
6 Independiente 22 7 9 6 29 26 +3 30
7 Sol de América 22 7 7 8 27 30 −3 28
8 Rubio Ñu 22 7 6 9 25 29 −4 27
9 Guaraní 22 6 6 10 32 37 −5 24
10 General Caballero 22 7 2 13 29 49 −20 23
11 3 de Febrero 22 4 6 12 29 41 −12 18
12 Sportivo Luqueño 22 3 6 13 18 39 −21 15
Updated to match(es) played on 18 December 2011. 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

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away 3FE CER GCA GUA IND LIB NAC OLI RUB SOL SLU TAC
3FE 1–1 5–2 0–2 0–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–2 2–2 1–1 2–3
CER 3–0 5–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–3 0–0 1–1 2–0 4–2 2–1
GCA 3–7 2–4 2–0 2–1 0–3 2–0 1–2 0–1 1–2 2–1 1–1
GUA 0–0 0–2 1–2 2–2 0–3 1–2 3–4 2–2 3–1 2–0 0–0
IND 2–0 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–2 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–0
LIB 4–1 0–1 1–0 3–2 2–2 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–2 2–0 1–1
NAC 2–0 1–1 3–0 5–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 3–4
OLI 4–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 0–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 3–1
RUB 2–1 0–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 0–2 2–3 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–2
SOL 1–3 2–2 4–0 2–1 3–1 0–3 0–1 1–3 0–0 1–1 1–1
SLU 1–0 2–3 1–4 1–5 0–3 0–0 1–0 3–1 0–2 1–2 2–2
TAC 2–2 1–2 4–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–3 1–0 1–1 0–0
Source: [2]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.


 Copa TIGO
2011 Clausura Champion 
Olimpia
39th title

Aggregate tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Olimpia 44 26 10 8 82 44 +38 88 2012 Copa Libertadores Second Stage and 2012 Copa Sudamericana First Stage[a]
2 Nacional 44 25 8 11 68 45 +23 83 2012 Copa Libertadores Second Stage[a]
3 Libertad 44 22 13 9 64 37 +27 79 2012 Copa Libertadores First Stage
4 Cerro Porteño 44 17 16 11 64 51 +13 67 2012 Copa Sudamericana First Stage
5 Tacuary 44 13 21 10 48 42 +6 60
6 Guaraní 44 15 13 16 55 56 −1 58
7 Rubio Ñu 44 15 13 16 60 63 −3 58
8 Independiente 44 11 19 14 53 53 0 52
9 Sol de América 44 12 13 19 48 63 −15 49
10 3 de Febrero 44 9 14 21 52 72 −20 41
11 General Caballero 44 11 8 25 50 85 −35 41
12 Sportivo Luqueño 44 7 14 23 42 75 −33 35
Updated to match(es) played on 18 December 2011. Source:[citation needed]
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 Olimpia and Nacional are qualified for the second stage of the 2012 Copa Libertadores as the Clausura and Apertura champions respectively. Olimpia are also qualified for the first stage of the 2012 Copa Sudamericana as the champion with the better aggregate record.

RelegationEdit

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
'09 Pts
'10 Pts
'11 Pts
Total
Pts
Total
Pld
Avg
Relegation
1 Libertad 82 87 79 248 132 1.8788
2 Cerro Porteño 81 91 67 239 132 1.8106
3 Nacional 77 77 83 237 132 1.7955
4 Olimpia 70 71 88 229 132 1.7348
5 Guaraní 67 85 58 210 132 1.5909
6 Rubio Ñú 63 66 58 187 132 1.4167
7 Tacuary 64 37 60 161 132 1.2197
8 Independiente 0 0 52 52 44 1.1818
9 Sol de América 50 45 49 144 132 1.0909
10 Sportivo Luqueño 51 42 35 128 132 0.9697
11 General Caballero 0 0 41 41 44 0.9318 Relegated to the División Intermedia
12 3 de Febrero 43 38 41 122 132 0.9242

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Nationality Club Goals
1 Pablo Zeballos   Paraguayan Olimpia 13
2 Robin Ramírez   Paraguayan Rubio Ñú 12
3 Cesar Caceres   Paraguayan 3 de Febrero 10
4 Víctor Aquino   Paraguayan Nacional 9
Juan Carlos Ferreyra   Argentine Olimpia 9
6 Lorenzo Melgarejo   Paraguayan Independiente 8
Vladimir Marín   Colombian Olimpia 8
8 Reinaldo Ocampo   Paraguayan Rubio Ñú 6
Ariel Bogado   Paraguayan Nacional 6
10 Sergio Fernández   Paraguayan General Caballero 5
Hugo Santa Cruz   Paraguayan General Caballero 5
Erwin Ávalos   Paraguayan Sol de América 5
Brian Montenegro   Paraguayan Tacuary 5
Sergio Escalante   Argentine Sportivo Luqueño 5

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ APF. "Resultados". Retrieved 2011-07-28.
  2. ^ APF. "Resultados". Retrieved 2011-07-28.

External linksEdit