2018–19 Segunda División de Fútbol Salvadoreño

The 2018–19 season (officially known as Liga de Plata and also as Torneo Luis Baltazar Ramírez) will be El Salvador's Segunda División de Fútbol Salvadoreño. The season will be split into two championships, Apertura 2018 and Clausura 2019. The champions of the Apertura and Clausura play the direct promotion playoff every year. The winner of that series ascends to Primera División de Fútbol de El Salvador.

Segunda División de Fútbol Salvadoreño
Season2018–19
ChampionsApertura: El Vencedor, Clausura: San Pablo
RelegatedNone

Changes from the 2017–18 seasonsEdit

Teams promoted to 2018–19 Primera División de Fútbol Profesional season

Teams relegated to Segunda División de Fútbol Salvadoreño - Apertura 2018

Teams relegated to Tercera Division de Fútbol Salvadoreño - Apertura 2018

Teams promoted from Tercera Division De Fútbol Profesional - Apertura 2018

New Teams or teams that purchased a spot in the Segunda division

  • UDET (originally relegated but bought the spot of La Asuncion for $12,000)
  • Chalatenango (bought the spot of Atletico Comalapa for $TBD)

Teams that failed to register for the Apertura 2018

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Club City Stadium Capacity
Atletico Apopa Apopa, San Salvador Estadio Joaquín Gutiérrez
Atletico Marte San Salvador, San Salvador Estadio
Aspirante Jucuapa, Usulután Estadio Municipal Jucuapa
Brujos de Izalco Izalco, Sonsonate Estadio Salvador Mariona
Chagüite Lolotiquillo, Morazán Estadio Correcaminos
Chalatenango Chalatenango, Chalatenango Complejo deportivo Mario Jovel, en Aguilares
Dragon San Miguel, San Miguel Estadio Juan Francisco Barraza
El Vencedor Santa Elena, Usulután Estadio German Rivas Lozano
Fuerte San Francisco San Francisco Gotera, Morazán Estadio Correcaminos
Independiente San Vicente, San Vicente Estadio Vicentino
Ilopaneco Ilopango, San Salvador Estadio Azteca
Liberal Quelepa, San Miguel Estadio Municipal de Quelepa
Once Lobos Chalchuapa, Santa Ana Estadio Once Lobos
Platense Zacatecoluca, La Paz Estadio Panoramico Antonio Toledo Valle 10,000
Rácing Jr Armenia, Sonsonate Estadio 21 de Noviembre
San Pablo Tacachico San Pablo Tacachico, La Libertad Estadio de Valle Mesa
Santa Rosa Guachipilin Santa Rosa Guachipilín, Santa Ana Estadio José Hernández
Topiltzin Jiquilisco, Usulután Estadio Topiltzin
UDET El Tránsito, San Miguel Estadio Cesar Antonio Angulo
Vendaval Apopa, San Salvador Estadio Joaquín Gutiérrez.

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Chairman Head Coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor(s)
Atletico Apopa   Carlos Turcios   Marco Antonio Portillo   TBD Milan Nil
Atletico Marte   Hugo Carrillo   Gabriel Alvarez   Diego Hunter Nil Tony Sports, Sevisal
Aspirante TBD   Oscar David Ramirez   TBD Nil Caja de Credito Jucuapa, Aqua Zen, Alcadia Municipal de Jucuapa
Brujos de Izalco TBD   Ruben Alonso   Carlos Rodrigo Martinez Mejia None Alfonso Guevara, Gallo Pizza, Alcadia Municipal de Izalco
Chagüite TBD   Carlos Asprilla   TBD Innova Sport Mariano Blanco, Pereiras, Apalipul, Construtora Benítez, Elmer Ramos
Chalatenango TBD   Ricardo Serrano   TBD TBD TBD
Dragon TBD   Rubén da Silva   TBD Rush Bufete, Credicampo, Sistema Fedicredito
El Vencedor   Raul Galo   Giovanni Trigueros   Alexis Maravilla Innova Sport Astroton, Tipografico Ceren, Roxy
Fuerte San Francisco TBD   Marvin Javier Hernández   TBD Innova Sport Caja de Credito de San Francisco Gotera, Gotus, Las Perlitas, Electrolit, Prosergon, Alcadia Municipal Gotera
Independiente TBD   Wilson Angulo   Erasmo Henriquez PS TBD
Ilopaneco   Adán Perdomo   Guillermo Rivera   TBD Galaxia Emilio Corea, Dandao, la Dinaca, Gold
Liberal TBD   Omar Sevilla   David Hernández TBD Alcadia Municipal de Quelepa, Nevada, Hobby, Univo
Once Lobos TBD   Cesar Acevedo   Carlos Portillo None Zona Franca 10 Chalchuapa, Alcadia Municipal de Chalchuapa, Fundecredito de R.L.
Platense   Carlos Rene Burgos Alvarado   Jorge Abrego   Edgar Valladares Nil Comercial Deras, Caja de Credito Zacatecoluca, Comite Los Angeles, Rosy Romero, D'Kche, central dental rivera Guidos
Rácing Jr   Douglas Ramirez   Fausto Omar Vásquez el Bocho   Luis García TBD Alcadia Municipal de Armenia, Caja de Credito Armenia
San Pablo Tacachico   Mario Alberto Castillo   Juan Ramón Sánchez   Ever Bladimir Avila Galaxia Pepe, Construction Lingo, Funerales Celesti
Santa Rosa Guachipilin   Carlos Enrique Calderon   Samuel Maldonaldo   Sergio Armando Mendez Arriola Matute Sport Omnivision Canal 29, Ferreteria Difersa
Topiltzin   Herbert Mauricio Zavala   Manuel Carranza Murillo   TBD TBD TBD
UDET TBD   Miguel Aguilar Obando   Enrique Kikin Quintanilla Kelme Ginerra
Vendaval   Juan Paredes Marín   Pablo Quiñones   Cristian Gonzalez Grueso Kelme TBD

Notable eventsEdit

Teams failure to registerEdit

Topiltzin, Alacranes 33, Independiente FC and Dragon failed to register for Clausura 2019 season, due to outstanding debt owed to players and staff [1].

Notable death from Apertura 2018 season and 2019 Clausura seasonEdit

The following people associated with the Primera Division have died in end of 2018 and mid 2019.

  • Erasmo Henríquez (Independiente captain) [2]
  • Jacinto Roque Gutiérrez (ex El Vencedor player)

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of
departure
Date of vacancy Replaced by Date of appointment Position
in table
Pre-Apertura changes
Vendaval   Hector Jara End of contract May 2018   Edgar Henríquez May 2018 Preseason
Topiltzin   Jorge Abrego End of contract May 2018   Manuel Carranza Murillo July 2018 Preseason
Independiente   Ivan Ruiz End of contract, went on to become assistant manager of Audaz May 2018   Wilson Angulo July 2018 Preseason
Once Lobos   Jorge Molina End of contract May 2018   Cesar Acevedo May 2018 Preseason
Platense   Eraldo Correia End of contract May 2018   Jorge Abrego May 2018 Preseason
Chagüite   Nelson Ancheta End of contract, moved to become coach of Jocoro June 2018   Carlos Asprilla June 2018 Preseason
Brujos de Izalco   Juan Ramon Paredes End of contract, moved to become coach of Sonsonate June 2018   Ruben Alonso June 2018 Preseason
Rácing Jr   Enzo Artiga Sacked June 2018   Fausto Omar el Bocho Vasquez June 2018 Preseason
El Vencedor   Omar Sevilla End of contract June 2018   Giovanni Trigueros June 2018 Preseason
Liberal   End of contract June 2018   Omar Sevilla June 2018 Preseason
Dragon   Abel Blanco moved back to assistant manager June 2018   Rubén da Silva June 2018 Preseason
San Pablo Tacachico   Pablo Quiñones End of contract June 2018   Juan Ramon Sanchez June 2018 Preseason
Aspirante   TBD End of contract June 2018   Oscar David Ramirez July 2018 Preseason
Alacranes 33 Chalatenango None New club June 2018   Ricardo Serrano July 2018 Preseason
Vendaval   Edgar Henríquez Left his contract July 2018   Pablo Quiñones July 2018 Preseason
Apertura changes
Aspirante   Oscar David Ramirez Sacked September 2018   José Mario Martínez September 2018 Group B. 10th
Vendaval   Pablo Quiñones Sacked September 2018   Bairon Alvarez September 2018 Group A, 8th
Ilopaneco   Guillermo Rivera Sacked September 2018   Salvador Vasquez September 2018 Group A, 10th
Independiente   Wilson Angulo Resigned September 2018   Ivan Ruiz September 2018 Group B, 5th
Chagüite   Luis Asprilla Sacked September 2018   Fidel Lazo September 2018 Group B, 5th
Atletico Marte   Gabriel Alvarez Sacked September 2018   Ricardo Garcia September 2018 Group B, 5th
C.D. Dragon   Rubén da Silva Resigned October 2018   Santos Rivera October 2018 Group B, 5th
Chagüite   Fidel Lazo Moved back to assistant manager October 2018   Jorge Calles October 2018 Group B, th
Liberal   Omar Sevilla Resigned, became head coach of Municipal Limeno October 2018   Ervin Loza October 2018 Group B, th
Independiente   Ivan Ruiz Resigned November 2018   Orlando Hernandez Torres November 2018 Group B, 5th
Pre-Clausura changes
A.D. Santa Rosa Guachipilin   Samuel Maldonado End of contract, went on to become assistant manager of Metapan December 2018   Carlos Martínez Che December 2018 Preseason
Liberal   Ervin Loza End of contract December 2018   Salomón Quintanilla December 2018 Preseason
Topiltzin   Manuel Carranza Murillo End of contract December 2018   Salomón Montoya December 2018 Preseason
UDET   Miguel Aguilar Obando End of contract December 2018   Omar Sevilla December 2018 Preseason
Chagüite   Jorge Calles End of contract December 2018   Victor Coreas 2019 Preseason
Vendaval   Bairon Alvarez End of contract 2019   Jorge Calles January 2019 Preseason
Clausura changes
Ilopaneco   Salvador Vasquez Mutual agreement February 2019   Victor Manuel Pacheco 2019 th
Liberal   Salomón Quintanilla Mutual agreement February 2019   Abel Blanco February 2019 th
El Vencedor   Giovanni Trigueros Mutual agreement February, 2019   Miguel Aguilar Obando February, 2019 th
Chagüite   Victor Coreas Sacked February, 2019   Nelson Ancheta February, 2019 th
El Vencedor   Miguel Aguilar Obando Contract was denied by Segunda division March, 2019   Giovanni Trigueros March, 2019 th
Rácing Jr   Fausto Omar el Bocho Vasquez Sacked March, 2019   Efren Marenco March, 2019 th
Vendaval   Jorge Calles Sacked March, 2019   Osmin Orellana March, 2019 th

Apertura 2018Edit

Foreign playersEdit

Club Foreign Player 1 Foreign Player 2
Atletico Apopa   Hector Valencia
Atletico Marte   Cristobal Post   Nicolás Claros
Aspirante   Andrés Vallecilla   Luis Felipe Ruis Tapias
Brujos de Izalco   Brian Gil   Cristian Gil
Chagüite   Benjamin Chamorro /   Keiner Rentería   Jonathan Piñeiro
Chalatenango   Fredy Gonzales   Amaranto Sanchez
Dragon   Carlos Urrego     Erick Aziel Hernandez Berrios
El Vencedor   Jhon Machado   Diomer Hineztrosa
Fuerte San Francisco   Josielson Moraes Silva   Yohanny Mancilla Boya
Independiente   Nildeson Gonzales   Junior Dos Santos   Igor Dos Santos
Ilopaneco   Christian Camilo Santanna   Eriko
Liberal   Gregory Costly
Once Lobos   Alexis Mosquera   Evandro dos Santos
Platense   Wilber Arizala   Wilian Guerrero
Rácing Jr   Jackson de Oliveira
San Pablo Tacachico   Roger Albeiro Rico   Juan Camilo Delgado
Santa Rosa Guachipilin Nil Nil
Topiltzin   TBD
UDET   TBD
Vendaval   Cristian Gonzalez Grueso

Conference standingsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Brujos de Izalco 18 9 5 4 30 25 +5 32 Qualified to the Final Round
2 Rácing Jr 18 8 7 3 37 27 +10 31
3 San Pablo Tacachico 18 8 6 4 34 24 +10 30
4 A.D. Santa Rosa Guachipilin 18 8 5 5 42 36 +6 29
5 Once Lobos 18 7 6 5 30 26 +4 27
6 Vendaval 18 5 7 6 22 24 −2 22
7 Ilopaneco 18 5 5 8 30 38 −8 20
8 Atletico Marte 18 5 4 9 27 34 −7 19
9 Atletico Apopa 18 4 5 9 29 36 −7 17
10 Alacranes 33 18 4 4 10 21 32 −11 16
Updated to match(es) played on 2018. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Platense 18 11 7 0 28 10 +18 40 Qualified to the Final Round
2 El Vencedor 18 11 7 0 27 9 +18 40
3 Dragon 18 8 5 5 27 17 +10 29
4 Fuerte San Francisco 18 7 4 7 30 31 −1 25
5 Liberal 18 5 7 6 32 33 −1 22
6 Chagüite 18 5 5 8 26 31 −5 20
7 Independiente 18 4 7 7 19 25 −6 19
8 Aspirante 18 4 4 10 24 35 −11 16
9 UDET 18 2 9 7 23 33 −10 15
10 Topiltzin 18 2 7 9 26 38 −12 13
Updated to match(es) played on 2018. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Final seriesEdit

QuarterfinalsEdit

Fuerte San Francisco1-1Brujos de Izalco
Josielson Moraes   12' Cristian Gil Hurtado   39'
Brujos de Izalco1-2Fuerte San Francisco
Josielson Moraes  
Moisés Chicas  
[ ] TBD   54'
Estadio Salvador Mariona

Fuerte San Francisco won 3-2 on aggregate.


San Pablo Tacachico0-1El Vencedor
Nil John Machado   60'
Cancha Municipal Valle Meza
El Vencedor3-2San Pablo Tacachico
Diomer Hinestroza   32'
Elmer Araniva   73'
Ronald Padilla   89'
[ ]   28'
Jonathan Palma   65'
Estadio German Rivas Lozano

El Vencedor won 4-2 on aggregate.


Dragón2-3Rácing Jr
Derek Sánchez   40'
Arsenio Rodríguez   75'
Aquiles Méndez   27'
Jackson de Oliveira   47'
Luis Najarro   58'
Rácing Jr4-2 (a.e.t.)Dragón
Jorge Arévalo   37'
David Gómez   96'   115'
Elíseo Fernández   120'
[3] Carlos Orrego   17'
Arsenio Rodríguez   88'
Estadio “21 de Noviembre” de Armenia

Rácing Jr won 7-4 on aggregate.


Santa Rosa Guachipilin3-2Platense
Ricardo Ulloa   10'
Óscar Ulloa   38'
Salvador Salguero   63'
Edgar Valladares   75'
José Amaya   87'
Estadio
Platense3-1Santa Rosa Guachipilin
William Guerrero   43'
Rosemberg Cueva   62'
Wilber Novoa   65'
TBD   11'
Estadio Antonio Toledo Valle

Platense won 5-4 on aggregate.

SemifinalsEdit

Fuerte San Francisco1-2El Vencedor
Josielson Moraes   85' [4] Diomer Hinestroza   27'   43'
Estadio Correcaminos, San Francisco Gotera
Rácing Jr2-1Platense
Jackson de Oliveira   3'
David Gómez   88'
[5] Rosemberg Cueva   61'
Estadio 21 de Noviembre, Armenia, Sonsonate

El Vencedor2-0Fuerte San Francisco
Jhon Machado   69'   72' [6] Nil
Estadio German Rivas, Usulután.

El Vencedor won 4-1 on aggregate.

Platense2-0Rácing Jr
Edgar Valladares   11'
William Guerrero   56'
[7] Nil
Estadio Antonio Toledo Valle, Zacatecoluca

Platense won 4-3 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

First legEdit
Platense1-0El Vencedor
Cristian Merino   38' Nil
Estadio Antonio Toledo Valle
Referee: German Stanely Martinez
Second legEdit
El Vencedor1-0Platense
Jhon Machado   64' [8] Nil
Estadio German Lorenzo Rivas
Attendance: 2,000

1-1, El Vencedor won 4-2 on penalties.


 Apertura 2018 Champions 
El Vencedor
1st title

Clausura 2019Edit

Conference standingsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Atletico Marte 14 9 1 4 30 17 +13 28 Qualified to the Final Round
2 San Pablo 14 8 4 2 32 23 +9 28
3 Brujos de Izalco 14 7 3 4 34 19 +15 24
4 Racing Jr 14 7 1 6 20 19 +1 22
5 Vendaval 13 5 2 6 19 22 −3 17
6 Ilopaneco 13 4 3 6 17 24 −7 15
7 Santa Rosa Guachipilin 13 3 4 6 26 30 −4 13
8 Once Lobos 13 2 4 7 14 36 −22 10
Updated to match(es) played on 2018. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Aspirante 14 8 4 2 23 12 +11 28 Qualified to the Final Round
2 Platense 14 6 7 1 19 7 +12 25
3 Fuerte San Francisco 14 6 5 3 12 10 +2 23
4 El Vencedor 14 5 6 3 17 14 +3 21
5 Chaguite 14 4 7 3 27 20 +7 19
6 Atletico Apopa 14 2 5 7 11 20 −9 11
7 Liberal 14 1 6 7 16 19 −3 9
8 UDET 14 1 6 7 11 29 −18 9
Updated to match(es) played on 2018. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Foreign playersEdit

Club Foreign Player 1 Foreign Player 2
Atletico Apopa   Hector Valencia
Atletico Marte   Matías Coloca   Johalim Palacios
Aspirante   Daymer Cañate   Andres Vallecilla
Brujos de Izalco   Luis Palacios   Brian Gil
Chagüite   TBD
Chalatenango De-Registered De-Registered
Dragon De-Registered De-Registered
El Vencedor   Diomer Hineztrosa   Jhon Machado
Fuerte San Francisco   Gustavo Gómez Funes   Josielson Moraes Silva
Independiente De-Registered De-Registered
Ilopaneco   Christian Camilo Santanna
Liberal   Philipinho Pedorrinho   Igor Dos Santos Da Silva
Once Lobos   Alexis Mosquera   Alexander Tejada Molano
Platense   Wilber Arizala
Rácing Jr   TBD
San Pablo Tacachico   Juan Camilo Delgado
Santa Rosa Guachipilin   Yohalin Placios   Amaranto Sanchez Mosquera
Topiltzin De-Registered De-Registered
UDET   TBD
Vendaval   Camilo Rivas   Teodulo Bonilla /   Victor Barrera

Final seriesEdit

QuarterfinalsEdit

El Vencedor4-0Atletico Marte
Jhon Machado   35'
Rusvel Saravia   57'   70'
Arsenio Rodriguez   78'
None
Estadio German Rivas Lozano. Santa Elena
Atletico Marte1-2El Vencedor
Luis Canales   54' [ ] Arsenio Rodríguez   76'
Ever Rodriguez   82'

El Vencedor won 6-1 on aggregate.


Fuerte San Francisco1-0San Pablo
Elvis Claros   70' Nil
Estadio Correcaminos
San Pablo6-3Fuerte San Francisco
Camilo Delgado   2'   10'   97'
Irvin Valdés   45'
Isaí Aguilar  
Rodrigo Herrera   119'
[ ] Bryan Zúniga    
Francisco Carballo  
Estadio

San Pablo won 6-4 on aggregate.


Racing Jr4-1 (results changed to 0-2 as Racing coach was not registered)Aspirante
Eliseo Fernández   45'   62'   85'   90'   47'
Estadio
Aspirante2-1Racing Jr
Andrés Vallecillas   54'
Rommel Mejía   75'
[9] Moisés Carranza   70'
Estadio

Aspirantes won 4-1 on aggregate.


Brujos de Izalco1-3Platense
Bryan Gil   10' Tony Maravilla   6'
José Amaya   47'
Mario Martínez.   77'
Estadio Salvador Mariona, de Izalco.
Platense4-0Brujos de Izalco
Wilber Novoa   19'
Edgar Valladares   22'
William Guerrero   44'
Nelson Alfaro   88'
[10] None
Polideportivo de Tecoluca

Platense won 7-1 on aggregate.

SemifinalsEdit

El Vencedor1-1Platense
Alexis Maravilla   91' Rosemberg Cuevas   33'
Estadio
Platense3-1El Vencedor
Aristides Mendoza   7'
Manuel Otero   70'
Óscar Marroquín   86'
[11] Jhon Machado   30'
Polideportivo de Tecoluca

Platense won 4-2 on aggregate.


San Pablo5-1Aspirante
Rodrigo Herrera   7'
Camilo Delgado   13'   48'
Irvin Valdés   32'   40'
[12] Rommel Mejía   92'
Estadio
Aspirante1-0San Pablo
Romel Mejía   88' None
Complejo

San Pablo won 5-2 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

First legEdit
San Pablo1-0Platense
Ricardo Herrera   75' [13] Nil
Cancha Municipal Valle Meza
Attendance: 2,415
Second legEdit
Platense3-2San Pablo
Edgar Valladares   47'   54'
Levi Martínez   78'
[14] Camilo Guardado   59'
Irving Valdez   38'
Polideportivo Tecoluca, San Vicente
Attendance: 4,288
Referee: TBD

3-3, San Pablo won 4-1 on penalties.


 Clausura Champions 
San Pablo
1st title

Individual awardsEdit

Hombre GOL Best Goalkeeper Award
  Bryan Gil
Brujos
  German Martinez
Platense

External linksEdit