After winning as visitor against the top team in the standings, Emelec, and ratify its improvement, which includes winning to the current leader, Universidad Catolica, as visitor in Manta, and in the Monumental Stadium of Barcelona, the military team are already third in the scoreboard with 20 points, one point behind the blue team and on the lookout for the catholic team who leads with 24 points.
The campaign of the “puros criollos” is based on the work of coach Carlos Sevilla, who changed the image of the team struggling in its last matches to aspire to be first of the second stage and win the right to contest the final against Emelec, who won the first stage.
Independiente and Deportivo Quito, who have 17 points, as Manta, have shown an irregular campaign, which have kept both teams permanently in the middle of the standings.
Liga de Quito (11 points) and Barcelona (10 points), two great teams of national soccer, despite having a very good group of players and even at this date, both winning as visitors, their positions do not give them much hope to get into the fight.
Macara, with six points and Quevedo with 3 are firm aspirants to fall into the B category, because of their for their limited IT staff.
The results of date 11 were: Catolica’s victory 3-1 over Deportivo Cuenca; Emelec lost as local against El National (0-2), and Independiente beat by 3-1 Quevedo. Loja won 3-0 at Manta; Deportivo Quito fell as local 1-2 against Barcelona, and Macara was defeated in their stadium 1-3 by Liga de Quito.