With the goal of Armando Wila in the 28th minute Liga de Loja defeated Nacional de Paraguay in Asuncion, at the legendary stadium Defensores del Chaco, and became the only Ecuadorian team, of four, to pass to the second phase of the South American Cup.
In his second participation, the players from Loja repeated the campaign since last year it reached the second round, where they stayed after facing the Brazilian team Sao Paulo, which ultimately became the champion.
This year will clash with the winner of the series disputing the position between Argentina San Lorenzo and River Plate, the latter winning the first round 0-1.
Barcelona was eliminated in the first round by the Venezuelan Minero and in this stage Emelec fell against Universidad Catolica de Chile, with a total of 7-2, and Independiente del Valle, which fell yesterday in Sangolqui to Universidad de Chile by 1-3 (global 5 to 3).
Ecuador’s historic player, Alex Aguinaga, leads Liga de Loja.