The university team ranked in the second position of The scoreboard, after beating El Nacional 1-0, in the Casa Blanca Stadium, in the 20th date of the first stage of the Ecuadorian national soccer championship
Edison Mendez scored the goal after 26 minutes with which Liga de Quito matched with 38 points the leader Emelec, which plays with Deportivo Cuenca as visitor.
On Wednesday, the whites will receive Cuenca, while in the George Capwell Stadium, Emelec will play against the U. Catolica.
Independent Jose Teran halted the campaign of Deportivo Quito to retake the leadership of the tournament and with a win of 2-0, on Friday, got into the fight by reaching 36 points. Yesterday also Universidad Catolica beat 2-0 Quevedo and the penultimate date is completed with the encounters between Barcelona and Liga de Loja, in the Monumental; and Macara with Manta, in Ambato.
In international soccer, within the Confederations Cup that takes place in Brazil the house owners won 4-2 to Italy and qualified first for the semifinals; Italy was second and
Mexico and Japan were eliminated, while Mexico won 2-1 in the last match of Group A.
In Group B Spain, which is aleeasy classified faces Nigeria and Uruguay with Tahiti, the weakest of the tournament, and if the charruas they win will go to semis.