Guaireña v Libertad preview: Visitors can prove cut above

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Competition: Paraguay Division 1
Competition: Thu 11.February
Match begins: 22:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Parque del Guairá (12000 seats)

After the first game it's Guaireña - Libertad 0-3 in points. Who will triumph in this second Division 1 game of the season?

It’s a hectic schedule for the away team, as they were in action only four days ago in the Division 1. That game, against Olimpia, was also an away game. It's a tiring schedule for Libertad.

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Guaireña form and stats

Preceding that match was a defeat to Guarani (0-1).

The manager T. Duarte will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Olimpia in only three days.

Last season, Guaireña's league statistics were 6 wins, 9 draws and 7 losses, resulting in a 6th position in the Division Intermedia. Over these 22 matches they scored 30 goals and conceded 29. Playing at home last season Guaireña managed 5-3-3 (win-draw-lost) with 18 goals and 11 conceded.

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Libertad form and stats

A perfect away game record so far for the visitors in the Division 1, but they have only played once. Last season their away game stats were 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat from 5 matches.

A loss against Guarani was the result prior to that, in a home game.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Cerro Porteno in just four days.

It's early days yet, but Libertad has scored 1 and conceded 0 goals from their travels in the league so far (1 game).

Let's have a look at how Libertad performed last season in the Division 1: They landed a 3rd position in the league table after playing out 13 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats. In total they scored 43 and conceded 23 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 7 - drew 1 and lost 3 with 21/13 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last three meetings: one - zero - two (Guaireña wins - draws - Libertad wins). As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), zero had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

GuaireñaJ. Mendoza Torres
J. Mendoza Torres
1 goals
LibertadO. Cardozo Marín
O. Cardozo Marín
1 goals

Guaireña missing players

Libertad missing players

Guaireña Libertad
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 1 1 1
0 0 0 Won W 1 1 1
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
1 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
1 0 0 Scored S 1 1 1
3 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 0
100% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
100% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 100% 100%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 4 4
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 9 9 9
4 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 4 4
25% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 25% 25%
Guaireña Last season Libertad
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
35 18   Played P   16 34
10 7   Won W   9 18
14 6   Drew D   3 8
11 5   Lost L   4 8
42 25   Scored S   32 64
45 20   Conceded C   21 41
91% 94%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 94%
77% 72%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   94% 91%
46% 44%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   81% 68%
17% 22%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   31% 29%
9% 11%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   12% 12%
57% 50%   BTTS BTTS   75% 68%
23% 28%   Clean Sheets C S   19% 24%
29% 28%   Failed to Score F T   6% 15%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
1.9 1.9   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.4 2.5
5 4   Red cards R C   2 3
 
8.5 8.2   Shots (avg) S (   10.4 10.8
3.2 3.4   Shots on Target (avg) S O   4.8 4.5
37% 40%   Goal Efficiency G E   42% 42%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Cerro Porteno 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 3
2 Sportivo Luqueno 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
3 Libertad 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
4 12 de Octubre 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
5 Guarani 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
6 Nacional Asuncion 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1
7 River Plate 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1
8 Olimpia 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
9 Guaireña 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0
10 Sol de America 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 12 de Octubre 11 6 2 3 15 12 5 4 0 1 8 3 6 2 2 2 7 9 3 20
2 Nacional Asuncion 11 4 7 0 18 12 5 1 4 0 7 6 6 3 3 0 11 6 6 19
3 Cerro Porteno 11 5 4 2 16 11 6 4 2 0 8 2 5 1 2 2 8 9 5 19
4 Libertad 11 5 3 3 20 15 6 3 1 2 9 7 5 2 2 1 11 8 5 18
5 Guarani 11 5 3 3 11 7 6 5 1 0 10 3 5 0 2 3 1 4 4 18
6 Olimpia 11 5 2 4 20 16 5 4 1 0 13 6 6 1 1 4 7 10 4 17
7 Sol de America 11 4 4 3 19 14 6 1 2 3 7 10 5 3 2 0 12 4 5 16
8 Guaireña 11 3 5 3 10 14 6 2 3 1 7 8 5 1 2 2 3 6 -4 14
9 Sportivo San Lorenzo 11 2 6 3 13 15 5 0 4 1 6 7 6 2 2 2 7 8 -2 12
10 Sportivo Luqueno 11 3 2 6 13 19 6 1 2 3 9 13 5 2 0 3 4 6 -6 11
11 River Plate 11 2 3 6 10 17 5 1 1 3 5 7 6 1 2 3 5 10 -7 9
12 General Diaz 11 0 3 8 12 25 5 0 1 4 5 11 6 0 2 4 7 14 -13 3

Read more about Division 1

The Primera División, sometimes known as the Copa TIGO or División Profesional, is the top level of football in Paraguay. The season lasts almost a year, running from January to December in two parts; Apertura and Clausura. The twelve teams meet each other twice in each section.