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2016 Paraguayan Primera División season

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Season  2016
End date  December 11, 2016
Start date  2016
Location  Paraguay
2016 Paraguayan Primera División season
Champions  Apertura: Libertad (19th title) Clausura: Guaraní (11th title)
Top goalscorer  Apertura: Brian Montenegro (18 goals) Clausura: Ernesto Álvarez Cecilio Domínguez (14 goals each)
Champion  Club Guaraní (Clausura, 11th title)
Relegated  General Caballero Sport Club, Club River Plate
Similar  2017 Copa Libertadores, 2016 Argentine Primera, 2017 Copa Sudamericana, 2016 Copa Libertadores, 2016 Torneo Clausura

The 2016 División Profesional season (officially the 2016 Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons) was the 82nd season of top-flight professional football in Paraguay.

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Torneo Apertura

The Campeonato de Apertura, also the Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, was the 113th official championship of the Primera División, called "Abraham Zapag", and the first championship of the 2016 season. It began on January 22 and ended on May 22.

Standings

Updated to games played on May 25, 2016.
Source: APF
Rules for classification: 1st points. If two teams are tied on points, a playoff game will be held to break the tie. If more than two clubs are tied on points, the following will be used as a tiebreaker: 1st goal difference; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away-goals scored; 4th drawing of lots
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results

Updated to games played on May 25, 2016.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers

Source: Soccerway

Torneo Clausura

The Campeonato de Clausura, also the Copa TIGO-Visión Banco for sponsorship reasons, was the 114h official championship of the Primera División, called "Centenario de la Conmebol", and the second championship of the 2016 season. It began on July 8 and ended on December 18.

Standings

Updated to games played on December 18, 2016.
Source: APF, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1st points. If two teams are tied on points, a playoff game will be held to break the tie. If more than two clubs are tied on points, the following will be used as a tiebreaker: 1st goal difference; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away-goals scored; 4th drawing of lots
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results

Updated to games played on December 18, 2016.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers

Source: Soccerway

Aggregate table

Updated to games played on December 18, 2016.
Source:
Rules for classification: 1st points. If two teams are tied on points, a playoff game will be held to break the tie. If more than two clubs are tied on points, the following will be used as a tiebreaker: 1st goal difference; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away-goals scored; 4th drawing of lots
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Relegation

Relegations is determined at the end of the season by computing an average of the number of points earned per game over the past three seasons. The two teams with the lowest average are relegated to the División Intermedia for the following season.

Updated to games played on December 18, 2016.
Source: APF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

References

2016 Paraguayan Primera División season Wikipedia


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