Paraguay gets first win of tournament

Cristian Riveros and Dario Veron scored in the second half to give Paraguay a 2-1 victory over Ecuador on Friday in South American World Cup qualifying.

Riveros scored in the 46th and Veron doubled the lead 10 minutes later as Paraguay improved to four points from three matches.

Joao Rojas scored a stoppage-time consolation for Ecuador, which has a win and a loss from its two games.

Ecuador will be at home on Tuesday against Peru and Paraguay plays at Chile.

Lineups:

Paraguay: Diego Barreto, Carlos Bonet, Dario Veron, Paulo Da Silva, Richard Ortiz, Victor Ayala, Victor Caceres, Cristian Riveros, Marcelo Estigarribia (Miguel Samudio, 78), Nelson Haedo Valdez (Luis Caballero, 73), Lucas Barrios (Julio Dos Santos, 63).

Ecuador: Maximo Banguera, Gabriel Achillier, Friczon Erazo, Eduardo Morante, Walter Ayovi, Luis Saritama (Joao Rojas, 77), Christian Noboa, Antonio Valencia, Christian Suarez (Jefferson Moreno, 59), Jaime Ayovi, Felix Borja (Edison Mendez, 67).