Paraguay defeats Ecuador 2-1
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.
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,
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).