Millionaires finished first place for the general with 64 units.
Emelec, winner of the first stage of the Ecuadorian First Division and seeded in the group zone of the next edition of the Copa Libertadores, defeated Manta FC 4-0 on the final day of the second stage of the Ecuadorian championship.
The captain of this stage and also seeded to the Libertadores, Independiente del Valle (33 points), confirmed his help in deciding the title against the Millionaires with a 1-1 draw at Deportivo Cuenca.
With this result in Capwell and Guayaquil City’s victory over Aucas (1-0), the Tuna team loses the classification.
Emelec requires a first-place win from the accumulated competition table, if the final is played against Independiente, with the return leg to be decided at George Capwell Stadium.
Dixon Arroyo (2nd minute), Joao Rojas (9,43min), Alexis Zapata (21min) and Jose Cevallos (36,37min) tried to open the scoring in the first half which was dominated by the locals. The Tuna team only annoyed Pedro Ortiz with a situation involving Roberto Ordonez (15 minutes) which ended with a shot in the hands of the goalkeeper.
In the second half, the Colombian Zapata put the Blues in front (60 minutes) after a counterattack, and in the 66th minute, Romario Caicedo extended the count with a right shot, and in the 75th minute, Uruguayan Sebastian Rodriguez scored the third goal with a penalty kick. . (Dr)
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