He won and goes for more

Ruben Israel gano y se ilusionaLibertad won 2-0 to General Diaz and finished second in the table behind Nacional de Asunción . The run by Ruben Israel have played a less game and delude themselves with repeating the previous season where they left off with the title. In Dr. Nicolas Leoz Stadium , Libertad took the win and got three very important points that positioned in the fight for the title. Velazquez scored both goals at 82 and 90 minutes respectively to give the home team the win . " The level of football was very good , especially if we look at what makes the opponent ," he said at a press conference Israel who was satisfied with the work done by his players . With this result , Libertad reaches 17 points and climb to second place in the table. When you carry Played 11 rounds and are the first positions of the Guarani Open:


National 28 pts .
Libertad 17 pts . *
General Diaz 17 pts .
Guaraní 16 pts .
Deportivo Capiatá 16 pts .

* Libertad is a game played on Libertad 's next game will be Wednesday, May 1 at Luqueño , launched last team in the tournament . Thus, Israel Ruben team will catch up with the schedule . 

Israel holds his Libertad

Ruben Israel lleva a su libertad de la manoA report from Ovación of Ruben Israel´s performance as the coach of Libertad of Paraguay. At Paraguay everyone praises Libertad's campaign lead by the Uruguayan coach Ruben Israel. And that's not wonder since he's the last champion at the local tournament, and the only leader at his group at the Libertadores cup. He just came from a tie match at Perú, against Sporting Cristal. "The point we won here is important, it keeps us on the top of the group and marks a distance between us and Sporting Cristal, one of the candidates of the group. I think achieving a point there is going to be well appreciated" said the Uruguayan coach. Meanwhile the media dreams with a Guaraní team at the final phase of the Libertadores. ¿Will they get it?  

Heading to the next phase

ruben israel-rumbo-a-la-clasificacionLibertad comes back home with a point from Lima, in a tied game 1 - 1 against Sporting Cristal. "We are walking in a certain path to the next phase", said Ruben that's a step closer to the 8th-finals. Libertad won a crucial point at a crowded National Stadium of Lima. The team started ahead with a score by Velázquez, but Ávila, who scored two times at Asunción, tied up the marker, and that was it for the match. "We took a huge step towards the next phase that makes us very happy. We are still first, undefeated, with a clear advantage in points, and achieving a positive outcome as a visitor against an important team such as Cristal" With this tie, Libertad remains at the top of the group 2, undefeated with 8 points.

Getting closer

ruben israel para-no-perder-pisadaThe Gumarelo won against Cerro Porteño by just the necessary and keeps getting closer to the leaders. While working for both competitions, the players leaded by Ruben Israel added three crucial points against a direct opponent. Libertad won a hard match, added three points and took another step forward. Ruben's team prevailed with a single score, an own goal from Vergara at minute 36, at the Defensores del Chaco stadium of Asunción. This outcome leaves Libertad with 7 points at the leaderboard of the opening championship. Now the team must keep working for the Libertadores.

A great start off

ruben israel debut-libertadRuben Israel´s Libertad proved to be widely superior than Tigre by wining 2–0 as a visitor, and took a great first step at the Libertadores Cup. A fair winner. The players lead by Ruben were widely superior than their opponent, and proved it with goals from Sergio Aquino and Jorge González. The team comes home with 3 crucial points from Argentina. After the victory, Israel stated: "The performance of the team leaves me pleased. We did what was planed. I appreciate the players attitude while thinking and playing the match". With this victory Libertad starts as leader of group 2 of the Libertadores cup, with Palmeiras, both with 3 points each. The next match of Libertad will be at the 28 of February, at the Nicolás Leoz stadium, against the team from Brazil.

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