The millionaires require victory to finish in the first place of the accumulated table of the contest.
Emelec, winner of the first phase of LigaPro and classified in the group zone of the next edition of the Copa Libertadores, defeats Manta FC 4-0 on the last day of the second phase of the Ecuadorian championship.
The leader of this stage and also classified to the Libertadores, Independiente del Valle (33 points), is confirming assistance in the definition of the title against the millionaires with the tie (1-1) that reaps in the Deportivo Cuenca field.
With this result in Capwell and Guayaquil City’s victory over Aucas (1-0), the tuna team is losing the category.
Emelec vs. Manta FC: schedules and channel to see the last date of LigaPro 2021
Emelec requires the victory to finish in the first place of the accumulated table of the contest, in the case of playing the final against Independiente, so that the second leg is defined at the George Capwell stadium.
Dixon Arroyo (minute 2), Joao Rojas (9 and 43 minutes), Alexis Zapata (21 minutes) and José Cevallos (36 and 37 minutes) tried to open the scoring in the first half that was dominated by the locals. The tuna squad only disturbed Pedro Ortiz with a situation involving Roberto Ordóñez (15 min) that ended with a shot at the goalkeeper’s hands.
In the second half, the Colombian Zapata put the Blues ahead (60 min) after a counterattack, in the 66 min Romario Caicedo extended the count with a right shot and in the 75 min, the Uruguayan Sebastián Rodríguez signed the third with a penalty shot. (D)