El Nacional News and Features
In Other News... Johan Padilla seized on an excellent opportunity to time-waste (even further) in El Nacional's Copa Sudamericana tie
Atletico Tucuman beat El Nacional 1-0 to reach the third qualifying phase of the Copa Libertadores - no mean feat given their travel woes.
Barcelona Barcelona sealed the second phase title but Emelec were crowned overall champions in the Ecuadorian Primera A.
Emelec Arch rivals Barcelona and Emelec are in the box seat to win the Ecuadorian Primera A after Independiente del Valle lost again.
Barcelona Independiente del Valle's chances of finishing top of the Ecuadorian Primera A took a hit as Barcelona closed in on Sunday.
LDU Quito LDU Quito failed to overhaul Barcelona for second spot in the Ecuadorian Primera A, while leaders Independiente del Valle lost.
Independiente Independiente del Valle maintained their five-point lead atop the Ecuadorian Primera A on Wednesday.
Independiente Independiente del Valle edged further clear atop the Ecuadorian Primera A thanks to Junior Sornoza on Sunday.
Independiente Independiente del Valle stayed top of the table with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over El Nacional on Wednesday.
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