Round-up of the action from South America
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 24 (Reuters) - Cienciano striker Miguel Mostto scored four goals in half an hour in the Peruvian championship at the weekend as his team thumped Union Huaral 5-1.
In Ecuador, LDU coach Juan Carlos Oblitas resigned in the dressing-room where he reportedly had a furious row with club directors after a 5-1 loss to local rivals Deportivo Quito.
PERU - Mostto provided the highlight of the weekend as he bagged four goals in the second half of Cienciano's win over Union Huaral.
Mostto, who had scored only once in the first half of the year, opened his account in the 49th minute and added further goals in the 57th, 63rd and 79th minutes.
Colombian Carlos Vilarete scored the fifth as Cienciano, based in the historic Andean city of Cusco and coached by former Peru striker Julio Cesar Uribe, picked up their first points in the championhip's second stage.
Alianza Lima and San Martin share the lead with four points from two games.
Alianza Lima, who won the championship's first stage, beat Jose Galvaz with a second-half goal from striker Roberto Silva. San Martin drew 0-0 with Sport Boys.
ECUADOR - LDU, knocked out of the South American Libertadores Cup by Brazil's Internacional on Wednesday, completed a miserable week by losing 5-1 at the hands of Deportivo Quito.
Rolando Jacome put Deportivo ahead after only 24 seconds and they added four more in a 20-minute spell in the second-half through Gabriel Garcia, Estuardo Quinonez, Erick de Jesus and German Real.
Paraguayan defender Carlos Espinola replied for LDU, whose team formed the backbone of the Ecuador World Cup squad.
Ecuadorean media said that after the game LDU coach Juan Carlos Oblitas was involved in a furious row with the club's directors and resigned.
Oblitas and club officials insulted each other in the dressing-room, reports said.
Deportivo Quito have nine points from four games in the championship's second stage while LDU have three.
Leaders Olmedo, who have 10, lost their 100 percent record when they were held 1-1 at home by Deportivo Cuenca. Jorge Torrales put Olmedo ahead in the first half and Colombian Omar Guerra equalised with a long-range shot on the hour.
CHILE - Defending champions Colo Colo kicked off their campaign in the Clausura championship with a modest 1-1 draw away to Antofagasta.
Mauricio Donoso put the hosts ahead but Colo Colo were saved when Antofagasta goalkeeper Luciano Pocrnjic punched Gonzalo Fierro's cross into his own net.
Universidad de Chile, who have been hit by financial difficulties, went down to a shock 1-0 defeat to Palestino, where Fernando Lopez scored the only goal.
COLOMBIA - Atletico Junior, coached by Serbia's Dragan Miranovic, lead the Clausura championship with six points from two games after beating Atletico Nacional 2-1.
Argentine Omar Sebastian Perez and Brazilian Cassiano Mendez scored in a five-minute spell during the first half for the Barranquilla team.
Atletico Nacional replied through former Sao Paulo and Santos striker Victor Hugo Aristizabal.
Junior lead on goal difference from Medellin who also have maximum points after beating Real Cartagena 1-0 with a goal by Neider Morantes.
Defending champions Pasto beat Millonarios 1-0 with a Carlos Rodas goal in the second half.
PARAGUAY - Striker Jorge Achucarro scored twice as Cerro Porteno beat Fernando de la Mora 3-1 to go top of the championship's second stage. Erwin Avalos completed the scoring in front of a crowd of only 998.
Libertadores Cup semi-finalists Libertad rested most of their regulars but still managed to win 1-0 at 3 de Febrero.