Matches

30/09/2008
5:0 (3:0)
  • Jose Luis SANTANDER (6'01")
  • Fabio ALCARAZ (16'24")
  • Robson FERNANDEZ (19'49")
  • Carlos CHILAVERT (22'35")
  • Rene VILLALBA (38'57")

Summary

Paraguay hand US a lesson

A 5-0 win over the USA in their opener at the Maracanazinho in Rio has Paraguay looking good bets for a long run at these futsal finals.

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Line-up

1
12
3
2
5
4
9
5
10
11

Substitute(s)

12
1
13
7
2
8
4
9
6
10
8
13
11
14
14
6
7
3

Coaches

Ruben SUBELDIA (PAR)
(USA) Keith TOZER

Officials

Referee: IVANOV Oleg (UKR)Second referee: SHABANOV Ivan (RUS)Third referee: LI Zhizhong (CHN)Timekeeper: ISOKAWA Kazuya (JPN)

Statistics

28Shots13
9Corner kicks8
2Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
56%Possession (%)44%
  • USA taem poses for the cameras prior to the satart of the match against Paraguay at the FIFA...
  • US coach Keith Tozer is seen prior to the match against
  • Denison Cabral of the USA controls the ball
  • Players of the USA leave the pitch
  • Paraguay's goalkeeper Mario Gazolli gestures
  • US goalkeeper Jeff Richey gestures
"This was an excellent opener as we showed ourselves to be the most potent attack force today in our group," Ruben Subeldia, Paraguay coach.