Matches

20/06/201017 - WeatherClear
0:2 (0:1)
  • Enrique VERA (27')
  • Cristian RIVEROS (86')

Summary

Paraguay too strong for Slovakia

Enrique Vera and Cristian Riveros scored fine goals to earn Paraguay three points against Group F rivals Slovakia in Bloemfontein on Sunday.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Vladimir WEISS (SVK)
(ARG) Gerardo MARTINO

Officials

Referee: Eddy Allen MAILLET (SEY)Assistant Referee 1: Evarist MENKOUANDE (CMR)Assistant Referee 2: Bechir HASSANI (TUN)Fourth official: Joel Antonio AGUILAR CHICAS (SLV)Fifth official: Juan Francisco ZUMBA GALAN (SLV)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
Hammerfan81
21/06/2010 at 22:16
Hammerfan81 (Great Britain)
Paraguay deserved the points as Slovakia seemed way too negative.
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Fenris1988
21/06/2010 at 05:03
Fenris1988 (Australia)
Paraguay really impressed me. And it was good to see them playing with a smile on their faces, enjoying the experience
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bodzio75
21/06/2010 at 01:23
bodzio75 (Poland)
Slovakia still played well. Too bad they drow with New Zeland in the first game. Go Slovakia for the win the last game!
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Statistics

3Shots10
3Corner kicks1
3Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • Antolin Alcaraz of Paraguay holds off a challenge from Robert Vittek of Slovakia
  • Paraguay's midfielder Enrique Vera celebrates after scoring
  • Claudio Morel of Paraguay celebrates with his team mates
  • Cristian Riveros of Paraguay (R) celebrates scoring
  • Cristian Riveros of Paraguay (L) celebrates scoring
  • Enrique Vera of Paraguay (L) is pursued by Jan Durica

"We were deserved winners and we are feeling quite calm but very happy too. We played better today and we’ve come through a very difficult and decisive match. It’s difficult to control a World Cup game all the way through but that’s what we did," Gerardo Martino, Paraguay coach.