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Overview

Match summary

Mature Kiwis stun Paraguay

A disciplined, clinical display from New Zealand has yielded an impressive 2-0 win over Paraguay in Montreal and boosted the Kiwis' hopes of advancing to the knockout stage for the first time.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"We performed well and are happy at winning the game. But there are a lot of things we can improve on," Aaron McFarland, New Zealand coach.

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MatchCast

21:52
The final whistle sounds.
21:52
90'+Paraguay swing in the corner.
21:51
90'+Paraguay try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
21:46
89'Paraguay try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
21:46
88'New Zealand are penalised after committing a foul.
21:45
88'Paraguay concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from New Zealand.
21:44
86' JENSEN (New Zealand) is cautioned.
21:44
86'A player from New Zealand commits a foul.
21:39
82'Paraguay concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from New Zealand.
21:39
81'A player from Paraguay commits a foul.

Statistics

Ball possession
54
%
46

Attempts

11Attempts12
8On-Target4
3Off-Target8

Disciplinary

9Fouls Committed13
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

2Corners3
1Offsides3
16Free kicks10
3Saves6

Line-ups

New Zealand
New ZealandNZL
Paraguay
ParaguayPAR
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
74'
57'
58'
80'
52'
(C)
51'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
Injured
57'
51'
Injured
74'
80'
52'
58'
CoachCoach
Aaron McFARLAND (NZL)Julio GOMEZ (PAR)

Match Facts

Montreal

Founded in 1642, Montreal is the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec and is its cultural and business centre.

Olympic Stadium

  • Stadium nameOlympic Stadium
  • CityMontreal
  • Opening1976
  • Overall capacity32792

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 21° CTemperature
  • 3 m/sWind
  • 36 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Kateryna MONZUL
    Ukraine
    UkraineUKR
  • Assistant Referee 1: Sian MASSEY (ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Natalie ASPINALL (ENG)
  • Fourth official: Carina VITULANO (ITA)

Groups

Group D
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
FRA
3300121119
NZL
32015416
PAR
310226-43
CRC
3003210-80

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