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Paraguay seal top spot with Kiwi draw

Paraguay finished top of Group F following a scoreless draw with New Zealand in Polokwane that sent the undefeated All Whites home with their heads held high.

 

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+SANTA CRUZ (Paraguay) is penalised after committing a foul.
90'+WOOD (New Zealand) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on DA SILVA (Paraguay).
90'LOCHHEAD (New Zealand) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on BENITEZ (Paraguay).
89'BROCKIE (New Zealand) commits a foul.
88'VICELICH (New Zealand) commits a foul.
87'WOOD (New Zealand) is ruled offside.
85'RIVEROS (Paraguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ELLIOTT (New Zealand).
85'PASTON (New Zealand) blocks the shot.
85'BENITEZ (Paraguay) sees his effort hit the target.
84'REID (New Zealand) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on SANTA CRUZ (Paraguay).
83'SMELTZ (New Zealand) sees an effort go off target.
82'LUCAS (Paraguay) sees an effort go off target.
81'PASTON (New Zealand) blocks the shot.
81'SANTA CRUZ (Paraguay) hits his free-kick on target.

Man of the Match

Statistics

Ball possession
57
%
43

Attempts

17Attempts4
5On-Target0
10Off-Target3

Disciplinary

13Fouls Committed19
2Yellow cards1
0Red Cards0

Attacking

2Corners0
0Offsides2
0Free kicks0
0Saves5

Line-ups

Paraguay
ParaguayPAR
New Zealand
New ZealandNZL
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
(C)
4
Misses next match if booked
66'
(C)Misses next match if booked
13
Misses next match if booked
10
79'
Misses next match if booked
11
14
Misses next match if booked 69'
67'
19
Misses next match if booked
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
12
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
13
67'
17
19
66'
18
20
69'
79'
CoachCoach
Gerardo MARTINO (ARG)Ricki Lloyd HERBERT (NZL)

Match Facts

Polokwane

Polokwane is often described as a vibrant, busy and colourful wonderland in a sea of grasslands, surrounded by scenic mountains. 

Peter Mokaba Stadium

  • Stadium namePeter Mokaba Stadium
  • CityPolokwane

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 16° CTemperature
  • 11 m/sWind
  • 51 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Yuichi NISHIMURA
    Japan
    JapanJPN
  • Assistant Referee 1: Toru SAGARA (JPN)
  • Assistant Referee 2: JEONG Hae Sang (KOR)
  • Fourth official: Koman COULIBALY (MLI)

Groups

Group F
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Paraguay
PAR
31203125
Slovakia
SVK
311145-14
New Zealand
NZL
30302203
Italy
ITA
302145-12