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Match summary

US beat plucky Paraguay

USA are off the mark at New Zealand 2008 but they had to survive a major scare to see off the spirited challenge of a much-improved Paraguay.

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Statistics

Ball possession
44
%
56

Line-ups

Paraguay
ParaguayPAR
USA
USAUSA
(GK)
18
(GK)
65'
4
46' HT
(C)
(C) 65'
12
46' HT
10
88'
11
16
14
19
78'
20
20
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
1
(GK)
21
(GK)Absent
(GK)
Not eligible to play
13
46' HT
46' HT
16
17
65'
88'
78'
65'
17
Misses next match if booked
CoachCoach
Carlos BAEZ (PAR)Kazbek TAMBI (USA)

Match Facts

Hamilton

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Waikato Stadium

  • Stadium nameWaikato Stadium
  • CityHamilton
  • Year constructed2002
  • Overall capacity19237

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 16° CTemperature
  • 52 m/sWind
  • 63 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Thalia MITSI
    Greece
    GreeceGRE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Maria SUKENIKOVA (SVK)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Romina SANTUARI (ITA)
  • Fourth official: Michelle PYE (CAN)

Groups

Group C
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Japan
JPN
330017509
USA
USA
31116504
France
FRA
311181004
Paraguay
PAR
300351600

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