Source Pravda.Ru

Paraguay 0 New Zealand 0

18’, the first great opportunity of the game fell to Caniza, who volleyed over from 18 yards out. On 35’, Paston saved the shot from Valdez. Both teams played with great respect for their adversary, probing but without taking risks.

Elliott shot just wide on 48’ as New Zealand restarted brightly. Paraguay came back into the match, Paston saving a dangerous header from Riveros on 62’.

Paraguay: Villar, Morel, Caniza, J. Cáceres, Cardozo (Lucas), Santa Cruz, Vera, Da Silva, V. Caceres, Riveros, Valdez (Benitez)

New Zealand: Paston, Lochhead, Reid, Vicelich, Nelsen, Elliott, Smeltz, Killen (Brockie), Bertos, Fallon (Wood), Smith

Group F (After 3 games)

Paraguay 1 2 0 3 1 5

Slovakia 1 1 1 4 5 4

Italy 0 2 1 4 5 2

New Zealand 0 3 0 2 2 3

Italy 1 Paraguay 1

New Zealand 1 Slovakia 1

Paraguay 2 Slovakia 0

Italy 1 New Zealand 1

Slovakia 3 Italy 2

New Zealand 0 Paraguay 0

Scorers Alcaraz, Vera, Riveros (Paraguay)

De Rossi, Iaquinta, pen. Di Natale, Quagliarella (Italy)

Reid, Smeltz (New Zealand)

Vittek, 3; Pekarek (Slovakia)

Yellow cards Paraguay – 3 (V. Caceres, 2; Vera, Santa Cruz)

Italy – 5 (Camoranesi, Chiellini, Cannavaro, Pepe, Quagliarella)

New Zealand – 6 (Lochhead, Reid, Nelsen, 2; Fallon, Smith)

Slovakia – 8 (Strba, 2; Sestak, Durica, Weiss, Vittek, Pekarik, Mucha)

2nd yellow

Direct red