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Paraguay 2-0 Trinidad and Tobago
Tuesday, 20 June 2006




Kelvin Jack saves Roque Santa Cruz's header

Kelvin Jack replaces Shaka Hislop in goal for Trinidad & Tobago and pulls off a fine save in the opening minutes

Cornell Glen puts pressure on Jorge Nunez

Cornell Glen also gets a start for the Caribbean side and tests Paraguay's defence early on

Julio Dos Santos goes close for Paraguay

The South Americans go close when Julio Dos Santos meets Edgar Barreto's corner but the ball stays out

Dwight Yorke gets in a tackle

Captain Dwight Yorke finds himself in the thick of the action as Trinidad & Tobago enjoy a lively first 20 minutes

Nelson Valdez shoots

A moment of danger arises for the minnows when an overhead kick from Nelson Valdez keeps Jack busy between the posts

Roberto Acuna is congratulated after seeing his free-kick converted

Moments later Paraguay's players are celebrating as Roberto Acuna's free-kick is headed into his own net by Brent Sancho

Referee Roberto Rosetti books Sancho

Sancho's nightmare continues when he collects the first booking of the game shortly before the half-time whistle

Stern John tries to fashion a chance for the Soca Warriors

With a win essential, Trinidad & Tobago start the second half brightly with Stern John getting among the defenders

Roque Santa Cruz looks for Paraguay's second goal

Paraguay weather the storm and create a few opportunities of their own with Roque Santa Cruz nearly benefiting

Nelson Cuevas celebrates his goal

Four minutes remain when Nelson Cuevas' goal puts the game out of the Soca Warriors' reach, ending their tournament



GROUP B: HOW IT FINISHED

  PGDPTS
  England 3 3 7
  Sweden 3 1 5
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  Paraguay 3 0 3
  Trin & Tob 3 -4 1


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