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Friday, 21 June, 2002, 07:52 GMT 08:52 UK

PARAGUAY

End of Paraguay's era
The future is uncertain for a team that has been the best in South America, says BBC Sport Online's Tim Vickery.

Maldini goes after defeat
Paraguay coach Cesare Maldini steps down after his team's last-gasp 1-0 defeat to Germany.

Germany edge out Paraguay
Oliver Neuville's late goal gives Germany a 1-0 win over Paraguay and a place in the quarter-finals.

Voeller revels in victory
Rudi Voeller says Germany are worth their place in the last eight after beating Paraguay.

Clockwatch: Germany 1-0 Paraguay
Oliver Neuville fires Germany into the quarter-finals after a last-gasp winner against Paraguay in Seogwipo.

One step beyond
Cesare Maldini's team are on the verge of the greatest moment in the history of Paraguayan football.

Cuevas the toast of Paraguay
The Paraguay newspapers salute substitutes Nelson Cuevas and Jorge Campos for guiding the national team to a place in the last 16.

Paraguay snatch vital win
Two goals from Nelson Cuevas send Paraguay into the second round with a 3-1 victory over Slovenia.

Chilavert proud of Paraguay
Paraguay goalkeeper Jose Luis Chilavert says he is proud of his team after they qualified for the last 16 in spectacular fashion.

Acimovic rues missed chances
Milenko Acimovic was on target in the defeat by Paraguay - but laments the misses that ended Slovenia's World Cup campaign.

Clockwatch: Slovenia 1-3 Paraguay
All the action as Paraguay score three second-half goals to snatch a place in the last 16.

Maldini still hopeful
Paraguay coach Cesare Maldini believes his side can still reach the last 16 despite losing to Spain.

Joy in Spain, distress in Paraguay
The delight in Spain at their 3-1 victory contrasted starkly with the depression that the result inspired in Paraguay.

Spain reach last 16
Two goals from Fernando Morientes help Spain to beat Paraguay 3-1 in Jeonju.

Clockwatch: Spain 3-1 Paraguay
All the action with Fernando Morientes scoring twice as Spain come from behind to beat Paraguay.

Camacho hails Helguera
Jose Antonio Camacho says that beefing up his defence was the key to Spain's comeback against Paraguay.

Maldini under fire
The media and football authorities in Paraguay are unimpressed with coach Cesare Maldini after the draw with South Africa.

Duffy waits in wings
Ivano Bonetti keeps Dundee waiting as Jim Duffy emerges as the most likely successor.

Maldini accepts fate
Paraguay coach Cesare Maldini is philosophical after seeing his side draw 2-2 against South Africa.

South Africa peg back Paraguay
Quinton Fortune's injury-time penalty earns South Africa a 2-2 draw with Paraguay in Group B.

Clockwatch: Paraguay 2-2 South Africa
All the action from the Group B opener as South Africa come from 2-0 down to earn a valuable draw in Busan.

Fortune on form
Quinton Fortune is all smiles after coolly netting the late penalty that earned South Africa a draw with Paraguay.

Maldini: One win will do
Despite a recent improvement in form, coach Cesare Maldini plays down Paraguay's World Cup expectations.

Chilavert aims for the final
Paraguay arrive in optimistic mood with captain Jose Luis Chilavert confident he can lead his side to glory.

The World Cup stats
Statistical analysis of Paraguay's performance in the finals.

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