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Monday, 17 June, 2002, 22:07 GMT 23:07 UK


Slovenia ask Katanec to reconsider
Slovenian FA President Rudi Zavrl is going to try to persuade team coach Srecko Katanec to rethink his decision to resign.

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

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.

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.

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

Knavs to miss final game
They meet Paraguay on Wednesday, but Slovenia cannot get home quickly enough as their World Cup dream turns sour.

S Africa send Slovenia home
South Africa boost their chances of reaching the last 16 with a 1-0 win over Slovenia.

Katanec defends dismissal
Slovenia coach Srecko Katanec says he had done nothing to deserve being dismissed from the touchline during their defeat by South Africa.

Sono on a high
South Africa record their first World Cup finals win to give themselves a great chance of qualifying for the second round.

Clockwatch: S Africa 1-0 Slovenia
All the action from Daegu as South Africa claim their first World Cup finals victory to send Slovenia out of the tournament.

Nation rocked by crisis
Slovenia is a country in shock following the departure of star midfielder Zlatko Zahovic from the World Cup squad.

Slovenia send Zahovic home
Star player Zlatko Zahovic is flying home from the World Cup after his bust-up with coach Srecko Katanec.

Coach to quit after row
Slovenian coach Srecko Katanec will resign after the World Cup following his row with star player Zlatko Zahovic.

Katanec hits out at ref
Slovenia coach Srecko Katanec blames poor refereeing for his side's defeat to Spain.

Spain see off Slovenia
Raul scores for Spain as they beat World Cup debutants Slovenia 3-1 to top Group B.

Clockwatch: Spain 3-1 Slovenia
All the action from Group B as Spain see off Slovenia in Gwangju.

Raul promises great things
Spain striker Raul says his side are relieved to get their World Cup campaign off to a winning start.

Slovenia given hope by Senegal
Slovenia will draw inspiration from Senegal's win over France as they embark on their first World Cup campaign.

Slovenia overcome health scares
Slovenia say they are in good shape as Zlatko Zahovic and Mladen Rudonja respond well to treatment.

Galic returns to training
Slovenia defender Marinko Galic is back in training after injury but doubts remain over Milenko Acimovic.

Katanec's health worries mount
Slovenia's coach is growing increasingly concerned about the fitness of a number of players.

Slovenia pair sidelined
Slovenia's Milenko Acimovic and Marinko Galic miss training with injuries.

Slovenia settle in
Slovenia make a smooth transition to life in their Japanese training camp, but have taken a dislike to the official World Cup ball.

Galic misses training with injury
Slovenia's Marinko Galic sits out training as he has treatment on a muscle injury.

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

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