GROUP D: STADE GEOFFROY-GUICHARD, ST ETIENNE. ATTENDANCE: 35,300
Yellow cards: 2 (Sergi, Kiko)
Red cards: 0
Free-kicks (against): 12
Coach: Javier Clemente
Yellow cards: 2 (Ayala, Arce)
Red cards: 0
Free-kicks (against): 19
Coach: Paulo Cesar Carpeggiani
7 min: Yellow card Sergi (not a fierce tackle).
9 min: Paraguay force two corners.
10 min: Spain caught after their own breakaway. Campos's centre not met. Rojas was waiting.
11 min: Rojas again ready for cross which is inaccurate.
14 min: Benitez free-kick breaks through defence, but covered by Zubizarreta.
20 min: Pizzi's determined header denied goal by alert Chilavert on line.
26 min: Pizzi forces his way into danger area to emphasise Spain's growing threat.
30 min: Yellow card Ayala (tackle from behind on Pizzi).
38 min: Goalkeeper Chilavert up for free-kick. Hits wall but Ayala forces corner.
41 min: Aguilera crucially cuts across Rojas as he breaks into Spanish goal area.
44 min: Spain almost take lead as Raul's shot is blocked by keeper and Ayala clears well.
48 min: Raul and Luis Enrique over fussy in front of goal.
52 min: Goalscoring hope Morientes comes on in place of Pizzi.
55 min: Luis Enrique slams shot that Chilavert deflects for corner.
61 min: Raul well blocked by Ayala.
62 min: Paraguay holding Spain in midfield 63 min: Testing long shot from Benitez cleverly, essentially saved.
65 min: Raul surprisingly replaced by Kiko.
68 min: Luis Enrique rises high for header but Chilavert casually turns it aside.
76 min: Yellow card Arce (time wasting).
82 min: Luis Enrique waits for ball to drop, not shooting first time. Spain lost for ideas.
86 min: Yellow card Kiko, late tackle, Ayala.
90 min: Paraguay defend well under pressure, as they had throughout.
90 min: Last second free-kick by Hierro again hits wall.Reuse content