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Paraguay Travel Notes -- The Gran Chaco is the region to the west of the Paraguay River -- grassy plains and scrub forests that extend into Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil. Find out more about Paraguay.

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Paraguay in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was Paraguay's 6th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best World Cup Performance:
Reaching the last sixteen in Mexico 1986 and France 1998.

Paraguay in the 2002 World Cup

Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol
Group B

Paraguay vs South Africa

Paraguay controlled most of the first hour against South Africa, then switched off when they had a two goal lead and paid for it at the finish.

Spain vs Paraguay

Paraguay took the lead in the first-half (again) but fell apart, after Morientes was brought on for Spain, in the second.

Slovenia vs Paraguay

Paraguay make up for the defeat against Spain, by joining them in the Second Round.

Knockout Stage

Germany vs Paraguay (Second Round)

Paraguay showed urgency in the last minute of this knockout match but Germany had already won the cat and mouse game, for a place in the Quarter-final.

CONMEBOL:
Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol.

Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol.

Paraguay World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers:

1 José Luis Chilavert (Strasbourg)
12 Justo Villar (Libertad)
22 Ricardo Tavarelli (Olimpia)

Defenders:

2 Francisco Arce (Palmeiras)
3 Pedro Sarabia (River Plate)
4 Carlos Gamarra (AEK Athens)
5 Celso Ayala (River Plate)
18 Julio Cáceres (Olimpia)
19 Daniel Sanabria (Libertad)
21 Denis Caniza (Santos Laguna)

Midfielders:

6 Estanislao Struway (Libertad)
8 Guido Alvarenga (Leon)
10 Roberto Acuna (Real Zaragosa)
13 Carlos Paredes (Porto)
14 Diego Gavilan (Los Tecos)
15 Carlos Bonet (Libertad)
16 Gustavo Morinigo (Libertad)
17 Juan Carlos Franco (Olimpia)

Forwards:

7 Richart Baez (Olimpia)
9 Roque Santa Cruz (Bayern Munich)
11 Jorge Campos (U. Catolica)
20 Jose Cardozo (Toluca)
23 Nelson Cuevas (River Plate)

Trainer:
Cesare Maldini.

Teams by Group

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Korea
In Korea

Group A
Travel to Denmark Denmark, Travel to France France, Travel to Senegal Senegal, Travel to Uruguay Uruguay.

Group B
Travel to Paraguay Paraguay, Travel to Slovenia Slovenia, Travel to Spain Spain, Travel to South Africa South Africa.

Group C
Travel to Brazil Brazil, Travel to China China, Travel to Costa Rica Costa Rica, Travel to Turkey Turkey.

Group D
Travel to Poland Poland, Travel to Portugal Portugal, Travel to South Korea South Korea, Travel to USA United States.

Korea First Round Matches.

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Japan
In Japan

Group E
Travel to Cameroon Cameroon, Travel to Germany Germany, Travel to Ireland Republic of Ireland, Travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia.

Group F
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to England England, Travel to Nigeria Nigeria, Travel to Sweden Sweden.

Group G
Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Ecuador Ecuador, Travel to Italy Italy, Travel to Mexico Mexico.

Group H
Travel to Belgium Belgium, Travel to Japan Japan, Travel to Russia Russia, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Japan First Round Matches.

Destination Paraguay

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