Italy v Paraguay, 14 June 2010

Score1-1
RefereeBenito Archundia
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group F
VenueGreen Point Stadium, Cape Town
Attendance62,869
Kick-Off 20:30 Local (19:30 BST) Man of the Match: Antolín Alcaraz (Paraguay) Assistant referees: Héctor Vergara (Canada) Marvin Torrentera (Mexico) Fourth official: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador) Fifth official: Juan Zumba (El Salvador) Italy and Paraguay previously met in the first round of the 1950 tournament, with Italy winning 2–0; neither qualified for the next round.

1  Italy

Manager: Marcello Lippi

1  Paraguay

Manager: Gerardo Martino

Goals:

Daniele De Rossi 63 G

Goals:

Antolín Alcáraz 39 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon
Defender Fabio Cannavaro (captain)
Midfielder Daniele De Rossi
Midfielder Claudio Marchisio
Midfielder Riccardo Montolivo
Forward Simone Pepe

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Justo Villar (captain)
Defender Paulo da Silva
Defender Claudio Morel
Defender/Midfielder Carlos Bonet
Midfielder Víctor Cáceres
Midfielder Marcos Riveros
Midfielder Aureliano Torres
Midfielder Enrique Vera
Forward Lucas Barrios
Forward Nelson Valdéz

Substitutions:

Frederico Marchetti for Gianluigi Buffon 46
Mauro Camoranesi for Claudio Marchisio 59
Antonio Di Natale for Alberto Gilardino 72

Substitutions:

Jonathan Santana for Aureliano Torres 60
Roque Santa Cruz for Nelson Valdéz 68
Oscar Cardozo for Lucas Barrios 76

Cards:

Mauro Camoranesi 70 Y

Cards:

Víctor Cáceres 62 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis
Goalkeeper Frederico Marchetti
Defender Leonardo Bonucci
Defender Christian Maggio
Midfielder Mauro Camoranesi
Midfielder Gennaro Gattuso
Midfielder Angelo Palombo
Forward Andrea Pirlo

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Diego Barreto
Goalkeeper Aldo Bobadilla
Defender Julio Caceres
Defender Denis Caniza
Defender Darío Verón
Midfielder Edgar Barreto
Midfielder Nestor Ortigoza
Midfielder Jonathan Santana
Midfielder/Forward Edgar Benítez
Forward Oscar Cardozo
Forward Rodolfo Gamarra