Paraguay v Argentina, 06 July 1997

Score2-1 to Argentina
RefereeMarcio Rezende de Freitas
CompetitionFIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
VenueLos Defensores Del Chaco, Asuncion
Attendance48,000

1  Paraguay

Manager: Paulo Cesar Carpeggiani

2  Argentina

Manager: Daniel Passarella

Goals:

Roberto Miguel Acuna penalty 65 P

Goals:

Marcelo Gallardo 30 G
Juan Sebastian Veron 40 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Carlos Roa
Defender José Chamot
Defender Hernan Diaz
Defender Pablo Paz
Defender/Centre back Roberto Ayala
Defender/Midfielder Roberto Sensini
Midfielder Matias Almeyda
Midfielder Diego Simeone
Forward Hernan Crespo
Forward Claudio Lopez

Substitutions:

Derlis Francisco Soto for Francisco Javier Esteche 46
Virgilio Ferreira for Estanislao Struway 52

Substitutions:

Javier Zanetti for Juan Sebastian Veron 50
Sergio Berti for Hernan Crespo 77

Cards:

Cards:

Hernan Diaz 85 R

On the bench:

Midfielder Sergio Berti
Midfielder Javier Zanetti