Paraguay v Iraq, 04 June 1986

Score1-0 to Paraguay
RefereeEdwin S Picon-Ackong
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group B
VenueBombonera, Estadio Nemesio Diez, Toluca
Attendance24,000
Kick Off: 12:00 Local (18:00 BST) This match caused controversy as Iraq's Ahmed Radhi scored a header from a corner just seconds after the whistle blew for half-time so it was not counted. The referee, Edwin Picon-Ackong, received a lot of criticism for blowing the whistle when Iraq had such a big goalscoring opportunity.

1  Paraguay

Manager: Cayetano Rey

0  Iraq

Manager: Eduardo Antures Coimloa

Goals:

Julio César Romero 55 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Roberto Fernandez
Defender Rogelio Delgado (captain)
Defender Juan Torales
Defender Cesar Zabala
Midfielder Adolfino Canete
Midfielder Jorge Amado Nunez
Midfielder Julio César Romero
Forward Roberto Cabanas
Forward Alfredo Mendoza

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Raad Hammoudi (captain)
Defender Khalil Alawi
Defender Ghanim Oraibi
Midfielder Basil Gorgis
Midfielder Haris Mohamed
Midfielder Ali Hussain Shihab
Forward Ahmed Radhi

Substitutions:

Jorge Guash for Alfredo Mendoza 88

Substitutions:

Abdul-Rahim Aufi for Haris Mohamed 67
Basim Qasim for Basil Gorgis 84

Cards:

Vladimiro Schettina 45 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Midfielder Jorge Guash

On the bench: