Sunday, 30 May 2010

Friendly Watch

Good battling draw for Paraguay on Sunday, coming back from 2-0 down to finish up 2-2 with the Ivory Coast. Ex-Argentinian Lucas Barrios continued his goal-scoring form with the first before Aureliano Torres scored with only a minute to go. It's Greece on Wednesday for Paraguay in its final warm-up game.

How they lined up: Viveros, da Silva, Veron, Martinez, Torres, Caceres, Estigarribia, Ledesma, Ortigoza, Caceres, Achucarro

Subs used: Bonet, Santa Cruz, Barrios, Riveros, Aquino

Not content with playing one friendly in a day, Chile played two on Sunday. First up was a 1-0 victory over Nortern Ireland in Chillan. Esteban Paredes heading home the solitary goal in the first half. Then it was a short trip over to Concepcion to play Israel. Again La Roja prevailed, this time 3-0, thanks to goals from Humberto 'Chupete' Suazo, Alexis Sanchez and Rodrigo Tello.

Marcelo Bielsa's side plays New Zeland next week to complete its build-up to the Honduras game on June 16.

How they lined up (Northern Ireland): Pinto, Contreras, Cereceda, Fuentes, Isla, Fierro, Estrada, Vidal, Gonzalez, Fernandez, Paredes

Subs used: Ross, Gutierrez, Orellana

How they lined up (Israel): Bravo, Medel, Ponce, Jara, Millar, Carmona, Tello, Valdivia, Sánchez, Suazo, Beausejour

Subs used: Martínez, Casanova, Gutiérrez, Campos, Orellana

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