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World Cup Diary Day 19: Paraguay and Spain through


By Jemma Tappenden
July 1 2010

Paraguay v Japan in the last 16 saw the first set of penalties in the tournament, with Paraguay through as eventual winners to face Spain in the quarter finals. Spain over came Portugal in a 1-0 victory to secure their place.

Paraguay 0-0 Japan (5-3 pens)

Venue: Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Referee: F De Bleeckere

Attendance: 36,742

Paraguay (FIFA Ranking: 31)

Japan (FIFA Ranking: 45)

Spain 1-0 Portugal (HT 0-0)

Venue: Green Point Stadium

Referee: H Baldassi

Attendance: 62,955

Spain (FIFA Ranking: 2)

Portugal (FIFA Ranking: 3)

Saturday 3rd July:

Paraguay v Spain (ko 19:30 BST) Ellis Park, Johannesburg

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