Paraguay beat Trinidad & Tobago 2-0

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:34 IST

Paraguay beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 Tuesday in Group B of the World Cup. Neither team advanced to the second round.

Paraguay beat Trinidad & Tobago 2-0

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Paraguay beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 Tuesday in Group B of the World Cup.Neither team advanced to the second round.Trinidad came into its final first-round match needing a win against already eliminated Paraguay and for England to beat Sweden. Neither happened, as England drew 2-2 with Sweden to finish top of the group.Trinidad defender Brent Sancho headed past his own goalkeeper in the 25th minute and the Soca Warriors never recovered. Nelson Cuevas added a second goal in the 86th.After starting its first World Cup appearance with a surprising 0-0 draw against Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago finished last in the group with only one point. Paraguay had three.The biggest problem was the Soca Warriors' inability to score. The only time a Trinidad player put the ball into the net in three matches it went into the wrong goal.Paraguay finished third in the group to England and second-place Sweden. It lost its opener 1-0 to England on an early own-goal by captain Carlos Gamarra. The South Americans then lost 1-0 in the closing minutes to Sweden and were only playing for pride in the final match. (AP)



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