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Wednesday, 17 April 2002
A Nationwide International Friendly Match

England 4 Paraguay 0 [1-0]
 

Anfield Road, Anfield, Liverpool, Merseyside
Attendance: 42,713;
Kick-off: 8.00pm BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) -
Commentator: Martin Tyler

Match Summary
England Squad
Paraguay Squad

England - Michael Owen (4), Danny Murphy (47), Darius Vassell (55), Celso Ayala (own goal 81).
no red or yellow cards
Results 2000-2005

England kicked-off. 94 minutes (46 & 48).

 

Match Summary

Officials from Italy

England      

    

Type

  Par agu ay  
Referee (black) - Cosimo Bolognino Giancarlo
43 (30 January 1959), Milano, FIFA-listed 1999.

Assistant Referees - Fabrizio Babini, 42 (25 October 1959), Rimini, and Pier Giuseppe Ferneti, 42 (4 October 1959).

Fourth Official - Philip Dowd
, 39 (26 January 1963), Stoke-on-Trent.

A minute's silence is observed before kickoff marking the 13th anniversary this week of the Hillsborough tragedy.
  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
- Possession -

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (17 April 2002) 11th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 7th
Colours: The 2001 Umbro home shirt - White shadow striped v-neck jersey with navy collar/cuffs/piping and single red vertical stripe down left side, white shorts with red vertical stripe down right side, white socks with navy/white tops.
Capt: Michael Owen, first captaincy.
David Seaman, second half
Manager: Sven-Goran Eriksson, 54 (5 February 1948), appointed manager 30 October 2000, effective 12 January 2001.
13th match, W 8 - D 3 - L 2 - F 30 - A 11.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David A. 38 19 September 1963 G

Arsenal FC

68 38 GA
2 Neville, Gary A., off 68th min. 27 18 February 1975 RB Manchester United FC 52 0
3 Bridge, Wayne M., off 68th min. 21 5 August 1980 LB Southampton FC 3 0
4 Gerrard, Steven G., off 46th min. 21 30 May 1980 RM

Liverpool FC

10 1
5 Keown, Martin R., off 46th min. 35 24 July 1966 CD Arsenal FC 41 2
6 Southgate, Gareth, off 68th min. 31 3 September 1970 CD

Middlesbrough FC

47 1
7 Butt, Nicholas, off 46th min. 27 21 January 1975 CM

Manchester United FC

18 0
8 Scholes, Paul, off 46th min. 27 16 November 1974 CM Manchester United FC 42 13
9 Vassell, Darius, off 68th min. 21 13 June 1980 F Aston Villa FC 3 1
10 Owen, Michael J., off 46th min. 22 14 December 1979 F Liverpool FC 34 15
11 Dyer, Kieron C., off 46th min. 23 29 December 1978 LM Newcastle United FC 9 0
England Substitutes
14 Sinclair, Trevor L., on 46th min. for Dyer 29 2 March 1973 M West Ham United FC 3 0
15 Mills, Daniel J., on 46th min. for Keown 24 18 May 1977 D Leeds United AFC 5 0
19 Cole, Joseph J., on 46th min. for Butt 20 8 November 1981 M West Ham United FC 4 0
20 Fowler, Robert B., on 46th min. for Owen 27 9 April 1975 F

Leeds United AFC

24 6
21 Hargreaves, Owen L., on 46th min. for Gerrard 21 20 January 1981
born in Canada
M FC Bayern Munchen eV, Germany 4 0
23 Murphy, Daniel B., on 46th min. for Scholes 25 18 March 1977 M Liverpool FC 3 1
12 Neville, Philip J., on 68th min. for G Neville 25 21 January 1977 D Manchester United FC 37 0
16 Carragher, James L.D., on 68th min. for Bridge 24 28 January 1978 M

Liverpool FC

8 0
17 Sheringham, Edward P., on 68th min. for Vassell 36 2 April 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 45 11
18 Lampard, Frank J., on 68th min. for Southgate 23 20 June 1978 M Chelsea FC 7 0

unused substitutes:

13-Nigel Martyn, 22-David James.

team notes:

Micheal Owen, at 22 years and 125 days, becomes the youngest captain since Bobby Moore in May 1963.
 
4-4-2 Seaman -
G Neville (P Neville), Keown (Mills), Southgate (Lampard), Bridge (Carragher) -
Gerrard
(Hargreaves), Butt (Cole), Scholes (Murphy), Dyer (Sinclair) -
Vassell
(Sheringham), Owen (Fowler).

Averages:

Age 26.6 Appearances/Goals - -

 

Paraguay Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (17 April 2002) =14th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 40th to 41st
Colours: Made by Puma - Red and white broad striped crew necked jerseys, red sleeves and blue side panel, blue shorts, blue socks with white pinhoop.
Capt: Carlos Gamarra Manager: Cesare Maldini, 70 (5 February 1932 in Italy), appointed December 2001.
Paraguay Lineup
1 Tavarelli Paiva, Ricardo J. 31 2 August 1970 G

Club Olimpia

24 GA
2 Arce Rolon, Francisco J. 31 2 April 1971 RB SE Palmeiras, Brazil 51 4
21 Caniza Acuna, Denis R. 27 29 August 1974 LB Club Santos Laguna SA de CV, Mexico 52 1
4 Gamarra Pavon, Carlos A., off 81st min. 31 17 February 1971 CD

Athlitiki Enosis Konstantinoupoleos FC, Greece

76 6
5 Ayala Gavilan, Celso R. 31 20 August 1970 CD CA River Plate, Argentina 77 7
6 Struway Samaniego, Estanislao 33 25 June 1968 RM Club Libertad 71 4
14 Gavilan Zarate, Diego A., off 57th min. 22 1 March 1980 CM CF Tecos de la Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico, on loan from Newcastle United FC, England 34 0
15 Bonet Caceres, Carlos, off 82nd min. 24 2 October 1977 LM

Club Libertad

2 0
9 Santa Cruz Cantero, Roque L. 20 16 August 1981 F FC Bayern Munchen eV, Germany 25 9
20 Cardozo Otazu, Jose S., off 60th min. 31 19 March 1971 F Deportivo Toluca FC SA de CV, Mexico 58 16
13 Paredes Monges, Carlos H. 25 16 July 1976 CM

FC Porto, Portugal

44 6
Paraguay Substitutes
3 Sarabia Achucarro, Pedro A., on 57th min. for Gavilan 26 5 July 1975 D CA River Plate, Argentina 43 0
7 Baez Fernandez, Richart  M., on 60th min. for Cardozo 28 31 July 1973 F Club Olimpia 27 3
18 Caceres Lopez, Julio Cesar, on 81st min. for Gamarra 22 5 October 1979 D

Club Olimpia

1 0
8 Morinigo Vazquez, Gustavo E., on 82nd min. for Bonet 25 23 January 1977 M Club Libertad 12 2

unused substitutes:

11-Edgar Baez, 18-Julio Cesar Enciso, 19-Daniel Sanabria, 22-Justo Wilmar Villar.

team notes:

Coach Cesare Maldini is father to Italian captain Paolo Maldini, who played against England in the previous match. Cesare himself, managed Italy against England three times in 1997.
The Baez substitutes were brothers.
 
4-4-2 Tavarelli -
Arce, Ayala, Gamarra
(
Caceres), Caniza -
Struway,
Gavilan (Sarabia), Paredes, Bonet (Morinigo) -
Cardozo
(R Baez), Santa Cruz.

Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
BBC Football
AFP/Puntogol
Official Teamsheet
Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbooks
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