Spain struggled for most of the match to break down Paraguay’s resolute defense. Each side missed penalties in what might be the worst match of the tournament.
The Netherlands vs Brazil is at 10 am ET on Friday, July 2. The play of Dutch striker Arjen Robben, and the absence of Brazilian midfielder Elano, will swing the match to the Netherlands.
Switzerland's Roger Federer hits a return to Austria's Jurgen Melzer (not shown) at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 28.
A Netherlands fan waits for the start of the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match between Netherlands and Slovakia at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban, South Africa, on Monday.
Holland has been overlooked in this World Cup. But in today’s Netherlands vs Slovakia match, Arjen Robben returned to make the world take notice of the men in orange.
Netherlands vs Slovakia and Brazil vs Chile face off on the World Cup schedule Monday as the Group of 16 sudden knock-out round continues.
Slovakia football is moving into the knockout stage of the World Cup tournament in South Africa, after defeating defending champion Italy on Thursday. The Slovaks will meet the Netherlands next Monday.
In Group E today, the Japan-Denmark match was won by Japan 3-1. And The Netherlands ousted Cameron, moving into the Final 16 without a loss.
Arrivederci Italy! The 2006 champs finished last in World Cup Group F and exited the tournament with a 3-2 loss to Slovakia. The Slovakia team moves on to the next round.
1. Cristian Riveros's goal in the 86th minute sealed the deal for Paraguay in its 2-0 win over Slovakia in their June 20 match. He took the ball to his left in traffic then blasted it from the top of the 18 through three Slovakian defenders and into the back of the net.