World Cup 2010: Paraguay 0-1 Spain

Ian

Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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3 Responses

  1. Kanu says:

    Great writeup per usual- I’m very glad I found your site about a month ago. St. Iker definitely man of the match, Spain’s MVP thusfar, and should be included in ballon d’or talk alongside Sneijder, Klose, and Villa. Without him they would not have even made it out of group stage. More here: http://dodgyatbest.blogspot.com/2010/07/spain-1-0-paraguay-instant-analysis.html

    Great writing man, keep it up!

  2. Spain were awful but still going through, they didn’t reach the heights of awful football that England did – rumours to why we were so bad are in my blog from a S.African bar

  1. July 4, 2010

    […] World Cup 2010: Paraguay 0-1 Spain “What a world. Regardlesss of the lie of the fixtures, if anyone had said two days ago that Paraguay and Uruguay would be the last South American representatives in the 2010 World Cup, they would have been dismissed as cranks. But here we are. We have had three marvellous quarter-finals so far (for an almost baffling variety of different reasons) and here we are, all set for the final match between Paraguay and Spain. The Paraguayan flame has burnt intermittently in South Africa so far. Their penalty shootout win in the last round against Japan came at the end of possibly the worst match of the tournament so far, but they demonstrated their capability in winning their group as Italy imploded.” (twohundredpercent) […]

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