World Cup 2010, Paraguay Vs. Japan: Paraguay Wins Penalty Kick Shootout, 5-3

Paraguay advances the its first World Cup quarterfinal after Oscar Cardozo scored on the ninth penalty kick, eliminating Japan 0-0, 5-3 on penalty kicks.

Japan and Paraguay went to the shootout after a scoreless 120 minutes and gained the advantage on the sixth kick when Japanese defender Yuichi Komano blasted his attempt off the crossbar. Nelson Valdez and Cardozo converted the two subsequent kicks to put Paraguay into the final eight,

Team - PK Taken By - Result - Score
Paraguay - Edgar Barreto - Score to Enji Kawashima's lower right (guessed correctly) - 1-0, Paraguay
Japan - Yasuhito Endo - Score to Justo Villar's upper left (guessed incorrectly) - 1-1
Paraguay - Lucas Barrios - Score to Enji Kawashima's lower left (guessed correctly) - 2-1, Paraguay
Japan - Makoto Hasebe - Score to Justo Villar's upper right (guessed correctly) - 2-2
Paraguay - Cristian Riveros - Score to Enji Kawashima's lower left (guessed incorrectly) - 3-2, Paraguay
Japan - Yuichi Komano - Missed, off the crossbar - 3-2, Paraguay
Paraguay - Nelson Valdez - Score into top of net, middle - 4-2, Paraguay
Japan - Keisuke Honda - Scored to the lower right of Justo Villar (guess incorrectly) - 4-3, Paraguay
Paraguay - Oscar Cardozo - Scored to the lower right of Enji Kawashima (guess incorrectly) - 5-3, Paraguay wins

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