Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Ireland vs Paraguay 2010 Football: Time and Live Score

Ireland takes on Paraguay at the RDS Arena, Dublin on May 25, 2010 in an international friendly. Paraguay who has qualified for world cup 2010 is now preparing for the mega tournament in South Africa. Irish side, on the other hand, considers the match as part of their preparation for Euro qualifications starting from September this year.


The match kicks off at 18:45 GMT. As per British Summer Time (BST), the match begins at 19:45. In Ireland, the match starts at 19:45 too. Football fans in Paraguay can watch the match from 14:45. In India, the match gets underway at 00:15 AM (26 May). In the USA, the match starts in New York at 14:45 (Eastern Daylight Time), in California at 11:45 (Pacific Daylight Time).

Live Score

A number of websites would provide live score of the match. To get the live updates of the match, visit the following address:


Ireland coach Giovanni Trapattoni is missing a host of players for the match. Those who are not available for the game are Shay Given, Aiden McGeady, Richard Dunne, Kevin Kilbane, Stephen Ward, Eddie Nolan, Keith Treacy, David Meyler, Darron Gibson, Caleb Folan and Shane Duffy, who survived a life threatening liver injury on Friday. Kevin Doyle missed a training session with sore throat, but the striker is available for Tuesday’s match.

Ireland failed to make it to the world cup finals after losing to France in the play-off thanks to Thierry Henry’s infamous hand-ball goal. Irish fans are disappointed, but they are now expecting a strong performance from Ireland players in Euro qualification.

Paraguay, on the other hand, has qualified for world cup from South America region. They have been drawn in Group F where they will face defending champion Italy, New Zealand and Slovakia.

Coach Gerardo Martino may experiment with the squad in the Ireland game. However, he might be a bit of worried with a long list of injured players including key midfielder Édgar Barreto. Others who are struggling with injuries include Julio Manzur, Oscar Cardozo, Benitez, Diego Barreto and Haedo.

Ireland and Paraguay may not be among the best in the football world, but football fans are expecting a highly entertaining match in Dublin on Tuesday. Ireland players are determined to present an inspirational show in their attempt to compensate for their failure to reach the world cup finals.

Paraguay players will be no less determined as they would like to show their best in order to strengthen their claim for a place in the 23-man final world cup squad.

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