South American nation Paraguay are now without a win in three games on the international football scene after they played out a thrilling 2-2 draw with hosts South Korea last week Friday. The two teams shared a four-goal thriller at the end of their international friendly clash at the Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon. The Paraguayans came into the South Korea game on the back of a two-match winless run.
Paraguay raced into a two-goal lead against the South Koreans thanks to the brace from Newcastle United attacking midfielder Miguel Almiron. The former Atlanta United star scored a goal in each half to put his team in a fantastic position. The first of his two goals arrived midway into the first half and it gave Paraguay a slender advantage at the end of the first 45 minutes. Almiron completed his brace to edge his team 2-0 ahead four minutes after restart. The South Koreans fought back to avoid defeat from the position of trailing by two goals at the start of the second half.More Link
Paraguay star Miguel Almiron played eighty minutes of the Premier League clash between his Newcastle United side and hosts Manchester City, but he could not stop his team from being beaten heavily by the defending champions. The Paraguay international was helpless as Manchester City thumped Newcastle United 5-0 at home to move three points clear in the race for the Premier League title.
Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe didn’t play Paraguay international Almiron regularly at the start of his managerial reign at the club towards the end of last year. The former Burnley and Bournemouth boss was named the new Newcastle United manager in October 2021 in the place of the sacked Steve Bruce. Paraguay attacking midfielder Almiron is getting a run in the Newcastle United starting XI mainly due to the injury to Scottish winger Ryan Fraser who might not play again this season.More Link
Paraguay national team star Miguel Almiron scored the only goal of the game as Newcastle United moved closer to Premier League safety thanks to the 1-0 win at home to FA Cup semifinalists Crystal Palace. The Paraguay international scored in the first half off the assist from Brazilian international Bruno Guimares and it proved to be the winning goal.
Newcastle United have been excellent at St. James Park in 2022 and once they took the lead through Paraguay international Almiron shortly after the half hour mark, the destination of the three points was never in doubt. The only goal of the match was scored after 32 minutes on the clock.More Link
Newcastle United star Miguel Almiron was on target for Paraguay in the 3-1 home win over Ecuador. Hosts Paraguay and Ecuador met in Quito for their penultimate South American qualifier ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup tournament on Qatari soil.
Paraguay were already out of the race to qualify for Qatar 2022 by the time they took on Ecuador at home, but that didn’t stop them from racing into a two-goal lead at the end of the first 45 minutes. Robert Morales scored the first goal for the Paraguayans on ten minutes before Bayer Leverkusen defender Piero Hincapie put through his own net to double the lead for the home team in the sixth minute of added time in the first half. Newcastle United player Almiron added a third goal for Paraguay nine minutes into the second half to wrap up the points for his team. CSKA Sofia striker Jordy Caicedo pulled one back for Ecuador via a spot kick five minutes from time, but the goal was just a consolation for the away team who were able to book their place in Qatar despite the defeat.More Link
Paraguay are on the brink of not qualifying for this year’s FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar after they werebeaten at home by Uruguay in their latest qualifier. The two countries met in a Matchday 16 encounter and it was the Uruguayans who secured the win to boost their hopes of going to the Qatar 2022 tournament.
Two-time winners Uruguay secured a big win at the expense of Paraguay thanks to the 50th minute strike from Luis Suarez. The goal from the Atletico Madrid star gave Uruguay a 1-0 away win over the Paraguayans to leave them on the brink of not making it to the World Cup tournament at the end of this year.
Paraguay national team attacker Miguel Almiron was an unused substitute as Newcastle United and Brentford played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at the St. James Park as the new managerial era under Eddie Howe got underway.
New manager Howe was unable to direct affairs from the Newcastle United dugout after testing positive for COVID-19. His assistant, Jason Tindall replaced him in the dugout for the home clash with newly promoted team Brentford. The Bees had secured promotion to the Premier League in the summer after winning the Championship playoffs and they made a bright start with 12 points from their first seven games. Things then fell apart for the Bees leading up to Newcastle United game. They came into the game on the back of a four-match losing run. In the end, Brentford were able to stop the losing run with the result from the Newcastle game.
Newcastle United were without the services of Paraguay international Miguel Almiron for the visit of North London giants Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday. Alniron missed the game due to his commitment with Paraguay in the quest to qualify for next year’s FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar.
The Magpies missed the direct running of Paraguay national team player Almiron as they succumbed to a 3-2 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur despite taking an early lead in what was the first game of the new era at the club. Newcastle United have new owners after the Saudi-led takeover of the club went through around two weeks ago.More Link
Paraguay are the favourites to take the three points on offer in their next 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Venezuela in the South American region. The Paraguayans take on Venezuela at the Estadio Defensores de Chaco in capital city Asuncion hoping to return to winning ways after the draw with Colombia in the last World Cup qualifier.
Juventus utility player Juan Cuadrado scored from the spot eight minutes into the second half for Colombia to cancel out the first half opener from Antonio Sanabria. Torino attacker Sanabria had earlier given Paraguay the lead five minutes before the half-time break. The draw with the Colombians ended the run of two straight defeats for Paraguay in the South American section of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers.More Link
Miguel Almiron is back inNewcastle United training having missed a large part of preseason as his club step up preparations for the new Premier League campaign starting within a week.
Newcastle United attacker Almiron is back to the Benton base of the Magpies after his exertions with Paraguay at the Copa America this summer. He was part of the Paraguay squad that lost out to Peru at the quarterfinal stage.
Paraguay are through to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Copa America tournament in Brazil after their win over Chile. The Chileans came into the game against Paraguay at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrinchawith an unbeaten record after their first three games in Group A only to lose that unbeaten status at the hands of the Paraguayans.
Paraguay beat Chile 2-0 on Thursday night to end their unbeaten run and also leapfrog them on the Group A standings. The victory catapulted Paraguay above their opponents into second place behind leaders Argentina, while Chile dropped from second to third as a result.