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SATURDAY'S GAMES

Germany vs. Paraguay

June 14, 2002|Grahame L. Jones

*--* 11:30 p.m. (Fri.) at Seogwipo, South Korea TV: ESPN2, Ch. 34. Delayed: Ch. 46, noon How they got here: Germany (2-0-1) won Group E; Paraguay (1-1-1) was runner-up in Group B Sidelined: Germany's Carsten Ramelow (red card), Christian Ziege (two yellow cards) and Dietmar Hamann (two yellow cards), Joerg Boehme (injured); Paraguay's Carlos Paredes (red card) Germany update: Coach Rudi Voeller's team features the tournament's leading goal scorer, Miroslav Klose, who has 13 goals in 15 games overall for the national team, including five at this World Cup Paraguay update: Coach Cesare Maldini masterminded a come-from-behind win over Slovenia that got the South Americans here, but the hero of that game, forward Nelson Cuevas, limped off with a suspected muscle tear and might miss the match Outlook: Eccentric but sometimes error-prone goalkeeper Jose Luis Chilavert holds the key to the outcome for Paraguay, which defeated Brazil and tied Argentina twice during qualifying to prove its credentials. "We have a team that can knock Germany out," Chilavert said

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