Jong Oranje, the South American oefentrip in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday ended with a draw. In the Estadio Defensores del Chaco in Asunción, came to the team departing coach Art Langeler against Young Paraguay is not further than 1-1.
Jong Oranje was then the best in taking penalties. Four days earlier, the Netherlands had the first practice game against Young Bolivia 4-1 won.
After an unedifying first half came to Paraguay after resting on lead. Saúl Salcedo headed the ball in the 56th minute from a free kick past goalkeeper Joel Wretch. The goalkeeper of FC Twente was not completely well prepared.
The end came twenty minutes before time, in the name of AZ-player Guus Lift. The captain of Jong Oranje took the ball after a beautiful dieptepass of Pablo Rosario clever, and showed the Paraguayan goalkeeper no chance.
The football associations of Paraguay and the Netherlands had agreed to meet at a tie, penalty kicks, and Young Paraguay failed from eleven yards three times. In Jong Oranje lost only Pelle van Amersfoort his penalty kick. Teun Koopmeiners, Rosario and Arnaut Groeneveld scored.