On paper this is a match that Italy will win. They are the reigning champion and Paraguay is not a powerhouse of football...but that is all in the past. Paraguay have proved to be a squad capable to beat strong team like Brazil and Argentina while Italy, is capable to be beaten by the likes of Mexico.
Italy is too relying on old dogs and cant seem to be able to defend their title. Their forms are just awful lately. Paraguay is a squad that able to score goals and goals. They have a decent goalscorers in Barrios and Santa Cruz.
Even though many will predict Italy will win this but I say it will be the South American that will come out on top~
Players to watch: Daniele De Rossi and Lucas Barrios
Key Battle: Cannavaro VS Barrios
ps: its only my humble opinion d;-b