New Zealand grabbed two goals in their 4-2 defeat against Paraguay in the Group B clash on Monday – and both arrived courtesy of poor Paraguay centre-back Duarte.
First, the stopper clumsily flicked in Leon van den Hoven’s free-kick to cancel out Paraguay’s opening goal in Mumbai.
He was at it again less than 15 minutes later, slicing a clearance straight into the back of his own net past a bemused goalkeeper.
Own goal no.1:
Then for his next trick:
Luckily for Duarte, his team-mates bailed him out… eventually.
Anibal Vega’s second-half brace – the first coming on 75 minutes – was added to by Blas Armoa’s injury-time strike, ensuring victory for the South Americans.