Thursday’s friendly between Cameroon and Paraguay had the look of a match between a side that is bound for the World Cup and a completely disinterested opponent that is set to watch the tournament on television like everyone else.
Only the roles were reversed.
Despite dominating possession, Cameroon rarely looked a threat in the attacking third. Paraguay, meanwhile, acquitted themselves well with a mostly up-and-coming squad, winning 2-1 in Kufstein, Austria.
The following are six takeaways from the encounter.