Friday, June 20, 2014
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Switzerland
2
 
5
France
 0-1O. Giroud  17'
 0-2B. Matuidi  18'
 0-3M. Valbuena  40'
 0-4K. Benzema  67'
 0-5M. Sissoko  73'
B. Dzemaili  81' 1-5 
G. Xhaka  87' 2-5 
HT: 0-3
Arena Fonte Nova (Attendance: 51,003)
Referee: Bjorn Kuipers
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Switzerland vs. France
Minute Commentary
90' SWITZERLAND 2-5 FRANCE
The last two matches of this World Cup only gave us one goal, but this clash more than made up for that shortage as we saw seven in Salvador as Switzerland and France played out a cracking match in Group E. France were much the better side in the first half, and scored two goals in a minute thanks to Olivier Giroud's towering header, and Blase Matuidi's cool finish after Behrami had given the ball away in his own half from the kick-off. Xherdan Shaqiri correctly had a goal ruled out for offside as the men in red tried to work their way back into the match, before he came close once more with a rebound that dragged just wide of Hugo Lloris' far post with the Spurs stopper beaten. Karim Benzema then missed a controversially awarded penalty, with Yohan Cabaye finding a way to hit the bar on the rebound from no more than three yards out. It was to be 3-0 at the break though, as Mathieu Valbuena finished off a fine move that started on the left with Varane and Giroud. Three turned to four after the introduction of Paul Pogba, whose wonderful ball was converted on the volley by Benzema inside the six-yard box, before Moussa Sissoko got his name on the scoresheet with a great finish after Gokhan Inler had clumsily lost possession in his own half. Ottmar Hitzfeld's side got a consolation when Blerim Dzemaili drilled a low free-kick through a suspect France wall and into the bottom corner, before Granit Xhaka started, and ended, a fine move with a goal as he volleyed home inside the near post. There was still to be more action though, as Benzema thought he had scored a worldie with the last kick of the game as he curled a great shot into the top corner, but Bjorn Kuipers had blown his whistle half a second before the forward let fly from the edge of the Swiss box. Les Bleus are firmly in charge of Group E, and qualification for the last-16 is up for grabs now. There were seven goals in a gripping contest in Salvador tonight - over to you Ecuador and Honduras.
90' GOAL CHALKED OFF
Karim Benzema - how's your luck? The Real Madrid forward latches onto a pass from the left and curls a beauty into the top corner, but the full time whistle had blown a split second before he made connection with the ball. At first Benzema celebrates, but it won't count. It ends Switzerland 2-5 France in Salvador. What a match!
90' THREE MINUTES OF INJURY TIME
We will have three additional minutes at the end of this match in Salvador. Time for one more goal?
88' SWITZERLAND 2-5 FRANCE
What odds would you get for a 5-5 draw in this one? Obviously that won't happen with time running out, but take nothing away from the quality of this Switzerland goal, regardless of how meaningless it is. Granit Xhaka plays the ball in-field to Gokhan Inler before sprinting onto the return pass. Debuchy had played him onside, and Xhaka made the most of it as he rifled home a first-time volley inside Lloris' near post. Another great goal to add to the ever growing collection at this World Cup.
87' GOOOAAALLL!!!
Switzerland have got another one back! Granit Xhaka has made it 5-2 with a brilliant finish!
85' VALBUENA REPLACED
Mathieu Valbuena has run his race in this match, and Didier Deschamps sends Real Sociedad's highly rated midfielder Antoine Griezmann on in his place. Five minutes remain in what has been an extremely one-sided affair in Salvador.
83' SWITZERLAND 1-5 FRANCE
Switzerland have a free-kick, just left of centre, 30 yards out. Blerim Dzemaili sizes it up before unleashing a vicious shot that somehow gets through the shoddy French wall and past the diving Hugo Lloris into the bottom corner. It's a great strike from Dzemaili, but that will be of little consolation to Ottmar Hitzfeld, who will be very disappointed with the way his side have performed tonight.
82' GOOOAAALLL!!!
Blerim Dzemaili has bagged a consolation goal for Switzerland with a fierce strike!
80' DRMIC ON
I neglected to inform you before of a substitute for Switzerland by the way, so I offer my humblest of apologies. Anyway, Josip Drmic was the man who came on, as he replaced the ineffectual Seferovic. Drmic hasn't done much himself since coming on, though.
78' DOUBLE SAVE
Diego Benaglio to the rescue for the Swiss here as he stops Benzema in a one-on-one on the angle of the area, before smartly getting across to block Matuidi's follow up from inside the six-yard box. The phrase "cricket score" is starting to come to mind here.
75' SWITZERLAND 0-5 FRANCE
I don't want to leap to any assumptions, but I think this game is all over. Again it's a poor ball from Switzerland in midfield that does the damage with Gokhan Inler the guilty party this time around. Karim Benzema picks up the loose ball, feeds Moussa Sissoko on the right-hand side, and he makes a very hard finish look extremely easy as he calmly rolls the ball into the far corner. Things are going from bad to worse for Ottmar Hitzfeld's men.
74' GOOOAAALLL!!!
It's five! Moussa Sissoko gets in on the act with a lovely sidefooted finish!
72' OVER THE TOP FROM EVRA
France aren't content with four - they want more. Yohan Cabaye feeds the onrushing Patrice Evra with a lovely ball into the box, but the left-back hopelessly skews an effort over the bar before appealing for a corner in a desperate attempt to preserve his pride. Use your right foot Patrice!
69' SWITZERLAND 0-4 FRANCE
France have been brilliant all night, and this goal is possibly the best of the bunch. Substitute Paul Pogba, who was recently voted to be the best young player in Europe, picks up a ball from the right before dinking in a delicious ball over the top that eludes Senderos and Djourou and finds Karim Benzema in the six-yard box. Benzema settles himself, swivels and buries a volley under Diego Benaglio in the Swiss goal.
68' GOOOAAALLL!!!
I told you he was desperate for a goal didn't I? Karim Benzema has made it four for France!
67' KOSCIELNY REPLACES SAKHO
Mamadou Sakho looks like he is struggling with an injury at the moment, so Didier Deschamps takes him off as a precaution. Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny is the man to come on in his place.
65' BRILLIANT KEEPING
Switzerland have a great chance to grab a goal back as Stephan Lichtsteiner surges down the right and dinks a ball back into the path of Admir Mehmedi in space in the box. Mehmedi chests it down, but Hugo Lloris is out like a whippet from his line, and the French keeper forces the Swiss striker into rushing his shot over the bar. Excellent goalkeeping there.
62' POGBA TO ENTER PLAY
Paul Pogba, who is seen by many to be the next big thing in football, is coming onto the field, with Olivier Giroud the man to make way. Pogba is on a yellow card, remember, so he will have to be careful to avoid any silly challenges in these last 30 minutes. As for Giroud, he will feel very content with his performance, which was capped by a well taken goal.
60' DEFLECTED OVER
The French are really starting to have fun now. It's that trio of Benzema, Giroud and Valbuena again as, after a cross from Patrice Evra pinballs around the area, Giroud gives it to Valbuena, who skips around Senderos before teeing up Benzema. The Real Madrid star strikes it first time, but the sliding Stephan Lichtsteiner is there to block the ball behind for a corner. Make no question about it - Karim Benzema is desperate for a goal this evening.
58' VENOMOUS DRIVE
Blerim Dzemaili makes the most of a well-worked Switzerland move as the ball breaks to him all alone on the edge of the France area. He decides to have a dig, and he connects with it well, but the ball drifts a couple of inches over the angle of the post and bar.
55' THINKING OF SUBS?
We are ten minutes into this second half, and it has hardly been an onslaught from Switzerland since the break. They seem resigned to losing this game, so maybe it is time for Didier Deschamps to start resting some of his star men with the match all but over? Is there any point in risking injury to Benzema or Giroud when the points are in the bag?
52' AWFUL DELIVERY
Xherdan Shaqiri gets the better of Moussa Sissoko with some flicks and tricks on the left-hand side, and forces the Newcastle man into giving away a free-kick in a good position. Unfortunately for the Swiss, Shaqiri's ball in is cleared away by the first man. It hasn't been their day has it? And there's still 40 minutes to go as well.
49' CONFIDENCE FLOWING
Didier Deschamps' team are definitely playing like an outfit who are 3-0 up, as they are swaggering their way through this game at the moment. After Blerim Dzemaili gives away the ball in midfield, the trio of Giroud, Valbuena and Matuidi exchange lightning quick passes with supreme skill before a Swiss defender eventually gets in to escape with the ball. This could be a long 45 minutes for the men in red.
47' GREAT TACKLE
Mamadou Sakho sees Admir Mehmedi haring into the France box and puts a stop to it with a fine sliding challenge, putting the ball behind for a corner. The Swiss players are incensed, as they feel that was excessive force from Sakho, but the referee rightly kept his whistle out of his mouth. Never a penalty.
46' BACK IN ACTION
We're back under way in the second half in Salvador, where Switzerland need an absolute miracle to get back into this Group E clash.
45' SWITZERLAND 0-3 FRANCE
There is not a lot to seperate these countries, both in terms of geographical proximity, and their form going into this match, but only one team turned up in that half. The French are absolutely rampant, and a three-goal lead is no more than they deserve, as they have completely dominated Switzerland from the first minute. They were on top without creating too much inside the first quarter of an hour, before Olivier Giroud leaped above the Swiss defence to power a header home beyond the despairing dives of Ricardo Rodriguez and Diego Benaglio. Seconds later, the Swiss were left to lick their wounds again, as Karim Benzema intercepted Valon Behrami's poor pass before supplying Blaise Matuidi to finish with a low shot down to Benaglio's right. Xherdan Shaqiri rightly had a goal ruled out for offside as the half continued to gather momentum, before the Bayern Munich flyer dragged a shot inches wide of Hugo Lloris' far post after a strong run and effort by Admir Mehmedi. Ottmar Hitzfeld's men were given a lifeline after Benzema missed a disputed penalty kick, before Yohan Cabaye somehow managed to rattle the bar from the rebound at point blank range. However, the French were to snuff out any gathering positivity in their opponents' ranks, as a lovely move involving Varane and Giroud down the left wing ended with Mathieu Valbuena tapping home at the far stick. This one looks done and dusted at the end of the first period, but you never know in football - let's hope there's more goals and drama in the second 45 minutes in Salvador.
45' FRANCE RAMPANT AT HALF TIME
Seconds after Karim Benzema has a daisy cutter saved by Diego Benaglio, Bjorn Kuipers toots his whistle, and we go into the break with France cruising at 3-0 against a very poor Switzerland side.
45' TWO ADDITIONAL MINUTES
There will be two minutes of injury time at the end of this first half - I may be being presumptuous here, but I think it's been a 45 minutes that Swiss fans will be very keen to erase from their memory.
42' SWITZERLAND 0-3 FRANCE
This is surely game over now? France have a third goal, and it comes from a move that is as smooth as a Rolls Royce. Raphael Varane guides an inch perfect ball down the left for Giroud, who in turn crosses the ball for Mathieu Valbuena, who has the easy task of slotting into an empty net from three yards out. We're not even in first half injury time, and the French are already home and dry!
41' GOOOAAALLL!!!
My last question has been answered in double quick fashion - no, France won't rue those missed chances, as Mathieu Valbuena has made it 3-0 to Didier Deschamps' men!
39' TOO GREEDY
The Swiss once more lose possession far too easily in their own half, which allows Mathieu Debuchy to find Benzema. The striker, perhaps feeling the need to make up for his spot-kick miss, goes it alone and gets crowded out on the edge of the area, despite having options either side of him. Will these missed opportunities end up haunting the French?
36' SUB MADE A DIFFERENCE?
It's been a mad last ten minutes or so, but after all that drama we finally have time to gather our thoughts. Switzerland have been caught half asleep on numerous occasions in this first half - did the introduction of Philippe Senderos to the Swiss backline have anything to do with this? It's an interesting talking point.
33' BENAGLIO SAVES IT
Where do I start here?! Karim Benzema runs onto a through ball into the area, and seems to trip over his own foot in the presence of Johan Djourou, but the referee penalises the former Arsenal defender by awarding a penalty. Benzema steps up to take it himself, but his kick is tame and Benaglio palms it away. Yohan Cabaye rushes in to try and bury the rebound from two yards out, but somehow contrives to hit the bar! Switzerland survive, and they still have a pulse in this clash.
32' PENALTY FOR FRANCE
France have a chance to make it three - they have a penalty in Salvador!
29' JUST WIDE
Switzerland are just starting to come back into this match now, and are inches away from getting a goal back. Admir Mehmedi hares at the centre of the French backline and releases a shot that is parried away by Hugo Lloris, but only as far as Xherdan Shaqiri. Shaqiri guides a left-footed shot towards the far bottom corner, but the ball trickles agonisingly wide. The next goal in this match is going to be massive you sense.
28' DISALLOWED GOAL
This match is really heating up nicely now, as Switzerland start to celebrate halving the deficit as Xherdan Shaqiri prods home Gokhan Inler's mishit shot from 20 yards. Unfortunately for the Bayern Munich flyer, the flag had rightly been raised, and the goal doesn't stand.
26' STABBED EFFORT
He hasn't got himself on the scoresheet yet, but Karim Benzema is scaring the life out of the Swiss defence. He sprints forward from midfield, with men backing off him as he goes, before trying to catch Benaglio out with a toe poke from the edge of the area. The Switzerland stopper is down low quickly though, and the score stays at two for the time being.
23' SWISS SHELLSHOCKED
France had made a better start to the game than their opponents, and they caught Ottmar Hitzfeld's men napping twice in quick succession there, with Benaglio maybe a little suspect for the second goal. As the oft used cliche goes, Switzerland have a mountain to climb now.
20' SWITZERLAND 0-2 FRANCE
France could well have won this game in the space of 30 seconds! Straight from the kick-off after that Giroud goal, Valon Behrami clumsily gives the ball away to Karim Benzema, who charges at the Swiss backline before releasing Blaise Matuidi on the outside. The midfielder fools Diego Benaglio by shooting in at the near post instead of going across goal, and all of a sudden Didier Deschamps' side are in dreamland!
19' GOOOAAALLL!!!
It's two! Blaise Matuidi has doubled France's advantage seconds after Olivier Giroud scored the first!
18' SWITZERLAND 0-1 FRANCE
France take an outswinging corner from the right, and Olivier Giroud rises high to plant a firm header into the roof of the net from 12 yards out. Ricardo Rodriguez did his best to clear it on the line, but he couldn't quite reach it. It gets much better for Les Blues as well.....
16' GOOOAAALLL!!!
There's been a chance now, and there's been a goal! Olivier Giroud gives France the lead in Salvador!
13' WOEFUL EFFORT
Didier Deschamps' men have been the better outfit in these first 15 minutes, but they have struggled to open up their opponents up to now. Yohan Cabaye finds himself in room 30 yards out, but the PSG midfielder blazes his attempt a long way over the bar. No chances to speak of as of yet.
11' SURELY A BOOKING?
As Switzerland look to launch a counter-attack, Mathieu Debuchy brings Ricardo Rodriguez down to ground with a cynical lunge on the touchline. The referee awards the free-kick, but declines to give the Newcastle man a booking - looking at the replays, Debuchy was lucky to escape unpunished there.
9' VON BERGEN OFF FOR SENDEROS
Unfortunately, Steve Von Bergen cannot continue as blood continues to pour from around his eye, so Philippe Senderos will come on to replace him. He will slot into the centre-back position alongside Johan Djourou for the Swiss.
8' VON BERGEN IN BOTHER
Steve Von Bergen looks to be in a spot of bother here as he receives a boot to the chest from Olivier Giroud as the two contest for a loose ball in the middle of the park. It was innocent enough from Giroud, but it looks as though Von Bergen is in serious pain here.
6' INCHES WIDE
Karim Benzema already has two goals at this World Cup, and he is not too far away from notching himself a third here. The Real Madrid man plays a lovely one-two on the angle of the Switzerland box with Blaise Matuidi, before curling an effort towards far post. Diego Benaglio watches it sail a couple of inches wide, however.
3' CLUMSY START
These two sides haven't started like teams who are feeling confident after opening match victories, as Yohan Cabaye, then Gokhan Inler give the ball away cheaply within moments of each other - France are giving a lot of respect to the creative players in Switzerland's midfield, as they are pressing high up and trying to stop them at source.
1' WE'RE UNDERWAY
Switzerland get the game started in Salvador - the second round of matches are under way in Group E.
0' CHANGES FOR BOTH
So Switzerland bring super-subs Haris Seferovic and Admir Mehmedi into the staring line-up, while France also make some changes with Paul Pogba dropping out (possibly due to being one yellow card away from a suspension) for Moussa Sissoko, while Olivier Giroud comes in for Antoine Griezmann.
0' FULL TEAMS
Switzerland: Benaglio, Lichtsteiner, Rodriguez, Inler, Djourou, Von Begen, Shaqiri, Behrami, Seferovic, Xhaka, Mehmedi. Subs: Ziegler, Senderos, Lang, Barnetta, Sommer, Stocker, Dzemaili, Fernandes, Gavranovic, Drmic, Burki, Schar. France: Lloris, Debuchy, Evra, Cabaye, Varane, Sakho, Sissoko, Matuidi, Giroud, Valbuena, Benzema. Subs: Cabrella, Griezmann, Mavuba, Mangala, Sagna, Ruffier, Digne, Pogba, Remy, Koscielny, Schneiderlin, Landreau.
0' FANCY THE FRENCH OR SUPPORT THE SWISS?
With the 2014 World Cup now over a week old, the group stage matches are starting to take huge significance, and the result of this clash in Salvador could have a huge bearing on deciding who goes through as winners of Group E. Whoever emerges victorious in this one would be huge favourites to progress to the next stage in top spot, and could go through later tonight dependent on the result of the match between Ecuador and Honduras. The stats suggest there is little to split these two, as the last three times they have met the spoils have been shared. The last time France took on Switzerland in the World Cup no goals were scored, as the game ended in a stalemate. Hopefully there will be no repeat of that tonight – join us here at 20:00 for live text commentary of what could be a fascinating fixture.
0' FRANCE NOT FEELING THE BLEUS THIS TIME
In 1998 they triumphed, in 2002 they were humbled, in 2006 they were one step away and in 2010 they were an embarrassment. If you are a believer in patterns in football, then you should be of the assumption that France will go far in this competition. It's a case of so far so good for Didier Deschamps' men, as they ran out convincing 3-0 winners against a very physical Honduras side in their first group game, and are now on a six-match unbeaten run. With Karim Benzema in amongst the goals and Paul Pogba coming through as a future star, everything is looking rosy for Les Bleus. Tonight should show us just how high their confidence levels are.
0' SWISH SWISS SOARING HIGH
Sport in the country of Switzerland mainly revolves around the fortunes of tennis players Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka, but their football team are doing pretty well at the moment as well, and could be catching some headlines in their home country in the next few weeks. A couple of days ago Ottmar Hitzfeld's team put Ecuador to the sword with a dramatic 2-1 victory that was sealed deep into injury time to give them the perfect start in Group E. That win means that they have won three matches on the trot and have lost just one of their last 19 fixtures. This will make for very pleasing reading for Swiss fans, who may just feel that they can take France down tonight to put themselves in the driving seat in Group E.
0' REF WATCH
Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers will be our man in the middle for this clash, as he takes charge of his second match of the tournament. Kuipers was the man making all the key decisions as Italy ran out 2-1 winners over England last Saturday in Group C. He was also the man who received a lot of praise for his performance in the Champions League final last season, where Real Madrid defeated local rivals Atletico in a tempestuous affair. The man from Holland will tonight be assisted by his fellow countrymen Sander Van Roekel and Erwin Zeinstra, while Norway's Svein Oddvar Moen will be our fourth official in Salvador.
0' EARLY TEAM NEWS
Manager Ottmar Hitzfeld may decide to give starting berths to Admir Mehmedi and Haris Seferovic after both came off the bench to score in the 2-1 win over Ecuador on Sunday, with Valentin Stocker and Josip Drmic the players who would potentially be replaced. Meanwhile France boss Didier Deschamps is hopeful that midfielder Yohan Cabaye will be fit to start against Switzerland despite coming off against Honduras with a groin injury. Cabaye joins Patrice Evra and Paul Pogba as players who are one yellow card away from a ban, but this is unlikely to hinder their chances of selection.
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Switzerland
(4-2-3-1)
Diego Benaglio1
Stephan Lichtsteiner2
Johan Djourou20
9' Steve Von Bergen5
Ricardo Rodríguez13
46' Valon Behrami11
Gokhan Inler8
Xherdan Shaqiri23
87' Granit Xhaka10
Admir Mehmedi18
69' Haris Seferovic9
Substitutes
Yann Sommer12
Roman Burki21
9' Philippe Senderos4
Reto Ziegler3
Michael Lang6
Fabian Schar22
46' 81' Blerim Dzemaili15
Tranquillo Barnetta7
Gelson Fernandes16
Valentin Stocker14
69' Josip Drmic19
Mario Gavranovic17
France
(4-5-1)
1Hugo Lloris
2Mathieu Debuchy
4Raphael Varane
5Mamadou Sakho 66'
3Patrice Evra
6Yohan Cabaye 88'
8Mathieu Valbuena 82' 40' 
18Moussa Sissoko 73' 
14Blaise Matuidi 18' 
10Karim Benzema 67' 
9Olivier Giroud 63' 17' 
Substitutes
23Mickael Landreau
16Stephane Ruffier
21Laurent Koscielny 66'
15Bacary Sagna
13Eliaquim Mangala
17Lucas Digne
19Paul Pogba 63'
12Rio Mavuba
22Morgan Schneiderlin
11Antoine Griezmann 82'
20Loic Remy
7Remy Cabella
Manager
Ottmar Hitzfeld 
Manager
Didier Deschamps 
Switzerland
(4-2-3-1)
1Diego Benaglio
2Stephan Lichtsteiner
20Johan Djourou
5Steve Von Bergen
Substitution Philippe Senderos (on) 9'
13Ricardo Rodríguez
11Valon Behrami
Substitution Blerim Dzemaili (on) 46'
8Gokhan Inler
23Xherdan Shaqiri
10Granit Xhaka
Goal 87'
18Admir Mehmedi
9Haris Seferovic
Substitution Josip Drmic (on) 69'
Substitutes
12Yann Sommer
21Roman Burki
4Philippe Senderos
Substitution Philippe Senderos (on) 9'
3Reto Ziegler
6Michael Lang
22Fabian Schar
15Blerim Dzemaili
Substitution Blerim Dzemaili (on) 46'
Goal 81'
7Tranquillo Barnetta
16Gelson Fernandes
14Valentin Stocker
19Josip Drmic
Substitution Josip Drmic (on) 69'
17Mario Gavranovic
Manager
Ottmar Hitzfeld 
France
(4-5-1)
1Hugo Lloris
2Mathieu Debuchy
4Raphael Varane
5Mamadou Sakho
Substitution Laurent Koscielny (on) 66'
3Patrice Evra
6Yohan Cabaye
Yellow Card 88'
8Mathieu Valbuena
Substitution Antoine Griezmann (on) 82'
Goal 40'
18Moussa Sissoko
Goal 73'
14Blaise Matuidi
Goal 18'
10Karim Benzema
Goal 67'
9Olivier Giroud
Substitution Paul Pogba (on) 63'
Goal 17'
Substitutes
23Mickael Landreau
16Stephane Ruffier
21Laurent Koscielny
Substitution Mamadou Sakho (off) 66'
15Bacary Sagna
13Eliaquim Mangala
17Lucas Digne
19Paul Pogba
Substitution Olivier Giroud (off) 63'
12Rio Mavuba
22Morgan Schneiderlin
11Antoine Griezmann
Substitution Mathieu Valbuena (off) 82'
20Loïc Remy
7Remy Cabella
Manager
Didier Deschamps 
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Team Stats
SwitzerlandSUI FranceFRA
2 Goals 5
1 Assists 5
17 Shots 22
8 Shots on Goal 16
11 Saves 4
0 Penalties Scored 0
0 Penalty Kicks 1
9 Crosses 16
5 Corner Kicks 3
1 Offside 2
12 Fouls Committed 16
0 Cautions/Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
57% Ball Possession 43%
Switzerland
No. Player MinP G YC RC GA Svs
1Diego Benaglio 90 - 0 0 5 8
2Stephan Lichtsteiner 90 0 0 0 - -
5Steve Von Bergen 9 0 0 0 - -
8Gokhan Inler 90 0 0 0 - -
9Haris Seferovic 69 0 0 0 - -
10Granit Xhaka 90 1 0 0 - -
11Valon Behrami 45 0 0 0 - -
13Ricardo Rodríguez 90 0 0 0 - -
18Admir Mehmedi 90 0 0 0 - -
20Johan Djourou 90 0 0 0 - -
23Xherdan Shaqiri 90 0 0 0 - -
Substitutes
4Philippe Senderos 81 0 0 0 - -
15Blerim Dzemaili 45 1 0 0 - -
19Josip Drmic 21 0 0 0 - -

France
No. Player MinP G YC RC GA Svs
1Hugo Lloris 90 - 0 0 2 3
2Mathieu Debuchy 90 0 0 0 - -
3Patrice Evra 90 0 0 0 - -
4Raphael Varane 90 0 0 0 - -
5Mamadou Sakho 66 0 0 0 - -
6Yohan Cabaye 90 0 1 0 - -
8Mathieu Valbuena 82 1 0 0 - -
9Olivier Giroud 63 1 0 0 - -
10Karim Benzema 90 1 0 0 - -
14Blaise Matuidi 90 1 0 0 - -
18Moussa Sissoko 90 1 0 0 - -
Substitutes
11Antoine Griezmann 8 0 0 0 - -
19Paul Pogba 27 0 0 0 - -
21Laurent Koscielny 24 0 0 0 - -
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SwitzerlandSUI vs. FranceFRA
Minute Event
90' Game Over  Switzerland 2-5 France
90' Half Over  Switzerland 2-5 France
90' Throw-In  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
90' Goal Kick  Hugo Lloris (France)
90' Throw-In  Stephan Lichtsteiner (Switzerland)
90' Goal Kick  Hugo Lloris (France)
90' Throw-In  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
90' Cross  Paul Pogba (France) - Defended by Keeper
89' Yellow Card  Yohan Cabaye (France)
89' Foul  Dzemaili fouled by Yohan Cabaye (France)
87' Goal  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland). Assist by Inler
87' Shot on Goal  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
87' Cross  Gokhan Inler (Switzerland) - On Target
86' Foul  Mehmedi fouled by Paul Pogba (France)
86' Shot on Goal  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
86' Throw-In  Patrice Evra (France)
85' Corner Kick  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
84' Offside  Mathieu Debuchy (France)
84' Foul  Cabaye fouled by Blerim Dzemaili (Switzerland)
83' Throw-In  Admir Mehmedi (Switzerland)
83' Foul  Griezmann fouled by Blerim Dzemaili (Switzerland)
83' Throw-In  Patrice Evra (France)
82' Substitution  Antoine Griezmann (on). Valbuena (off). (France)
81' Goal  Blerim Dzemaili (Switzerland)
81' Shot on Goal  Blerim Dzemaili (Switzerland)
80' Foul  Shaqiri fouled by Laurent Koscielny (France)
80' Throw-In  Admir Mehmedi (Switzerland)
79' Foul  Mehmedi fouled by Mathieu Debuchy (France)
78' Corner Kick  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
77' Shot  Gokhan Inler (Switzerland)
77' Shot on Goal  Karim Benzema (France)
77' Shot on Goal  Patrice Evra (France)
76' Shot on Goal  Mathieu Valbuena (France)
76' Cross  Moussa Sissoko (France) - On Target
76' Foul  Matuidi fouled by Blerim Dzemaili (Switzerland)
75' Throw-In  Mathieu Debuchy (France)
73' Goal  Moussa Sissoko (France). Assist by Benzema
73' Shot on Goal  Moussa Sissoko (France)
72' Shot  Patrice Evra (France)
71' Shot  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
71' Corner Kick  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland) - Off Target
70' Shot  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
70' Cross  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland) - Off Target
70' Free Kick  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
70' Foul  Lichtsteiner fouled by Mathieu Valbuena (France)
70' Throw-In  Stephan Lichtsteiner (Switzerland)
69' Substitution  Josip Drmic (on). Seferovic (off). (Switzerland)
67' Goal  Karim Benzema (France). Assist by Pogba
67' Shot on Goal  Karim Benzema (France)
67' Cross  Paul Pogba (France) - On Target
67' Foul  Pogba fouled by Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
66' Substitution  Laurent Koscielny (on). Sakho (off). (France)
64' Shot  Admir Mehmedi (Switzerland)
64' Cross  Stephan Lichtsteiner (Switzerland) - Off Target
63' Goal Kick  Hugo Lloris (France)
63' Substitution  Paul Pogba (on). Giroud (off). (France)
63' Cross  Admir Mehmedi (Switzerland) - Directly Out
61' Foul  Benzema fouled by Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
60' Shot  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
60' Corner Kick  Mathieu Valbuena (France) - Headed Out - In Play
60' Shot on Goal  Karim Benzema (France)
60' Cross  Mathieu Valbuena (France)
59' Foul  Inler fouled by Olivier Giroud (France)
59' Throw-In  Mathieu Debuchy (France)
58' Goal Kick  Hugo Lloris (France)
58' Shot  Blerim Dzemaili (Switzerland)
57' Throw-In  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
56' Throw-In  Mathieu Debuchy (France)
56' Throw-In  Mathieu Debuchy (France)
56' Goal Kick  Diego Benaglio (Switzerland)
55' Shot  Olivier Giroud (France)
55' Goal Kick  Hugo Lloris (France)
54' Shot  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
54' Foul  Inler fouled by Mathieu Valbuena (France)
53' Shot  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
53' Corner Kick  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland) - Off Target
52' Cross  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland) - Deflected - Out of Play
52' Free Kick  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
52' Foul  Shaqiri fouled by Moussa Sissoko (France)
51' Throw-In  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
51' Goal Kick  Hugo Lloris (France)
51' Shot  Haris Seferovic (Switzerland)
50' Cross  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland) - Clearance Out of Play
50' Foul  Inler fouled by Mathieu Valbuena (France)
49' Shot on Goal  Karim Benzema (France)
49' Foul  Matuidi fouled by Haris Seferovic (Switzerland)
48' Corner Kick  Mathieu Valbuena (France) - Clearance Out of Play
48' Shot  Olivier Giroud (France)
48' Goal Kick  Hugo Lloris (France)
47' Cross  Gokhan Inler (Switzerland) - Defended by Keeper
47' Throw-In  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
46' Goal Kick  Hugo Lloris (France)
46' Shot  Haris Seferovic (Switzerland)
46' Start Half 
46' Substitution  Blerim Dzemaili (on). Behrami (off). (Switzerland)
45' Half Over  Switzerland 0-3 France
45' Shot on Goal  Karim Benzema (France)
45' Shot on Goal  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
45' Throw-In  Stephan Lichtsteiner (Switzerland)
43' Shot on Goal  Mathieu Valbuena (France)
43' Cross  Karim Benzema (France) - On Target
42' Throw-In  Patrice Evra (France)
40' Goal  Mathieu Valbuena (France). Assist by Giroud
40' Shot on Goal  Mathieu Valbuena (France)
40' Cross  Olivier Giroud (France) - On Target
40' Corner Kick  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland) - Headed Out - In Play
40' Cross  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland) - Deflected - Out of Play
39' Throw-In  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
39' Throw-In  Stephan Lichtsteiner (Switzerland)
38' Cross  Moussa Sissoko (France) - Headed Out - In Play
37' Throw-In  Patrice Evra (France)
34' Foul  Rodríguez fouled by Mathieu Debuchy (France)
34' Shot  Blaise Matuidi (France)
34' Shot  Yohan Cabaye (France)
33' Penalty Miss  Karim Benzema (France)
33' Shot on Goal  Karim Benzema (France)
33' Free Kick  Karim Benzema (France)
31' Foul  Benzema fouled by Johan Djourou (Switzerland)
30' Shot  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
30' Shot on Goal  Admir Mehmedi (Switzerland)
29' Goal Kick  Diego Benaglio (Switzerland)
29' Shot  Olivier Giroud (France)
28' Foul  Cabaye fouled by Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
28' Offside  Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
27' Cross  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland) - Headed Out - In Play
27' Free Kick  Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
26' Foul  Lichtsteiner fouled by Blaise Matuidi (France)
25' Shot on Goal  Karim Benzema (France)
24' Foul  Inler fouled by Moussa Sissoko (France)
22' Foul  Giroud fouled by Stephan Lichtsteiner (Switzerland)
22' Throw-In  Mathieu Debuchy (France)
20' Offside  Karim Benzema (France)
20' Cross  Mathieu Valbuena (France) - Offside
20' Free Kick  Mathieu Valbuena (France)
20' Foul  Benzema fouled by Valon Behrami (Switzerland)
20' Throw-In  Patrice Evra (France)
18' Goal  Blaise Matuidi (France). Assist by Benzema
18' Shot on Goal  Blaise Matuidi (France)
18' Cross  Karim Benzema (France) - On Target
17' Goal  Olivier Giroud (France). Assist by Valbuena
17' Shot on Goal  Olivier Giroud (France)
17' Corner Kick  Mathieu Valbuena (France) - On Target
16' Throw-In  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
14' Goal Kick  Diego Benaglio (Switzerland)
13' Shot  Yohan Cabaye (France)
12' Foul  Cabaye fouled by Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
11' Foul  Mehmedi fouled by Mathieu Debuchy (France)
9' Substitution  Philippe Senderos (on). Von Bergen (off). (Switzerland)
7' Foul  Von Bergen fouled by Olivier Giroud (France)
6' Goal Kick  Diego Benaglio (Switzerland)
6' Shot  Karim Benzema (France)
5' Cross  Moussa Sissoko (France) - Clearance In Play
5' Throw-In  Mathieu Debuchy (France)
4' Cross  Mathieu Debuchy (France) - Defended by Keeper
4' Foul  Benzema fouled by Stephan Lichtsteiner (Switzerland)
4' Throw-In  Patrice Evra (France)
3' Foul  Mehmedi fouled by Mathieu Debuchy (France)
3' Throw-In  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
1' Shot on Goal  Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland)
1' Start Half 
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