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Match 9 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
Clear
03 September
4:6 (1:5, 1:0, 2:1)
  • Mohammad MOKHTARI (8'05", 20'32")
  • Mohammad AHMADZADEH (28'30")
  • Hassan ABDOLLAHI (35'35")
  • Valentin JAEGGY (3'52")
  • Sandro SPACCAROTELLA (8'09")
  • Mo JAEGGY (8'26")
  • Michael RODRIGUES (9'49")
  • Angelo SCHIRINZI (10'43")
  • Stephan LEU (35'59")

Referee Ruben EIRIZ (ESP)

Summary

Swiss see off Iran

Swiss see off Iran

Switzerland kick-started their 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup campaign with a 6-4 victory over Iran, who lost despite mounting a late comeback. Runners-up in 2009, the Swiss needed a positive result here after losing their opening match against Senegal and they set about their task straight from kick-off, finding themselves 5-1 ahead at the end of the first period. Goalkeeper Valentin Jaeggy ...

Highlights

Line-up

IRN
SUI
Substitute(s)
Coaches
MARFAVI Mohammad (IRN)
(SUI) Angelo SCHIRINZI
Officials
  • Referee: EIRIZ Ruben (ESP)
  • Second referee: ONODERA Tasuku (JPN)
  • Third referee: ALMANSORY Ebrahim (UAE)
  • Timekeeper: AKCER Serdar (TUR)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Not eligible to play

Photos

  • Mo Jaeggy (#8) of Switzerland scores
  • Iran and Switzerland line up
  • Ali Naderi of Iran shoots on goal as Michael Rodrigues of Switzerland defends
  • The Beach Babe cheerleaders dance
  • Iran Coach, Behzad Dadashzadeh (R) and Hamed Ghorbanpour who are both suspended for this game scream instructions from the stands
  • Stephan Leu (#6) of Switzerland shoots and scores
  • The Beach Babe cheerleaders dance
  • Hassan Abdollahi (#3) of Iran is show a red card by the referee
  • Switzerland celebrate with the fans

Quotes

"It’s a very positive result. We played an excellent first period, it’s just a shame that we took our foot off the pedal after that. We have to do better because we’ve still not been able to get our usual game going," Angelo Schirinzi, Switzerland coach.

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    STATISTICS
    IranStatisticsSwitzerland
    33Shots35
    4Corner kicks4
    0Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    1Red Cards0
    59%Possession (%)41%