Dany Ryser, Switzerland coach
There was only one team on the park in the first 30 minutes and that was Japan. They played a great game and could even have been 3-0 ahead. It was very important for us to get a goal back before the break. That, and the corrections we made at half-time, helped us play a more aggressive game in the second half and to then go on and win the game. We showed that Switzerland can play really good football too.
Yutaka Ikeuchi, Japan coach
We're disappointed with the defeat especially because we played a great first half. Switzerland attacked very hard at the start of the second, though, and we couldn't find a way to contain them. We're in a tough situation now but until we are mathematically out of it we'll be fighting hard to reach the next round.