Seeds in a FIFA World Cup™ draw for the first time, FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Jakob Kuhn about Swiss progress and delves into the factors behind their ascent.
11 October seems to be a favourable date for Switzerland to qualify for international competitions. FIFA.com looks back at the La Nati's route to the FIFA World Cup™ in the words of the Swiss players and coaches.
Iceland produced a superb revival to turn around a 4-1 deficit into a 4-4 draw with Group E leaders Switzerland, with Johann Berg Gudmundsson getting his hat-trick with a last-minute leveller.
FIFA.com previews this week's UEFA Champions League quarter-final second legs, with big guns from Spain and Germany in pole position to advance after first-leg gains.
Roma battled through snowy conditions and earned a hard-fought 3-2 win over a spirited Atalanta side, Juventus put three goals past Siena, and Cagliari took Torino 4-3 in Sunday's Serie A action.
Juventus had a Stephan Lichsteiner strike early in the second half to thank for a cagey 1-0 win away to Palermo as AC Milan dominated a six-goal thriller away to Torino on Sunday.