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Swiss shock kings of Europe

Switzerland pulled off the biggest surprise so far at this FIFA World Cup™ as Gelson Fernandes's second-half strike downed Spain.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+XAVI (Spain) sees an effort go off target.
90'+J.NAVAS (Spain) takes a corner kick.
90'+ YAKIN (Switzerland) is booked by the referee.
90'+YAKIN (Switzerland) illegally handles the ball.
90'+RAMOS (Spain) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on EGGIMANN (Switzerland).
90'+YAKIN (Switzerland) commits a foul.
90'+ EGGIMANN (in) comes off the bench to replace BARNETTA (out) (Switzerland)
90'+NKUFO (Switzerland) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
90'+ BENAGLIO (Switzerland) is booked by the referee.
90'+J.NAVAS (Spain) swings in the corner.
87'TORRES (Spain) sees an effort go off target.
87'TORRES (Spain) sees one of his shots blocked.
86'NKUFO (Switzerland) is penalised after committing a foul.
85'YAKIN (Switzerland) illegally handles the ball.

Man of the Match

Midfielder

Statistics

Ball possession
63
%
37

Attempts

24Attempts8
8On-Target3
15Off-Target2

Disciplinary

8Fouls Committed21
0Yellow cards4
0Red Cards0

Attacking

12Corners3
2Offsides1
0Free kicks0
1Saves7

Line-ups

Spain
SpainESP
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
(GK)(C)
(GK)
36'
77'
90'+2
8
(C)
10
14
15
16
61'
21
62'
79'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
23
(GK)
21
(GK)
36'
61'
9
Injured
Injured
13
15
79'
18
77'
90'+2
62'
CoachCoach
Vicente DEL BOSQUE (ESP)Ottmar HITZFELD (GER)

Match Facts

Durban Stadium

  • Stadium nameDurban Stadium
  • CityDurban

Officials

  • Referee: Howard WEBB
    England
    EnglandENG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Darren CANN (ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Michael MULLARKEY (ENG)
  • Fourth official: Martin HANSSON (SWE)