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Shaqiri treble takes Swiss through

Switzerland will face Argentina in the last 16 at Brazil 2014 after a Xherdan Shaqiri hat-trick secured a 3-0 win over Honduras and second place in Group E.

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Quotes

"I made the most of our strengths. Xherdan Shaqiri is a player who can make the difference because he can decide games on his own. Even against France he played very well," Ottmar Hitzfeld, Switzerland coach.

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18:10

OBRIGADO:
Thank you for following along as we watched Group E conclude in Manaus. Honduras pack their bags after Xherdan Shaqiri's hat-trick sent Switzerland through as 3-0 winners, and Ecuador exit as well despite holding France, who finish atop the group, to a goalless draw. There's still plenty to discuss, so please head to our daily tournament blog where we'll have the latest reactions, photos and videos from today's games, and we'll also preview tomorrow's Matchday 15 fixtures.

17:56
Honduras
HondurasHON
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI

Statistics

Ball possession

61%
39%
17Fouls Committed18
6Attempts On Target13
13Shots16
0Total Goals scored3
0Penalties scored0
17:56
17:54

FULL TIME: Xherdan Shaqiri leads Switzerland into the Round of 16 with his stunning hat-trick against a Honduras side that never seemed to be able to find a way through the Swiss backline, despite several good chances in the second half. France and Ecuador finished 0-0 to secure Les Blues' spot atop Group E and Ecuador's exit.

17:52
SHAQIRI
SwitzerlandSUI
Midfielder

has been elected Man of the Match

87MINUTES PLAYED47TOTAL PASSES3GOALS FOR7SHOTS
17:51
The final whistle sounds.
17:49
90'+BEHRAMI (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on NAJAR (Honduras).
17:48
90'BENAGLIO (Switzerland) blocks the shot.
17:47
90'FIGUEROA (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
17:47
90'NAJAR (Honduras) takes a corner kick.

Man of the Match

Midfielder

has been elected Budweiser MAN OF THE MATCH!

Photos

360 Panoramic Photo

Line-ups

Honduras
HondurasHON
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
(GK)(C)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
(C)
77'
Misses next match if booked
40'
Misses next match if booked 77'
73'
46' HT
Misses next match if booked
87'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
77'
40'
73'
87'
77'
Misses next match if booked
46' HT
Injured
CoachCoach
Luis SUAREZ (COL)Ottmar HITZFELD (GER)

Match Facts

Manaus

The very location of the city of Manaus is one of its most remarkable attractions: the confluence of the rivers Negro (Black) and Solimões (how the Amazon River is known in this part of Brazil).

Arena Amazonia

  • Stadium nameArena Amazonia
  • CityManaus
  • Year constructed2013
  • Overall capacity40549

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 88 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Néstor PITANA
    Argentina
    ArgentinaARG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Hernan MAIDANA (ARG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Juan Pablo BELATTI (ARG)
  • Fourth official: Milorad MAZIC (SRB)

Games

  • World Cup Fantasy

  • Castrol's Predictor Challenge

  • Your 11

  • Dream Team

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