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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.
17:45
88'LANG (Switzerland) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:45
88'DZEMAILI (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on W. PALACIOS (Honduras).
17:44
87'BEHRAMI (Switzerland) commits a foul.
17:44
87' DZEMAILI (in) comes off the bench to replace SHAQIRI (out) (Switzerland)

Hitzfeld makes his final change, bringing the hat-trick hero off to a rousing ovation from the crowd.

Player Statistics

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored3
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target6
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered5 / 3
  • Passes (complete)41 (27)
  • Passes Completion Rate65.85%
  • Tackles2
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Midfielder
  • 35International Caps
  • 179Centimeters
  • Date of Birth12 Apr 1986
  • Current clubSSC Napoli (ITA)
17:43
86'J. PALACIOS (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.

WIDE: Jerry Palacios' shot goes across the face of goal but no team-mates are there to tap it in and it rolls out wide for a goal-kick.

17:42
85'RODRIGUEZ (Switzerland) is ruled offside.
17:40
83'VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.
17:40
83'INLER (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
17:39
82'VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.
17:39
81'MEHMEDI (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.

GOOD SAVE: Admir Mehmedi connects on the cross but it's sent directly at Valladares who does well to hold on.

17:38
81'NAJAR (Honduras) takes a corner kick.
17:37
80'BENAGLIO (Switzerland) blocks the shot.

GOOD SAVE: Benaglio makes another save in quick succession, denying Bengtson from making the scoresheet with a snapping header in the area.

17:37
80'BENGTSON (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
17:37
80'SEFEROVIC (Switzerland) commits a foul.
17:36
17:35
78'BENAGLIO (Switzerland) blocks the shot.
17:35
78'NAJAR (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.

The substitute nearly makes an immediate impact with a volley that's on tarter, but Benaglio is up to the task.

17:34
77' NAJAR (in) comes off the bench to replace BONIEK (out) (Honduras)

Suarez brings on the Anderlecht midfielder for the Houston Dynamo man.

Player Statistics

Honduras
HondurasHON
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 2
  • Passes (complete)40 (32)
  • Passes Completion Rate80%
  • Tackles1
Honduras
HondurasHON
Midfielder
  • 19International Caps
  • 170Centimeters
  • Date of Birth16 Mar 1993
  • Current clubRSC Anderlecht (BEL)
17:34
77' LANG (in) comes off the bench to replace XHAKA (out) (Switzerland)

Hitzfeld replaces a midfielder for a defender.

Player Statistics

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target2
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 1
  • Passes (complete)32 (21)
  • Passes Completion Rate65.63%
  • Tackles4
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Defender
  • 6International Caps
  • 185Centimeters
  • Date of Birth08 Feb 1991
  • Current clubGrasshopper Club (SUI)
17:33
76'FIGUEROA (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.
17:33
76'BONIEK (Honduras) swings in the corner.
17:32

Man of the Match

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17:32
75'DJOUROU (Switzerland) blocks the shot.
17:32
75'CLAROS (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
17:31
73' SEFEROVIC (in) comes off the bench to replace DRMIC (out) (Switzerland)

Ottmar Hitzfeld makes his first change, bringing off Drmic for Seferovic.

Player Statistics

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists2
  • Attempts On Target3
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered1 / 2
  • Passes (complete)18 (11)
  • Passes Completion Rate61.11%
  • Tackles0
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Forward
  • 13International Caps
  • 187Centimeters
  • Date of Birth22 Feb 1992
  • Current clubReal Sociedad (ESP)
17:28
71' SHAQIRI (Switzerland) scores!!

GOAL! Shaqiri is the hat-trick hero for Switzerland! Drmic beats Bernardez on the dribble and finds No23 alone in the area who finishes past Valladares with little trouble.

Player Statistics

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored3
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target6
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered5 / 3
  • Passes (complete)35 (22)
  • Passes Completion Rate62.86%
  • Tackles2
17:27
70'M. CHAVEZ (Honduras) swings in the corner.
17:26
69'BERNARDEZ (Honduras) blocks the shot.
17:26
69'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
17:26

Switzerland clear off the line again, this time Fabian Schar helps out his keeper.

17:24
67'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) commits a foul.
17:23
66' J. PALACIOS (Honduras) is cautioned.
17:22
65'M. CHAVEZ (Honduras) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on SCHÄR (Switzerland).
17:21
64'BONIEK (Honduras) swings in the corner.
17:20
63'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:19
62'BECKELES (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.

Juan Carlos Garcia swings in a cross, Benaglio punches clear and Brayan Beckeles opts for an ambitious volley from distance that sails high over the bar.

17:18
61'M. CHAVEZ (Honduras) swings in the corner.
17:17
60'M. CHAVEZ (Honduras) commits a foul.
17:16
59'VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.

GOOD SAVE: Shaqiri nearly completes his hat-trick but the Honduran keeper comes up big again and closes down No23's space.

17:16
59'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
17:15
58'BEHRAMI (Switzerland) commits a foul.
17:15
57'VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.

Shaqiri plays Drmic in but he opts for another shot from a tight angle, which Valladares handles easily.

17:15
57'DRMIC (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
17:13
56'MEHMEDI (Switzerland) is ruled offside.
17:11
54'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on M. CHAVEZ (Honduras).
17:10
53'FIGUEROA (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:09
52'RODRIGUEZ (Switzerland) blocks the shot.

GREAT CLEAR: Ricardo Rodriguez keeps Benaglio's cleansheet intact with a last-second goal-line clearance after Jerry Bengtson beat the Swiss keeper.

17:09
52'BENGTSON (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
17:08

ELSEWHERE IN GROUP E
Ecuador are down to ten men after Antonio Valencia is sent off

17:07
50'BERNARDEZ (Honduras) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on DRMIC (Switzerland).
17:07

WIDE: Jerry Palacious nearly pulls one back for Los Catrachos' with a daring diving header, but he can't get a touch to it and the ball misses wide for a goal-kick.

17:05
48'BENGTSON (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:05
47'INLER (Switzerland) sees an effort go off target.
17:04
47'M. CHAVEZ (Honduras) commits a foul.
17:03
46' Before the second half begins M. CHAVEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace ESPINOZA (out) (Honduras)

Suarez opts for a defender to replace Espinoza in the midfield.

Player Statistics

Honduras
HondurasHON
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target1
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered1 / 0
  • Passes (complete)35 (26)
  • Passes Completion Rate74.29%
  • Tackles1
Honduras
HondurasHON
Midfielder
  • 43International Caps
  • 156Centimeters
  • Date of Birth03 Nov 1983
  • Current clubCD Chivas USA (USA)
17:03
The second half kicks off.

Switzerland kick off the second half, with Luis Fernando Suarez making an additional change during the break

17:01

The teams are making their way back out for the second half.

16:54

FIRST-HALF PHOTOS
We have some great images from the first half in both Group E games and we've put some together in a gallery on Facebook.

16:52
16:49

HALF-TIME: Switzerland have Xherdan Shaqiri to thank for their two-goal lead at the break, and besides those two finishes, the half hasn't seen too much action. Honduras need to sort out their final passes in the Swiss half to find a way back in this game and stand a chance of advancing. With Ecuador and France locked in a goalless draw at the moment, as it stands Les Bleus would top Group E, while the Swiss would go through to the Round of 16 in second place.

16:47

Man of the Match

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16:47
Honduras
HondurasHON
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI

Statistics

Ball possession

62%
38%
11Fouls Committed9
1Attempts On Target6
5Shots9
0Total Goals scored2
0Penalties scored0
16:47
The referee brings the first half to an end.
16:46
45'+VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.
16:46
45'+DRMIC (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
16:45
45'+J. PALACIOS (Honduras) commits a foul.
16:45

STAT ATTACK:
Xherdan Shaqiri's brace is the first Swiss player to score multiple goals in a World Cup match since 1954.

16:44
44'ESPINOZA (Honduras) commits a foul.
16:42
43'VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.

GOOD SAVE: Drmic shoots from a tight angle and the Honduran keeper is able to hold onto his effort.

16:42
43'DRMIC (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
16:40
41'BENGTSON (Honduras) commits a foul.
16:40
41'BONIEK (Honduras) takes a corner kick.
16:39
40' J. PALACIOS (in) comes off the bench to replace COSTLY (out) (Honduras)

Luis Fernando Suarez makes his first change of the game, bringing on Jerry Palacios.

Player Statistics

Honduras
HondurasHON
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 1
  • Passes (complete)11 (7)
  • Passes Completion Rate63.64%
  • Tackles1
Honduras
HondurasHON
Midfielder
  • 24International Caps
  • 181Centimeters
  • Date of Birth13 May 1982
  • Current clubLD Alajuelense (CRC)
16:37
37'FIGUEROA (Honduras) commits a foul.
16:36
37'XHAKA (Switzerland) sees an effort go off target.

HIGH: Granit Xhaka nearly adds his name to the score sheet as the No10 looks to volley from a tight angle, but his effort is just over the bar.

16:36
37'CLAROS (Honduras) commits a foul.
16:35
36'BENGTSON (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.
16:30
31' SHAQIRI (Switzerland) scores!!

GOAL! Shaqiri scores again! Victor Bernarndez makes a mistake in the midfield and Drmic takes over, springing the Swiss counter-attack. After a few touches he plays Shaqiri in alone and the No23 calmy tucks it in the lower corner, once again leaving Valladares no chance.

Player Statistics

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored2
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target3
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered2 / 2
  • Passes (complete)14 (9)
  • Passes Completion Rate64.29%
  • Tackles2
16:29
30'J.C. GARCIA (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:29
29'DRMIC (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on FIGUEROA (Honduras).
16:27
28'FIGUEROA (Honduras) commits a foul.
16:27
28'DJOUROU (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on BONIEK (Honduras).
16:26

Diego Bengalio makes a poor clearance that Carlo Costly intercepts and passes to Wilson Palacios, who serves in, but his cross is too deep.

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16:24
25'LICHTSTEINER (Switzerland) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:23
24'BENGTSON (Honduras) commits a foul.
16:21
22'BECKELES (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.
16:21
22'BONIEK (Honduras) swings in the corner.
16:20
21'LICHTSTEINER (Switzerland) blocks the shot.
16:20
21'ESPINOZA (Honduras) sees his effort hit the target.
16:20
20'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) sees an effort go off target.
16:19
16:18
19'INLER (Switzerland) commits a foul.
16:17
18'RODRIGUEZ (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on W. PALACIOS (Honduras).
16:16
17'RODRIGUEZ (Switzerland) takes a corner kick.
16:16

Shaqiri hits his free-kick straight at the wall and it was a thunderous strike but it deflects out for a corner.

16:15
16'BENGTSON (Honduras) blocks the shot.
16:15
16'XHAKA (Switzerland) hits his free-kick on target.
16:14
15'FIGUEROA (Honduras) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on SHAQIRI (Switzerland).
16:13
14'BENGTSON (Honduras) commits a foul.
16:13

Play has slowed down a bit since Shaqiri's stunning strike, though Honduras are beginning to build up possession well in midfield.

16:11
11'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:08
9'J.C. GARCIA (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.
16:08
16:07
8'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CLAROS (Honduras).
16:07
8'BECKELES (Honduras) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:06
7'BEHRAMI (Switzerland) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:05
6' SHAQIRI (Switzerland) scores!!

GOAL! Shaqiri sends the Swiss in front with a cracking goal from just outside the area! The No23 shows some great individual skill to beat a defender and then blasts the ball past a helpless Valladares into the top corner.

Player Statistics

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored2
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target3
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered2 / 2
  • Passes (complete)14 (9)
  • Passes Completion Rate64.29%
  • Tackles2
16:03
4'W. PALACIOS (Honduras) sees an effort go off target.
16:02
3'MEHMEDI (Switzerland) commits a foul.
16:02
3'BERNARDEZ (Honduras) blocks the shot.

GOOD CHANCE: Josip Drmic takes a great touch to beat Jorge Claros and his centreing pass finds Xherdan Shaqiri but Noel Valladares is able to deny the early goal-scoring opportunity for the Swiss.

16:02
3'XHAKA (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
16:02
3'VALLADARES (Honduras) blocks the shot.
16:02
3'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
16:00
The match kicks off.

Honduras kick off, wearing their white kit today.

15:57

THE LINE-UPS

15:57

Next up is The Swiss Psalm, Switzerland's national anthem and the crowd, including FIFA President Blatter, sings along with the team.

15:56

Honduras' national anthem, Himno Nacional de Honduras, is sung proudly by the players and supporters alike.

15:55

Standings - Group E

TeamsPts MP W D L GF GA
FranceFRA
6220082
EcuadorECU
3210133
SwitzerlandSUI
3210146
HondurasHON
0200215
15:53

The two teams begin their walk out of the tunnel as the crowd welcome both sides.

15:50

Your 11

These are the most-popular line-ups chosen by FIFA.com users.

Honduras
HondurasHON

18 Noel VALLADARES, 2 Osman CHAVEZ, 3 Maynor FIGUEROA, 4 Juan MONTES, 5 Victor BERNARDEZ, 7 Emilio IZAGUIRRE, 8 Wilson PALACIOS, 15 Roger ESPINOZA, 17 Andy NAJAR, 11 Jerry BENGTSON, 13 Carlo COSTLY

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI

1 Diego BENAGLIO, 2 Stephan LICHTSTEINER, 4 Philippe SENDEROS, 5 Steve VON BERGEN, 13 Ricardo RODRIGUEZ, 7 Tranquillo BARNETTA, 8 Gokhan INLER, 10 Granit XHAKA, 14 Valentin STOCKER, 9 Haris SEFEROVIC, 18 Admir MEHMEDI

15:48

FLASHBACK TO 2010
Look back at some photos from when the two sides competed at South Africa 2010.

15:45

THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE
Tonight's referee is Argentinia's Nestor Pitana

15:43

DID YOU KNOW?
Switzerland are undefeated against CONCACAF representatives, having earned one victory (2-1 over Mexico in 1950) and two draws (1-1 with USA in 1994 and 0-0 with Honduras four years ago).

15:40

Head-to-Head

Honduras
HondurasHON
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
.0Wins0.
.1Draws1.
0Total Goals scored0
15:38

HEAD TO HEAD:
The only previous meeting between the sides was 0-0 draw in the World Cup on 25 June 2010.

15:34

BLERIM DZEMAILI, SWITZERLAND MIDFIELDER
"Everyone can nurture big dreams, but first we have to do a little homework and that is to beat Honduras. We have seen that the big teams just relying on individuals are quickly eliminated, which little Switzerland can't afford.

15:34

BLERIM DZEMAILI, SWITZERLAND MIDFIELDER
"Everyone can nurture big dreams, but first we have to do a little homework and that is to beat Honduras. We have seen that the big teams just relying on individuals are quickly eliminated, which little Switzerland can't afford.

15:29

CARLO COSTLY, HONDURAS FORWARD
“Hope is the last thing you lose, as they say, but we know it’ll be a very tough match against the Swiss because we know their game well. We’re still hopeful and we’ve got faith that everything will turn out well, that’s what we’re clinging on to.”

15:23

LOOK INSIDE THE LOCKER ROOMS
Take an exclusive peek inside Honduras' and Switzerland's dressing rooms

15:20

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15:18

CURRENT GROUP E STANDINGS
This is how the table looks ahead of the final two games tonight.

Standings - Group E

TeamsPts MP W D L GF GA
FranceFRA
6220082
EcuadorECU
3210133
SwitzerlandSUI
3210146
HondurasHON
0200215
15:17

HONDURAS-SWITZERLAND LINE-UPS
The starting XIs for the two teams have been annouced!

15:16

SWITZERLAND IN DEPTH
Take a look at Die Nati's team profile and discover more about football in Switzerland.

15:14

HONDURAS IN DEPTH
Take a look at Los Catrachos' team profile and discover more about football in Honduras.

15:13

GOOD EVENING:
Hello and welcome to our coverage of this Group E clash between Honduras and Switzerland from Manaus. Every team from the group can still make it the Round of 16, so this game, which is played concurrently with the Ecuador-France match at the Maracana, should be a lively one as neither team can afford to lose. Stay with us as we bring you all the build-up from the Arena Amazonia before we begin out LIVE minute-by-minute coverage as these two teams battle for a spot in the knockout phase.

14:49

Weather

Arena Amazonia, Manaus

  • Cloudy
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 88 %Humidity
14:49
Honduras
HondurasHON
  • 18VALLADARES (GK)(C)
  • 3FIGUEROA
  • 5BERNARDEZ
  • 6J.C. GARCIA
  • 8W. PALACIOS
  • 11BENGTSON
  • 13COSTLY
  • 14BONIEK
  • 15ESPINOZA
  • 20CLAROS
  • 21BECKELES
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
  • 1BENAGLIO (GK)
  • 2LICHTSTEINER
  • 8INLER (C)
  • 10XHAKA
  • 11BEHRAMI
  • 13RODRIGUEZ
  • 18MEHMEDI
  • 19DRMIC
  • 20DJOUROU
  • 22SCHÄR
  • 23SHAQIRI

Current 11