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Last-gasp Seferovic snatches Switzerland victory

Haris Seferovic scored a dramatic winner in stoppage-time to give Switzerland the perfect start to Brazil 2014, earning a 2-1 win over Ecuador in Group E.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"We’ve done it, and that’s unbelievable. We never stopped believing in ourselves. I’m extremely happy with the three points and it means it’s a good start," Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld

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14:50
The final whistle sounds.
14:49
90'+ SEFEROVIC (Switzerland) scores!!
14:46
90'ROJAS (Ecuador) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:43
87'A. VALENCIA (Ecuador) commits a foul.
14:42
86'BENAGLIO (Switzerland) blocks the shot.
14:42
86'ARROYO (Ecuador) hits his free-kick on target.
14:41
85'BEHRAMI (Switzerland) commits a foul.
14:40
84' DJOUROU (Switzerland) is cautioned.
14:40
84'DJOUROU (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on E. VALENCIA (Ecuador).
14:38
82'ROJAS (Ecuador) is ruled offside.
14:38
82'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:37
82'NOBOA (Ecuador) blocks the shot.
14:37
82'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
14:36
80'NOBOA (Ecuador) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:32
77' ROJAS (in) comes off the bench to replace MONTERO (out) (Ecuador)

Man of the Match

Midfielder

360 Panoramic Photo

Line-ups

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
Ecuador
EcuadorECU
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
10
77'
46' HT
70'
19
75'
(C)
23
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
12
(GK)
6
77'
14
75'
15
70'
18
46' HT
22
CoachCoach
Ottmar HITZFELD (GER)Reinaldo RUEDA (COL)

Match Facts

Brasilia

The construction of this ultra-modern city, situated in the centre of Brazil, began in 1956.

Estadio Nacional

  • Stadium nameEstadio Nacional
  • CityBrasilia
  • Year constructed2012
  • Overall capacity69349

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 24° CTemperature
  • 21 m/sWind
  • 61 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Ravshan IRMATOV
    Uzbekistan
    UzbekistanUZB
  • Assistant Referee 1: Abduxamidullo RASULOV (UZB)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Bakhadyr KOCHKAROV (KGZ)
  • Fourth official: Svein ODDVAR MOEN (NOR)

Groups

Group E
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
FRA
32108267
SUI
32017616
ECU
31113304
HON
300318-70