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Exhilarating Bleus blast Swiss in thriller

France beat Switzerland 5-2 to make all but sure of a place in the Round of 16, with some wonderful goals decorating an absolute thriller in Salvador.

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“It was almost absolutely perfect. It was an ideal outing, during which we scored five goals against a good side, won 5-2 and reached six points. We now look forward to the next match," Didier Deschamps, France coach.

 

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17:51
The final whistle sounds.
17:45
88' CABAYE (France) is cautioned.
17:45
88'CABAYE (France) commits a foul.
17:44
87' XHAKA (Switzerland) scores!!
17:43
86'POGBA (France) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MEHMEDI (Switzerland).
17:43
86'LLORIS (France) blocks the shot.
17:43
86'SHAQIRI (Switzerland) sees his effort hit the target.
17:42
85'XHAKA (Switzerland) swings in the corner.
17:41
84'DEBUCHY (France) is ruled offside.
17:41
84'DZEMAILI (Switzerland) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:40
83'INLER (Switzerland) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on GRIEZMANN (France).
17:39
82' GRIEZMANN (in) comes off the bench to replace VALBUENA (out) (France)
17:38
81' DZEMAILI (Switzerland) scores direct from a free-kick!
17:37
80'KOSCIELNY (France) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on SHAQIRI (Switzerland).
17:36
79'DEBUCHY (France) commits a foul.

Man of the Match

Forward

Line-ups

Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
France
FranceFRA
(GK)
(GK)(C)
9'
3
Misses next match if booked
(C)
69'
66'
10
Misses next match if booked
46' HT
82'
63'
Misses next match if booked
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
9'
82'
6
12
15
46' HT
17
19
Misses next match if booked 63'
20
19
69'
66'
22
CoachCoach
Ottmar HITZFELD (GER)Didier DESCHAMPS (FRA)

Match Facts

Salvador

Arena Fonte Nova

  • Stadium nameArena Fonte Nova
  • CitySalvador
  • Year constructed1951
  • Overall capacity51900

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 12 m/sWind
  • 69 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Björn KUIPERS
    Netherlands
    NetherlandsNED
  • Assistant Referee 1: Sander VAN ROEKEL (NED)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Erwin ZEINSTRA (NED)
  • Fourth official: Svein ODDVAR MOEN (NOR)

Groups

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