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Last-gasp Di Maria saves Argentina, sinks Swiss

Angel Di Maria scored the only goal in the 11th hour of extra time, following superb work from Lionel Messi, to send Argentina into the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals and eliminate Switzerland.

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Quotes

“We were up against a very awkward side, and we probed down the right and probed down the left. I’d like to congratulate my players on their great performance, though there are some areas where we need to improve,” Alejandro Sabella, Argentina coach. 

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15:34
The referee blows for the end of the second period of extra time.
15:34
120'+BIGLIA (Argentina) blocks the shot.
15:34
120'+SHAQIRI (Switzerland) hits his free-kick on target.
15:32
120'+ GARAY (Argentina) is booked by the referee.
15:32
120'+GARAY (Argentina) is penalised after committing a foul.
15:31
120'+DI MARIA (Argentina) sees an effort go off target.
15:31
120'+BASANTA (Argentina) commits a foul.
15:30
120'+DZEMAILI (Switzerland) is denied by the post.
15:30
120'+DZEMAILI (Switzerland) sees an effort go off target.
15:30
120'+RODRIGUEZ (Switzerland) swings in the corner.
15:29
120' DI MARIA (Argentina) is cautioned.
15:29
120'DI MARIA (Argentina) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on RODRIGUEZ (Switzerland).
15:27
118' DI MARIA (Argentina) scores!!
15:23
114'BASANTA (Argentina) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on SEFEROVIC (Switzerland).
15:22
113' DZEMAILI (in) comes off the bench to replace MEHMEDI (out) (Switzerland)

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Line-ups

Argentina
ArgentinaARG
Switzerland
SwitzerlandSUI
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
5
106'
10
66'
10
(C)
113'
19
82'
16
Misses next match if booked 105'+1
Misses next match if booked
22
74'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
12
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
106'
Injured
6
82'
74'
113'
20
66'
105'+1
Injured
CoachCoach
Alejandro SABELLA (ARG)Ottmar HITZFELD (GER)

Match Facts

Sao Paulo

The financial and business hub of Brazil, not only is Sao Paulo the biggest city in the country, it also ranks among the most populous in the world, with just over 11 million inhabitants within its area of 1,523 square kilometers (588 sq mi).

Arena de Sao Paulo

  • Stadium nameArena de Sao Paulo
  • CitySao Paulo
  • Year constructed2014
  • Overall capacity62601

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 23° CTemperature
  • 11 m/sWind
  • 30 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Jonas ERIKSSON
    Sweden
    SwedenSWE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mathias KLASENIUS (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Daniel WÄRNMARK (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Svein ODDVAR MOEN (NOR)