Jul 1, 2014 at 5pm UK at ​Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
Argentina
1-0
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
di Maria (118')
Rojo (90')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Xhaka (36'), Fernandes (73')

Admir Mehmedi: 'Lionel Messi is talked about too much'

Switzerland's Admir Mehmedi claims Lionel Messi is 'talked about too much' and stresses that they will be wary of Argentina's other threats in their World Cup last-16 clash.

Admir Mehmedi has insisted that Switzerland will not allow Lionel Messi to dominate their preparation for their Word Cup last-16 clash with Argentina on Tuesday.

The four-time Ballon d'Or winner has scored in all three of Argentina's games at Brazil 2014, but Mehmedi, 23, has vowed not to be in awe of the Barcelona star.

The Freiburg striker has also warned that the South Americans have other players, aside from Messi, who can hurt Switzerland in Sao Paulo.

"With all due respect for his qualities and class, I think too much is talked about just Messi," he told reporters.

"He is exceptional, no question, but that is not all, he has very good players around him. We will not neglect the preparation nor in the game itself."

Argentina are unbeaten in their six previous games against Switzerland, who are ranked sixth in the world.

Switzerland's German coach Ottmar Hitzfeld gestures during a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
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