Switzerland defender Steve von Bergen is receiving treatment for a suspected fractured cheekbone after receiving a blow to the head against France at the World Cup.
Switzerland defender Steve von Bergen has been taken to hospital after receiving a blow to the head early in their match against France at the World Cup this evening.
The Young Boys centre-back had to be substituted just nine minutes into the clash in Salvador after picking up a cut near his left eye.
ITV Sport reports that he has been transported to a nearby hospital with a suspected cheekbone fracture, while the team's doctor was also concerned about his eye socket.
Von Bergen has earned 41 caps since making his international debut in 2006.
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