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Jun 20, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
2-5
France
Dzemaili (81'), Xhaka (87')
FT(HT: 0-3)
Giroud (17'), Matuidi (18'), Valbuena (40'), Benzema (67'), Sissoko (73')
Cabaye (88')

Steve von Bergen taken to hospital following blow to head

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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France's forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his teams third goal with midfielder Mathieu Valbuena, during a Group E football match between France and Honduras at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15,
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