Jun 20, 2014 at 8pm UK at ‚ÄčArena Fonte Nova, Salvador

2-5

Dzemaili (81'), Xhaka (87')
FT(HT: 0-3)
Giroud (17'), Matuidi (18'), Valbuena (40'), Benzema (67'), Sissoko (73')
Cabaye (88')
Result: France cruise past Switzerland
Result: France cruise past Switzerland
France close in on a place in the last 16 at the World Cup following a 5-2 win over Switzerland.
Reaction
Switzerland's defender Steve von Bergen (L) receives medical assistance after being injured during a Group E football match against France on June 20, 2014
Steve von Bergen ruled out of World Cup
Switzerland defender Steve von Bergen is sidelined for the rest of the World Cup after fracturing his eye socket against France.
Jun 21, 18:57
France's Mamadou Sakho celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal against Ukraine during their World Cup play-off match on November 19, 2013
Mamadou Sakho plays down injury fears
France defender Mamadou Sakho dismisses fears concerning his fitness following the team's victory over Switzerland at the World Cup.
Jun 21, 12:20
France's defender Raphael Varane runs with the ball 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, 2014
Raphael Varane hails "fantastic" France
Raphael Varane hails France's "fantastic" performance during Friday's 5-2 win over Switzerland at the World Cup.
Jun 21, 12:00
France's forward Karim Benzema (front R) vies for the ball with Switzerland's midfielder Gokhan Inler on June 20, 2014
Karim Benzema impressed by spirit in France squad
Karim Benzema believes that France are benefiting from a strong team spirit at the World Cup.
Jun 21, 03:25
Johan Djourou of Switzerland lines up ahead of the International Friendly match between Greece and Switzerland at Karaiskakis Stadium on February 6, 2013
Johan Djourou: 'Switzerland made it easy for France'
Johan Djourou believes that it was easy for France as Switzerland suffered a 5-2 defeat to their Group E rivals on Friday.
Jun 21, 03:10
Moussa Sissoko of France celebrates scoring his team's fifth goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match against Switzerland on June 20, 2014
Moussa Sissoko confident of France success
Moussa Sissoko says that France can have a successful World Cup, following their 5-2 victory over Switzerland.
Jun 21, 01:39
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
Ottmar Hitzfeld disappointed by France defeat
Ottmar Hitzfeld expresses his disappointment following Switzerland's World Cup defeat against France.
Jun 21, 01:24
France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Didier Deschamps praises 'incredible' France
France manager Didier Deschamps plays down his side's chances of winning the World Cup, despite their impressive start to the tournament.
Jun 21, 00:01
Switzerland's defender Steve von Bergen (L) receives medical assistance after being injured during a Group E football match against France on June 20, 2014
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.
Jun 20, 21:19
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates all of the players involved in France's 5-2 destruction of Switzerland in Group E of the World Cup.
Analysis
Sports Mole offers an analysis of France's 5-2 demolition of Switzerland in Group E of the World Cup in Brazil.
Match Report
France close in on a place in the last 16 at the World Cup following a 5-2 win over Switzerland.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole brings you all of the live action as Switzerland take on France in Group E of the World Cup in Brazil.
HT Report
France cruise to a 3-0 half-time lead over Switzerland in their World Cup match, despite missing a penalty.
Team News
France and Switzerland both make two changes to their starting lineups for their Group E clash at the World Cup.
Preview
Sports Mole takes a look at Friday's vital clash between Switzerland and France in Group E at the World Cup.
Build-up
French L1 Paris Saint-Germain football club newly recruited midfielder Yohan Cabaye exercises during a training session at Camp des Loges in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, west of Paris, on January 30, 2014
Didier Deschamps: Yohan Cabaye "totally fit" for Switzerland
Didier Deschamps says that Yohan Cabaye is "totally fit" to start France's World Cup clash with Switzerland.
Jun 20, 05:53
France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Didier Deschamps wary of "quality" Switzerland
Didier Deschamps says that Switzerland boast enough "quality" to stifle France in their World Cup clash in Salvador.
Jun 20, 05:23
Switzerland's forward Haris Seferovic celebrates after scoring 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
Gokhan Inler warns France over "relaxed" Switzerland
Gokhan Inler tells France to expect a more "relaxed" Switzerland team ahead of their World Cup clash in Salvador.
Jun 20, 05:02
France's forward Olivier Giroud (R) vies with Jamaican's defender Kemar Lawrence during the friendly football match between France and Jamaica at the Pierre Mauroy stadium, on June 08, 2014
Didier Deschamps: 'Olivier Giroud ready to impress'
Didier Deschamps insists that Olivier Giroud is not feeling down after starting on the bench for France's World Cup opener last week.
Jun 20, 03:07
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
Hitzfeld: 'Switzerland will defend against France'
Ottmar Hitzfeld suggests that his Switzerland team will set up defensively to combat the threat of France.
Jun 19, 21:34
Karim Benzema of France celebrates scoring his team's first goal on a penalty kick with Patrice Evra during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Patrice Evra: 'France squad united'
France defender Patrice Evra believes that the squad is showing a good spirit and there have been no problems so far at the World Cup.
Jun 19, 12:47
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,
Michael Pont hails 'flawless' France
Switzerland assistant coach Michael Pont says that France are a flawless team ahead of Friday's clash with Les Bleus.
Jun 19, 02:28
Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring for Switzerland on October 12, 2012.
Xherdan Shaqiri: 'Switzerland will make it tough for France'
Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri claims that Les Bleus will find it tough to break down Ottmar Hitzfeld's side when the two face off next Wednesday in Salvador.
Jun 15, 22:31



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