Argentina v Switzerland, 01 July 2014

Score1-0 to Argentina
RefereeJonas Eriksson
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
VenueArena Corinthians, São Paulo
Attendance63,255
Kick-off 1.00pm local (5.00pm BST) Man of the Match: Lionel Messi (Argentina) Assistant referees: Mathias Klasenius (Sweden) Daniel Wärnmark (Sweden) Fourth official: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway) Fifth official: Kim Haglund (Norway) The two teams had met in six previous matches, including in the 1966 FIFA World Cup group stage, won by Argentina 2–0. The match went to extra time with Ángel Di María scoring the only goal with two minutes remaining with a side-foot finish from the right of the penalty area after a run and pass from Lionel Messi. Switzerland had a chance to equalise in injury time but Blerim Džemaili headed against the post then prodded the rebound wide. Argentina advanced to the quarter-finals to face Belgium.

1  Argentina

Manager: Alejandro Sabella

0  Switzerland

Manager: Ottmar Hitzfeld

Goals:

Angel Di Maria 118 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero
Defender Ezequiel Garay
Defender Marcos Rojo
Defender Pablo Zabaleta
Midfielder Angel Di Maria
Midfielder Fernando Gago
Midfielder Javier Mascherano
Midfielder/Forward Lionel Messi (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Diego Benaglio
Defender Fabian Schär
Defender/Centre back Johann Djourou
Defender/Midfielder Valon Behrami
Defender/Midfielder Ricardo Rodríguez
Midfielder Gokhan Inler (captain)
Midfielder Granit Xhaka
Midfielder/Forward Xherdan Shaqiri
Forward Josip Drmic
Forward Admir Mehmedi

Substitutions:

Rodrigo Palacio for Ezequiel Lavezzi 74
Jose Basanta for Marcos Rojo 105
Lucas Biglia for Fernando Gago 106

Substitutions:

Gelson Fernandes for Granit Xhaka 66
Haris Seferović for Josip Drmic 82
Blerim Dzemaili for Admir Mehmedi 113

Cards:

Marcos Rojo 90 Y
Angel Di Maria 120 Y
Ezequiel Garay 120 Y

Cards:

Granit Xhaka 36 Y
Gelson Fernandes 73 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mariano Andujar
Goalkeeper Agustin Orion
Defender Jose Basanta
Midfielder Ricardo Alvarez
Midfielder Lucas Biglia
Midfielder Augusto Fernández
Midfielder Enzo Perez
Midfielder Maxi Rodriguez
Forward Sergio Agüero
Forward Hugo Campagnaro
Forward Rodrigo Palacio

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Roman Bürki
Goalkeeper Yann Sommer
Defender Michael Lang
Defender/Centre back Philippe Senderos
Defender/Midfielder Reto Ziegler
Midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta
Midfielder Blerim Dzemaili
Midfielder Gelson Fernandes
Midfielder Valentin Stocker