Brazil v Switzerland, 17 June 2018

Score1-1
RefereeCésar Arturo Ramos
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group E
VenueRostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don
Attendance43,109
Kick-off: 9.00pm local Brazil v Switzerland was Match 9 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Refereeing team: Referee: Cesar Ramos (Mexico) Assistant Referee 1: Marvin Torrentera (Mexico) Assistant Referee 2: Miguel Hernandez (Mexico) Fourth Official: John Pitti (Panama) Reserve AR: Gabriel Victoria (Panama) VAR: Paolo Valeri (Italy) Brazil failed to win their opening match at a World Cup finals for the first time since 1978 when they drew 1-1 against Sweden in Mar del Plata. They had now won 16 of their last 19 opening games at the World Cup with their last first loss being in 1934 against Spain. Switzerland had now lost only one of their last 23 games (won 17). Valon Behrami became the first Swiss player to appear in four World Cup finals; also in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

1  Brazil

Manager: Tite

1  Switzerland

Manager: Vladimir Petkovic

Goals:

Philippe Coutinho 20 G

Goals:

Steven Zuber 50 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alisson Becker
Defender Danilo
Defender Miranda
Defender Thiago Silva
Defender/Midfielder Marcelo (captain)
Midfielder Casemiro
Midfielder Paulinho
Midfielder Willian
Midfielder/Forward Philippe Coutinho
Forward Neymar

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Yann Sommer
Defender Manuel Akanji
Defender Stefan Lichtsteiner (captain)
Defender Fabian Schär
Defender/Midfielder Valon Behrami
Defender/Midfielder Ricardo Rodríguez
Defender/Midfielder Granit Xhaka
Midfielder Blerim Dzemaili
Midfielder/Forward Xherdan Shaqiri
Midfielder/Forward Steven Zuber

Substitutions:

Fernandinho for Casemiro 60
Renato Augusto for Paulinho 67
Roberto Firmino for Gabriel Jesus 79

Substitutions:

Denis Zakaria for Valon Behrami 71
Breel Embolo for Haris Seferović 80
Michael Lang for Stefan Lichtsteiner 87

Cards:

Casemiro 47 Y

Cards:

Stefan Lichtsteiner 31 Y
Fabian Schär 65 Y
Valon Behrami 67 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Cassio
Goalkeeper Ederson
Defender Fágner
Defender Filipe Luís
Defender Marquinhos
Defender Pedro Geromel
Defender/Midfielder Fernandinho
Midfielder Douglas Costa
Midfielder Renato Augusto
Midfielder/Forward Roberto Firmino
Forward Taison

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Roman Bürki
Goalkeeper Yvon Mvogo
Defender Johann Djourou
Defender Nico Elvedi
Defender Michael Lang
Defender/Midfielder François Moubandje
Midfielder Gelson Fernandes
Midfielder Remo Freuler
Midfielder Denis Zakaria
Midfielder/Forward Mario Gavranović
Forward Josip Drmić
Forward Breel Embolo