Switzerland v Ecuador, 15 June 2014

Score2-1 to Switzerland
RefereeRavshan Irmatov
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group E
VenueEstádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Brasilia
Attendance68,351
Kick-off 1.00pm local (5.00pm BST) Man of the Match: Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland) Assistant referees: Abdukhamidullo Rasulov (Uzbekistan) Bahadyr Kochkarov (Kyrgyzstan) Fourth official: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway) Fifth official: Kim Haglund (Norway) The two teams had never met before. Ecuador took the lead in the first half when Walter Ayoví's free kick was headed in by Enner Valencia. Switzerland equalised early in the second half from another set-piece, Ricardo Rodríguez's corner kick headed in by half-time substitute Admir Mehmedi. The winning goal of the match was scored by another substitute Haris Seferović in the 93rd minute of the game with just 20 seconds remaining in injury time. A Swiss breakaway started in their own penalty area when Valon Behrami won the ball, and finished by Seferović converting Rodríguez's cross. This was Switzerland's first World Cup win over South American opposition in six attempts.

2  Switzerland

Manager: Ottmar Hitzfeld

1  Ecuador

Manager: Reinaldo Rueda

Goals:

Admir Mehmedi 48 G
Haris Seferović 90 G

Goals:

Enner Valencia 22 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Diego Benaglio
Defender Steve Von Bergen
Defender/Centre back Johann Djourou
Defender/Midfielder Valon Behrami
Defender/Midfielder Ricardo Rodríguez
Midfielder Gokhan Inler (captain)
Midfielder Valentin Stocker
Midfielder Granit Xhaka
Midfielder/Forward Xherdan Shaqiri
Forward Josip Drmić

Starting lineup:

Defender Frickson Erazo
Defender Jorge Guagua
Defender/Midfielder Walter Ayovi
Defender/Midfielder Juan Paredes
Defender/Midfielder Antonio Valencia (captain)
Midfielder Carlos Gruezo
Midfielder Christian Noboa
Midfielder/Forward Jefferson Montero
Forward Felipe Caicedo
Forward Enner Valencia

Substitutions:

Admir Mehmedi for Valentin Stocker 46
Haris Seferović for Josip Drmić 75

Substitutions:

Michael Arroyo for Felipe Caicedo 70
Joao Rojas for Jefferson Montero 77

Cards:

Johann Djourou 84 Y

Cards:

Juan Paredes 53 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Roman Bürki
Goalkeeper Yann Sommer
Defender Michael Lang
Defender Fabian Schär
Defender/Centre back Philippe Senderos
Defender/Midfielder Reto Ziegler
Midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta
Midfielder Blerim Dzemaili
Midfielder Gelson Fernandes
Midfielder/Forward Mario Gavranović
Forward Admir Mehmedi

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Maximo Banguera
Goalkeeper Adrian Bone
Defender Gabriel Achilier
Defender Oscar Bagui
Midfielder Michael Arroyo
Midfielder Fidel Martinez
Midfielder Edison Mendez
Midfielder Oswaldo Minda
Midfielder Luis Saritama
Midfielder/Forward Renato Ibarra
Forward Jaime Ayovi
Forward Joao Rojas