Switzerland v Latvia, 11 October 2008

Score2-1 to Switzerland
Referee Lucílio Batista
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 2
VenueAFG Arena, St Gallen
Attendance18,026

2  Switzerland

Manager: Ottmar Hitzfeld

1  Latvia

Manager: Aleksandrs Starkovs

Goals:

Alexandre Frei 63 G
Blaise Nkufo 73 G

Goals:

Deniss Ivanovs 71 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Diego Benaglio
Defender Johann Djourou
Defender/Midfielder Valon Behrami
Defender/Midfielder Christoph Spycher
Midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta
Midfielder Gokhan Inler
Midfielder Benjamin Huggel
Forward Alexandre Frei
Forward Blaise Nkufo

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Andris Vanins
Defender Kaspars Gorkšs
Defender Deniss Ivanovs
Midfielder Vitālijs Astafjevs (captain)
Midfielder Aleksandrs Cauņa
Midfielder Deniss Kacanovs
Midfielder Juris Laizāns
Midfielder Genadijs Solonicins
Midfielder/Forward Andrei Pereplotkins
Forward Girts Karlsons

Substitutions:

Mario Eggimann for Johann Djourou 46
Hakan Yakin for Alexandre Frei 78
Gelson Fernandes for Tranquillo Barnetta 84

Substitutions:

Andrejs Rubins for Aleksandrs Cauņa 59
Vladimir Kolesnicenko for Andrei Pereplotkins 69
Aleksejs Višņakovs for Genadijs Solonicins 81

Cards:

Stephane Grichting 59 Y

Cards:

Juris Laizāns 50 Y
Vitālijs Astafjevs 76 Y

On the bench:

Defender Mario Eggimann
Midfielder Gelson Fernandes
Midfielder Ludovic Magnin
Midfielder Hakan Yakin
Forward Eren Derdiyok

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Alex Koļinko
Defender Igors Stepanovs
Defender Dzintars Zirnis
Midfielder Andrejs Rubins
Forward Andrejs Butriks