Wales v Switzerland, 09 October 1999

Score2-0 to Switzerland
RefereeSpiridon Papadakos
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group 1
VenueRacecourse Ground, Wrexham
Attendance5,064
Kick-off: 7:30pm BST Switzerland punished Wales´ defensive weaknesses without mercy to end their EURO 2000 qualifying campaign on a winning note at Wrexham. The Swiss finished level with Denmark in the Group One table, but miss out on qualification for the final tournament by virtue of their record against Denmark in the direct encounters between the two teams.

0  Wales

Manager: Mark Hughes

2  Switzerland

Manager: Gilbert Gress

Goals:

Goals:

Patrick Bühlmann 17 G
Alexandre Rey 59 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Paul Jones
Defender Darren Barnard
Defender Noel Blake
Defender Chris Coleman
Defender Mark Delaney
Defender Robert Page
Midfielder John Oster
Midfielder John Robinson
Midfielder Robbie Savage
Midfielder Gary Speed (captain)
Forward Dean Saunders

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pascal Zuberbühler
Defender Bernt Haas
Defender Marc Hodel
Midfielder Patrick Bühlmann
Midfielder Franco Di Jorio
Midfielder Johann Vogel (captain)
Forward Alexandre Rey
Forward Davide Sesa

Substitutions:

John Hartson for Dean Saunders 66
Matthew Jones for John Oster 77
Neil Roberts for Noel Blake 77

Substitutions:

Alexandre Comisetti for Alexandre Rey 67
Thomas Wyss for Christophe Jacquet 72

Cards:

Chris Coleman 67 Y
Darren Barnard 88 Y

Cards:

Pascal Zuberbühler 50 Y
Patrick Bühlmann 89 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mark Crossley
Defender Kit Symons
Midfielder Matthew Jones
Midfielder Carl Robinson
Midfielder Paul Trollope
Forward John Hartson
Forward Neil Roberts

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Marco Pascolo
Defender Stefan Wolf
Midfielder Alexandre Comisetti
Midfielder Sascha Müller
Midfielder Thomas Wyss