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Goals: 17′ Olivier Giroud (F), and 18 Blaise Matuidi (F), 40′ M. Valbuena (F), 67′ Karim Benzema (F), 73′ Moussa Sissoko (F), 81′Blerim Dzemaili (S), 87′ Xhaka (S)
France defeating Switzerland with a goleada. France are now leading the group with 6 points and a positive goal difference of +6. There are 6 Italian Serie A players in the World Cup Group E game Switzerland vs France on Friday 20 June 2014 at the Arena Fontanova, Salvador, Brazil.
France: 1 Italian Serie A player with France National Football team:
- Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, played all 90 minutes
Switzerland: 5 Italian Serie A players with Switzerland National Football team:
- Sassuolo defender Reto Ziegler, did not play, listed among substitutes.
- Napoli midfielder Valon Behrami, played 45 minutes and replaced by Dzemaili.
- Napoli midfielder Blerim Dzemaili, played 45 minutes after replacing Behrami and scoring a goal in the 81st minute.
- Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler, Switzerland Captain played all 90 minutes
- Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner, played all 90 minutes.
Video, goal by Switzerland and Napoli midfielder Blerim Dzemaili against France.
Switzerland 2 – 5 France
Friday 20 June 2014
Arena Fonte Nova
Referee: Bjorn KUIPERS (NED)
Assistant Referee 1: Sander VAN ROEKEL (NED)
Assistant Referee 2: Erwin ZEINSTRA (NED)
Fourth official: Svein Oddvar MOEN (NOR)
Goals: 17′ Olivier Giroud (F), and 18 Blaise Matuidi (F), 40′ M. Valbuena (F), 67′ Karim Benzema (F), 73′ Moussa Sissoko (F), 81’Blerim Dzemaili (S), 87′ Xhaka (S)
Official formations – lineups:
Switzerland (4-2-3-1): Benaglio; Rodríguez, Djourou, von Bergen, Lichtsteiner; Behrami, Inler; Mehmedi, Xhaka, Shaqiri; Seferović.
Subs.: Bürki, Sommer, Lang, Schär, Senderos, Ziegler, Barnetta, Džemaili, Fernandes, Stocker, Drmić, Gavranović.
France (4-3-1-2): Lloris; Debuchy, Varane, Sakho, Evra; Cabaye, Matuidi, Sissoko; Valbuena; Giroud, Benzema.
Subs.: Landreau, Ruffier, Sagna, Koscielny, Mangala, Digne, Cabella, Schneiderlin, Mavuba, Pogba, Griezmann, Rémy.