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My Take: Sweden 1-0 Switzerland

My Take: Sweden 1-0 Switzerland

You only need to take one look at the tournament brackets for the World Cup to see that the 21st edition of FIFA’s premier competition is different to it’s predecessors. There have been the almighty shocks and more drama than your average soap opera. It is different because it has not followed the status quo. […]

Sweden vs. Switzerland

Sweden vs. Switzerland

Sweden vs. Switzerland July 3rd, 2018 Saint Petersburg Stadium Saint Petersburg June 14th 2018. It was a much simpler time. The beginnings of the FIFA World Cup in Russia. From the pundits to the armchair supporters, everyone had their predictions ahead of the first match. Some were fully on board with the strength-in-depth the French […]

My Take: Switzerland 2-2 Costa Rica

My Take: Switzerland 2-2 Costa Rica

Arriving in Nizhny Novgorod earlier this week, Switzerland couldn’t have dreamt of a much better scenario for themselves ahead of the final group match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. They arrived in this city knowing that a win or draw against Costa Rica, the weakest side in the group, would be enough to see […]

Switzerland vs. Costa Rica

Switzerland vs. Costa Rica

  Serbia vs. Switzerland June 22nd, 2018 Nizhny Novgorod Stadium Nizhny Novgorod It is within touching distance now. Four years ago in the middle of the Amazon rainforest in Manaus, Switzerland sealed qualification to the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil by virtue of a 3-0 victory over Honduras. This time, it […]

My Take: Serbia 1-2 Switzerland

My Take: Serbia 1-2 Switzerland

Kaliningrad. An ancient Russian city tucked away between Poland and Lithuania. A city that few will have ever heard of and a city that many will forget about once the impressive Kaliningrad Stadium has hosted it’s final game on June 28th. For fans of Switzerland and Serbia, however, it is unlikely that this place will […]

Serbia vs. Switzerland

Serbia vs. Switzerland

Serbia vs. Switzerland June 22nd, 2018 Kaliningrad Stadium Kaliningrad Matchday 1 in Rostov-on-Don represented, according to many, the hardest challenge in Group E for Switzerland in their quest to qualify into the last 16 as they went toe-to-toe with Brazil and with Neymar, Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus just to name a few. Switzerland came through […]

My Take: Brazil 1-1 Switzerland

My Take: Brazil 1-1 Switzerland

It wasn’t supposed to go like this. We had already had our shock of the day with Mexico defeating the World Champions in Moscow. 959kms away in Rostov-on-Don however, Switzerland were keen to cause an upset of their own against a Brazilian starting eleven that boasted a 23-trophy haul from the season just past and […]