Match statistics

SwitzerlandCroatia

Goals scored0
 
0
Attempts on target4
 
7
Attempts off target4
 
7
Corners4
 
9
Fouls committed21
 
18
Yellow cards4
 
5
Red cards1
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 27/06/2012 11:58 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • 90+3
    Srna (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
  • 90+3
    Rapaić (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 90+3
    Rapaić (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 90+1
    Celestini (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rapaić (Croatia).
  • 90
    Srna (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Spycher (Switzerland).
    Spycher wins his side some time after a challenge with the Croatian midfield player.
  • 89
    Pršo (Croatia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Otto Baric is looking unhappy on the bench as his side is struggling to find a way past the Swiss defence. Only two minutes remaining and Pršo is called offside.
  • 88
    Spycher (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Srna (Croatia).
  • Substitution
    87
    Gygax (in) - Hakan Yakin (out) (Switzerland)
  • 86
    Srna (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
    Rapaic races clear on the left and supplies a cross which finds Srna on the edge of the box but his shot is blocked by Müller.
  • 85
    Šokota (Croatia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    83
    Henchoz (in) - Wicky (out) (Switzerland)
    Jakob Kuhn makes another substitution and sends on Stéphane Henchoz in place of midfield player Wicky and the Liverpool FC defender takes up the left-back slot with Spycher moving upfield.
  • 83
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) delivers the corner.
  • 82
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) misses the target.
  • 78
    Yakin (Switzerland) misses the target.
    The corner comes to nothing as Croatia can clear and Murat Yakin sends the follow-up over the bar.
  • 77
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) delivers the corner.
  • 77
    Butina (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 77
    Huggel (Switzerland) has an effort on goal.
    Switzerland come close to taking the lead as Huggel's low and powerful shot forces Butina to push the ball to a corner.
  • 76
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) misses the target.
    Another long-range attempt by the Swiss No 10 but there is no danger for Croatia as it sails well high.
  • 76
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) takes the free-kick.
  • 75
    Rosso (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Frei (Switzerland).
  • Substitution
    74
    Rosso (in) - Bjelica (out) (Croatia)
    Another attacking substitution by Baric as Croatia now only have 15 minutes to make their numerical advantage count.
  • Yellow Card
    73
    Stiel (Switzerland) is booked.
    Stiel is booked after complaining to the assistant referee as Mornar escapes punishment for a challenge on Spycher.
  • 72
    Srna (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Wicky (Switzerland).
  • 69
    R.Kovač (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Frei (Switzerland).
  • 68
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) delivers the corner.
    Huggel surprises everyone by suddenly appearing in the Croatian penalty area and wins a corner, but Croatia can clear.
  • 67
    Šokota (Croatia) misses the target.
    The lively striker turns Murat Yakin on the edge of the penalty area but then shoots well wide of Stiel's goal.
  • 66
    Butina (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 65
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) has an effort on goal.
    The Swiss playmaker takes the set-piece from 25 metres out. His shot is on target but Butina dives to his right to make the save.
  • 65
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) takes the free-kick.
  • 65
    R.Kovač (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Frei (Switzerland).
  • 64
    N.Kovač (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 63
    A. Frei (Switzerland) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    61
    Srna (in) - Šimić (out) (Croatia)
    Croatia's second change sees the more attack-minded Darijo Srna replace the AC Milan defender.
  • 60
    A. Frei (Switzerland) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 60
    Mornar (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Spycher (Switzerland).
  • 60
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on R.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 58
    Rapaić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Haas (Switzerland).
  • 57
    Šimunić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Frei (Switzerland).
  • 57
    Stiel (Switzerland) makes a save.
  • 57
    Pršo (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
    Pršo controls a difficult pass from Šokota and gets a shot in but Stiel is in a good position and can gather confidently.
  • 56
    Celestini (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on N.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 55
    A. Frei (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on R.Kovač (Croatia).
  • Substitution
    55
    Celestini (in) - Chapuisat (out) (Switzerland)
    Both teams are trying to settle after the sending off and Kuhn reacts by bringing on a midfield player for a forward.
  • Yellow Card
    52
    Mornar (Croatia) is booked.
  • 52
    Mornar (Croatia) fouls.
  • Yellow Card
    51
    Živković (Croatia) is booked.
    The VfB Stuttgart defender follows Vogel into the referee's book but stays on the pitch as it is his first yellow card.
  • 51
    Živković (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Frei (Switzerland).
  • 51
    Rapaić (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • Red Card
    50
    Vogel (Switzerland) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
    The PSV Eindhoven midfield player gets his second yellow card after a challenge on Šokota and is sent off. It is an uphill struggle for Jakob Kuhn's team now.
  • 50
    Vogel (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Šokota (Croatia).
  • 49
    Bjelica (Croatia) delivers the corner.
    Croatia win a corner as Müller is forced to clear under pressure from Pršo but the Swiss defence can then deal with Bjelica's corner kick.
  • Yellow Card
    48
    Rapaić (Croatia) is booked.
    The Croatian is penalised for using his hand and is booked.
  • 48
    Rapaić (Croatia) fouls.
  • Substitution
    46
    Rapaić (in) - Olić (out) (Croatia)
    Otto Baric makes the first change of the game with the Ancona Calcio midfield player coming on for Olic.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+1
    Chapuisat (Switzerland) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 45+1
    N.Kovač (Croatia) misses the target.
    Niko Kovac advances a few metres in midfield and unleashes a wild shot from 20 metres out which goes just over the bar. A good effort.
  • 45
    Bjelica (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hakan Yakin (Switzerland).
  • 44
    Vogel (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Bjelica (Croatia).
  • 43
    Wicky (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on R.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 42
    Spycher (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mornar (Croatia).
  • Yellow Card
    41
    Huggel (Switzerland) is booked.
  • 41
    Huggel (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Olić (Croatia).
  • 40
    Šimunić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Frei (Switzerland).
  • 39
    Olić (Croatia) hits the crossbar.
    Two excellent chances for Croatia. Bjelica sends in a free-kick and a failed offside trap leaves Šimunic with a free header. Stiel, however, makes an acrobatic save and then Olic heads the rebound on to the bar and over.
  • 39
    Stiel (Switzerland) makes a save.
  • 39
    Šimunić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 38
    Spycher (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mornar (Croatia).
  • 38
    Spycher (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mornar (Croatia).
  • 37
    Wicky (Switzerland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on N.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 36
    N.Kovač (Croatia) misses the target.
    A great inswinging corner from Nenad Bjelica gives Niko Kovac a free header but the midfield player is unable to head his effort on goal. A good chance for the Croatians as Stiel had left his goalline.
  • 36
    Bjelica (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 34
    Stiel (Switzerland) makes a save.
  • 34
    Šimunić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
    Šimunic finds himself unmarked in the penalty area but his downward header lacks the pace to beat Stiel.
  • 34
    Bjelica (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 32
    N.Kovač (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Chapuisat (Switzerland).
  • 31
    Vogel (Switzerland) is penalised for a foul on N.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 31
    Müller (Switzerland) has a shot blocked.
    Patrick Müller hits the free-kick straight into the wall and Croatia gain possession.
  • 31
    A. Frei (Switzerland) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    30
    Bjelica (Croatia) is shown a yellow card.
    The referee shows the Croatian midfield player the yellow card after he holds back Hakan Yakin.
  • 30
    Bjelica (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on A. Frei (Switzerland).
  • 29
    Šokota (Croatia) misses the target.
    Šokota takes a chance and tries his luck from 25 metres but miscues his left-foot shot and Stiel watches the ball go well wide.
  • 28
    Chapuisat (Switzerland) is penalised for a foul on R.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 28
    Stiel (Switzerland) makes a save.
  • 27
    Šokota (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
    Pršo does well to win an aerial duel against Spycher and sets up Šokota, but the striker's shot lacks pace and fails to trouble Stiel.
  • 27
    Haas (Switzerland) is penalised for a foul on Olić (Croatia).
  • 26
    Haas (Switzerland) misses the target.
    The West Bromwich Albion FC defender beats Boris Živkovic to the ball in a crowded area but his header lacks direction.
  • 25
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) takes the corner.
  • 22
    Chapuisat (Switzerland) is penalised for a foul on Šimić (Croatia).
  • 20
    Pršo (Croatia) is flagged for offside.
  • 16
    Huggel (Switzerland) is penalised for a foul on Živković (Croatia).
  • 15
    Butina (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 15
    A. Frei (Switzerland) has an effort on goal.
    Frei creates Switzerland's first chance of the game by racing clear of a static Croatian defence. Butina does well to block the powerful shot and Croatia can clear.
  • 14
    Pršo (Croatia) misses the target.
  • Yellow Card
    13
    Pršo (Croatia) is shown a yellow card.
    The Croatian striker is shown the yellow card for simulation after he goes down under pressure from Bernt Haas in the Swiss penalty area.
  • 13
    Pršo (Croatia) fouls.
  • 12
    Mornar (Croatia) misses the target.
    There is no doubt that Croatia have made the brighter start with Ivica Mornar and Ivica Olic creating space and chances on the flanks. They now win a corner, which Mornar heads over the bar.
  • 11
    Bjelica (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 9
    Živković (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Chapuisat (Switzerland).
    Switzerland keep the ball in possession for the first time in this game and win a free-kick, but then lose the ball as Hakan Yakin tries an elaborate back-heel.
  • 8
    Bjelica (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 7
    Stiel (Switzerland) makes a save.
  • 7
    Živković (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
    Nenad Bjelica takes the corner and the defender Boris Živkovic rises above the Swiss defence to head goalwards but it is an easy save for Stiel.
  • 6
    Bjelica (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 6
    Butina (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 6
    Hakan Yakin (Switzerland) has an effort on goal.
    Johann Vogel wins the ball in midfield and feeds Hakan Yakin, who takes a few steps before unleashing a fierce shot, which Butina can save thanks to his good positioning.
  • Yellow Card
    4
    Vogel (Switzerland) is shown a yellow card.
    The Swiss midfield player becomes the first player in the referee's book this afternoon after a late challenge on Niko Kovac.
  • 4
    Vogel (Switzerland) is penalised for a foul on N.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 3
    Mornar (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Wicky (Switzerland).
  • 2
    Stiel (Switzerland) makes a save.
  • 2
    Bjelica (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
    The Croatian midfield player takes the set-piece, which has enough pace, but it is hit straight at Tomislav Butina and the goalkeeper makes a comfortable save.
  • 2
    Bjelica (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 2
    Yakin (Switzerland) is penalised for a foul on Šokota (Croatia).
    Croatia have enjoyed most of the possession early on and some nice combination play earn them a free-kick in a good position.
  • 1
    A. Frei (Switzerland) is penalised for a foul on Bjelica (Croatia).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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