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Qualifying round - Group 5

Switzerland - Liechtenstein
5-1
 

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On-form Swiss cruise past Liechtenstein

Published: Wednesday 5 March 2014, 21.03CET
Switzerland 5-1 Liechtenstein
The hosts moved within three points of Group 5 leaders Croatia after easing past Heinz Fuchsbichler's men in Thun.
On-form Swiss cruise past Liechtenstein
Silvan Widmer hit Switzerland's fourth ©Keystone
 

Match statistics

Switzerland
Liechtenstein

5

Goals scored

1

29

Total attempts

5

12

on target

3

13

off target

1

4

blocked

1

1

against woodwork

0

15

Corners

3

7

Offsides

1

1

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

10

Fouls committed

8

7

Fouls suffered

9

Lineups

Switzerland

Switzerland

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

1Mvogo (GK)1Lo Russo (GK)
2Widmer
Goal49
2Eggenberger
3Angha3Kaiser
4Ajeti4Foser
5Djimsiti5Malin
Yellow Card76
6Buff
Substitution83
6Flatz
Yellow Card50
7Freuler
Goal32
7Kühne
Goal62
8Bertone
Yellow Card20
Substitution62
8Ospelt
Substitution90+1
9Ben Khalifa9Salanovic
Substitution81
10Kasami (C)
Goal36
10Kieber
Substitution87
11Frey
Goal41
Substitution72
11Brändle (C)

Substitutes

12Spiegel (GK)12Hobi (GK)
14Martignoni13Kollmann
Substitution81
15Decarli14Maag
16Tosetti
Substitution83
15A. Marxer
17Veloso16Zimmermann
Substitution87
18Jevtic
Substitution62
17C. Marxer
19Tabakovic
Substitution72
Goal90+1
18Vogt
Substitution90+1

Coaches

Pierluigi Tami (SUI) Heinz Fuchsbichler (AUT)

Referee

Sergejus Slyva (LTU)

Standings

Last updated: 06/03/2014 08:26 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Wednesday 5 March 2014, 21.03CET

On-form Swiss cruise past Liechtenstein

Switzerland 5-1 Liechtenstein
The hosts moved within three points of Group 5 leaders Croatia after easing past Heinz Fuchsbichler's men in Thun.

Switzerland made light work of Liechtenstein in Thun to keep in touch with Group 5 leaders Croatia.

With Pierluigi Tami's team three up at half-time through Remo Freuler, Pajtim Kasami and Michael Frey, Silvan Widmer stretched the lead further four minutes after the restart. Simon Kühne pulled one back for the visitors before Haris Tabakovic completed the scoring in added time to leave the Swiss three points behind Croatia in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying.

Frey was denied by Lorenzo Lo Russo as the hosts started on the front foot and they eventually earned the breakthrough as Freuler fired in low on 32 minutes. Four minutes later captain Kasami broke from his own half before providing a smart finish to double the advantage and Frey found time to swoop on a loose ball and slide in before the interval.

Widmer added a fourth in the 49th minute though it was not all doom and gloom for Heinz Fuchsbichler's side as Kühne was sent clear and supplied a casual finish to register the country's first goal of the campaign. Tabakovic connected with a perfect Matteo Tosetti cross in the 91st minute to round off the Swiss success.

Last updated: 05/03/14 21.31CET

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