Switzerland

Switzerland

Switzerland
2:2

Costa Rica

Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Switzerland

Switzerland

4-4-2
VS
Costa Rica

Costa Rica

4-4-2
Goal
Switzerland

Switzerland

4-4-2
Costa Rica

Costa Rica

4-4-2

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Summary

Switzerland is through to a knockout game against Sweden at the World Cup. Half of its starting defense isn’t.

Switzerland qualified second in Group E behind Brazil despite twice losing the lead in a 2-2 draw with Costa Rica on Wednesday night. The riveting game culminated with an injury-time penalty from Costa Rica captain Bryan Ruiz that hit the crossbar and went in off Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer’s head.

Despite the late drama, a draw was enough to send Switzerland through to the knockout stage.