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  • Spain 0-1 Switzerland: The Biggest shock

    The biggest shock of World Cup 2010 happen in Group H. Euro 2008 champions as well as your favorite World Cup champion in 2010, Spain was conquered by the Swiss with the score 0-1.

    Match between two European countries was held in the Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban, on Wednesday (16/06/2010). In La Furia Roja this fight appears to dominate the match.

    But they finally had to surrender due to the single goal Fernandes 0-1 early in the second half. This is Switzerland's first victory over Spain in the 19th meeting between the two within the last 85 meetings.

    As quoted from the official website of FIFA, with the result, Spain is ranked bottom of Group H standings with zero points from one match, together with Honduras that beerapa hours previously subjugated Chile.

    While Chile is held with the top three points from one match. Switzerland which have the same value with Chile in the second ladder.

    The game

    Direct Spain midfielder Xavi led dominated by Hernandez, Xabi Alonso and Andres Iniesta. Meanwhile, Sergio Ramos support from right-wing position.

    Spain's first opportunity presented David Silva in the 16th minute. Valencia player was opened fire from inside the penalty box that can still be secured goalkeeper Diego Benaglio. Five minutes later Andres Iniesta's shot right in the catchment Benaglio.

    Pique! Receive a breakthrough bait, Barcelona central defender who was standing in the penalty box was opened fire can still be flat and calmly saved by Benaglio.

    Switzerland has a chance in the 25th minute. But the free kick can still be secured Retro Ziegler Iker Casillas.

    Spanish dominance continued. Minutes of the 35th, Joan Capdevila cross from the left wing received David Villa. However Barcelona's players header are not leading to the target.

    In the last five minutes of La Furia Roja first half with two chances. Andres Iniesta still kick floated over the goalkeeper Switzerland. Furthermore, a successful turn past the Villa defender guarding the Swiss. But the execution was not exactly El Guaje toward the target.

    A similar situation occurred in the second round where the European champions in 2008 again dominated by relying on Iniesta incursion from the left side.

    Kick 47 minutes Xabi Alonso still hit Stephane Grichting and fruitful soccer corner.

    In the midst of the domination of Spain, the Swiss managed to steal the opportunity and opened the score through Galson Fernandes at minute 51.

    This goal originated from the advancing Eren Derdiyok. Iker Casillas managed to stop the movement Derdiyok. But the ball fell into the wild next Gelson Fernandes who managed to convert that opportunity into a goal.

    In the process of this goal, Gerrard Pique Spanish defender suffered cuts to her face due Derdiyok foot caught.

    0-1 Disadvantaged make Spain more intense. 57 minutes Villa kick from outside the penalty box can still be arrested by Benaglio. Two minutes later, Sergio Ramos header from corner kick situation is still thin on the wicket Schweitz Nati.

    Benaglio! This Swiss goalkeeper managed to thwart the puncture David Villa when an hour into the game.

    In order to increase the power break down, Vincente Del Bosque include Fernando Torres and Jesus Navas.

    Iniesta! Bad luck for this Barcelona midfielder. Kick in minute 62 was laterally from the opposing goal.

    57 minutes, Torres possess a good chance. Receive feedback from David Villa and Liverpool striker was subsequently conducted turning movement in order to trick the Grichting. But the execution of El Nino also still have not managed to produce numbers.

    Xabi Alonso! Hard kick in the 69th minute toward the goal without being able to reach Benaglio. But the ruler of La Furia Roja frustrate to scored.

    Swiss re-stealing opportunity in the 74th minute. Benaglio successfully pass the guard Gerrard Pique and Carles Puyol, and took off flick who failed to reach Casillas. But the goalposts La Furia Roja saved from being broken for the second time.

    Spanish business again foundered. 12 minutes to disperse, Jesus Navas kick deviated slightly from the pole to the right goalpost Switzerland.

    Nine minutes into the dispersal Tranquillo Barneta opened fire which was still passed over goalkeeper Casillas.

    In the remaining time, the Spanish continued to attack that was driven by a prickling sensation of the right-wing Jesus Navas. However, the highly anticipated goals did not arrive until the game is closed.

    Team Line-up:

    Spain: 1-Iker Casillas; 15-Sergio Ramos, 3-Gerard Pique, 5-Carles Puyol, 11-Joan Capdevila; 21-David Silva (Jesus Navas 22-61 '), 14-Xabi Alonso, 8-Xavi, 16 Sergio Busquets-(9-Fernando Torres 61 '), 6-Andres Iniesta (18-Pedro 77'), 7-David Villa

    Switzerland: 1-Diego Benaglio; 13-Stephane Grichting, 2-Stephan Lichtsteiner, 4-Philippe Senderos (5-Steve Von Bergen, 35 '), Reto Ziegler, 17; 7-Tranquillo Barnetta, Gokhan Inler-8, 6-Benjamin Huggel , 16-Gelson Fernandes, 19-Eren Derdiyok (15-Hakan Yakin 78 '), 10-Blaise Nkufo


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