Chile 1-0 Switzerland – Recap & Match Stats – World Cup – 21 June 2010
Two teams who could take control of Group H met on Monday, June 21, 2010 as Chile faced Switzerland. With both teams winning their opening match, it was a chance for either side to move one step closer to the knockout stage. Switzerland has been on a solid defensive streak but showed against Spain they are capable of gettting forward.
Chile 1-0 Switzerland Recap
Chile would get another 1-0 win in the group stage as an early red card would give them the advantage.
The red card was to Switzerland’s Valon Behremi who gave an elbow to a Chile player in the 31st minute. Despite having the man advantage, it would take Chile until the 75th minute to level the match. Mark Gonzalez would head in a cross to make it 1-0.
Switzerland did get a chance late to tie the match but they couldn’t capitalize and likely need a win in their final match to advance to the next round.
Chile 1-0 Switzerland Match Stats
|19(6)||Shots (on Goal)||5(0)|
|69%||Time of Possession||31%|