Emil Forsberg scored the only goal of the game as Sweden edged Switzerland to book a place in the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1994.
Sweden are through to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1994 after a deflected goal from Emil Forsberg clinched a 1-0 win over Switzerland.
Immigration from Balkan states and a youth set-up that Roy Hodgson helped to build have the Swiss eyeing a first World Cup quarter-final since 1954.
Switzerland forward Breel Embolo hopes to round off a dream week by securing a place in the World Cup quarter-finals when his country face Sweden in St Petersburg.
Switzerland stars Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka are facing disciplinary action from Fifa after their provocative goal celebration against Serbia at the World Cup.
Xherdan Shaqiri scored a late winner for Switzerland as they edged Serbia 2-1 in their Group E World Cup clash on Friday night.
Xherdan Shaqiri scored a last-minute winner to give Switzerland one foot in the last 16 of the World Cup after a 2-1 victory over Serbia.
Brazil star Neymar is targeting an improved performance against Costa Rica on Friday after an underwhelming World Cup Group E opener against Switzerland.
Brazil star Gabriel Jesus says he had no reason to play for a foul after having a penalty shout turned down against Switzerland in their opening World Cup encounter.
Tite’s Brazil team were forced to settle for a point against Switzerland, but the Selecao remain justifiable World Cup favourites.