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Swiss agony
Johan Djourou and Andriy Shevchenko battle for the ball.
Ukraine beat Switzerland 3-0 in a penalty shootout after their World Cup second round match finished 0-0 after extra time on Monday. Ukraine's Andriy Shevchenko missed the first penalty but Switzerland missed their first three penalties before Oleg Gusev put Ukraine into the quarter-finals with the clinching penalty. [+]

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Insight and Opinion

International bright young things

After a long time in the wilderness an exciting crop of young players have transformed Switzerland into a force to be reckoned with. Dale Johnson looks at the Swiss.  [+]

Group G Tactics Board

It's time for French stars to shine and the Koreans to prove themselves all over again. Nick Bidwell examines the battleground of Group G. [+]

More Switzerland News

June 27, 2006
Clean sheets not enough for desolate Swiss
A perfect defensive record during a four-match unbeaten World Cup run offered small consolation to Switzerland's players as they began packing their bags for home on Tuesday.
Swiss keeper has no plans to quit team
Switzerland's World Cup keeper Pascal Zuberbuehler said on Tuesday he had no plans to quit international football.
June 26, 2006
Terrible way to lose, says Switzerland's Magnin
Switzerland defender Ludovic Magnin said their 3-0 penalty shootout defeat by Ukraine on Monday was a terrible way to go out of the World Cup.
It was like Russian roulette, says Ukraine coach
Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin disappeared to the changing rooms during his team's 3-0 penalty shootout win over Switzerland at the World Cup on Monday.
June 25, 2006
Switzerland's Senderos facing six-weeks out
Switzerland and Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos will not be able to play again for five or six weeks, according the the medical staff of the Swiss national team.
June 24, 2006
Swiss star Senderos ruled out of the World Cup
Switzerland defender Philippe Senderos will miss the rest of the World Cup after dislocating his shoulder in Friday's win over South Korea, team officials said on Saturday.
June 23, 2006
'The luck was with us'
Switzerland said luck was on their side in the 2-0 World Cup win over South Korea which gave them top spot in Group G on Friday.
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Fri 9/6 H- Iceland D, 4-4 WCQ - UEFA
Wed 8/14 H- Brazil W, 1-0 Friendly
Sat 6/8 H- Cyprus W, 1-0 WCQ - UEFA
Sat 3/23 A - Cyprus D, 0-0 WCQ - UEFA
Wed 2/6 A - Greece D, 0-0 Friendly
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