World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Switzerland beats Andorra 3-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

ST. GALLEN, Aug. 31, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Switzerland defeated Andorra by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday night at the kybunpark in St. Gallen.

Haris Seferovic scored dual goals

Switzerland dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by forward Haris Seferovic in the 43rd minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Swisss further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Seferovic '63 and Lichtsteiner '67).

The result put the Swiss top of Group B with 21 points. Andorra is 5th with 4 points. In their next game, Switzerland will meet Latvia at the kybunpark on September 3, while Andorra will face the Faroe islands.

Fixtures and Results : Group B

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Overview

Switzerland at the World Cup

  • 10 appearances (first in 1934)
  • 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)

Andorra at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 2002)
2018 World Cup Poster
Switzerland
3:0
Andorra
3:0 (1:0)
  • 31 August 2017
  • 20:45
  • St. Gallen

Group B

TeamPts
Switzerland21
Portugal18
Hungary10
Faroe islands5
Andorra4
Latvia3

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