BASEL, Nov. 12, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Switzerland tied 0-0 with Northern Ireland, in the second leg of a qualifying game on Sunday night at St. Jakob-Park in Basel. Switzerland, who won the first leg (1-0), secured their ticket to the World Cup finals. Northern Ireland is eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Playoff
Switzerland at the World Cup
- 10 appearances (first in 1934)
- 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
Northern Ireland at the World Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 1958)
- 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)
- 12 November 2017
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