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Switzerland 6-0 Panama

Panama
Panama are getting ready for their first global tournament

Panama, England's group opponents at this summer's World Cup in Russia, have been thrashed by Switzerland in a friendly.

The hosts had six different goalscorers against the Central Americans, who are preparing for their first World Cup.

Blerim Dzemaili, Granit Xhaka, Breel Embolo and Steven Zuber gave the Swiss a 4-0 half-time lead.

Mario Gavranovic and Fabian Frei scored another two goals to complete the rout in Lucerne.

Switzerland are also going to the World Cup and will face Brazil, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E.

Panama - who have lost three and drawn against Wales in their past four friendlies - play England in their second Group G game, on 24 June in Nizhny Novgorod.

Line-ups

Switzerland

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 21Bürki
  • 6LangSubstituted forLichtsteinerat 69'minutes
  • 4Elvedi
  • 20Djourou
  • 3Moubandje
  • 16FernandesSubstituted forFreiat 58'minutes
  • 10XhakaSubstituted forSchärat 69'minutes
  • 7EmboloSubstituted forFreulerat 45'minutes
  • 15DzemailiSubstituted forDrmicat 45'minutes
  • 14Zuber
  • 19GavranovicSubstituted forSeferovicat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Sommer
  • 2Lichtsteiner
  • 5Akanji
  • 8Freuler
  • 9Seferovic
  • 13Rodríguez
  • 17Frei
  • 22Schär
  • 24Drmic

Panama

Formation 5-4-1

  • 1Penedo
  • 2MurilloSubstituted forQuinteroat 45'minutes
  • 13Machado
  • 5R Torres
  • 3Cummings
  • 17Ovalle
  • 10CamargoSubstituted forBárcenasat 34'minutesBooked at 56mins
  • 20Godoy
  • 6Gómez
  • 24AvilaSubstituted forCooperat 45'minutes
  • 9G TorresSubstituted forNurseat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Bárcenas
  • 11Cooper
  • 12Calderón
  • 14Pimentel
  • 15Davis
  • 16Arroyo
  • 18Tejada
  • 19Quintero
  • 21Nurse
  • 22A Rodríguez
  • 23Baloy
Referee:
Oliver Drachta
Attendance:
8,600

Match Stats

Home TeamSwitzerlandAway TeamPanama
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home13
Away4
Shots on Target
Home10
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away2
Fouls
Home19
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Switzerland 6, Panama 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Switzerland 6, Panama 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Nico Elvedi (Switzerland).

  4. Post update

    Alberto Quintero (Panama) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Fabian Frei (Switzerland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Armando Cooper (Panama).

  7. Post update

    Corner, Switzerland. Conceded by Harold Cummings.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Fabian Frei (Switzerland).

  9. Post update

    Alberto Quintero (Panama) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Nico Elvedi (Switzerland).

  11. Post update

    Alberto Quintero (Panama) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Fabian Frei (Switzerland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Gabriel Gómez (Panama).

  14. Post update

    Foul by Fabian Schär (Switzerland).

  15. Post update

    Armando Cooper (Panama) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Offside, Panama. Harold Cummings tries a through ball, but Roberto Nurse is caught offside.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Fabian Frei (Switzerland).

  18. Post update

    Armando Cooper (Panama) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Fabian Frei (Switzerland).

  20. Post update

    Alberto Quintero (Panama) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Tuesday 27th March 2018

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