Friday, June 25, 2010

FIFA 2010 - Question # 13

The question is contributed by Sudarshan Narayanan

In the 2006 FIFA World Cup,Switzerland topped their group ahead of France and reached the pre-quarter final stage.They eventually lost (0-3) to Ukraine on penalties.What unique World Cup record was created by the Swiss football team at the 2006 edition.

Ans. Switzerland did not concede a single goal in regular or extra time at the 2006 edition.

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MB said...

They had a clean sheet in all matches

anirban said...

they didnt concede a goal except in the penalties against Ukraine

RAJIB said...

Swiss team did not concede single field goal either in qualifying or final stage matches in 2006
-- Rajib Roy, Burdwan (West Bengal)

Kaushik said...

In 2006, Switzerland set a FIFA World Cup record by being eliminated from the competition despite not conceding a goal, losing to Ukraine in a penalty shootout in the last 16

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