Watch Switzerland vs. Honduras Online REPLAY
Switzerland is an up and coming team, while Honduras is a struggling one. Neither team has ever left the World Cup with a title in the past, but Switzerland out numbers Nigeria in appearances 8-1. This is Honduras’s first appearance at the World Cup in twenty seven years. In this world Cup Switzerland broke the record for keeping goals out for the longest amount of time, the Swiss didn’t let in a goal for an accumulative 551 minutes until they gave a goal up to Chile. The 551 minutes breaking the previous record of 550 minutes achieved by Italy in 1986. Switzerland delivered the favored Spain with an upset in their first group game with a 1-0 victory, but the Swiss were not so lucky against Chile whom they lost by one goal against. Honduras had losses to both Spain and Chile and has yet to score a goal. A key player for Honduras is Midfielder Wilson Palacios. The twenty five year old is known for being fearless and relentless on defense. Switzerland boasts Alexander Frei. Frei is an all time record goal scorer for Switzerland. He is known for his tactical awareness and, obviously, his finishing abilities. Switzerland is favored to come out of this match up on top and will potentially advance out of bracket in second place.