Ireland V Switzerland: Player ratings
Player ratings with Paul Dowling
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
There were times when this would have felt just like old times for Glenn Whelan. And everyone watching.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
Despite plenty of endeavour, Ireland’s attack lacked the requisite composure or finishing ability to adequately trouble their opponents for much of the 90 minutes.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
In the run-up to big games, we easily pleased meeja types like nothing better than when rival managers and players have the fabled ‘pop’ at each other.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
Denmark manager Age Hareide admitted he went from hell to heaven as his team mounted a staggering late comeback in Basel to extract a point off Switzerland in the battle of Group D’s top seeds.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
Steven Zuber denied Brazil victory in their opening game of the World Cup last night, as Switzerland fought back to snatch a famous 1-1 Group E draw in Rostov-on-Don.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
European champions Portugal got the victory they required over Switzerland to book their place in next year’s World Cup in Russia.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Moussa Dembele’s second- half penalty gave Celtic a 1-1 draw at Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday and kept the Hoops’ Champions League hopes alive.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
Thu, 20 Oct, 2016
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
France topped Group A despite being held to a 0-0 draw by Switzerland — who also qualified for the last 16 — in Lille.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
English Premier League stars Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne scored the goals as Belgium warmed up for Euro 2016 with a 2-1 victory against Switzerland in Geneva.
Sat, 28 May, 2016
Amidst the official Good Friday drought, the Aviva Stadium might have seemed an inviting watering hole for some in the attendance of 35,450 but, if not exactly intoxicating, the friendly fare on the pitch certainly provided a lively enough distraction and even some all too feisty exchanges as Ireland edged past Switzerland thanks to a Ciaran Clark goal after just two minutes of the game.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015
Sergio Aguero struck a last-gasp penalty winner as Manchester City came from behind to reignite their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win at Borussia Monchengladbach.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Wayne Rooney smashed Bobby Charlton’s record and became England’s greatest ever goalscorer with a fine penalty in the 2-0 win over Switzerland at Wembley last night.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2015
Basle 2 Tottenham 2 (Basle win 4-1 on penalties, 4-4 on aggregate)
Thu, 11 Apr, 2013
Andre Villas-Boas’ hopes of lifting the Europa League for a second time hang in the balance thanks to a woeful defensive performance and a serious-looking injury to Gareth Bale.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
MANCHESTER UNITED crashed out of the Champions League following defeat in Basle last night.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2011
ASHLEY YOUNG rescued Manchester United from an embarrassing defeat by Basel in a match which exposed worrying defensive shortcomings for Alex Ferguson’s men.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
IRELAND’S U21 side suffered a disappointing 1-0 loss to Switzerland in a UEFA Championships qualifier they could have won in Lugano.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2010
Switzerland Under-21s 1 Republic of Ireland Under-21s 0
Fri, 03 Sep, 2010
OWEN GARVAN played a captain’s role by popping up four minutes into injury-time to seal a precious point for the Irish under-21 team against Switzerland at the RSC last night.
Wed, 14 Oct, 2009