Eren Derdiyok and Stephan Lichtsteiner netted as Switzerland maintained their 100 per cent start to World Cup qualifying courtesy of a 2-0 victory over the Faroe Islands.
Galatasaray striker Derdiyok smartly took down a long ball over the top before drilling a left-footed effort low under Faroes goalkeeper Gunnar Nielsen in the 27th minute.
And Juventus defender Lichtsteiner made sure of the points with seven minutes remaining, heading in Ricardo Rodriguez's cross from close range.
The victory, their...
Bayer Leverkusen winger Admir Mehmedi has gifted a house to a poor family in Macedonia, the country of his birth.
Switzerland international Mehmedi, who left Macedonia aged three in the mid-1990s, visited a Macedonian village called Padalisht, where his father introduced him to a family.
Blick reported that the family of six lived inside a house in which they shared two beds in only room, and Mehmedi told the Swiss newspaper: "It affected me to the core."
The 25-year-old said the roof on the house...
Switzerland eventually got past a stubborn Andorra side to go top of Group B thanks to a 2-1 win at Estadi Nacional.
The opener came from the penalty spot after Admir Mehmedi was brought down in the area which was converted by defender Fabian Schar.
Despite plenty of attempts on goal, the visitors finally got their second when Xherdan Shaqiri found Mehmedi to nod home with 13 minutes remaining as they looked to ease to victory.
But Andorra caused some concern through Alexandre Martinez's 25-yard...
Substitute Valentin Stocker scored a late winner as Switzerland beat Hungary 3-2 in Budapest to make it back-to-back World Cup qualifying victories.
It appeared as if Hungary would claim a share of the spoils after Adam Szalai had netted twice to cancel out goals from Haris Seferovic and Ricardo Rodriguez, his first at international level.
But Stocker found the net a minute after his introduction at Groupama Arena as Switzerland built on their impressive win over European champions Portugal.