Spain vs Switzerland World Cup Match – Gelson Fernandes Helps Switzerland Beat Spain 1-0

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UK Today News: Spain vs Switzerland World Cup Match – Gelson Fernandes Helps Switzerland Beat Spain 1-0

Spain vs Switzerland: The Spain vs Switzerland World Cup 2010 match took place on Wednesday, 16th June and witnessed the first ever upset in the FIFA World Cup 2010 when European Champions Spain lost 0-1 to Switzerland.

Gelson Fernandes Scores
Gelson Fernandes scores the winning goal for Switzerland. (Pic:Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Though Spain controlled the game for the major part of the match, the upset took place in the 52nd minute, when Spain’s defense cracked and resulted in Swiss Gelson Fernandes getting the ball in and scoring the only goal for the match – and the winning goal for Switzerland.

Spain fought till the last minute doing all they could to equalize, and even saw Xabi Alonso’s splendid shot in the 69th minute, but this was blocked by the crossbar.

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