• This will be the second ever meeting between these sides.
  • The previous match played out involving these teams came in the 2010 FIFA World Cup; it ended 0-0 and it was also the last group game for both sides.
  • Honduras have never won against European opposition at World Cup (D3 L3).
  • Honduras have failed to score in their last 4 games against European team at World Cup.
  • Switzerland have never lost against a CONCACAF team at World Cup (W1 D2).
  • Switzerland conceded as many goals in their last match against France as they had shipped in their previous nine World Cup matches put together (5).
  • Honduras have now played eight games without a win at the World Cup (D3 L5). They have played more matches at the World Cup without winning than any other side (New Zealand, El Salvador and Bolivia – all six).
  • Three of Switzerland’s four goals at this tournament so far have come in the final 10 minutes of the match.
  • Carlo Costly’s goal against Ecuador in their last game is the only goal that Honduras have scored in their last 569 minutes of World Cup action.