Swiss top group after win over Albania
The Local · 12 Sep 2012, 10:14
Published: 12 Sep 2012 10:14 GMT+02:00
Xherdan Shaqiri and Gökhan Inler were both on target as Switzerland beat Albania 2-0 to move to the top of World Cup qualifying Group E.
Bayern Munich midfielder Shaqiri opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, slipping past three Albania defenders before finishing with a low shot.
On a wet night in Lucerne, Inler sealed the three points with a well-struck penalty in the 68th.
The victory came on the heels of Friday’s 2-0 victory in Slovenia.
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