Manager: Ottmar Hitzfeld
Best finish: Quarter-finals (1934, 1938 and 1954).
World Cup record: Played 33, Won 11, Drawn 6, Lost 16
Brilliant late breakaway effort keeps Swiss alive in Group E after Kaliningrad thriller
Brazil are up against Costa Rica after their opening draw while Nigeria face Iceland
Favourites Brazil and defending champions Germany get their campaigns up and running
Pressure is on Brazil to make amends for 2014 while elsewhere it looks very even
After the controversial playoff win over Northern Ireland the Swiss could be dark horses
Michael O’Neill: ‘We respect Switzerland but will do everything to get to World Cup finals’
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