Honduras vs. Switzerland: Goals, Highlights from Group E Match

Honduras vs. Switzerland: Goals, Highlights from Group E Match
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Xherdan Shaqiri netted a hat trick to lead Switzerland to the knockout stages of the World Cup in a 3-0 drubbing of Honduras on Wednesday. 

Switzerland's spot was secured after Ecuador and France played to a 0-0 draw. 

It was the competition's second hat trick (Thomas Muller) and the 50th in the history of the World Cup. 

Shaqiri gave the Swiss a quick lead in the sixth minute with an incredible strike from outside the 18-yard box.

His goal revealed a fairly bizarre statistic:

Shaqiri got his brace with another strike in the 31st minute.  

He then bagged his hat trick and secured the three points with a neat finish in front of the net. 

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