Messi inspires Argentina, Swiss profit from late drama

Messi inspires Argentina, Swiss profit from late drama
Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi, man of the match

Argentina 2-1 Bosnia and Herzegovina – The fourth Matchday of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil was in keeping with the three that preceded it, offering up plenty of goals, incredible incidents and major stars making their mark.

There is nothing that football fans love more than a comeback involving a last-gasp goal, and Switzerland conjured up exactly that in Brasilia, defeating Ecuador in stoppage time after having trailed at the break.

In the other Group E encounter, France made the perfect start to their Brazil 2014 campaign by triumphing over a physical and robust Honduras side, courtesy of a clinical performance from Karim Benzema.

Last but not least, Argentina confirmed that they will be a force to be reckoned with at the tournament, seeing off Bosnia and Herzegovina in an exciting and lively encounter, during which Lionel Messi opened his account with a fine individual effort.

Results (15th June 2014)
Switzerland 2-1 Ecuador (Budweiser Man of the Match: Xherdan Shaqiri)
France 3-0 Honduras (Budweiser Man of the Match: Karim Benzema)
Argentina 2-1 Bosnia and Herzegovina (Budweiser Man of the Match: Lionel Messi)

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