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.