The South Americans needed the victory, but the French dominated attack efforts
Ecuadorian striker Valencia scores twice and joins World Cup top scorers
The match, which ended on 2-1 for the Europeans, was the first of the World Cup held in the capital and the kick-off to the audio description project developed in the Mané Garrincha stadium
Enner Valencia scored first for the Ecuadorians. All Swiss goals were scored from players coming off the bench.
City is preparing a great operation for the first of the seven World Cup matches it will play host to
Players from various countries get to know national traditions and are welcomed with celebration in training camp cities
All eight former world champions have secured a place. Bosnia-Herzegovina will be the only team making its World Cup debut. Final group draw will be held on 6 December
With five-time world champions Brazil exempt as hosts, fiercely contested games and surprise results have been the order of the day