Angel di Maria scored two minutes from the end to send Argentina into the last eight after a 1-0 win over Switzerland.
Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld confirmed that the defeat by Argentina was the last match of his managerial career.
Switzerland forward Mario Gavranovic is out of the World Cup after suffering a serious knee injury in training.
Ottmar Hitzfeld says Switzerland will relish their World Cup duel against Argentina as they have "nothing left to lose".
Xherdan Shaqiri netted a clinical hat-trick as Switzerland beat Honduras 3-0 to reach the last 16 of the World Cup.
Switzerland defender Steve von Bergen is out of the World Cup with a fractured eye socket.
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