Spain vs Switzerland Euro 2021 Highlights: Spain beats Switzerland by 3-1 in Penalty shootout

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Spain vs Switzerland Euro 2021 Highlights – Spain beats Switzerland: The game went to extra-time and Spain were naturally the most attacking team, but were stopped by Sommer who had a brilliant performance.

Goalkeeper Unai Simon saved two penalties as Spain beat 10-man Switzerland 3-1 in a shoot-out on Friday to secure a place in the Euro 2020 semi-finals.spain vs switzerland euro 2021 highlights

Spain prevailed in the shoot-out as Mikel Oyarzabal scored the winner after Simon had saved from Fabian Schaer and Manuel Akanji , and Ruben Vargas had fired high for the Swiss in St Petersburg.

Spain’s Sergio Busquets and Rodri also failed to score in the shoot-out but Oyarzabal , Dani Olmo and Gerard Moreno beat Yann Sommer.

Spain vs Switzerland Euro 2021 Highlights

The score was locked at 1-1 after 120 minutes of play.

The 2008 and 2012 champions Spain took an early lead in the eighth minute thanks to an own goal by Denias Zakaria , who deflected a half-volley from Jordi Alba.

FAILED CHANCES

The Spanish side failed to convert the few chances they created and saw Switzerland equalize in the 68th minute.

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Stand-in captain Xherdan Shaqiri swept his effort into the net after a mix up at the Spanish defense.

Shortly after the goal Switzerland were reduced to ten men as Remo Freuler saw a red card for a foul on Moreno.

Spain vs Switzerland Euro 2021 Highlights

The game went to extra-time and Spain were naturally the most attacking team , but were stopped by Sommer who had a brilliant performance.

Spain move into a Tuesday semi-final at Wembley against Belgium or Italy.

Switzerland bowed out in a second shoot-out, having beaten world champions France in the last 16 .

Make Spain suffer

Sommer was outstanding throughout the game, especially in the second half. He became the last wall of defense that was so formidable.

Spain vs Switzerland Euro 2021 Highlights

Spain did not play too well in this match, but they are still dangerous. Noted, Sommer had to make a total of 10 saves in 120 minutes of the game.

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Switzerland played very well, especially in the second half. Unfortunately they had to admit defeat by a score of 1-3 in the penalty shootout.

Sommer had saved a shot from a Spaniard in the penalty shootout, but three Swiss strikers missed in a row.

Previously played well against France

Spain vs Switzerland Euro 2021 Highlights

Prior to this match, Sommer was also the hero of Switzerland’s victory over France in the round of 16. He played very well throughout the game.

This match also lasted until the penalty shootout, but at that time Switzerland was still luckier. They came back in the last 10 minutes of normal time, scoring twice to push the game into extra time.

In the penalty shootout, Sommer became a hero by brushing off Kylian Mbappe’s kick, which became France’s fifth executor. Switzerland also stepped into the quarter-finals with a 5-4 penalty victory.

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