Tuesday, November 28, 2023

    Euro 2020: Spain reach semi-finals, beat Switzerland in penalty shootout

    New Delhi, the excitement level continues to rise in the knock out rounds of EURO 2020. Spain defeated Switzerland (Spain v Switzerland) in the first quarter-final of the tournament (Euro 2020, 1st quarter-final). Spain defeated Switzerland in penalty shootout. Considered to be very strong, the Spanish team managed to score just one goal at full time and extra time, and Switzerland scored the same goal. Then the match was made in the penalty shootout where the Spanish team won 3-1.

    Spain started the match with a bang and Alba gave the team the lead in the 8th minute. In the 8th minute Spain got a corner where Alba D quickly kicked in and the ball hit Zacharias and went into the goal. Spain led 1-0 in the first half, but Switzerland took revenge in the second half.

    Switzerland’s star player Shaqiri brought the team to parity. There was some misunderstanding between Spain defenders Laporte and Pau Torres and Shaqiri took advantage of it. He put the ball into the goal post to draw the team 1-1.

    The thrill of the penalty shootout
    The match between Spain and Switzerland went to extra time after full time and both teams managed to score 1-1. After that, the thrill of the penalty shoot-out began, where the Swiss team collapsed under pressure.

    Spain got off to a poor start in penalty kicks. Sergio Busquets missed the first penalty. When Mario scored for the Swiss team, the team went ahead 1-0. But after that, Dani Almo equalized the Swiss team. The Swiss team then pressed and Fabian missed to put the ball on the goal post. Spanish player Rodri also failed to score, but then Swiss player Manuel Akanji also failed to score. Gerard Moreno scored to give Spain a 2-1 lead. Then the Swiss player Ruben Vargas also failed to score. In the end, Mikel Warzabal gave Spain a 3-1 win in the penalty shoot-out.

    Tags: Euro 2020, football news, spain, game news, Switzerland

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