Spain beat Switzerland, make it to semi-final, beat Switzerland in penalty shoot-out – Euro 2020 quarter final 1 spain beat Switzerland in penalties to reach semi final– News18

New Delhi. The level of excitement continues to rise in the knock out rounds of EURO 2020. Spain defeated Switzerland (Spain Vs Switzerland) in the first quarter-final (Euro 2020, 1st Quarter-Final) of the tournament. Spain beat Switzerland in a penalty shootout. The Spanish team, considered very strong, was able to score only one goal in full time and extra time and Switzerland also scored the same goal. After which the match went to the penalty shootout where the Spanish team won 3-1.

Spain started the match with a bang and Alba gave his team the lead in the 8th minute itself. Spain got a corner in the 8th minute where Alba made a quick kick from outside D and the ball hit Zacharias and went into the goal. Spain led 1-0 after the first half but Switzerland retaliated in the second half.

Switzerland’s star player Shakiri brought the team to the level. There was a slight misunderstanding between Spain’s defender Laporte and Pau Torres, and Shaqiri took advantage of it. He fired the ball into the goal post and brought his team to a 1-1 draw.

Thrill of Penalty Shootout
Spain and Switzerland’s match went to extra time after full time and both teams could score 1-1 goals. After this, the thrill of the penalty shoot-out started, where the Swiss team was shattered under pressure.

Spain had a very poor start in the penalty kick. Sergio Busquets missed the first penalty. Mario scored for the Swiss team and the team went ahead 1-0. However, after this, Dani Aalmo brought the Swiss team on par. The Swiss team then came under pressure and Fabian missed to put the ball into the goal post. Spanish player Rodri also could not score, but after this Swiss player Manuel Akanji also could not score. Gerard Moreno scored a goal to give Spain a 2-1 lead. After this Swiss player Ruben Vargas also could not score. In the end Mikel Oiarzabal scored a goal to give Spain a 3-1 victory in the penalty shoot-out.

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