Euro 2020: Switzerland beats world champion France on penalties | Euro2020 News


Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer saved Kylian Mbappe’s kick, won 5-4 and advanced to the quarter-finals.

On Monday, Switzerland defeated the world champion France 5-4 in the last 16 matches of the 2020 European Cup, because Kylian Mbappé missed the penalty shoot-out after a 3-3 draw in Bucharest. Decisive penalty kick.

Mario Gavranovic equalized in the 90th minute as the Swiss team equalized after falling behind by two goals. Then Jan Sommer was rescued from Mbappé in the shootout, allowing the Swiss team to score four points. In the final against Spain.

Harris Seferovich gave Vladimir Petkovic’s Swiss team a stunning lead in the 15th minute, but Ricardo Rodríguez’s penalty was rained early in the second half Fruit Lorris saved brilliantly.

Karim Benzema was recalled to the French team after five and a half years of international exile, and then played a rapid-fire doubles to get the 2016 European Cup finalists back on track.

Paul Pogba made a sensational curling effort to rewrite the score to 3-1, but the Swiss team had Seferovic before Gavranovic equalized in the last minute. Grabbed his second game, so the Swiss team won overtime.

The Swiss team converted all five penalty kicks before Sammer turned right to reject Mbappé’s kick, as the Swiss won the knockout draw of a major tournament for the first time in 83 years.

Swiss team’s Jan Sommer celebrates winning the penalty shootout after saving a penalty from France’s Kylian Mbappé [Justin Setterfield/Pool via Reuters]

French coach Didier Deschamps controversially switched to a 3-4-1-2 formation, aiming to play from the offensive trio of Benzema, Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann The best result, but it was Seferovich who let the Swiss unexpectedly lead.

Steven Zuber took advantage of the space provided by Rodriguez’s overlapping runs. In a left-wing cross, Severovic easily climbed above Clement Langote before heading over Lloris.

After the French team failed to test Somer’s dismal first half, Deschamps gave up the three-person backcourt experiment, pulled down Langley and introduced Kingsley Coman, while returning to the more familiar 4 -4-2 Formation.

But when Zuber’s lung damage eventually led to the Swiss being knocked down by Benjamin Pavard, France thanked Lloris for avoiding further trouble.

Argentine referee Fernando Rapallini pointed this out immediately after undergoing a VAR review, but Lloris flung himself to the right and snatched Rodríguez’s attempt-this was the first time in this competition. The 7th penalty kick with 15 missed free throws.

Momentum quickly worked to France’s advantage, as Benzema, the two goal scorers in the 2-2 draw with Portugal in the group stage, brilliantly dragged Mbappé’s pass into his pace. Sommer has risen to a level.

Two minutes later, the Real Madrid striker led France with a header. At that time Griezmann’s efforts were blocked by Sommer, but only to the waiting Benzema, who headed from close range.

France’s Prenell Kimpembe looks frustrated after the game]Franck Fife / Pool via Reuters]

Pogba’s wonderful 25-yard shot put the French team on the cusp of the last eight games, but Seferovich gave it to him with a wonderful pass from substitute Kevin Mbabu with 9 minutes remaining in the game. The Swiss hope.

Gavlanovic then ruled a goal out of the offside position, but he undoubtedly equalized in the last minute as he skipped Presnell Gimpembe and opened low in Lori .

It is worth noting that Koeman almost won the game with his last kick, and the crossbar rattled at the end of injury time.

At the start of Olivier Giroud’s overtime, the ill Benzema was withdrawn, moments before Sommer brilliantly overturned and rejected Pavard.

Pogba broke through Mbappé in the Swiss defender’s defense, but the Paris Saint-Germain forward cut open and Summer flew to his right to catch Giroud’s header, and then his penalty kick was heroic.

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