- The first quarter final of the Euro Cup was held between Spain and Switzerland
- Both the teams had scored one goal each till the full time of the match.
- Spain beat Switzerland 3-1 in penalty shootout
St. Petersburg (Russia)
Spain beat Switzerland 3-1 in a penalty shootout to enter the semi-finals of Euro 2020 Both the teams were tied at the end of the first quarter-final match at full time, while in the shootout, 3 Spaniards entangled the ball in the net and destroyed the dream of the Swiss team.
In the shootout for the Swiss team, Mario Gavranovic was the only one who could hit the opposition goalkeeper Yunei Simone, 24. In this way Simone once again became a hero. On the other hand, Mikel Oiarzabal, Gerard Mourino and Dani Olmo scored for the Spanish team.
Earlier, Spain had started the match strong. For that, Dennis Zakaria caught the ball in the net in the 8th minute to give it a 1-0 lead. However, after that neither team could score a goal in the first half and the score remained 1-0.
In the second half, the Swiss and Spanish players played an aggressive game, but Jherdan Shakiri was successful in scoring. He scored a powerful goal in the 68th minute on a brilliant pace from Freuler. With this the score was leveled and no other goals could be scored in regular and extra time.