Euro 2020- Switzerland beat France 5-4 (PEN): Switzerland defeated world champion France to make it to the quarter-finals, will clash with Spain – France got against Switzerland in a match of Euro 2020 played at Arena National Stadium on Monday. Was out of the tournament after the defeat. France suffered a penalty loss to Switzerland in the round of 16 of the match and as a result, the 2018 FIFA World Cup winners were eliminated from the current competition. A brilliant defense from goalkeeper Yann Sommer helped Switzerland on Monday beat world champions France 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out to enter the quarter-finals of the European Football Championship – Euro 2020.
Somer, who took a break in the middle of the group stage due to the birth of his second daughter, did not allow one of the best players in the world, Kylan Mbappe, to score a penalty. This enabled Switzerland to make it to the quarter-finals of a major tournament for the first time in 67 years.
Switzerland beat France 5-4 on penalties and as a result, the team will now play against Spain in the quarter-finals.
The 90 minutes of the match ended at 3–3 and as a result, the match progressed to extra time. Neither team was able to break the deadlock in extra time and hence the match progressed to a penalty shootout. Karim Benzema scored a goal for France while Paul Pogba also scored a goal. On the other hand, Haris Seferovic scored two goals for Switzerland while Mario Gavranovic scored one goal.
Pogba’s goal in the second half gave France a 3–2 lead and it looked like Didier Deschamps’ team would win the match, but Gavranovic scored in the final moments of the match and the match resulted in extra time and then a penalty. Proceeded into the shootout. Switzerland managed to win over France on penalties and will now appear in the quarter-finals.
Euro 2020- Switzerland beat France 5-4 (PEN): Switzerland beat world champions France to make it to the quarter-finals, will clash with Spain