Switzerland lost to Spain in Spain vs Switzerland match of the Eurocup 2020. The match was held on the 2nd of July that fell on a Friday. It was the semifinals. The goals that were scored were 3 to 1. It was an extremely pressurizing match. The winning team beat their opponent in the penalty. Switzerland players were already at a disadvantage of having fewer players. However, they stood still and kept both the scores at one even after the extra time.
Spain Vs Switzerland Match Details
The keeper of Spain, Unai Simon, saved Manuel Akanji, the 25-year-old and the 29-year-old, Fabian Schar, from Switzerland. Spain took a total of eight minutes to lead over their opponent in Spain vs Switzerland match. It was possible after Jordi Alba, the 32-year-old Spanish footballer, scored a goal. He managed to take the strike that deflected Daniel Zakaria, the 25-year-old Swiss player. The goal scored by Alba is the tenth goal from the entire tournament.
If Switzerland was to win Spain vs Switzerland match, this would have been their first major win ever. But despite the fact that they lost, it was quite evident that they tried their best to come out with a victory. The team has played over 4 matches in the quarterfinals of the 2020 Eurocup Championship. The competition became quite interesting in the 68th minute of Spain vs Switzerland game. Xherdan Shaqiri, the 29-year-old Swiss player scored a goal in the midst of the Spanish defense.
The game turned to be unlucky after Remo Freuler, the 29-year-old Swiss player was shown a red card. This incident took place in the last 77 minutes of the game. However, the Swiss team played really well against their opponent who was at an advantage. Nevertheless, Spain after winning Spain vs Switzerland match is now set to face either Italy or Belgium in order to move forth in the Eurocup 2020. The upcoming match will be held at the Wembley Stadium of London.