France was beaten by Switzerland in a series of penalty kicks during the Euro 2020
The French team was beaten by Switzerland in a series of penalty kicks during the Euro 2020 Round of 16 in Bucharest.
The match ended 3-3, with goals scored by Switzerland’s Haris Seferovic (15 and 81) and Mario Gavranovic (90). The goals for France were netted by Karim Benzema (57 and 59) and Paul Pogba (75). No goals followed in extra time.
In the quarter-finals Switzerland will take on Spain, which had defeated Croatia 5-3 after extra time on Monday. The match will be held in St. Petersburg on July 2.
Earlier in the day, Spain’s team scored extra-time goals defeating Croatia 5-3 in the Euro 2020 Round of 16 during a match in Copenhagen.
Spain and Croatia were at 3-3 after 90 minutes, but then Spain ended up winning 5-3. The goals were netted by Spain’s Pablo Sarabia (38), Cesar Azpilicueta (57) and Ferran Torres (77). Pedri scored an own goal in the 20th minute. Croatia hit back with two goals - Mislav Orsic (85) and Mario Pasalic (90+2).
Alvaro Morata (100) and Mikel Oyarzabal (103) scored extra-time goals to earn Spain a 5-3 win over Croatia in Monday’s match.
Spain booked a place in the quarter-finals where it will face the winner of Tuesday’s match between France and Switzerland.