DEFINITION IN PENAL

Spain suffers to win to Switzerland and puts in semis of the Eurocopa!

Published:2/07/2021 - 20:43h

Updated:2/07/2021 - 20:53h

With suffering to the end and with Unai Simón dressed of national hero, Spain has classified to the semifinals of the Eurocopa after surpassing to Switzerland in the batch of penaltis

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Spain has certified his pass to the semifinals of the Eurocopa after winning to Switzerland in the stadium Krestovski of St. Petersburg of Russia. 'The Red' jumped to the field without a so offensive version neither brilliant and with the tiredness of the extention in front of Croatia happening bill. In spite of this, the directed of Luis Enrique have borne the pressure of the Swiss until the batch of penaltis, in which Unai Simón has dressed of hero for 'command' to the Spaniards to semis.

The Spaniards began the party very enchufados and with the intention to advance early in the marker, thing that occurred very soon in front of the overwhelming pressure of 'The Red' in the area of Sommer. To the seven minutes of the clash Koke took out a corner that the player of the FC Barcelona, Jordi Alba, received in the frontal to command unp otente shot of volley that touched in Zakaria, diverting the balloon, commanding it to the deepest of the network of the guardameta Swiss, out of his scope.

'The Red' continued to the threaten, with occasions of Koke of direct fault, centres of Ferrán Torres or finish of César Azpilicueta in the area of Sommer. Switzerland held charge them of the Spaniards, calmly and without proposing a lot, leaving him the balloon to the ones of Luis Enrique and betting by his wear. The 'strategy' cost them to keep alive in the party, further of the result in the electronic, in front of a Spain that was not fine in the offensive.

Akanju Put against the ropes to the Spaniards with a finish of head, after a corner. His head butt left high by little and encedieron the alarms, but the danger did not last much more. The true is that, although Spain dominated the meeting, did not achieve to give a new hit on the table in the first part.

Switzerland tightened and punished to Spain

In the second half of the clash the approach kept on being the same and was Spain the one who proposed in the terrain of game, with the Swiss expecting his mistakes to light the alarm inside the area of Unai Simón. Shaqiri Warned in the 52 with an attempt of olympic goal, but his finish was diverted. Four minutes afterwards, Zakaria finished of head the balloon after a corner and left brushing the stick.

So much they insisted, that achieved 'wet' in front of Spain, to fault of twenty minutes for the end of the statutory time. Switzerland, as no, took advantage of of a grave defensive error after Aymeric laporte diverted a long balloon that hit in Pau Torres and fell to Freuler. The player of the Atalanta gave a pass of the death to Shaqiri so that this beat to Unai Simón without problems.

The expulsion of Freuler, in the 77, by a hard entrance on Gerard Dark, caused that Spain reacted and achieved a big action combined that the forward of the Villarreal finalised with a shot from the frontal that finished in the hands of Sommer. The ones of 'Struggle' achieved to improve but was not sufficient to move again the electronic, forcing a new extention.

Extra time... And penal

In the beginning of the first part of the extention, Spain achieved 'put' again in the party and presionar in the last metres. In the 92', Jordi Alba commanded a centre that Gerard Moreno finished at first and the balloon left went by very little. Two minutes afterwards, the left side of the Barcelona hunted a refuse in the frontal and his powerful shot diverted it Sommer, in anthological way. Dani Elm also had an opportunity, with a shot from the frontal that touched in Gerard and almost finish inside.

Spain tried it one and again without effectiveness. In the second part the libreto was the same and 'The Red' was dumped to the attack, but the one of the Galdbach kept on being determinant. The equality could not break neither in the extra time and the meeting finished defining in batch of penaltis, in which Spain won to Switzerland by 2-3, with the last marked goal by Oyarzabal and Unai Simón in way hero in front of the launchings of the Swiss.

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