UEFA EURO CUP: In the Euro Cup, Switzerland beat France 5-4 in a penalty shootout. With this win, Switzerland has made it to the quarter-finals. Now the Swiss team will face Spain. At the same time, the current world champion France is out of Euro 2020 after losing the match. By extra time, both the teams were tied at 3-3. But Switzerland won in the penalty shootout. This is the third match of the round of 16, which dragged on to extra time. This is the first such match so far in the tournament, which lasted till the penalty shootout.
Who scored the goals for both the teams
Karim Benzema scored for France in extra time in the 57th and 59th minutes while Paul Pogba scored in the 75th minute. For the Swiss team, Harris Seferovic scored in the 15th and 81st minutes. Apart from this, Mario Gavranovich scored in the 90th minute to equalize the Swiss team. French striker Kylian Mbappe failed to score during the shootout.
Many veterans praised the Switzerland team
Various footballers around the world have praised Switzerland for defeating world champions France in the last-16 match of Euro Cup 2020. England footballer and commentator Gary Lineker tweeted his praise of Swiss goalkeeper Yan Sommer’s defense, saying: “What a match, what a tournament, and what a day.” “Switzerland has been sensational and deserves massive credit for being aggressive from the first minute to the last,” he said.
Flood of memes on social media
While memes are being shared on Mbape on social media, Pele supported Mbape. He tweeted, “Keep your head held high Mbape. Tomorrow will be the first day of the new journey.” Meanwhile, French coach Didier Deschamps said fans should not criticize Mbappe for a failed penalty.
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