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UEFA EURO 2020 Highlights: Mbappe misses penalty, Switzerland knock France out of Euros

France vs Switzerland, UEFA EURO 2020 Round of 16 Highlights: Switzerland defeated France in a penalty shootout.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: June 29, 2021 7:38:26 am
france vs switzerland liveFrance vs Switzerland, UEFA EURO 2020: Goals and highlights. (AP Photos)

France vs Switzerland, UEFA EURO 2020 R16 Highlights: Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer saved a penalty kick from Kylian Mbappe in a penalty shootout to knock France out of the European Championship. Switzerland won the shootout 5-3 after a 3-3 draw through extra time.

Earlier, France and Switzerland headed to a penalty shootout after extra time in the round of 16 of the European Championship. Mario Gavranovic scored the equalizer for Switzerland in the 90th minute in Bucharest.

It’s the second match of the day to go to extra time. Spain and Croatia were also even at 3-3 after 90 minutes. Spain ended up winning 5-3 in Copenhagen.

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France vs Switzerland, UEFA EURO 2020: Goals and Highlights

03:29 (IST)29 Jun 2021
Euro 2020: Switzerland knock France out of Euros

High drama in Bucharest as #Switzerland beat #France in penalty shootout. For the first time in 67 years (World Cup 1954), Switzerland have reached the quarter final of a major tournament. France have been eliminated in their last 3 games in which they played extra time in major tournaments (EURO + World Cup), as many as in their first 11.

WATCH : MBAPPE MISSES PENALTY

03:16 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Mbappe misses

Mbappé is denied by Sommer! France are out of Euro 2020 and Switzerland move into the next round! 

03:15 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Mehmedi SCORES!

Admir Mehmedi scores for Swiss. France have to score. 5-4

03:14 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Kimpembe SCORES

Presnel Kimpembe scores for France. 4-4

03:13 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Vargas SCORES... just!

Lloris gets a hand to it, but Vargas scores! 4-3

03:12 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Thuram SCORES!

Marcus Thuram scores for France. 3-3

03:11 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Akanji SCORES!

Manuel Akanji scores for the Swiss! 3-2

03:10 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Giroud SCORES!

Olivier Giroud scores for France! 2-2

03:10 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Schar SCORES!

Fabian Schär scores for the Swiss! 2-1

03:09 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Pogba SCORES!

Pogba fires into the top corner. 1-1

03:08 (IST)29 Jun 2021
PENALTY! Mario Gavranovic scores

Gavranovic converts the first penalty! 1-0

03:06 (IST)29 Jun 2021
Penalty Shootout 

France 3-3 Switzerland after 120 mins and that means it's time for the Penalty Shootout!! Heading into the shootout, Switzerland have lost their only two previous penalty shootouts at major tournaments (Euros/World Cup), while France have won three of their six, losing their most recent one however vs Italy at the 2006 World Cup final.

02:57 (IST)29 Jun 2021
115' Chance for France

Pogba with a pass to Thuram on the left side. The substitute plays it into the box and picks out Giroud whose shot deflects off Mbappe and goes wide. France 3-3 Switzerland

02:56 (IST)29 Jun 2021
What an atmosphere!
02:49 (IST)29 Jun 2021
Second half of ET

Switzerland get the final 15 minutes started. Switzerland have never won a penalty shootout at a major tournament. They could really do with settling this before then.

02:43 (IST)29 Jun 2021
102' Counter attack

France break on the counter-attack. Kante sends the ball up to Mbappe who brings it to the edge of the box and is met with four defenders. He swings a cross over to Sissoko who goes for the volley and spoons his effort high and wide.

02:33 (IST)29 Jun 2021
Extra Time Begins

France restart and Pavard fouls Mehmedi and he gets the yellow card. That means if France goes through then Pavard will miss the quarter-final. France 3-3 Switzerland

02:26 (IST)29 Jun 2021
90'+4 Coman hits the post

What a dramatic end to the 90 mins as Kinglsey Coman turns the ball away from the keeper and hits the far post. France and Switzerland are headed to extra time in the round of 16 of the European Championship. Mario Gavranovic scored the equalizer for Switzerland in the 90th minute in Bucharest. France 3-3 Switzerland

02:22 (IST)29 Jun 2021
90' GOOOOAAAALLL

This game is crazy! Switzerland are level! Mario Gavranovic scores at the death! This game is crazy! Four minutes of added time. France 3-3 Switzerland

02:17 (IST)29 Jun 2021
84' SUI equaliser disallowed!

Switzerland put the ball into the back of the net, but it's offside.

France vs Switzerland, UEFA EURO 2020: Switzerland has never beaten France in a competitive game. But Deschamps does have some injury worries, however. He said defenders Lucas Digne and Jules Koundé, and forward Marcus Thuram “won’t be available probably.” Defender Lucas Hernández has recovered in time from a knee injury. Switzerland has it’s own battle with history to deal with. The Swiss are hoping to end a run of three consecutive exits in the round of 16 at major tournaments.

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