Switzerland began their Euro 2016 campaign with a 1-0 win over Albania. Fabian Schar scored the lone goal in the fifth minute of the game and it made the difference (Full coverage: Euro 2016)
90+3 mins: Full-time. Switzerland win 1-0
90 mins: 3 minutes of added time
88 mins: Gashi with a chance but he has wasted it. Sommer with yet another save
78 mins: Albania have got their chances but Sommer superb under the bar
67 mins: Seferovic with run again and hit it from the left corner of the box but Berisha comes forward and save another
53 mins: Berisha saves again. Seferovic with a run but cannot make it
46 mins: Players are back. Can Albania bounce back?
45+1 mins: Half-time! Switzerland 1-0 Albania
45 mins: 1 minute added time
44 mins: Albania with their third corner. Xhaka will take it but Sommer catches the ball
37 mins: RED CARD! Albania captain Cana gets a red card for hand ball just outside the box. Big blow for Albania
31 mins: Albania almost had the equalisier but a brilliant save from Switzerland goalkeeper Sommer. Sadiku was taking on Sommer alone but the keeper kept him away
27 mins: Albania doing better now. Win a corner. They need the equalisier
15 mins: Albania still on the defensive and Switzerland have appled the pressure
5 mins: GOAL GOAL GOAL! Switzerland with the early lead as Fabian Schar heads Xherdan Shaqiri corner into empty net
Xherdan Shaqiri may be regarded as Switzerland’s key player, but the midfielder believes only a team approach can help them beat Albania in their opening Euro 2016 Group A game on Saturday.
Marseille’s historic Old Port was busy but calm on Saturday morning, a day after police repeatedly fired tear gas at rowdy, drunken soccer fans.
Remnants of broken beer bottles remained on the cobbled streets of the port and terraces were packed with fans ahead of Saturday night’s European Championship match between England and Russia at the Stade Velodrome.
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