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France vs Switzerland LIVE: Euro 2020 team news, line-ups and more tonight



Wales crash out of Euro 2020

France are taking on neighbours Switzerland tonight for a place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020.

France topped Group F in a tense finale which saw them squeeze into first place ahead of Germany after a 2-2 draw with Portugal. The world champions came into the tournaments as favourites but have yet to hit the heights of their performances in Russia three years ago. Switzerland finished third in Group A behind Italy and Wales, with only one win over group strugglers Turkey. The Swiss are the underdogs here but have shown glimpses of their quality, particularly through the performances of Xherdan Shaqiri.

Here’s France manager Didier Deschamps: “They’re a well-structured team and they have good attacking potential with [Haris] Seferović, [Breel] Embolo and Shaqiri. We must not underestimate them and it’s a knockout game so we’ll have to do everything we can to ensure we have smiles on our faces at the end of the match. The heatwave in Budapest [during France’s final group stage game] had an impact. We’ve had an extra day between games, five rather than four, while our opponents have had eight days, which is better. It’s hot here too, but a bit easier to cope with.”

Follow all the action below following the conclusion of Croatia vs Spain.

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Euro 2020: Croatia 3 – 5 Spain

112 mins: The wind has gone from Croatia’s sails now. Spain are milking possession, trying to run down the clock.

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:25

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Euro 2020: Croatia 3 – 5 Spain

109 mins: Smart play from Spain who keep hold of the ball and knock it around their own back line. Croatia are forced to press and give away a free kick. More time ekes out of the game.

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:22

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Euro 2020: Croatia 3 – 5 Spain

106 mins: Oh my god! Croatia almost score from the second half kick. Pasalic drives into the left side of the box and sets Budimir up for the shot. He takes it first time and aims for the far bottom corner only to see the ball roll wide of the post!

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:19

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Euro 2020: Croatia 3 – 5 Spain

ET second half: 15 minutes to go in Copenhagen. Unai Simon made a brilliant save at 3-3 to keep Spain on level terms before his side scored twice to put them back in front.

Can they hold on and finally see this game out?

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:17

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ET Half-time: Croatia 3 – 5 Spain

105+1 mins: Spain lead by two goals once again. Surely this time they won’t let it slip?

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:15

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GOAL! Croatia 3 – 5 Spain (Oyarzabal, 103’) ⚽️

103 mins: That should be that! Olmo delivers another beautiful cross from the right wing. He plays this one early and Oyarzabal is able to get in behind the back line. He collects the ball and pokes it into the bottom corner.

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:12

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GOAL! Croatia 3 – 4 Spain (Morata, 100’)⚽️

100 mins: It just had to be! Alvaro Morata puts Spain back in front! Olmo crosses the ball in from the right wing. The ball drops behind Brekalo and Morata is there to bring it under control. His first touch is good and he blasts his second past Livakovic and into the back of the net. Great finish.

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:09

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Euro 2020: Croatia 3 – 3 Spain

99 mins: Spain are starting to control the ball again. Busquets sends a pass to Fabian Ruiz who lays it off to Olmo whose low pass into the box is cleared by Brekalo.

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:08

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Euro 2020: SAVE! Simon denies Kramaric!

96 mins: What a save from Simon! Orsic weaves past Azpilicueta before crossing the ball into the six-yard box. Jordi Alba nicks it off Budimir but the ball comes to Kramaric. He fires a shot at goal but Simon sticks out a left hand and stops it! How have Croatia not scored there?

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:06

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Euro 2020: CLOSE! Orsic goes over the bar!

93 mins: Pau Torres and Aymeric Laporte are not happy at all with crosses coming into the box. This one comes in from Kramaric on the left side. A poor clearance knocks the ball down to Orsic who snatches at a shot and sends it just over the crossbar.

Michael Jones28 June 2021 19:02



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