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Sunday , December 5 2021

World Champions France knocked out of Eurocup by Switzerland on penalties

Romania, Bucharest, Jun 29: 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 was the second match of the day to go to extra time.

Swiss players celebrate after defeating France in a penalty shoot out during the Euro 2020 soccer championship round of 16 match at National Arena stadium, Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, June 29, 2021. (Daniel Mihailescu/Pool Photo via AP)

Kylian Mbappe missed as Switzerland knocked out France by winning 5-4 on penalties. No goals in extra time. Mario Gavranovic equaled things in the 90th minute. Haris Seferović scored to bring one back for Switzerland after Paul Pogba scored a screamer in the 75th minute to further extend France’s lead. Karim Benzema scored twice to give France the lead in the 2nd half, just after Switzerland’s Ricardo Rodríguez missed from a penalty.

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