Euro 2020: Spain qualifies for semifinals after beating Switzerland in penalty shootoutComments
Spain beat Switzerland in a tense penalty shootout to qualify for the European Championship semifinals.
Unai Simon made two saves and Mikel Oyarzabal scored the decisive penalty with Spain beating Switzerland 3-1 in the shootout after a 1-1 draw.
An own goal early in the game from Switzerland's Denis Zakaria gave Spain a lead but a goal from Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri in the 68th minute equalised the game.
During extra time, Spain kept possession of the ball but couldn't get a goal past Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer.
The Swiss got through the extra period of 30 minutes despite playing with 10-men following a red card for midfielder Remo Freuler in the 78th minute.
Switzerland had advanced after penalties in the round of 16. The team beat World Cup champion France 5-4 in the shootout.