UEFA EURO 2020 Quarter-finals: Switzerland vs Spain

Spain reached from a European Championship match via a penalty shootout for a fourth time.

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The Quarter-final match of the 2020 UEFA EURO 2020 playing between Switzerland vs Spain on Friday 2 July at 18:00, St Petersburg Stadium in Russia will be trembling with the 34,000 allowed fans as the exhilarating fixture.

The 1st time participation between Switzerland and Spain at the European Championship (In other tournaments played at 1966, 1994, and 2010 World Cups). Both teams have been played against each other where Spain lost just one in all competitions. Both teams will be extra cautious and the match is expected to be as fierce as it gets.

UEFA EURO 2020 Quarter-finals: Switzerland vs Spain

UEFA EURO 2020 Quarter-finals Switzerland vs Spain

Both teams have never faced each other before in EURO Cup. However, they have met in the World Cup on three occasions, with Spain winning two of them. The previous meeting in 2010 when Switzerland stunned Spain in the first match(1-0).

Switzerland comes into this game on the back of a 3-3(4-5 pens) win over Didier Deschamps’s France on Monday in the round of 16.

Spain are the first team through to the semi-final after beating Switzerland 3-1 on penalties.

Final Score: Switzerland (Xherdan Shaqiri) 1(1) – 1(3) (Denis Zakaria) Spain 

Spain, on the other hand, beat Zlatko Dalic’s Croatia 5-3 on Monday in the round of 16. Goals from Paris Saint-Germain forward Pablo Sarabia, Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta, Manchester City winger Ferran Torres.

In 22 head-to-head encounters between the sides, Spain holds the clear advantage. They have won 16 games, lost one, and drawn five.

Spain vs Switzerland – Total – 22 Spain Win – 16 Spain Loss- 1, Draw – 5

  • Switzerland form guide at UEFA Euro 2020: D-W-L-D-W-W
  • Spain form guide at UEFA Euro 2020: W-W-D-D-W-W
  • Stadium : Krestovsky Stadium
  • Where to watch the game on TV:
    • United Kingdom: BBC/ITV
    • United States of America: ESPN/Univision
    • India, Pak, Nepal and Asia: ESPN and SONY

Switzerland vs Spain Players

Switzerland Football Team –

Goalkeeper – Yann Sommer, Yvon Mvogo, Gregor Kobel
Defender – Kevin Mbabu, Silvan Widmer, Nico Elvedi, Manuel Akanji, Ricardo Rodríguez, Loris Benito, Fabian Schär, Bećir Omeragić, Eray Cömert and Jordan Lotomba
Midfielder – Denis Zakaria, Remo Freuler, Granit Xhaka (captain), Steven Zuber, Djibril Sow, Edimilson Fernandes, Xherdan Shaqiri, Breel Embolo, Haris Seferović, Ruben Vargas, Christian Fassnacht, Admir Mehmedi, and Mario Gavranović
Forward – Álvaro Morata, Gerard, Ferran Torres, Adama Traoré, and Mikel Oyarzabal

Predicted line-ups : XII: Yann Sommer; Nico Elvedi, Manuel Akanji, Ricardo Rodríguez; Widmer, Freuler, Denis Zakaria, Steven Zuber; Shaqiri; Embolo, Seferović
Suspended: Xhaka
Misses next match if booked: Akanji, Elvedi, Embolo, Gavranović, Mbabu, Rodríguez, Schär

Spain Football Team –

Goalkeeper – David de Gea, Robert Sánchez, Unai Simón
Defender – César Azpilicueta, Diego Llorente, Pau Torres, Eric García, José Gayà, Jordi Alba (vice-captain), Aymeric Laporte
Midfielder – Sergio Busquets (captain), Marcos Llorente, Koke, Thiago, Rodri, Fabián, Dani Olmo, Pablo Sarabia, and Pedri
Forward – Álvaro Morata, Gerard, Ferran Torres, Adama Traoré, and Mikel Oyarzabal

Predicted line-ups : XII: Unai Simón; César Azpilicueta, Eric García, Aymeric Laporte, Jordi  Alba; Koke, Sergio Busquets (C), Pedri; Sarabia, Morata, Ferran Torres
Suspended: none
Misses next match if booked: Jordi Alba, Busquets, Pau Torres, Rodri

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