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Switzerland v Turkey - as it happened

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Switzerland v Turkey - Euro 2020, group A - 20/06/2021 - official line-ups. BeSoccer
Switzerland v Turkey - Euro 2020, group A - 20/06/2021 - official line-ups. BeSoccer
Live coverage of Euro 2020 from Group A as Switzerland take on Turkey from the Olympic Stadium in Baku. After a poor start to the tournament, both teams are in desperate need of a win to stand a chance at making the last 16.
Goal

List of goalscorers

1 - 0
2 - 0
2 - 1
3 - 1
  • 94'
    FT: 3-1. Switzerland are victorious thanks to goals from Seferovic and a brace from Shaqiri, cancelling out Kahveci's strike. Turkey finish the competition rock bottom of group A with zero points, while Switzerland give themselves a great chance of qualifying for the next round.
  • 92'
    Late Swiss change: Mbabu on for Widmer.
  • 91'
    3 minutes added on!
  • 90'
    Chance for Turkey!! Muldur strikes on the volley but it's straight at Sommer, who holds on to the shot.
  • 85'
    Swiss double change: Benito on for Zuber, Mehmedi for Embolo.
  • 80'
    Turkey double change: Kokcu on for Kahveci, Karaman for Under.
Card

Yellow card

a Suiza
  • 78'
    Xhaka booked for discent to the ref, appealing a penalty against Yilmaz.
Card

Yellow card

a Turquía
  • 76'
    Soyuncu booked for a poor foul on Xhaka right on the edge of the box.
  • 75'
    Double Swiss change: Gavranovic on for Seferovic, Vargas on for Shaqiri.
Card

Yellow card

a Turquía
  • 75'
    Another yellow for Turkey, this time for Celik.
Card

Yellow card

a Turquía
  • 70'
    Calhanoglu booked for a late challenge on Elvedi.
Goal
Goaaaaaal!
de Suiza en el 68'
  • 68'
    Goal for Switzerland!!! Shaqiri gets his second!!! They counter with Zuber, who picks out a magnificent through pass for Shaqiri in the box. The forward strikes it first time into roof of the net, what a goal!!
  • 66'
    Another chance for Switzerland! Zuber fires narrowly wide of the target.
  • 65'
    Now Embolo misses from close range after Freuler's pull back. Two chances in quick succession for Switzerland!!
  • 64'
    Cakir with another fine stop!! This time from Shaqiri's shot.
  • 64'
    Switzerland double change: Yokoslu on for Ayhan, Karaman for Tufan.
Goal
Goaaaaaal!
de Turquía en el 62'
  • 62'
    Goal for Turkey!! Kahveci scores a screamer!!! He picks the ball up from Calhanoglu on the edge of the box, cutting inside and striking a rocket into the top corner with his left. Game on!!
  • 60'
    Another chance for Switzerland!! Seferovic fires from the angle following more good build up play, but Cakir gets down brilliantly to make a finger-tip save!
  • 57'
    Chance for Switzerland!! Turkey lose it to Embolo who pulls back for Shaqiri who is unmarked on the penalty spot, but he fires over with his right. Huge let off for Turkey, should've been game over!
  • 54'
    Under decides to take matters into his own hands, striking from the edge of the box but again it's well over the bar.
  • 52'
    Another chance for Switzerland!! Embolo attacks at pace and strikes at goal, but is denied by a fine left hand by Cakir. What a save!!
  • 51'
    Chance for Switzerland! Zuber strikes from the left inside the box, but the cross is blocked and deflects kindly to Cakir.
  • 50'
    Chance for Turkey!! Yilmaz connects to Under's cross but it's well over the bar. Chance wasted for Turkey.
  • 48'
    Kahveci fouls Zuber.
  • 46'
    We're back underway!!
  • 45'
    HT: 2-0. Switzerland go in at the break with a two-goal advantage thanks to two fine strikes. At the other end of the pitch, Sommer has been crucial at stopping Turkey's attack, who certainly have it all to do in the second half.
  • 45'
    1 minute added on.
  • 43'
    Sommer saves Switzerland AGAIN! Turkey break with Muldur, who cuts inside past Akanji following a brilliant run, but once again it's that man Sommer who makes a fine save at his front post.
  • 38'
    Chance for Swizterland! Embolo finds space and strikes from the angle, but his shot is dragged just wide.
  • 36'
    Another chance for Turkey, as Celik strikes from the corner of the box but his shot goes over the bar.
  • 33'
    Another MASSIVE save by Sommer!! Muldur strikes from range following Switzerland's clearance from the cross, but Sommer flies across goal to turn it round the post. Fantastic stop!!
  • 27'
    HUGE chance for Switzerland to make it three!! Xhaka and Seferovic link up to play in Shaqiri who is completely through on goal, but one-on-one with Cakir the GK makes a crucial save with his foot. Nearly game over here!
Goal
Goaaaaaal!
de Suiza en el 26'
  • 26'
    Goal for Switzerland!!! Shaqiri scores a screamer!! Zuber finds Shaqiri on the edge of the box after Seferovic is challenged, and the Liverpool man curls it in with his right foot into the GK's top left corner. What a strike!!
  • 24'
    Embolo is down appealing a foul from Demiral, but the ref says nothing doing.
  • 23'
    Chance for Turkey as Tufan strikes from distance, but it flies over the bar.
  • 21'
    Chance for Switzerland as Zuber cuts inside dangerously, but his shot from the edge of the box flies comfortably wide.
  • 17'
    Seferovic gets another shot off from the angle but this time it's easy for Cakir in the Turkey goal.
  • 16'
    Chance for Turkey!! Another stunning save from Sommer!! Under's cross is met by Muldur who chests and volleys brilliantly, but the GK reacts well once again. Turkey close to an equaliser!
  • 13'
    Yilmaz runs through on goal but the pass over the top is overhit. Swiss goal kick.
  • 11'
    Xhaka fouls Under, who looked to be close to breaking for Turkey.
  • 10'
    After a lightning start from Turkey, that goal seems to have knocked the stuffing out of them. Switzerland seeing a lot of the ball since.
Goal
Goaaaaaal!
de Suiza en el 6'
  • 6'
    Goal for Switzerland!!! Seferevoic scores a beauty!!! He receives the ball from Zuber on the edge of the box, turning well and firing from the angle into the far bottom corner. What a strike!!
  • 4'
    What a save from Sommer!! More fantastic play from Turkey, ending with Ayhan's strong shot from the edge of the box. Sommer down well to save.
  • 3'
    Another long range shot for Turkey, this time from Tufan. It flies well over the top, but it was good build-up play.
  • 2'
    Yilmaz shoots from range, but it deflects off Akanji for a corner.
  • 1'
    We're underway!
Start of match

Start of match

  • PRVW
    And now it's time for Switzerland's!
  • PRVW
    First Turkey sing their national anthem!
  • PRVW
    It's a clear night in Baku, the temperature a warm 28º.
  • PRVW
    Slavko Vincic will be today's referee, with Bastian Dankert on VAR duties.
  • PRVW
    Turkey XI: Cakir (GK); Celik, Demiral, Soyuncu, Muldur; Under, Tufan, Ayhan, Kahveci, Calhanoglu; Yilmaz
  • PRVW
    Switzerland XI: Sommer (GK); Elvedi, Akanji, Rodriguez; Widmer, Freuler, Shaqiri, Xhaka, Zuber; Seferovic, Embolo
  • PRVW
    Team news is in!
  • PRVW
    As a result, both teams are in desperate need of a win to have a chance at making the last 16, while even that may not be enough for Turkey.
  • PRVW
    Turkey currently sit rock bottom with 0 points, while Switzerland are just above them with 1.
Info

Pre-match

20 June 2021, 18:00

Referee: Vincic S.

Stadium: Baku Olympic Stadium

  • PRVW
    Hello and welcome to our live coverage as Switzerland take on Turkey from group A!