UEFA Euro 2020 quarter-final scores and live updates: Switzerland v Spain

Free-scoring, after leaving his opening tournament setbacks Spain Looks set to emulate its serial-winning predecessors, though euro 2020 Quarter-final opponents Switzerland are exactly the type of team they hate to face.

Spain won his first knockout tie after lifting euro 2012 defeated Croatia 5–3 and became the top scoring side in the tournament with 11 goals after netting only once in their first two matches.

Spain’s fans were even more excited when an unsuspecting Switzerland thrashed world champions France 3-1 to draw a 3-3 draw on penalties.

Yet the Swiss lack world stars such as France’s Antoine Griezmann, Karim Benzema or Kylian Mbappe, Spain One must prepare for a long evening to find its way through the disciplined side of Vladimir Petkovich on Friday in St. Petersburg.

after SpainDisappointing opening draws with Sweden and Poland, coach Luis Enrique, said that facing and defending a side was “the hardest thing in football”.

Switzerland hardly have the most flexible defense after conceding eight goals in four games, but Petkovic, who is using the 3-4-1-2 formation, is likely to hold his side to deprivation Spain of space in the last third.

‘Humble, hardworking group’

Towering striker Haris Seferovic, who scored two major goals against France, has also become a serious aerial threat. SpainEmerick Laporte and Pau Torres have struggled to tackle in the tournament, having been out-couped by Poland’s Robert Lewandowski and Croatia’s Mario Pasalic.

Spain Keeper Unai Simon insists his side is no more happy to face Switzerland than France.

“It’s a quarterfinal tie, we don’t depend on our opponents, we depend on ourselves. We play to win it euroAnd no matter who we play, we have to face the best teams to win this tournament,” he told reporters on Wednesday.

Simon made a notable mistake by giving teammate Pedri a back pass into his own net against Croatia, which became his goal from the farthest distance in tournament history.

But he spoke of the character of the team, on display as they beat Croatia after falling behind their own goal and then rallied in extra time from two late goals.

“Giants always tell us that big tournaments are won by teams, not by name, and we are a team. I don’t know how far we will go but everyone can see how united we are and whatever happens. If we go backward or forward, we are all in this together,” he said.

“I can’t say whether there were egos before” Spain teams, but it’s a very humble, hardworking group that’s really excited to win it euroPeen Championship. “

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