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The Swiss U21 national team loses their second group game against Croatia in an unfortunate and unnecessary way. The race to catch up at the end came too late. In the end, the Swiss failed because of themselves and the lack of efficiency. The Prestige victory against England was followed by a setback against Croatia.
This is the chance for the national team to equalize! Felix Mambimbi comes to an end in the sixteenth. But fails again Dominik Kotarski. The Swiss press on the draw.
Provoked after a corner kick Jasper van der Werff the own goal of Sandro Kulenovic. Suddenly it’s Switzerland’s turn again!
The Swiss no longer seem capable of reacting. The national team seems tired and not as present as over long stretches of the game.
After a handball the Croat takes Kastriot Imeri Run-up from the penalty spot. The Swiss stay ice cold and bring Switzerland back into the game!
Nikolas Moro sends Dario Vizinger steep with a brilliant pass. The Croat leaves Anthony Racioppi no chance and shoots the ball flat into the far corner. Now it’s going to be tough for the Swiss.
Nikola Moro takes a run-up and loads goalie Anthony Racioppi skillfully and safely pushes in. The next blow in the neck for Switzerland.
Kristijan Bistrovic is played in the penalty area. His hammer is from Cedric Zesiger just decisively distracted. That was extremely hot!
After a long-range shot must Anthony Racioppi fend off to the front. Luka Ivanusec is ready for the dusting. But the Swiss goalie parried the margin excellently with his foot. Great parade!
Again has Jeremy Guillemenot the chance to equalize. The Swiss stands after another buck from Dominik Kotarski alone in front of the goalie and forgives miserably.
Can the Swiss U21 national team turn the tables against Croatia again and make the step into the knockout phase clear today?
Switzerland lies because of the double buck of Anthony Racciopi in arrears and would have had several options to equalize the score. So far the efficiency of the national team is missing. That can only get better in the second round.
Again it is Jeremy Guillemenotcoming to a conclusion. But his shot is too central and can of Dominik Kotarski be parried. The margin of Silvan Sidler flies into the goalie’s tentacles.
Dominik Kotarski comes out with his fist to clarify. Hits the ball but also Jeremy Guillemenot in the penalty area. The referee immediately waves it away. There is no VAR at the U21 European Championship.
This time the goat comes from the Croatia goalie Dominik Kotarski. Jeremy Guillemenot is sent immediately steep. His lifter goes over the goalkeeper, but also over the gate. That should be the balance!
Andi Zeqiri combines nicely with the Croatian sixteen. In the end comes Bastien Toma in conclusion. Goalie Dominik Kotarski has to take a long time and can defend to the side.
What a buck of Anthony Racciopi. The Swiss goalie plays the tee shot straight into the opponent’s feet. Luka Ivanusec pulls off immediately and caught Racciopi against the barrel in the long corner. Stupid goal for Switzerland!
Andi Zeqiri after a few seconds with the opportunity to take a tour. He pushes the ball just past the far post.