Euro 2016: Arsenal’s Xhaka misses penalty as Poland qualifies for quarter-final

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– Xhaka lost his spot kick as Switzerland crashes out of Euro 2016

– Poland are the first team to qualify for the last eight of the tournament

– Poland set to meet the winner between Wales and Norther Ireland

Xhaka’s spot kick miss proved costly for his team as Switzerland were beaten 6-5 on penalties in St Etienne.

Jakub Blaszczykowski got his second goal of Euro 2016 after Grosicki made a darting run from the left where he set up a pass to Milik who dummies the Swiss defence for his teammate to get the first goal.


Poland dominated proceedings all through the first half as Yann Sommer in goal was kept busy through out the first 45 minutes.

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Switzerland remarkably came back with a bang as Stoke City’s midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri scored with a bicycle-kick to keep the score level at 1-1.


It was the Swiss team all the way as they chances came begging all through the second 45 minutes but to no avail as the match went into extra time.

Both teams were looking to write their names in the history books of their respective countries as they gave it all to win the match during time added on  but it went to penalties ending 1-1 during regulation time.

At the end, Poland were victors and they booked their place in the last quarter-finals of a tournament as far back as 1970 as they are meet the winners between Wales and Northern Ireland.


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