Switzerland got their UEFA Nations League campaign back on track with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over visiting Portugal on Sunday night.
The Swiss needed a positive result after losing their opening three matches, and Seferovic’s second minute goal was more than enough for Murat Yakin’s side to inflict a first defeat in the group stages to the Selecao, who were without skipper Cristiano Ronaldo..
In our second feature game of the night, Spain made it back-to-back victories in the group as they saw off the Czech Republic 2-0 in Malaga.
Goals in either halves from Carlos Soler and Pablo Sarabia were all Luis Enrique’s men needed to eke out all three points on offer.
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FULL-TIME: Spain 2-0 Czech Republic
FULL-TIME: Switzerland 1-0 Portugal
75′ MIN: Pablo Sarabia was in the right place at the right time to get to the rebound inside the box and gleefully rifles the ball low inside the left post.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Spain 2-0 Czech Republic (P. Sarabia)
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY: Spain 1-0 Czech Republic
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY: Switzerland 1-0 Portugal
HALF-TIME: Spain 1-0 Czech Republic
HALF-TIME: Switzerland 1-0 Portugal
24′ MIN: A great through ball by Marco Asensio sets up Carlos Soler inside the box, and he makes no mistake and bangs the ball into the bottom right corner.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Spain 1-0 Czech Republic (C. Soler)
2′ MIN: Haris Seferovic heads the ball low inside the left post after a splendid cross. This timely header produces a wonderful moment.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Switzerland 1-0 Portugal (H. Seferovic)
KICK-OFF: Spain vs Czech Republic
KICK-OFF: Switzerland 0-0 Portugal
The Czech Republic line-up set to face Spain tonight.
Spain Head Coach Luis Enrique has shuffled almost the entire XI once again, with Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Gavi, Ferran Torres and Ansu Fati all on the bench. Alvaro Morata, Marco Asensio and Dani Olmo will be tasked with providing the goals upfront.
Selecao boss Fernando Santos has rotated his Starting line-up, with captain Cristiano Ronaldo rested for this encounter. Rafael Leao and Andre Silva will lead the attack lines for Portugal.
The Swiss have a strong line-up tonight boasting of the likes of Xherdan Shaqiri, Brees Embolo, Granit Xhaka and Manuel Akanji.