EURO 2020: Switzerland knock out favorites France

The French team who were tipped favorites to win the EURO 2020 trophy have been eliminated by Switzerland in the last 16-tie on Monday night.

PSG striker Kylian Mbape had his penalty saved by Yann Sommer to progress to the quarter-finals of the tournament after a 3 – 3 draw in open play.

Switzerland fought back a 3 – 1 down and forced the game into extra time courtesy Haris Seferovic and Mario Gavranovic’s late goal in the 90th minute.

France were down by a goal in the former first half before Karim Benzema grab a brace and a 40-yard strike by Manchester United’s Paul Pogba.

However, Switzerland have joined former winners Spain in the next round of the competition as England take on Germany on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Sweden will also come face-to-face with Ukrain in a fierce battle to book a place in the next phase.

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