Switzerland vs Germany Highlights

Switzerland vs Germany Highlights: Niclas Fullkrug saves the hosts from an embarrassment | SUI 1-1 GER

Germany was seconds away from losing their first Euro 2024 game in front of their own fans. Switzerland stunned the home crowd when Dan Ndoye put his team ahead, 28 minutes after kick-off. The Swiss was leading for most of the time of the game until Niclas Fullkrug scored the equaliser at the death.

Switzerland vs Germany Highlights

1′ – KICKOFF:

17′ – GOAL: Robert Andrich sent a low drive towards Jan Sommer which the latter failed to anticipate.

18′ – VAR CHECK: There was possibly a foul committed by Jamal Musiala before the goal happened.

18′ – NO GOAL: The VAR call it a foul and cancel Andrich’s goal

22′ – GOAL: It is the Swiss who takes the lead first as Dan Ndoye puts the ball into the roof of the net.

34′ – CLEARANCE: Fabian Schär calmly swept Toni Kroos’ long ball into Switzerland’s box.

45′ – ADDED TIME: Referee gives two minutes of added time for the first half

45+2′ – HALFTIME: Switzerland1-0 Germany, it is the first time that the hosts are conceding in the Euro 2024.

64′ – CHANCE: Toni Kroos had enough space to shoot but his ball went wide from Sommer’s right post.

70′ – SAVE: Sommer made another crucial block to keep the clean sheets for his team

88′ – SAVE: This time from Neuer who denied Ruben Vargas’ attempt to extend the lead.

90+2′ – GOAL: Niclas Fullkrug scored the equaliser for Germany in the nick of time, preventing the hosts from an embarrassing defeat.

90′ – FULL TIME: Switzerland 1-1 Germany.

Player of the Match: Toni Kroos

The six-time Champions League winner shows that he is still got it with his vision, dictating the game well from the midfield and being the center of Germany’s playing philosophy.

Key Moment

Niclas Fullkrug’s late shattered all the Swiss’ dreams to embarrass Germany.

Key Stats

Germany went through the knockouts as a Group A winner. Fullkrug has scored four equaliser for Germany when coming from the bench at major tournaments, more than any other player.

Conclusion

A crack on Germany’s flawless playing style since the first day has started to be seen as Switzerland managed to stay ahead for most of the time of the game. Julian Nagelsmann has a lot of homework to fix the issue.

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