Switzerland vs Italy Highlights

Switzerland vs Italy Highlights as Donnarumma gifts Swiss Euro 2024 quarter-final spot

Switzerland came up with a shock 2-0 defeat of Italy in an epic Euro 2024 round of 16 clash. Freuler opened the scoring in the 37th minute before striking again just seconds into the second half. They will now take on the winners between England and Slovakia in the quarter-final July 6. Sportsdunia brings you each and every key highlight of this clash!

Switzerland vs Italy Highlights


2′ – Switzerland made a very bright start to the game and earned a corner inside the first minute! But the corner is headed clear by Italy centre-back Mancini.

10′ – Barella went down with an injury, but recovered, much to the relief of Italy

14′ – Another break in play saw Granit Xhaka go down with a knock, but thankfully recovers in time.

24′ – Brilliant save from Donnarumma to keep scores level. Switzerland should have scored there.

30′ – Half an hour done in Berlin and Switzerland were the more attacking of the two sides so far, creating an xG of 0.71 compared to Italy’s 0.05.

35′ – YELLOW CARD – Nicolo Barella

37′ – GOAL! Switzerland take a shock lead thanks to Remo Freuler. Vargas cut in from the left and played a cross into the centre of the box, where Freuler does well to bring the ball under his control and he fired it past Donnarumma! It’s 1-0 to the Swiss!

45′ – YELLOW CARD – Stephan El Shaarawy

45′ + 4′ – HALF TIME

46′ – GOAL! Switzerland have doubled their lead against reigning European champions under 30 seconds of the restart. It is Vargas who fired them 2-0 up as he curled one into the top corner from inside the box! The Italian defence went to sleep allowing Vargas plenty of space inside the box!

51′ – POST! Italy come close as the ball arrives towards Schar, whose defensive header goes on to his own goal post. Switzerland lucky not to concede

57′ – YELLOW CARD – Gianluca Mancini

64′ – Nicolo Barella is taken off in place of Mateo Retegui for Italy. Switzerland still in the lead in this game!

71′ – Not much was happening in this one for Italy and Switzerland made a double change with Leonidas Stergiou and Steven Zuber come on for Fabian Rieder and Ruben Vargas

74′ – OFF THE WOODWORK – Scamacca hit the woodwork for Italy as Zaccagni headed a ball across the goal for the striker who failed to find the back of the net from close range!

75 ‘ – Double change for Italy as Cristante and Darmian are taken off for Pellegrini and Cambiaso

77′ – Double change for Switzerland as Ndoye and Embolo are replaced by Sierro and Duah

84′ – Italy forced to attempt from distance and substitute Pellegrini’s shot sailed high over the Swiss, who can almost see the finish line

86′ – Italy play their final substitution card as Frattesi comes on for Fagioli

90′ – Two minutes of added time!

90′ + 2′ – Switzerland make their final substitution of the game as Steffen comes on for Aebischer

90 +3′ – FULL TIME