Spain is moving on to the semifinals of Euro 2020.
Mikal Oyarzabel scored the decisive penalty after extra time to advance Spain through the tournament after the teams tied 1-1 in regulation and extra time.
Both teams missed penalty kicks in the shootout, a shootout that didn’t resemble Switzerland’s shootout win over France a few days earlier. Spain had a penalty saved and another go off the post while Switzerland had three missed penalties. The Swiss made all five of their penalties against France on Monday.
Switzerland went down to 10 men in the 77th minute when Remo Freuler got a red card for a tackle. Switzerland immediately played defensively for the rest of the game after that and it paid off to get to penalties thanks to Spain’s wasteful attacking.
The final 45 minutes or so was a Spain repeat of what happened against Sweden and Poland in the first two games of the tournament. Spain dominated possession and created opportunities to score but never capitalized on anything. It was an exercise in frustration for Spain fans.