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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Euro 2021: Switzerland beat world champions France on penalties to reach quarters” – below is their description.
Kylian Mbappe missed the crucial penalty as #Switzerland stunned world champions #France at #Euro2021 on Monday, winning 5-4 on penalties after their last-16 tie had ended in a thrilling 3-3 draw. #Mbappe, the star of France’s World Cup triumph in 2018, had his penalty saved by goalkeeper Yann Sommer as Switzerland won a European Championship knockout tie for the very first time and advance to a last-eight tie against Spain. FRANCE 24’s Sport Editor Simon Harding tells us more.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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