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UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s top-flight hopes

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UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI: Spain vs Switzerland HIGHLIGHTS – A 17th-minute header from Manuel Akanji saw Luis Enrique’s Spain…

UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI: Spain vs Switzerland HIGHLIGHTS – A 17th-minute header from Manuel Akanji saw Luis Enrique’s Spain trail by a goal in HT. Despite several attempts through e.g. Gavi and Ferran Torres, Spain could not find an equaliser. The second half saw plenty of action as Jordi Alba restored parity for Spain, but it was short lived as Breel Embolo put the Swiss back in front two minutes later. Follow Nations League 2022-23 LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s hopes of going top, comes down to final clash – Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS

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UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s hopes of going top, comes down to final clash – Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS

Breel Embolo’s winner, two minutes after Jordi ALba had leveled for Spain, stunned them as they failed to top the group, while Switzerland narrowly managed to stay in the tournament so far.

Spain had a dominant start to the match. As normal Spanish philosophy goes, Spain totally dominated the numbers while keeping pace with possession. But the young, agile team including talents such as Gavi, Pedri, Sarabia and Ferran failed to keep up with the high pressing nature of the Swiss side.

UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s hopes of going top, comes down to final clash – Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS

Despite several tries from Gavi and Ferran Torres, Spain failed to get ahead due to the lack of finishing from the forwards, while the stoic Swiss defense prevented them from doing so. The Spaniards headed into the lemon break trailing by a goal.

When Spain got back into the game in the second half, it looked very lively up front as he launched continuous or targeted attacks at the defender. They received the fruits of their efforts soon after in the 55th minute. Jordi Alba restored parity for the siblings when he slotted past Yann Sommer after a beautiful cross from Asensio.

UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s hopes of going top, comes down to final clash – Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS

UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s hopes of going top, comes down to final clash – Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS

However, the feeling was short-lived as it took just two minutes for Breel Embolo to catch a foul and put Switzerland back in the lead again. Despite seven Spanish players around him, Embolo scored the winner for Switzerland that kept them in the competition.

UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo's winner dents Spain's hopes of going top, comes down to final clash - Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS
UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s hopes of going top, comes down to final clash – Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS

Enrique introduced Pino, Borja and Marcos Llorente to add some fresh legs to the game and to stir things up. He even gave youngster Neco Williams his first senior debut. But even though Llorented lived up to the attack and forced the defender Yann Sommer to make some good saves, Switzerland had to blow the final whistle and went away with the bragging rights.

UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s hopes of going top, comes down to final clash – Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS

Spain vs Switzerland starting lineup:

Spain XI– Unai Simón (goalkeeper), César Azpilicueta, Eric García, Pau Torres, Jordi Alba, Gavi, Sergio Busquets, Pedri, Ferran Torres, Marco Asensio. Pablo Sarabia

Switzerland XI- Yann Sommer (goalkeeper), Silvan Widmer, Manuel Akanji, Nico Elvedi, Ricardo Rodríguez, Remo Freuler, (c) Granit Xhaka, Djibril Sow, Xherdan Shaqiri, Ruben Vargas, Breel Embolo

UEFA Nations League 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: ESP 1-2 SUI, Breel Embolo’s winner dents Spain’s hopes of going top, comes down to final clash – Check Spain vs Switzerland LIVE-Check HIGHLIGHTS

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