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Switzerland vs Spain player ratings as Yann Sommer shines despite shootout defeat in Euro 2020 quarter-final

SwitzerlandYann Sommer – 9: Could do nothing about Alba’s deflected goal; did everything right elsewhere. Produced a fine save to deny Moreno in extra time, moments before keeping out a threatening long-range effort. Held everything that came his way after that.Silvan Widmer – 7: Booked in the second half for a sloppy challenge on Busquets, but began to make some key interceptions late on.Nico Elvedi – 6: Fairly solid showing from the defender amid frequent Spanish pressure.Manuel Akanji – 7: Showed good strength when carrying the ball, and played the occasional tidy pass out from the back to set...
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Yann Sommer jokes his heroics would be worthy of a Robert De Niro adaptation

Switzerland’s penalty shoot-out hero Yann Sommer joked he wanted Robert De Niro to play him in a movie about their famous win over France. The world champions and Euro 2020 favourites exited after Sommer saved Kylian Mbappe’s spot-kick after a 3-3 draw following extra time. That sparked wild scenes as...
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