Euro 2020 – France vs Switzerland : In a shocking result, Switzerland beat France on penalties in the Round of 16 to progress to the quarter-finals. Switzerland defeated world champions France 5-4 on penalties as PSG star missed the decisive penalty in the shootout following a thrilling 3-3 draw in Bucharest. Kylian Mbappe apologizes to the fans after missing the penalty.
Switzerland scored all five of their penalties before Sommer dived to his right to turn away Mbappe’s kick. Switzerland won a major tournament knockout tie for first time in 83 years. They will face Spain in the quarter-finals on Friday.
Kylian Mbappe apologizes for penalty miss
Mbappe has apologized for missing the decisive spot kick in Monday’s 5-4 shootout loss to Switzerland that saw the world champions crash out of the European Championship in the last 16. France were favorites to win Euro 2020. Mbappe posted his apology to the fans on his social media account.
“I’m sorry about this penalty. I wanted to help the team but I failed. It’s going to be hard to sleep after this, but unfortunately these are the ups and downs of this sport that I love so much. The most important (thing) will be to get back up again even stronger for future commitments. Congratulations and good luck to the Swiss team.”
— Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe) June 28, 2021