Goalkeeper Sommer blocked a penalty kick and refused to draw to help Switzerland beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League to keep the League A position
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Goalkeeper Sommer blocked a penalty kick and refused to draw to help Switzerland beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League to keep the League A position

The 6th round of the UEFA Nations League in Group B of the 2022-2023 season starts today, with Switzerland at home against the Czech Republic. In the first half, Switzerland’s 30-year-old midfielder Remo Freuille and 25-year-old striker Breer Embo Luo made great achievements one after another. In the second half, when the Czech Republic was trying to equalize the score, it was blocked by the 33-year-old Swiss goalkeeper Jan Somor. In the end, Switzerland refused to draw and beat the Czech Republic 2-1 to keep its position in the League One.

In the first half, the Swiss team had an offensive advantage, got many chances to attack the penalty area and almost hit the goal frame twice. Then in the 29th minute, Switzerland’s 30-year-old defender Fabian Schal picked up a pass and assisted by midfielder Fr Ille once again got rid of the defense and attacked the penalty area with a close-range header and scored the first goal of the game.

Then the momentum of Switzerland continued to expand. Soon after 1 minute, 27-year-old Czech midfielder Lukas Karlvasi made a defensive error after kick-off and was intercepted by Swiss Embolo. Embolo quickly ran in. A push in front of the goal and a shot into the right bottom corner helped Switzerland lead the Czech Republic 2-0 within 1 minute.

In the 45th minute of the first half, 27-year-old Czech midfielder Lukas Karvasi made a pass to 21-year-old defender David Zima from the left, and Zima returned with his left foot from outside the penalty area on the right. It was passed to the 26-year-old striker Patrick Schick in the middle, and Schick scored with a right-footed lob, allowing the Czech Republic to pull back a point 2-1.

The visiting Czech Republic continued to look for offensive opportunities and strengthen defense in the second half. Switzerland failed to score in the second half, and the Czech Republic was also creating scoring opportunities to tie the game. In the 61st minute, the home team fouled, and the visiting team’s Sigg got a penalty kick, but the Czech Republic failed, and Switzerland’s goalkeeper Somor made a wonderful save on the right side of the goal to prevent the Czech Republic from tying.

Czech midfielder Jakub Jankto, 26, headed in front of goal at the last minute, but hit the right post again to miss out on a 2-1 loss to Switzerland. The defeat also resulted in the Czech Republic being relegated to the Nations League B. As for Switzerland, they narrowly secured their place in the League One.

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