Switzerland battles to a hard-fought 3-3 draw against Belarus in the Euro 2024 qualifiers. Catch the match highlights and see how Switzerland maintains its lead in Group Nine by just two points.
🇨🇭⚽ Switzerland’s Gritty Draw 🆚 Belarus 🇧🇾⚽
In a thrilling encounter on Sunday, the Swiss national team managed to salvage a challenging 3-3 draw against visitors Belarus in the Euro 2024 qualifiers, set to take place in Germany next summer. Switzerland’s resilience was on full display in this exciting match.
🥅 Goal Scorers 🇨🇭⚽
The goals in the match were evenly distributed between the two teams. Switzerland took the lead with a goal from Xherdan Shaqiri in the 28th minute. Belarus fought back, with Max Abong equalizing in the 61st minute.
In the 69th minute, Denis Paliakov scored Belarus’s second goal, followed by his teammate Dmitry Antilevski, who added the third in the 84th minute.
With just minutes left in the game, Manuel Akanji netted Switzerland’s second goal in the 89th minute. Then, in a stunning turn of events, Zaki Ahmedov equalized for Switzerland in the 90th minute.
Group Standings 🏆🇨🇭🇧🇾
Despite the challenging draw, Switzerland maintained its position at the top of Group Nine with 15 points. However, their lead is now under threat, with only a two-point gap separating them from second-placed Romania. Romania will face bottom-placed Andorra later on Sunday.
On the other hand, Belarus occupies the fifth position (second to last) in the group with 6 points, just one point behind Kosovo in fourth place and 5 points behind third-placed Israel.
In conclusion, Switzerland’s hard-earned 3-3 draw against Belarus in the Euro 2024 qualifiers showcased their fighting spirit. With their lead in the group now at risk, the competition in Group Nine remains intense as the teams vie for a spot in the tournament in Germany.