Manchester United midfielder gives Switzerland a glimpse of Les Blaise’s disappointing 16-run round
Paul Pogba has vowed that France will “come back strongly” after his early Euro 2020 exit, acknowledging that “sometimes football can be cruel” but also “beautiful”. ۔
The pre-tournament favorites were sent to the round of 16 after a thrilling battle with Switzerland, which ended in a 5-4 defeat in a penalty shootout.
France, who reached the final in 2016 before becoming world champions two years later, took a 3-1 lead in regulation in 90 minutes and failed to find the winner in extra time before being humiliated on the spot kicks. Yes, but Pogba is now anxious to see what could happen instead of thinking.
What has been said?
The Manchester United midfielder, who scored Les Blais’ third goal at the Bucharest National Arena, wrote: Instagram“Sometimes football can be cruel, cruel and beautiful.
“This game has brought sorrow and joy to our opponents. It is the beauty of football. Of course, we all want a positive outcome.
“Thank you so much to all our fans around the world. It was beautiful to see you, to hear you, and to rejoice with you.
“You have given us hope and joy in all our sports. We will keep our heads up and we will come back strong.
“Finally, I would like to congratulate Switzerland.”
How did Switzerland upset France?
On Monday, there were heavyweights heading towards their clash with Switzerland and France, but they ended the script with a 15-minute lead through Harris Seifrouk’s header.
Les Blaise was lucky to be behind just one goal at half-time, but early in the second half Karim Benzema hit an amazing brace, which hit just before the hour mark.
Pogba then stepped up to see Didier Deschamps’ men out of sight with a 15-minute long-range effort, but Mario Guernoch narrowed the deficit before ending the Swiss level 3-2. done.
After finishing an extra 30 minutes, penalties were needed to separate the two sides, and Kylian Mbabane of Paris Saint-Germain saw his fifth-place finish survive.
France will have two to four months before resuming its latest World Cup qualifying campaign.
With the next group de-fixing against Bosnia and Herzegovina on September 1, despite the country’s failure in the Euros, Qatar will remain in charge of the Deschamps until 2022.