S.victory of Switzerland in the penalty shootout over world champions France It was one of the best matches in European Championship history, with the Swiss battling a 3-1 deficit to score twice in the final 10 minutes of normal time before keeping calm from the venue.
Haris Seferovic scored a goal in the 81st minute before Mario gavranovic scored one last stalemate tie to send the game into overtime. France I had already taken off Antoine Griezmann and suffered a combination of fatigue and injury in the additional 30 minutes, meaning the quarter-final ticket would be contested from the penalty spot. After the first nine penalties were converted, Summer Yann saved from Kylian Mbappé to end the epic game.
However, what is the best comeback in the history of the European Championship? Here we take a look at five other matches in which the winner defended himself from a seemingly impossible position.
Euro 1960: France 4-5 Yugoslavia
There was a great comeback in the first match of the European Championship. France they were leading 4-2 with a quarter of an hour to go, but Yugoslavia then scored three goals in five minutes, one of Tomislav Knez and two of Drazan Jerkovic. That earned them a victory and, due to the format of the four finalists, a place in the final, where they would lose to the Soviet Union.
Euro 1984: France 3-2 Portugal (after extra time)
This return was one that France could enjoy. After a 1-1 draw with Portugal in regulation time of the 1984 Eurocup semi-final, Jordao gave the Portuguese an advantage. But, Jean-Francois Domergue put Les Bleus level in the 114th minute before Michel Platini scored a memorable winner in the 119th minute in front of a wild Marseille crowd. France happened to beat Spain in the final to lift the trophy.
Euro 2000: Portugal 3-2 England
The group stage clash between Portugal other England at Euro 2000 it was fun. nach Paul Scholes other Steve McManaman set England in a convincing 2-0 lead in the first 20 minutes, Portugal fought back. Luis Figo other Joao pinto I had already done it 2-2 at halftime, before Nuno gomes hit the winner at the hour mark.
Euro 2000: Yugoslavia 3-4 Spain
This match also took place in the group stage of Euro 2000. Spain I needed to overcome Yugoslavia in their last group match to pass, however, they were trailing 3-2 when the match entered stoppage time. They were given a lifeline with the award of a penalty kick, which Gaizka mendieta scored, but still needed another goal. Although the referee was about to blow his whistle, La Roja created one last chance to Alonso and he shot to the bottom corner on the half volley for a famous win.
Euro 2008: Croatia 1-1 Turkey (Turkey win 3-1 on penalties)
After nearly 120 minutes of goalless football, Ivan KlasnicThe goal in these quarterfinals of Euro 2008 seemed to have sent Croatia through. But, there was more drama to follow. Semih senturk he scored a goal even later in the second minute of extra time, leading the tie on penalties. Three failures of the Croats saw Turkey go through with a 3-1 win on penalties.