FT: Spain 1-2 Switzerland, Spain Suffers Shock DEFEAT! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Spain have suffered a shock defeat at home to Switzerland in the Nations League game, MySportDab reports.
The first half began with Spain dominating the game and mounting intense pressure on the visitors.
The Spaniards dominated possession, but we were unlucky when it came to breaking through the opponent’s final third.
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Meanwhile, Switzerland sat back to defend while waiting to pounce on their opponents in the counterattack.
Their tactics yielded results in the 21st minute when Akanji gave the visitors a surprise lead and beat the Spanish goalkeeper to score.
Spain, in a frenzy attempt to find an equalizer, made quick moves toward the Switzerland box and put them under more pressure.
It was a disappointing first half as the Spanish national team trailed the Swiss by a lone goal going into the break.
The second half began in earnest as Spain put behind a disappointing first half, trying to get something from the game.
Switzerland has fallen back into their box to defend their slim 1-0 as pressure continues to mount from the hosts.
The game continued with the scoreline still standing at 1-0 for Switzerland, but they were playing second fiddle to their superior host, who were just unlucky.
Jordi Alba finally found the back of the net for the Spaniards with a great assist from Asensio in the 55th minute.
When it appeared that the spoil is going to be shared between both teams, Switzerland gave a spectacular response just three minutes later.
Embolo scored in the 58th minute to restore the lead for Switzerland. It was a dramatic goal.
Spain fought even harder to equalize all to no avail as they settled for a surprise defeat at home to a resilient Swiss team.