Switzerland took on Turkey in their final game of the group stages in the Euro 2020 tournament.

Both teams met in Baku, with Switzerland determined to get three points in order to keep their chances of qualifying.

Turkey conceded early in the first half as the Swiss showed immense pressure in the box just a few minutes from kick off.

After trying to find some space in the box, Steven Zuber passed the ball to Haris Seferović just outside and the Benfica striker drilled a low shot into the Turkish net.

Switzerland extended their lead in the 26th minute from a spectacular Xherdan Shaqiri goal.

The Liverpool forward curled a magnificent shot from the edge of the Turkish penalty area to beat Cakir to the top right-hand corner.

Shaq almost got another goal a few minutes later as he went one-one-one with the Turkey keeper. However, his shot was saved as Cakir stuck his boot out to divert the ball.

The Turks had a couple of good chances in the form of full-back Mert Müldür, who had a decent chance from 25-yards out for Yann Sommer to save in the air.

The 22-year-old had another vital chance to bring Turkey back in the closing minutes of the first half after dribbling past Swiss defenders to shoot on goal. Unfortunately, Sommer saved this attempt too.

The first half ended 2-0 to Switzerland who were destined for a 3rd place finish in the group stages.

Second Half

Switzerland continued to press in the opening minutes of the second half and were dominating in the attack.

However, their solid chances were met by improved goalkeeping prowess from Ugurcan Cakir.

Turkey finally got their first (and last) goal of the tournament just past the hour-mark.

Irfan Kahveci scored an amazing curler that beat Sommer to the top-left hand corner of the net.

This match definitely had contenders for goal of the tournament, however Turkish celebrations were choked as they still needed to make a breakthrough.

Shaqiri got his second goal a few minutes later after Switzerland broke with a quick counter-attack to allow the 29-year-old to score inside the box.

The game ended 3-1 to the Swiss, who still have a chance of qualifying.

Source of Image: UEFA EURO 2020 via Twitter

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