Euro 2020, Wales vs Switzerland Highlights: Moore scores equalizer after Embolo’s opener as match ends in 1-1 draw: Gareth Bale’s Wales survived a narrow scare after managing to find a late equalizer against Switzerland. After a stalemate in the first half, Embolo broke the deadlock for Switzerland in the 49th minutes. However, Moore came in to rescue for the Welsh as he converted a deft header to pull the match on level terms as both teams shared the spoils at the end of 90 minutes.
Euro 2020, Wales vs Switzerland Highlights: Moore scores equalizer after Embolo’s opener as match ends in 1-1 draw
Switzerland’s Breel Embolo opened the scoring in Azerbaijan with a header from a Xherdan Shaqiri corner shortly after the restart. The Swiss striker could have created a second minutes later when right-back Kevin Mbabu fired wide from his lay off.
Wales vs Switzerland Highlights: However, Moore levelled on 74 minutes with a powerful header past Yann Sommer following an effective short corner routine.
Wales striker Kieffer Moore snatched his side a point with a powerful header in a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in their Euro 2020 opener at the Baku Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
Wales were slow to improve from their sluggish start but, with 15 minutes left, Joe Morrell’s delicately clipped cross found Moore, whose flicked header into the bottom corner sent the small but loud pocket of Wales fans in Baku wild.
Switzerland striker Haris Seferovic thought he had netted an 85th-minute winner but VAR ruled it out for offside.
Euro 2020, Group A standings: Elsewhere in Group A, Italy kicked off the tournament with a comfortable 3-0 win against Turkey at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Friday.
Currently Italy sits at the top with 3 points while Turkey is at the bottom.
Wales next face Turkey in Baku on Wednesday, while Switzerland take on Italy in Rome hours later.