UEFA Euro 2016, Last 16: Switzerland-Poland, Wales-Northern Ireland, Croatia-Portugal
Sunday, June 26, 2016
In the Last 16 knockout phase of UEFA Euro 2016 yesterday, Poland defeated Switzerland 5–4 on penalties, Northern Ireland lost to Wales by an scored by , and Portugal defeated Croatia as scored a late header.
Switzerland 1–1 Poland
Poland were leading before the half time whistle asscored a goal in the 39th minute. But an overhead goal by in the 82nd minute forced the additional time.
In the additional time, one player of each team was booked and as nobody scored, the match progressed to a penalty shootout decider. Excepting Swiss midfielder, everyone else scored as Poland won the game 5–4 in penalties and reached the quarter-finals.
Wales 1–0 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland has not defeated Wales in the last 36 years.
Croatia 0–1 Portugal
Group D winners Croatia faced Portugal as Real Madrid teammates Cristiano Ronaldo and . Nobody was able to score in the 90 minutes of game play. Pepe's header flew over the crossbar, and ’s shot hit the woodwork as the referee signalled additional time.faced his
It seemed the match would be decided over penalties as nobody was able to find the net, but Ricardo Quaresma's header in the 117th minute sealed the victory for the Portuguese.
- Matthew Howarth and Piotr Koźmiński. "UEFA EURO 2016 - Switzerland-Poland" — , June 25, 2016
- "Live Scores - UEFA EURO 2016: Switzerland - Poland" — , June 25, 2016
- Mark Pitman and Graham Little. "UEFA EURO 2016 - Wales-Northern Ireland" — , June 25, 2016
- "Live Scores - UEFA EURO 2016: Wales - Northern Ireland" — , June 25, 2016
- Elvir Islamovic and Joshep Walker. "UEFA EURO 2016 - Croatia-Portugal" — , June 25, 2016
- "Live Scores - UEFA EURO 2016: Croatia - Portugal" — , June 25, 2016