The penalty missed by Mbappé (GettyImages)

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June 28, 2021Clamoroso at the Arena Națională in Bucharest. The world champions come out in the round of 16 of the European Championships defeated by Switzerland on penalties 8-7. Mbappé's error in the last penalty shot was fatal 

The 90 minutes of regulation ended at 3-3 and overtime did not change the outcome of the match.

The Swiss took the lead with a header from Seferović in the 15th minute. In the 55th minute, the Swiss missed 2-0 with a penalty from Ricardo Rodríguez, saved by Lloris. At that point France managed to overturn the game and take the lead with a brace from Benzema (57 'and 59') and a third goal from Pogba (75 '), but Switzerland managed to find the 3-3 with Seferović's second goal in the 81st minute and Gavranović's ball in the net in the 90th minute.

After extra time, the sequence of penalties: for the Swiss scored Gavranović, Schar, Akanji, Vargas and Mehmedi; for France they made Pogba, Giroud, Thuram and Kimpembe, but Mbappé let Sommer's shot parry for the Swiss triumph. 

The Swiss will play the quarter-finals on Friday against Spain in St. Petersburg.