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Euro 2016 last 16 - Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 on penalties

FOOTBALL By AFP | June 25th 2016
Switzerland's midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri (C) vies for the ball with Poland's forward Robert Lewandowski during the Euro 2016 round of sixteen football match Switzerland vs Poland, on June 25, 2016 at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne. / AFP PHOTO

Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shootout in the first Euro 2016 last 16 clash on Saturday with new Arsenal star Granit Xhaka missing a crucial kick for the Swiss.

The match ended 1-1 after extra time with Poland winger Jakub Blaszczykowski putting Poland ahead in the first half before Xherdan Shaqiri's spectacular scissors kick brought the Swiss level in the 82nd minute.

Poland now play the winners of the Croatia-Portugal match in the quarter-finals on Thursday.

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