Switzerland qualify for Euro 2024 after 1-1 draw with Kosovo



Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 08:42 GMT


Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 08:42 GMT

BASEL, Switzerland, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Switzerland booked their place at Euro 2024 with a 1-1 home draw against Kosovo in European qualifying Group I on Saturday.

Kosovo were under pressure for most of the first half but the Swiss only broke the deadlock two minutes after the break through a Ruben Vargas header, before Muhamet Hyseni levelled for Kosovo eight minutes from time.

Switzerland, who are second with 17 points, secured a top-two finish to seal their third successive appearance at the Euro finals and sixth overall.

They play their final game on Tuesday against group leaders Romania -- who are on 19 points and also sealed qualification with a 2-1 win over Israel -- to decide top spot.




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