Switzerland edge past 10-man Albania 1-0 in Euro 2016

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 11, 2016 20:42 IST
Albania supporters cheer on the stands before the Euro 2016 Group A match between Albania and Switzerland. (AP Photo)

Debutants Albania will be looking to start their Euro 2016 campaign on a high as they face Switzerland in the second match of the tournament at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis on Saturday.

The match is also quite interesting as for the first time in Euro history, two brothers will compete against each other when Granit Xhaka takes the field for Switzerland against his brother Taulant Xhaka in Albania’s colours.

Albania XI: Berisha, Hysaj, Cana, Mavraj, Agolli; Kukeli, Roshi, Abrashi, Xhaka, Lenjani, Sadiku.

Switzerland XI: Lichtsteiner, Schär, Djourou, Rodriguez; Behrami, Dzemaili, Xhaka; Shaqiri, Seferovic, Mehmedi

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