US Victory, England Draw Highlight Busy Saturday of International Soccer
by 11 June 2016, 9:18 PM
Check out all the results of today’s matches in the European Championship and Copa America Centenario.
England 1-1 Russia
Goals: Dier (ENG) 73’; Berezutski (RUS) 90’+2
A beautiful free kick by Eric Dier appeared to win the three points for England, but a late defensive lapse by the Three Lions led to a looping header by Russian captain Vasili Berezutski that leveled the score.
Switzerland 1-0 Albania
Goal: Schär (SUI) 5’
Switzerland moves into 2nd place in Group A thanks to an early goal off a corner by Fabian Schär.
Wales 2-1 Slovakia
Goals: Bale (WAL) 10’; Duda (SVK) 61’; Robson-Kanu (WAL) 81’
Gareth Bale caught the Slovakian keeper going the wrong way on a free kick and a late goal by striker Hal Robson-Kanu gave Wales a victory to start their first international tournament since the 1958 World Cup.
COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO
United States 1-0 Paraguay
Goal: Dempsey (USA) 27’
A first half goal by Clint Dempsey was just enough as the US held on to earn a victory and progress to the Copa quarterfinals. They played most of the second half with 10 men after Deandre Yedlin was sent off.
Colombia 0-0 Costa Rica (first half)