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U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named 24 players to the training camp roster ahead of two matches against Switzerland, on Oct. 19 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah (7 p.m. MT on ESPN2) and Oct. 23 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (12:45 p.m. MT on FS1). Ellis will name 18 players to suit up for each match.

The roster for the USA's first two matches following the 2016 Olympics - wins against Thailand and the Netherlands in September - featured only players that were in Brazil, but as the U.S. team begins the new cycle leading up to qualifying for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, Ellis chose not to call up several veterans, making space in camp for 11 uncapped players, eight from the NWSL and three from the college ranks.

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Poland became the first team through to the Quarter-finals of Euro 2016 edging out Switzerland 5-4 on penalties after 120 minutes of football failed to separate the two sides.

Jakub Blaszczyskowski's 39th minute goal had put Poland in the driver's seat only for a late wonderstrike from Xherdan Shaqiri to restore parity in the contest. The Swiss looked the likelier to snatch a winner in extra time, but the match was decided by a solitary penalty miss from new Arsenal signing Granit Xhaka, who blazed his effort miles wide.

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Dmitri PayetFrance and Switzerland played out a goal-less draw at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy as Group A concluded on a positive note for both teams, sending them through to the knockout rounds of Euro 2016. The point earned for France means that they finish the Group as table toppers and will face one of the third placed teams in Lyon on Sunday, while Switzerland finished in second place in the Group and will square off against the second place team in Group C, who as things presently stand is Poland, at Saint-Etienne on Saturday.

The other Group A game today saw minnows Albania score their first ever goal in a major championship, with that honour going to FC Zurich striker Armando Sadiku as the first time European Championship participants stunned Romania 1-0 to give themselves a decent chance of finishing as one of the best 4 third place teams in the competition.

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Switzerland and Romania played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in their Group A clash of the European football Championships at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on Wednesday.

Bogdan Stancu (18th minute) converted a penalty to hand Romania an early lead before Admir Mehmedi (57th) restored parity for the Swiss in the second half. Arsenal new boy Granit Xhaka was once again the star of the show for the Swiss, who were guilty of some very poor finishing, despite having a whole host of chances.

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Switzerland overcame debutants Albania 1-0 to get off to a winning start in Group A of the European Championships in Lens on Saturday.

Switzerland made a bright start and scored just five minutes into the contest as defender Fabian Schär headed home Xherdan Shaqiri's corner after some poor keeping from Etrit Berisha, who apart from that one early error had an outstanding game.

The margin of victory looked set to be greater when Lorik Cana received a second yellow card nine minutes before half-time, but Albania dug in deep and by the final whistle it was the Swiss who were hanging on.

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Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney was in an understandably elated mood after England’s 2-0 win over Switzerland in their Euro 2016 qualifier match, which saw the 29 year old break Sir Bobby Charlton’s record of 49 goals for the Three Lions to become the top scorer for them.

Rooney was quoted telling reporters after the match: “It's a great feeling. I've been close for the last few games and it's a dream come true. I was bit emotional, it's a huge honour and one I am extremely proud of... To be the record scorer before the age of 30 is nothing I could have imagined.”

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Argentina beat Switzerland by a solitary goal in a very close match and have progressed to quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. A goal from Angel Di Maria in the second half of extra time is what sealed the match for the South Americans. Even though the match was in the heart of Brazil, it looked as if it was being held in Argentina. The match was not filled with chances but it was entertaining nonetheless. The Swiss players would have thought that it was heading to penalties where they would have a better chance only for Di Maria to spoil their plans.

‘The Schweizer Nati’, who were solid in midfield throughout made one clumsy mistake late in the second half of extra time which then led to a quick counter-attack which was orchestrated by Lionel Messi, who then gave an inch perfect pass through to Di Maria, which was hit early by him and the ball rolled into the far bottom corner. Though there was a lot of late drama, ‘La Albicelestes’ still managed to pull off an unconvincing win.

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