Lackluster England Under-21s suffered a nightmare start to Euro 2021 with a 1-0 loss to Switzerland.
The late winner of the Good striker Dan Ndoye condemned the Younger Lions to defeat Group D in Koper on Thursday.
Bastien Toma additionally landed a job for Switzerland whereas Andi Zeqiri was dismissed by Aaron Ramsdale in a well-deserved victory for Mauro Lustrinelli’s side.
The prolonged match means the best of the 2 groups will qualify for the quarter-finals in Could however Aidy Boothroyd’s males now face an uphill battle forward of video games against Portugal on Sunday and Croatia subsequent Wednesday .
They should enhance after a defeat in Slovenia, with Lloyd Kelly main their best chance huge within the first half.
Switzerland solely lost as soon as in qualifying from Group Two, finishing behind France on goal distinction, to succeed in the finals for the primary time in 10 years and they gave the Younger Lions the primary scare after 14 minutes.
It was all England doing as Ben Godfrey gave Toma the ball that fed Zeqiri however the Brighton forwards shot too close to Ramsdale with solely the keeper to beat.
A minute later Tom Davies swept over from 20 yards and Callum Hudson-Odoi reached huge shortly thereafter however, pushed by the spectacular Toma, Switzerland had received the sport.
The early possession was dominated by the Younger Lions however Switzerland had the higher probabilities and Ramsdale transformed Ndoye’s shot earlier than Zeqiri headed huge after 28 minutes.
Kelly hit the target 5 minutes later however, against a disciplined Switzerland, England struggled to search out any severe attacking rhythm.
The Boothroyd side continued to present openings to Switzerland and escaped 5 minutes after the break.
Davies wasted the possession and, when Jeremy Guillemenot crossed, the glowing Toma hit a post from 10 yards.
It was one other drop and, regardless of the Hudson-Odoi free kick being turned huge by Anthony Racioppi, England by no means managed to go within the second half.
Ramsdale saved Kastriot Imeri’s low effort however Switzerland grabbed a well-deserved winner with 13 minutes remaining.
Imeri laid the ball away for Ndoye and, though he slipped as he shot, the attacker’s effort from the sting of the world looped to the top corner.