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‘It was really good technique’ – Shaqiri admires his stunner vs Turkey

Xherdan Shaqiri - Switzerland v Turkey - Euro 2020
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The Liverpool man stole the headlines as the Swiss kept their ambition of making it to the knockout stages of Euro 2020 alive.

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Xherdan Shaqiri was “very pleased” after bagging a brace for Switzerland against Turkey in Euro 2020 Group A matchday 2.

Shaqiri doubled Switzerland’s lead with a curled shot with his weaker right foot from outside the box after Haris Seferovic had put them on the front foot quickly after kick-off.

The winger then produced another admirable finish deep into the second half to restore his side’s two-goal cushion after Turkey had pulled one back.

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A 3-1 victory meant the Rossocrociati remain well in contention for a last-16 berth in this summer’s tournament.

“Yeah, especially the first one with my right foot, it was a really good technique,” said Shaqiri in response to the beIN Sports journalist’s comment that his goals were “special.”

“I’m very happy and very pleased that I could help the team with my two goals and that we reacted after the defeat against Italy, it was very good today.

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“I’m very pleased for the performance of the team.”