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Spain 1-0 Switzerland: Mikel Oyarzabal strike from Yann Sommer howler seals unconvincing win for Luis Enrique's side, who remain top of Nations League Group 4 Spain hosted Switzerland at Madrid's Alfredo Di Stefano stadium on Saturday The hosts went ahead after 14 minutes with Mikel Oyarzabal tapping in  Yann Sommer's embarrassing error, passing the ball to Spain, led to the goal  Spain were unconvincing but remain top of Group 4 ahead of Germany  

By Ap Reporter

Published: 21:58 BST, 10 October 2020 | Updated: 22:10 BST, 10 October 2020

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Spain needed a passing blunder by Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer to secure a 1-0 win and keep the lead of its Nations League group on Saturday.

Sommer got flustered by Spain's pressure and played the ball past his teammate and directly to Mikel Merino, who set up Real Sociedad team-mate Mikel Oyarzabal to score the game's only goal in the 14th minute.

Where Sommer let his team down, David de Gea rescued Spain. 

Spain ran-out 1-0 winners against Switzerland on Saturday night at Alfredo Di Stefano stadium

Yann Sommer's error allowed Mikel Oyarzabal to smash in from close-range in the first-half 

The game lacked quality in the final third but Spain remain top of their Nations League group

The game lacked quality in the final third but Spain remain top of their Nations League group

Switzerland's only scoring opportunity came before Oyarzabal's goal. Silvan Widmer got free on a counterattack and his pass across the area reached fellow wing back Loris Benito arriving alone on the left side. 

De Gea, however, made a great one-handed save to parry Benito's powerful strike.

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