Ramos Misses 2 Penalties on Record Night

Sergio Ramos had two penalties saved the night that he became the most capped male European player in the League of Nations in Spain.

Ramos earned his 177th cap, putting him past Gianluigi Buffon's record, but it was a game to forget, reports BBC.

The 34-year-old had his first penalty saved by Yann Sommer when he attempted to bring it in the corner.

His second was an attempted chip that barely left the ground as Sommer held on to it.

He had scored his previous 25 attempts for Spain and Real Madrid.

"Sergio's numbers for penalties are out of this world," said Spain boss Luis Enrique.

"If there had been a third penalty, he would have taken that one as well."

Borussia's Monchengladbach keeper Sommer said to the Swiss broadcaster SRF, "I've been up against Ramos in the Champions League recently, which means that I've been involved in the planning of his penalties before.

"I think he wanted to chip the second one, but it worked out well for me."

Both of these spot-kicks were down with Spain 1-0, following Remo Freuler's clever finish on the cross of Breel Embolo.

The hosts finished with 10 men after Nico Elvedi was handed a second yellow card for the second penalty against Alvaro Morata.

Spain eventually equalised through Gerard Moreno's 89th-minute finish from Sergio Reguilon's cross.

Spain must now beat Germany in Seville on Tuesday to reach next year's Nations League finals.

Switzerland - who have not won a game in almost a year - would have been relegated to League B had they lost.


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