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Spain 1-0 Switzerland: Oyarzabal strike seals Spanish success

A first-half strike from Mikel Oyarzabal kept Spain on top of UEFA Nations League Group A4.

 Mikel Oyarzabal celebrates after scoring the only goal
Mikel Oyarzabal celebrates after scoring the only goal Getty Images

Mikel Oyarzabal scored the only goal as Spain stayed top of the group with a victory over Switzerland more comfortable than the scoreline suggests.

Spain vs Switzerland: as it happened, reaction

Match in brief

The only goal came after 14 minutes when Granit Xhaka slipped as Switzerland tried to play the ball out from the back, presenting it to Mikel Merino. He teed up Real Sociedad team-mate Oyarzabal to fire in.