Picture Bukayo Saka saved England with his beautiful goal !

The statistics on 2024 Euro day 23 (6 July) - Quarter-finals

England vs Switzerland 1-1 (5-3 penalties)

*Switzerland have been eliminated in all of their 5 quarter-finals at World Cups and Euros: the most any European nation has featured in this stage of major tournaments without ever participating in a semi-final.

*Switzerland have been in a semi-final for 5 minutes when they led, something that has not happened since World Cup 1954 quarter-finals, when they had a 3-goal lead against Austria (in the end they lost 5-7).

*Switzerland leave the Euro without losing (2 wins and 3 draws in 5 games). It is Switzerland's 3rd undefeated tournament, after:
2006 World Cup (2 wins and 2 draws),
2016 Euro Cup (1 wins and 3 draws).

*England for the first time reached the semi-finals in two consecutive Euros. Overall they reached this stage for the 4th time (also 1968, 1996, 2021).

*Gareth Southgate has now reached the Euro semi-final as many times (2) as all other England coaches combined.

*Southgate's England remains unbeaten in the Euros (7 wins and 5 draws in 12 games): joint 2nd best unbeaten streak in Euro history (with Portugal). Spain hold the record (14 games).

*It was 100th game for Southgate as England coach. He is 3rd coach to reach this milestone, after Walter Winterbottom (139) and Alf Ramsey (113).

*Bukayo Saka became the first ever Arsenal player to score:
for England at both the World Cup and the Euro, 
in the Euro knockout rounds. 

*Jordan Pickford has saved 4 of the 14 penalties he has faced in shootouts at major tournaments, twice as many as all other England goalkeepers combined between 1990 and 2012 (just 2 out of 36). 

*It was 3rd shootout (out of 10) won by England in major tournaments, along with those vs Spain at Euro 1996 and vs Colombia at World Cup 2018.
7 perdidas

*England scored 100% of their penalties (5 of 5) for the second time in major tournament shootouts, along with just mentioned vs Spain in 1996 (4 of 4). 

*Kobbie Mainoo is the 2nd youngest player (19 years 78 days) to start for England in a quarter-final at a major tournament, after Wayne Rooney (18 years 244 days vs Portugal at Euro 2004).

Netherlands vs Turkey 2-1

*The Dutch national team have reached the semi-final of a major tournament for the first time since the 2014 World Cup and the Euro semi-final since 2004. 
In general, the became Euro semi-finalists for the 6th time (1976, 1988, 1992, 2000, 2004, 2024).

*The Netherlands have won 2 knockout round games at a single Euro edition for the first time since 1988 (vs Germany 2-1, vs Russia 2-0). 

*Netherlands reached the semi-finals after finishing their group on 3rd place. They take an example from Portugal who won the 2016 Euro after finishing third in the group.

*Hakan Çalhanoglu equaled Rüştü Reçber as players with the most Euro appearances with Turkey (9 each).

*Defenders have scored 4 of Turkey's 8 goals in this Euro: Merih Demiral (2), Mert Müldür and now Samet Akaydin.

*Turkey became the first team in the Euro history with 3 goals from defenders in direct elimination matches within the same edition (also Demiral’s brace against Austria in the round of 16).

*Own goal by Mert Müldür (when trying to block a shot by Gakpo) is the 11th own goal at Euro 2024: the new record of the competition (the 2020 edition saw 10).

*It was the first ever direct elimination match in the Euro history in which two centre-backs have scored (Akaydin and De Vrij).