Sergio Ramos has two penalties saved as Spain draw with Switzerland – Nations League round-up | Football News

first_imgSergio Ramos of Spain looks dejected after the UEFA Nations League group stage match between Switzerland and Spain at St. Jakob-Park on November 14, 2020 in Basel, Switzerland. – Advertisement – Highlights of the Nations League Group A3 match between Switzerland and Spain Sergio Ramos had two penalties saved in his 177th game for Spain – the record for most international caps by a European player – before a late goal by Gerard Moreno earned a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in the Nations League on Saturday.Ramos had scored all of his previous 25 penalties but was thwarted when Yann Sommer guessed the right way and repelled his spot kick in the 58th minute to preserve his side’s lead.- Advertisement – The Spain captain, who overtook Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon’s record for the most international caps by a European player (176), won the first penalty when his header hit Ricardo Rodriguez on the back of the arm, but he failed to capitalise on the advantage.Switzerland had gone ahead in the 23rd minute through Remo Freuler and could have doubled their lead in the second half but Ramos came to his side’s rescue with a goal-line clearance.Spain then earned a second penalty in the 79th minute which led to Swiss defender Nico Elvedi being sent off. However, Ramos was again outwitted by Sommer, who could not be fooled by the defender’s poorly-taken Panenka penalty and easily caught the ball. preview image 3:24 Highlights of the Nations League Group A4 match between Germany and Ukraine 1:35 Highlights of the Nations League Group A3 match between Portugal and France 2:41 Watch Sergio Ramos miss two penalties as Spain dropped points against Switzerland in their Nations League group A4 gamecenter_img France should have been ahead by half-time but Anthony Martial missed three chances, two saved by Rui Patricio and one hitting the crossbar. Jose Fonte hit the post as Portugal pressed for an equaliser in the second half.Timo Werner scored each side of the break to aid Germany’s comeback with a 3-1 win over Ukraine as they topped the Group A4 with a game left to play.The Germans got off to a strong start but had to come from behind after Roman Yaremchuk scored against the run of play to give Ukraine a surprise 12th minute lead.Leon Goretzka set up the next two goals, first launching a quick break and sending Leroy Sane through for the equaliser in the 23rd minute and then controlling a Robin Koch cross and lofting the ball for Werner to head the hosts in front 10 minutes later. 4:34 preview image The decision paid off quickly as the Juventus player had a stinging shot saved and created another chance for winger Emil Forsberg. He gave his side the lead when he held off Mateo Kovacic to side-foot home his first goal for his country in the 36th minute.Danielson made it two in first-half stoppage time, swooping in at the near post to send Sebastian Larsson’s corner flying into the net with a glancing header to cap Sweden’s best 45 minutes of the competition so far.They continued to dominate in the second half but Croatia muscled their way back into the game and pulled a goal back when an Ivan Perisic header deflected off Danielson and into the net.In Nations League C1, Cyprus recorded a first win of the campaign after coming from behind to pull off a shock 2-1 victory over Luxembourg, who finished with 10 men in Nicosia. Montenegro’s goalless draw in Azerbaijan, where they also had a player sent off, was enough to edge them top of the table.Nations League D1 leaders Faroe Islands extended their unbeaten run with a 1-1 draw against Latvia in Riga. Malta came from behind to beat Andorra 3-1 and sit second on eight points, with a game against the leaders next on November 17.Saturday’s only D2 fixture saw leaders Gibraltar held to a goalless draw in San Marino, who played most of the second half with 10 men. Substitute Moreno saved Ramos’ blushes in the 89th minute, finally beating Sommer by lashing home a cross from Sergio Reguilon.Germany lead Group A4 with nine points, while Spain are second with eight and must win Tuesday’s showdown at home to Joachim Loew’s side in order to progress to the final four. Switzerland stay in last place and can avoid relegation to the Nations League League B by beating Ukraine on Tuesday.France handed defending Nations League champions Portugal a rare defeat, winning 1-0 in Lisbon with N’Golo Kante’s second-half strike enough to reach the competition’s final four at the expense of the holders.Kante scored only his second France goal in the 54th minute to leave them top of League A Group 3 with 13 points from five games, three ahead of Portugal and with the better head-to-head record to give themselves an unassailable lead. – Advertisement – Sweden 2-1 Croatia Ukraine almost equalised in the 53rd when Oleksandr Zinchenko’s deflected shot beat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer but bounced off the post.Werner fired in his second goal of the evening in the 64th before Ukraine hit the woodwork twice more in a strong finish.Goals from Dejan Kulusevski and Marcus Danielson snapped Sweden’s four-game losing streak in the Nations League as they beat Croatia 2-1 in Stockholm.Needing a win to avoid relegation from Group A3, the victory keeps Sweden’s survival hopes alive as they head into their final group game against France in Paris on Wednesday, despite still being bottom of the group.Sweden boss Janne Andersson had to watch the game from home following a positive test for COVID-19 and 20-year-old forward Kulusevski was chosen to start up front with Marcus Berg. – Advertisement –last_img read more

In the first nine months, tourists realized 46% of overnight stays realized in the same period in 2019.

first_imgDespite a significant drop in tourist arrivals and overnight stays from Germany (73,9% drop in arrivals and 61,2% drop in overnight stays in September 2020 compared to September 2019), foreign tourists from Germany in September 2020 achieved most arrivals and overnight stays, namely 105 thousand arrivals (29,7% of the total arrivals of foreign tourists) and 1,2 million overnight stays (43,7% of the total overnight stays of foreign tourists). Tourists from Germany averaged 11,3 nights per arrival. In September this year, there were 77,5% fewer arrivals and 69,8% fewer tourist nights compared to September 2019. For the sixth month in a row, most tourists spend the night in rooms, apartments and holiday homes Foreign tourists realized 355 thousand arrivals and 2,7 million overnight stays in September 2020, which is 82,2% less arrivals and 72,5% fewer overnight stays compared to September 2019. In the period from July to September 2020, tourists realized 46,4% of arrivals and 54,2% of overnight stays realized in the same period in 2019. In the structure of the total realized overnight stays of tourists, 13,1% are overnight stays of domestic tourists, and 86,9% are overnight stays of foreign tourists. Domestic tourists realized an average of 3,1 nights per arrival, while foreign tourists realized 7,7 nights per arrival in September 2020. Foreign tourists realized 5,4 million arrivals and 34,7 million overnight stays, which is a decrease in arrivals by 2019% and a decrease in overnight stays by 66,1% compared to the same period in 56,8. Most overnight stays of foreign tourists were realized by tourists from Germany (33,3%), Slovenia (13,5%), Poland (12,4%), the Czech Republic (9,2%) and Austria (5,9%). All the mentioned countries had fewer tourist arrivals and overnight stays in the first nine months of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. This is followed by overnight stays of tourists from Poland (16,5%), the Czech Republic (10,9%), Austria (3,6%), Ukraine and Slovenia (2,7% each). All the mentioned countries recorded a decrease in both tourist arrivals and overnight stays in September 2020 compared to September 2019. In the first nine months of 2020, domestic tourists made 1,3 million arrivals and 5,0 million overnight stays, which is 28,7% less arrivals and 19,4% fewer overnight stays of domestic tourists than in the same period in 2019. In the group Camps and camping areas, there were almost 100 thousand tourist arrivals and more than 804 thousand overnight stays, which is a decrease in arrivals by 71,8% and a decrease in tourist nights by 65,3% compared to the same period last year. In the group Hotels and similar accommodation, there were 173 thousand tourist arrivals and 667 thousand overnight stays, which is a decrease of 2019% in arrivals and 82,5% of overnight stays compared to September 81,2. Rovinj – In September 2020, Rovigno realized the highest number of tourist nights, 173 thousand, of which foreign tourists realized 92,4% of overnight stays and domestic 7,6%. Compared to September 2019, the number of tourist arrivals and overnight stays in Rovinj – Rovigno decreased (73,3% fewer arrivals and 64,7% fewer tourist overnight stays). In Rovinj – Rovigno most nights In September 2020, the highest number of tourist nights was realized in rooms, apartments and holiday homes, 1,6 million overnight stays, which is 51,9% of the total number of nights spent in commercial accommodation. This is the sixth month in a row that most tourist nights have been realized in this type of accommodation. However, compared to September 2019, tourist arrivals decreased by 73,4% and overnight stays by 62,6%.center_img Domestic tourists realized 133 thousand arrivals and 409 thousand overnight stays in September 2020, which is a decrease in arrivals by 24,1% and a decrease in overnight stays by 18,9% compared to September 2019. Of foreign tourists, most overnight stays in Rovinj – Rovigno were realized by tourists from Germany, 96 thousand overnight stays, which is 59,9% of foreign tourist nights. They are followed by overnight stays of tourists from Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Serbia, which together accounted for 23,8% of overnight stays by foreign tourists. Foreign tourists realized 4,4 million arrivals and 30,6 million overnight stays in the period from July to September 2020, which is 57,9% less arrivals and 48,9% fewer overnight stays compared to the same period in 2019. In the period from July to September 2020, 5,2 million tourist arrivals and 34,5 million tourist nights were realized in commercial accommodation facilities. Compared to the same period in 2019, this is a decrease in tourist arrivals, by 53,6%, and a decrease in overnight stays by 45,8%. In the first nine months of 2020, tourists realized 45,9% of overnight stays realized in the same period in 2019. In the first nine months of 2020, tourists made almost 6,7 million arrivals and 39,7 million overnight stays in commercial accommodation facilities, which is decrease in arrivals by 62,4% and tourist nights fall by 54,1% compared to the same period 2019. In September 2020, commercial accommodation facilities realized 488 thousand arrivals and 3,1 million tourist nights, which is only 22,5% of arrivals and 30,2% of overnight stays compared to September last year. The latest data from the Central Bureau of Statistics show how much we lost in September, in line with the growth of new cases in Croatia and the second wave of the covid19 pandemic. Domestic tourists realized 823 thousand arrivals and 3,9 million overnight stays in the period from July to September 2020, which is an increase in arrivals by 1,0% and an increase in overnight stays by 2,2% compared to the same period in 2019. Most tourist arrivals and overnight stays from Germany Photo: Cody Black, Unsplash.comlast_img read more