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Switzerland's Mario Gavranovic shoots at goal during the clash against Wales in Group A. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. Image Credit: Pool via REUTERS

Baku: Striker Kieffer Moore scored a headed equaliser from a rare chance as surprise 2016 semi-finalists Wales snatched a 1-1 draw against wasteful Switzerland in their European Championship Group A clash at the Baku Olympic Stadium today.

Moore, who had a first half opportunity expertly saved by Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer, guided the ball into the net on 74 minutes from a Joe Morrell delivery as he ghosted into space left by the static Swiss defence.

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Switzerland's Breel Embolo, left, heads the ball to score his team's first goal during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group A match between Wales and Switzerland at Baku Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan, Saturday, June 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Naomi Baker, Pool) Image Credit: AP

Lively forward Breel Embolo had put Switzerland ahead when he showed impressive strength to out-muscle defender Connor Roberts from a corner shortly after halftime. They also had a late goal by Mario Gavranovic correctly ruled out for offside.

Italy lead the group after their impressive 3-0 victory over Turkey in the tournament opener on Friday and will host the Swiss in Rome in their second game on Wednesday. Wales stay in the Azerbaijan capital to face the Turks on the same day.