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Yakin regains Swiss pride

Hakan Yakin
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Yakin enjoyed a decent Euro 2008 bagging three goals
Switzerland notched their first win at a European Championship finals when it least mattered by beating a second-string side from Euro 2008 quarter-finalists Portugal 2-0 on Sunday. Hakan Yakin scored both goals, firing home in the 71st minute when he was set up by fellow striker Eren Derdiyok and then converting an 83rd minute penalty. [+]

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Switzerland
Latest Fixtures/Results
DATEOPPONENTRESULTCompetition
Wed 6/11 H- Turkey L 1-2 European Championship
Sun 6/15 H- Portugal W 2-0 European Championship
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2008 Tables: European Championship
TEAM PWLDGDPts
Portugal321026
Turkey321006
Switzerland312003
Czech Republic3120-23
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2008 Leaders: Euro 2012
PLAYER Goals
Hakan Yakin 3
PLAYER Yellow Cards
Johan Vonlanthen 2
Tranquillo Barnetta 2
Hakan Yakin 1
Ludovic Magnin 1
Gelson Fernandes 1
Eren Derdiyok 1
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Manager
Ottmar Hitzfeld
DOB: January 12, 1949
Birthplace: Baden-Wuerttemberg, West Germany

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