EURO 2020: Swiss call up new goalkeeper after injury to Omlin

Omlin suffered a minor injury to his right ankle while warming up for the opening match of the tournament for the Swiss on Saturday, when it was held to a 1-1 draw by Wales in Baku.

Switzerland's Jonas Omlin during training REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko   -  REUTERS

Switzerland has called up goalkeeper Gregor Kobel to replace the injured Jonas Omlin in its European Championship squad, the Swiss football association said on Sunday.

The 27-year-old Omlin suffered a minor injury to his right ankle while warming up for the opening match of the tournament for the Swiss on Saturday, when it was held to a 1-1 draw by Wales in Baku. Omlin was among the substitutes for the game.

Kobel, who moved to Borussia Dortmund on a five-year contract a fortnight ago, was in the pre-tournament training camp but was cut from the final squad.

The 23-year-old is uncapped at senior level but played for Switzerland at all junior age groups.

The Swiss meet Italy in their second Group A game in Rome on Wednesday.

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