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Liverpool badly missed the firepower of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as they laboured to even create chances against the 10 men.
Xhaka was injured in a collision with Lucas Moura after the Tottenham forward had been challenged by Thomas Partey.
After a 1-1 draw in Saint Petersburg which saw the Swiss play for 43 minutes a man down, Simon made two saves in the shoot-out to help keep Spain's bid for a record fourth European crown alive.
Follow all the live action from the quarter-final match between Spain and Switzerland on Firstpost.com's LIVE blog.
Euro 2020: Switzerland look to spring another surprise as Spain aim to inch closer towards fourth title in QF clash
The Swiss hope to spring another surprise against a Spain team that has scored 10 times in two games after a slow start to the group stage.
Euro 2020: Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic 'not satisfied' with France scalp, urges team to be 'hungry' to reach semis
The Swiss have never reached the semi-finals of the World Cup or European Championship, but a stunning victory over world champions France have put them on the brink of making history.
Moore responded to Breel Embolo's second-half opener with a quarter of an hour remaining. Both sides trail Group A leaders Italy, who beat Turkey 3-0 in Friday's tournament curtain-raiser.
Euro 2020: Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri lead Switzerland's final 26-man squad; striker Andi Zeqiri left out
Switzerland kick off their tournament against Wales in Baku on 12 June before taking on Italy four days later and rounding off pool play against Turkey on 20 June.
Premier League: Leicester move to second after win over Brighton; Arsenal's top-four hopes fade after loss at Burnley
Depleted by a series of injuries to key players, Leicester have looked fatigued in recent weeks and fell behind after 10 minutes when Adam Lallana swept home his first Brighton goal.
A first league victory in nearly two months was vital, therefore, to boost Arsenal players' fragile confidence — even if it only lifted them into 14th place.
Premier League: Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urges young players to be patient for first-team chances
The form of other experienced players like Granit Xhaka and Willian has fallen away leading to calls for young players to be selected by coach Mikel Arteta.
Premier League: From Thiago vs Xhaka to Salah vs Tierney, player battles where Liverpool-Arsenal will be won and lost
The toughest test of what Arsenal can aim for this season comes on Tuesday with a trip to Anfield, where Liverpool have not lost in 60 league games.
Premier League: Arsenal's Granit Xhaka repaying coach Mikel Arteta's faith with remarkable turnaround
Arteta has instilled a new team ethic at Arsenal and Xhaka has clearly bought into it — working tirelessly in front of his defence at Wembley on Saturday to help keep City at bay.
Premier League: Arsenal's injury woes worsen with Gabriel Martinelli ruled out for 'months' due to damaged knee
Arsenal’s injury woes intensified when young forward Gabriel Martinelli was ruled out for “months” by manager Mikel Arteta on Tuesday.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he cannot dwell on Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat at Manchester City as he has to focus on getting his starting lineup ready for their next Premier League game on Saturday after seeing two players injured and one sent off.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Alexandre Lacazette, David Luiz among players spotted in action as Arsenal reopens training ground
France striker Alexandre Lacazette, Brazil defender David Luiz and Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka were seen arriving at the Arsenal facility, which is situated 20 miles north of London
Premier League: Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka will stay at the club, confirms manager Mikel Arteta
Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has said Granit Xhaka will stay at the club after the Swiss midfielder produced a gritty performance to help his side to a 2-0 win over Manchester United on Wednesday.
Premier League: Arsenal's new manager Mikel Arteta says he aims to change 'negativity' between players and supporters
Arsenal sit 11th in the standings, the lowest they have been at the halfway stage of the season in Premier League history, and they have been winless at home in five games since a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at the start of October.
Premier League: Arsenal's Granit Xhaka looking to seal Hertha Berlin move in January transfer window, says agent
Xhaka has had a fractured relationship with the fans since he reacted angrily to being booed when he was substituted against Crystal Palace in October
Premier League: Granit Xhaka rebuilding relationship with Arsenal fans, moving in right direction, says new manager Mikel Arteta
Swiss international Xhaka reacted angrily to home supporters booing him as he walked off the pitch in a match against Crystal Palace in October and was subsequently stripped of captaincy by former manager Unai Emery.