Fabian Schar knocked unconscious but gets back up to create the 2 Switzerland goals – Video
Fabian Schar has been outstanding for Newcastle United this season.
Of the 35 points Newcastle have picked up so far, 31 of them have been in the 18 matches where Fabian Schar has been involved. Only four points from the other 13 games.
As well as these match statistics, Schar has also scored three Premier League goals and got one assist.
When Fabian Schar plays for Newcastle in the Premier League:
Played 18 Won 9 Drawn 4 Lost 5 Goals For 22 Goals Against 18
When Fabian Schar isn’t involved:
Played 13 Won 0 Drawn 4 Lost 9 Goals For 9 Goals Against 22
In the middle of a two game ban for Newcastle after picking up 10 yellows, Fabian Schar got a full 90 minutes for Switzerland on Saturday afternoon as they played away against Georgia.
The Swiss international was apparently knocked out in a collision, Schar knocking heads with Georgia’s Jemal Tabidze in first half.
The Newcastle defender lying unconscious on his back, whilst players from both sides rushed to his aid.
After a significant delay, both players were able to continue after medical treatment.
Fabian Schar yet again showed his quality in terms of creativity.
Both second half goal came after superb passes from the NUFC player.
His brilliant long ball picked out Embolo and whilst he did his best to mess it up, eventually laid it back to Zuber who provided a very good finish.
The second goal saw Fabian Scar striding forward into the opposition half before his slide rule pass put a striker one on one with the keeper. His shot was blocked but Zakaria slotted home the rebound.
Watch both goals below.
Newcastle United internationals:
Wednesday 20 March Wales 1 Trinidad and Tobago 0
Paul Dummett made his third start for Wales, playing the opening 61 minutes in this friendly win.
Thursday 21 March – Slovakia 2 Hungary 0
Martin Dubravka kept a clean sheet as Slovakia won their European Championship qualifier
Thursday 21 March – USA 1 Ecuador 0
DeAndre Yedlin came on as a sub for the last 22 minutes but played as a winger in the friendly win.
Thursday 21 March – England U21s 1 Poland U21s 1
Freddie Woodman was an unused substitute as England U21s got a draw in this friendly.
Friday 22 March – Venezuela 3 Argentina 1 (Neutral venue – Madrid, Spain) –
Salomon Rondon scores after only six minutes as Venezuela stun Lionel Messi and Argentina.
Friday 22 March – Paraguay 0 Peru 1 (Neutral venue – New Jersey, USA)
Miguel Almiron plays full 90 minutes as Paraguay lose friendly to Peru.
Saturday 23 March – Georgia 0 Switzerland 2
Fabian Schar was knocked unconscious in the first half but got back up and created the two goals.
Saturday 23 March – Ghana v Kenya – Christian Atsu
Sunday 24 March Wales v Slovakia – Paul Dummett and Martin Dubravka
Sunday 24 March – DR Congo v Liberia – Mo Sangare
Monday 25 March – Catalonia v Venezuela (Neutral venue – Girona, Spain)– Salomon Rondon
Monday 25 March – Denmark U20s v Romania U20s (Neutral venue – Marbella, Spain) – Elias Sorensen
Tuesday 26 March – Paraguay v Mexico (Neutral venue – Santa Clara, USA) Miguel Almiron
Tuesday 26 March – Ivory Coast v Liberia – Mo Sangare
Tueday 26 March – Switzerland v Denmark – Fabian Schar
Tuesday 26 March – USA v Chile – DeAndre Yedlin
Tuesday 26 March – England U21s v Germany U21s – Freddie Woodman
Ciaran Clark (Republic of Ireland) and Yoshinori Muto (Japan) were both left out this time by their respective countries.
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