Portugal vs Switzerland World Cup Preview, Head To Head, Lineups, Prediction, Scorecard, Match Time, Date, and Betting Odds

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Portugal vs Switzerland World Cup Preview, Head To Head, Lineups, Prediction, Scorecard, Match Time, Date, and Betting Odds Soccer

Portugal and Switzerland face each other in the round of 16 on Tuesday to secure a place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup quarterfinals. Since 1966, Portugal has only made it to the quarterfinals of a World Cup once. So, this may be another chance for them. Portugal is the Group H winner who won two games and lost a game. Their loss came against South Korea.

Besides, Switzerland qualified for the knockout stages with a stunning 3-2 victory over Serbia in their final group-stage match. The Red crosses last qualified for the quarterfinals of a World Cup back in 1958. So, they might be hoping to win against Portugal.

Portugal vs. Switzerland Match Preview and Record

  • This will be the third encounter between Portugal and Switzerland. They faced twice in UEFA Nations League.
  • The Portuguese team will be looking to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the third time.
  • Switzerland won two of its games in the Qatar World Cup group stage and is hoping to win three games in the single World Cup tournament making history.
  • Portugal and Switzerland have encountered six times in the 21st century, with both squads winning three games each.

When Is Portugal vs. Switzerland? Match Time, Date, Channels

Kickoff Time: 19:00 GMT / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT
Date: December 6, Tuesday
Stadium: Lusail Stadium
Location: Al Daayen, Qatar
Where To Watch: FOX, Telemundo, fuboTV

Key Players and Possible Lineups at Portugal vs. Switzerland

Portugal Possible Lineup: Diogo Costa, Diogo Dalot, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, Bernardo Silva, Ruben Neves, William Carvalho, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Felix, Cristiano Ronaldo

Key Players For PortugalCristiano RonaldoRuben NevesBruno FernandesJoao Cancelo

Switzerland Possible Lineup: Gregor Kobel, Silvan Widmer, Manuel Akanji, Fabian Schar, Ricardo Rodriguez, Remo Freuler, Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri, Djibril Sow, Ruben Vargas, Breel Embolo

Key Players For SwitzerlandGranit XhakaXherdan ShaqiriYann SommerRemo Freuler

Portugal vs. Switzerland Match Prediction & Betting Odds

Portugal and Switzerland are meeting each other on Tuesday, and the winner will face the winner of Morocco vs. Spain in the 2022 FIFA World Cup quarterfinals. Portugal topped Group H, as they won their opening game against Ghana and defeated Uruguay 2-0. Despite losing a game against South Korea, they have now come to the round of 16.

On the other hand, Switzerland came to the knockout round finishing second in Group G. The Swiss team beat Cameroon in their opener but lost a game against Brazil. In their last group stage game, they beat Serbia 3-2. So, now, the match between Portugal and Switzerland will be pretty intense.

Prediction: Portugal 1-0 Switzerland

So, you can get +550 on Portugal winning. You can play it slightly safer and recommend backing +275 for Portugal to win and Under 2.5 goals. Not to mention, 50% support Portugal, while 22% support Switzerland.