Portugal vs Switzerland meet for the third time in 2022. The knockout round of 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup has produced several significant occurrences in Qatar. In all actuality, the FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place this year. The opposition will take place in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, 2022.
For the Round of 16, there are the Netherlands, England, Argentina, France, Japan, Morocco, Senegal, Unites States, Poland, Australia, Spain, and Croatia.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup knockout round is the competition’s second and last round, coming after the group round. At Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail, it will start on December 3 with a round of 16 and conclude on December 18, 2022.
In their final game of the Group Stage, Tunisia shocked defending World Cup champion France, who were primarily using bench players. For the first time since 1986, they will now play a Poland team that prioritizes defense in the Knockout Round.
In the World Cup Round of 16, Portugal and Switzerland face off against one other. These are two European teams with a lot of familiarities. This summer’s UEFA Nations League saw these two teams face off, with each club coming out on top once.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in quick succession barely four minutes apart to give Portugal a merited 4-0 thrashing of Switzerland in the first match. With 3.55 xG and 4.90 xGOT from just 18 shots, or a staggering 0.197 xG per shot, Portugal demonstrated their domination.
Portugal finished on a whimper, much like other top favorites who rotated their squads for the championship match. At various points during Group H play, Portugal was both impressive and disappointing. However, it also
Portugal vs Switzerland: 2022 FIFA World Cup | Round of 16
- FIFA Ranking of Portugal: 9
- FIFA Ranking of Switzerland: 15
Portugal vs Switzerland Score
|2 p.m. ET||Portugal||6-1||Switzerland||6th Dec at Lusail Iconic Stadium|
Portugal’s 2022 world cup squad
Portugal Football Team –
|Goalkeeper||Jose Sa, Rui Patricio, Diogo Costo.|
|Defenders||Pepe, Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, Nuno Mendes, Diogo Dalot, Antonio Silva, Raphael Guarreiro, Danilo Pareira.|
|Midfielders||Vitinha, William Carvalho, Bernardo Silva, Joao Mario, Bruno Fernandes, Ruben Neves, Joao Palhinha, Matheus Nunes, Otavio.|
|Forwards||Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix, Rafael Leao, Ricardo Horta, Goncalo Ramos, Andre Silva.|
Switzerland 2022 World Cup Squad
The following players were selected by Murat Yakin for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification, this is the final squad for Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022.
|Goalkeeper||Yann Sommer, Jonas Omlin, Gregor Kobel, Philipp Köhn.|
|Defenders||Silvan Widmer, Nico Elvedi, Manuel Akanji, Ricardo Rodriguez, Eray Cömert, Fabian Schär.|
|Midfielders||Edimilson Fernandes, Denis Zakaria, Remo Freuler, Granit Xhaka, Renato Steffen, Michel Aebischer, Djibril Sow, Fabian Frei, Xherdan Shaqiri, Fabian Rieder, Ardon Jashari.|
|Forwards||Breel Embolo, Haris Seferovic, Christian Fassnacht, Ruben Vargas, Noah Okafor.|
|Head Coach||Murat Yakin|
Portugal vs Switzerland Head to Head
|Portugal Games won:||9|
|Portugal Games lost:||11|
Portugal vs Switzerland World Cup Head to Head
Predicted Portugal XI: D.Costa; Cancelo, Dias, Pepe, Guerreiro; Neves, Carvalho, B. Silva, Fernandes; Felix, Ronaldo.
Predicted Switzerland XI: Sommer; Widmer, Akanji, Elvedi, Rodriguez; Xhaka, Freuler; Shaqiri, Sow, Vargas; Embolo.
Portugal vs Switzerland prediction
Portugal 2-1 Switzerland