Who will undergo to play Spain or Morocco within the quarter-finals of the Qatar World Cup? Portugal and Switzerland will vie for a spot in that match as they meet within the final 16 right here.
Portugal will probably be favourites little question, however there have been greater upsets on this competitors than the prospect of the Swiss seeing off Cristiano Ronaldo and co.
The Portuguese had been actually victims of 1 such shock outcome, as they ended their group-stage marketing campaign with a defeat by South Korea – although Portugal secured high spot within the pool nonetheless.
In the meantime, Switzerland got here up brief in opposition to Brazil and certified second behind the match favourites of their group, however they did document strong wins over Cameroon and Serbia.
Right here’s all you have to know.
When is it?
The sport will is scheduled to kick off at 7pm GMT (10pm native time) on Tuesday 6 December.
It’s set to happen on the Lusail Stadium.
How can I watch it?
Within the UK, the match will air reside on ITV 1, and it’ll stream reside on the broadcaster’s ITVX app and web site.
What’s the workforce information?
Otavio is a doubt within the Portugal midfield, whereas left again Nuno Mendes and defensive companion Danilo stay longer-term absentees because of harm.
Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer missed his facet’s closing group recreation because of sickness, and he could also be out once more right here, with Gregor Kobel prone to deputise.
Portugal XI: Costa; Dalot, Pepe, Dias, Cancelo; B Silva, Neves, Carvalho; Fernandes; Felix, Ronaldo
Switzerland XI: Kobel; Widmer, Akanji, Schar, Rodriguez; Freuler, Xhaka; Shaqiri, Sow, Vargas; Embolo
Portugal – 2/5
Switzerland – 15/8
Draw (after 90 minutes solely) – 12/5
By way of Betfair.
Portugal to endure some nervy spells and look below risk, however finally to advance courtesy of their superior high quality. Portugal 2-1 Switzerland.