Portugal vs Switzerland Starting XI

Portugal will lock horns with Switzerland for a spot in the quarter-finals tonight at 7:00 pm GMT, at Lusail Stadium. Here’s Portugal vs Switzerland Starting XI.

Despite losing their final group stage game by 2-1 against South Korea, Portugal finished at the top of Group H.

On the other hand, Switzerland beat Serbia in a 3-2 goals thriller to book a spot in the Round of 16.

Earlier today, Morocco took down Spain by 3-0 on penalties after a 0-0 draw. The winner of Portugal vs Switzerland match will face the Atlas Lions in the last 8.

Portugal vs Switzerland | Round of 16

Date: Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Start Time: 7:00 pm Portugal Time | 8:00 pm Switzerland Time

Venue: Lusail Stadium

Live: FOXTelemundofuboTV, Peacock PremiumTSNITV1ITVXBBC OneBBC iPlayer

Portugal’s Starting XI vs Switzerland 

Portugal XI vs Switzerland

Formation 4-3-1-2
Manager Fernando Santos 
Goalkeeper Costa
Defender Dalot, Pepe, Dias, Guerreiro
Midfielder  Silva, Carvalho, Otavio; Bruno
Forward  Felix, Ramos

Team News:

Cristiano Ronaldo and Joao Cancelo are surprise starters on the bench. Man Utd’s Diogo Dalot starts as the right-back. Joao Felix and Goncalo Ramos will start in front of Bruno Fernandez. 

PSG defender Nuno Mendes misses out due to a thigh injury.

Switzerland’s Starting XI vs Portugal

Swiss XI vs Portugal

Formation 4-2-3-1
Manager Murat Yakin
Goalkeeper Sommer
Defender Fernandes, Akanji, Schar, Rodriguez 
Midfielder  Freuler, Xhaka; Shaqiri, Sow, Vargas
Forward  Embolo

Team News:

Murat Yakin has no injury concerns. Breel Embolo will play as the lone striker in front of the attacking trio of Xherdan Shaqiri, Sow, and Vargas. Yann Sommer starts between the sticks.

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