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Switzerland vs Portugal Today Football Match Live Score 12/06/2022

Switzerland vs Portugal Today Football Match Live Score 12/06/2022

With three losses in as many outings, Switzerland are at the bottom of League A Group 2 standings. The team started off their Nations League campaign with a 1-2 defeat to the Czech Republic, followed by a 0-4 trashing at hands of Portugal and a 0-1 defeat to Spain. In fact, the team is without a win in each of their last five matches, with their last win coming in November 2021 against Bulgaria.Portugal, on the other hand, are at the top of the table with two wins and one draw. Unlike Switzerland, Santos’ men are undefeated in their last five matches (W4, D1).Surprisingly, the Switzerland vs Portugal head-to-head record is dominated by the former who have recorded 10 wins in 24 matches. As for Portugal, they have come out on top one nine occasions while five matches have ended without a winner.

Interestingly enough, Portugal have won each of their last three matches against Switzerland, including a 4-0 win in the ongoing Nations League campaign.Portugal, without a doubt, have been one of the most confident sides in the ongoing Nations League campaign. Even if Santos decides to bench a few veterans, including Cristiano Ronaldo, they have more than enough firepower in their squad to trouble an already struggling Swiss defence.The UEFA Nations League is back in action with another round of matches this weekend as Portugal take on Switzerland on Sunday. Portugal are the better team on paper and hold the upper hand this weekend.

Switzerland are rooted to the bottom of their group at the moment and have struggled this season. The Swiss outfit suffered a 1-0 defeat against Spain this week and will need to bounce back in this match.Portugal, on the other hand, are at the top of Group 2 in League A and have been impressive so far. The Iberian giants eased past Czech Republic by a 2-0 margin in their previous game and will look to achieve a similar result this weekend.Switzerland have a slight edge over Portugal and have won 10 of the 24 matches played between the two teams. Portugal have managed nine victories against Switzerland and will look to level the scales on Sunday.The previous meeting between the two sides took place last month and ended in a 4-0 victory for Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace on the day and will look to replicate his heroics this weekend.Switzerland have a fully-fit squad going into the match with no injury concerns at the moment. The Swiss thinktank is unlikely to make drastic changes to its team against Portugal.Ruben Dias is injured at the moment and will not be able to play on Sunday. According to Portugal manager Fernando Santos, Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a break and will not feature in this game.Switzerland Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Yann Sommer; Silvan Widmer, Nico Elvedi, Manuel Akanji, Ricardo Rodriguez; Granit Xhaka, Remo Freuler; Steven Zuber, Xherdan Shaqiri, Renato Steffen; Breel EmboloPortugal have been impressive in their Nations League campaign and will want to pip Spain to the top spot in the group. The likes of Diogo Jota and Bernardo Silva can pack a punch on their day and will look to make their mark this weekend.

Switzerland are winless in their last five games and have a mountain to climb this week. Portugal are in better form at the moment and should be able to win this game.Switzerland will be looking for their first victory in the 2022-23 UEFA Nations League campaign on Sunday when they lock horns with Portugal on home soil. The kick-off is scheduled for 2:45 PM ET. Read on for the Switzerland vs Portugal odds.

The Swiss are at the bottom of Group A2 with a dismal 0-0-3 record thus far, while the Portuguese are in top spot, winning twice and drawing once. These two sides also met on matchday two, with the Selecao running riot on Switzerland in a 4-0 victory in Lisbon.After making an impressive run to the Euro 2020 quarterfinals where they even shocked France in the Round of 16, the Swiss continued to play quality football in World Cup Qualifying, finishing at the top of Group C above Italy. However, Switzerland’s start in the Nations League is not a good sign. Murat Yakin’s men have looked abysmal thus far, scoring just one goal in three games and conceding seven.They’ve lost to the Czech Republic, Portugal, and most recently Spain, the same side who eliminated them last summer in the European Championships. Although the Swiss managed to keep the Spaniards at bay on Thursday, they also showed zero promise in the final third, registering just one shot on target.

Another defeat here will essentially put their chances of progressing to the Nations League Finals to bed, although it was always considered a longshot Switzerland would come out of such a tough group.Portugal on the other hand is in fine form at the moment. They’re currently enjoying a five-game unbeaten run and have tasted defeat just once in 12 matches. Fernando Santos’s side was forced to clinch their spot in Qatar via a play-off, losing to Serbia and then comfortably taking care of North Macedonia. Their World Cup odds also sit at +1200 ahead of the iconic competition.In this Nations League campaign thus far, the Portuguese are fully proving their worth. Cristiano Ronaldo and Co. are flying high, netting seven times and allowing just one goal in their own net. Cristiano scored a brace of his own in the matchday two victory against the Swiss as well.It was Joao Cancelo and Goncalo Guedes who produced the goods in Thursday’s 2-0 win over the Czechs, both putting their team on the scoresheet with a pair of clinical first-half strikes. The backline, still anchored by Pepe, remained strong, with the visitors managing just one shot on keeper Diogo Costa.Ronaldo picked up a yellow card on matchday three and after playing all but 62 minutes thus far, there’s a chance RB Leipzig man Andre Silva replaces him up front. However, Cristiano in the starting XI or not, I have zero doubt Portugal should be able to replicate their last performance vs. Switzerland and grab another three points.


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