Portugal – Switzerland – 06.12.2022 – Soccer Review
Portugal faces Switzerland in Lusail in a match from the World Cup 1/8-finals. Stay with us
and our free soccer predictions daily for this game. Here we go!
Despite losing their last game against the Korea Republic, Portugal won this group with 6
points. It was a comfortable time for them in the group stage, but now the real battles start
with the knockout phase. Fernando Santos’ team must be at its best if they want to reach
Portugal’s manager Fernando Santos made many changes in his line-up against Korea –
his team have already won the group before that. Players like Antonio Silva, Vitinha,
Matheus Nunes, Joao Mario and Ricardo Horta got the chance to start. Horta even opened
the score for Selecao, but Korea managed to turn the scoreline around and progress as
Now Santos should stick to the basics and pick his main players ahead. It means that we
should see people like William Carvalho, Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes and Joao Felix
back in the starting eleven.
Switzerland achieved two wins in the group stage and also managed to reach the 1/8-
finals. The Crusaders recorded a crucial win in their third match when they beat Serbia 3-2
in Doha. This is the game that allowed them to reach the knockout phase.
At certain point Switzerland were behind against Serbia, but they managed to turn the
game around. Xherdan Shaqiri, Breel Embolo and Remo Freuler scored for Murat Yakin’s
team. If not something else, this game showed us that Switzerland have some fighting
spirit – they were behind, but still managed to secure the three points.
That’s the free soccer predictions daily for the World Cup 1/8-finals game between
Portugal and Switzerland on Tuesday. Selecao are favorites on paper, but sometimes it
doesn’t matter much – especially in a World Cup knockout phase game.