Portugal vs Switzerland Team Lineups/Squads & Predictions – FIFA World Cup 2022


With even wins, two of three during group stage rounds, Group H winners Portugal will face Group G runners-up Switzerland on Tuesday at t Lusail Stadium. Fans should expect some powerful strokes and netted balls from both sides since it’s a match that might make or break either team.

Portugal hopes to deal with increased professionalism in the knockout rounds after making it to the Last 16 for the first time since 2006. Of course, they performed decently throughout the group stage rounds, except for their show against South Korea.

Fernando Santos’s men started their group H campaign by defeating Ghana 3-2, followed by a win over Uruguay by 2-0. However, they lost to South Korea in the most recent clash by 2-1 but still managed to finish on top in their group.

In contrast, the Swiss team displayed quality football from the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, ending their group campaign in the 2nd spot with 6 points. During their journey, they defeated Cameroon in the opening clash by 1-0 before losing to Brazil by 1-0 and then turning the tables around, beating Serbia in the last group clash by 2-3.

With most eyes on Cristiano Ronaldo’s performance against the Swiss side, Portugal and its European Counterparts maintain an even winning record in the UEFA Nations League. In their matchup in Lisbon, Portugal maintained its advantage and won by a score of 4-0, while Switzerland had better luck in Geneva and won by a score of 1-0.

Portugal possible starting lineup:

Costa; Dalot, Pepe, Dias, Cancelo; B. Silva, Neves, Carvalho; Fernandes; Felix, Ronaldo

Switzerland possible starting lineup:

Kobel; Widmer, Akanji, Schar, Rodriguez; Freuler, Xhaka; Shaqiri, Sow, Vargas; Embolo