Portugal vs Switzerland: World Cup 2022 prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h, odds today

Portugal vs Switzerland: World Cup 2022 prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h, odds today

Portugal meet Switzerland tonight as the World Cup last-16 reaches its conclusion.

Only once since 1966, the days of Eusebio, have the Selecao qualified for the last eight of the global tournament.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Co will be the favourites to progress against the Swiss but became the latest team to suffer an upset when rotating their lineup and losing to South Korea in the final game of their group.

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Switzerland only qualified for the knockouts after coming from behind to defeat Serbia on Friday night.

They are on an even longer wait for a World Cup quarter-final berth - their last appearance came in 1958.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Portugal vs Switzerland is scheduled for a 7pm GMT kick-off today, Tuesday December 6, 2022.

The match will take place at Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar.

Where to watch Portugal vs Switzerland

TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised free-to-air and live on ITV1, with coverage beginning at 6.15pm.

Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the ITVX app and ITV website.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar | Best Images and Moments

Brazil players make tribute to Pele after reports of his ill health (AFP via Getty Images)
Brazil players make tribute to Pele after reports of his ill health (AFP via Getty Images)
Croatia defeat Japan in the first penalty shootout of the 2022 World Cup (Getty Images)
Croatia defeat Japan in the first penalty shootout of the 2022 World Cup (Getty Images)
Jude Bellingham relaxes after his star dislay against Senegal (The FA via Getty Images)
Jude Bellingham relaxes after his star dislay against Senegal (The FA via Getty Images)
Aziz Behich comes within inches of completing an unlikely Australia comeback against Argentina in the last-16 (Getty Images)
Aziz Behich comes within inches of completing an unlikely Australia comeback against Argentina in the last-16 (Getty Images)
Vincent Aboubakar celebrates a famous winner for Cameroon against Brazil (AFP via Getty Images)
Vincent Aboubakar celebrates a famous winner for Cameroon against Brazil (AFP via Getty Images)
Luis Suarez stunned as his last World Cup ends in an early exit (Getty Images)
Luis Suarez stunned as his last World Cup ends in an early exit (Getty Images)
South Korea celebrate knocking out Uruguay with a last-minuter winner in the group stage (Getty Images)
South Korea celebrate knocking out Uruguay with a last-minuter winner in the group stage (Getty Images)
Japan’s Kaoru Mitoma appears to have the ball over the line before crossing it for a goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Japan and Spain, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar (AP)
Japan’s Kaoru Mitoma appears to have the ball over the line before crossing it for a goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Japan and Spain, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar (AP)
Germany players stand dejected at the end of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group E campaign and match v Costa Rica (AFP via Getty Images)
Germany players stand dejected at the end of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group E campaign and match v Costa Rica (AFP via Getty Images)
England’s Marcus Rashford scores their first goal from a free kick past Wales’ Danny (REUTERS)
England’s Marcus Rashford scores their first goal from a free kick past Wales’ Danny (REUTERS)
A pitch invader runs across the field with a rainbow flag during the World Cup group H match between Portugal and Uruguay, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail (AP)
A pitch invader runs across the field with a rainbow flag during the World Cup group H match between Portugal and Uruguay, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail (AP)

Portugal vs Switzerland lineups and team news

Portugal XI: Costa, Dalot, Pepe, Dias, Guerreiro, William, Otavio, Silva, Fernandes, Felix, Ramos

Switzerland XI: Sommer, Fernandes, Schar, Akanji, Rodriguez, Freuler, Xhaka, Shaqiri, Sow, Vargas, Embolo.

Portugal vs Switzerland prediction

Switzerland shocked France at the Euros last year and are more than capable of punishing Portugal if they fail to turn up. This one might be going all the way.

A 1-1 draw, Portugal to win on penalties.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Fans

England and Wales fans (Jeremy Selwyn)
England and Wales fans (Jeremy Selwyn)
Ghana (AFP via Getty Images)
Ghana (AFP via Getty Images)
Japan (Getty Images)
Japan (Getty Images)
England (PA)
England (PA)
Brazil (AFP via Getty Images)
Brazil (AFP via Getty Images)
France (PA)
France (PA)
Wales (Getty Images)
Wales (Getty Images)
South Korea’ (AFP via Getty Images)
South Korea’ (AFP via Getty Images)
USA (Getty Images)
USA (Getty Images)
Cameroon (AFP via Getty Images)
Cameroon (AFP via Getty Images)
Costa Rica (AFP via Getty Images)
Costa Rica (AFP via Getty Images)

Head to head (h2h) history and results

These two teams last met at a major tournament in the 1938 World Cup, with Switzerland winning 2-1.

Portugal wins: 9

Draws: 5

Switzerland wins: 11

Portugal vs Switzerland match odds

Portugal to qualify: 2/5

Match draw: 12/5

Switzerland to qualify: 15/8

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).