Just within 3 days of initiating, the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar’s round of 16 is already reaching its conclusion period. As only one match is left to decide the final quarterfinal entree.
Today, football fans worldwide will witness the conclusion of round of 16 with the oncoming match between Portugal and Switzerland. The highly anticipated match will decide the fate of the UEFA confederation members.
Portugal is ranked 9th overall and 7th among UEFA members in FIFA rankings. Whereas, Switzerland is 15th overall and 11th in UEFA. However, both teams have shown enigmatic performance in the world cup, paving their way through the group stage.
Portugal had a great group stage run overall, winning two of three matches. Their first win was against Ghana via 3-2 and second win was against Uruguay via 2-0. However, they lost to South Korea in 2-1 on their last group match. The team packed with top players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Brueno Fernandes and more proved their skill during those games.
Switzerland comes from a very competitive group this year. They defeated Cameroon and Serbia during the group stage. However, the team lost to Brazil after giving them a good run. Fans worldwide praised the team for both their skills and effort during those games. Therefore, they are expected to provide a good challenge for the opponent.
When is Portugal vs Switzerland?
- Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
- Time: 02:00 p.m. ET
How to Watch Portugal vs Switzerland?
- Fox – United States
- ITV – United Kingdom
The final match of FIFA World Cup 2022 round of 16, Portugal vs Switzerland will be available on TV. In the United States, Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the match live. While in the United Kingdom, a telecast will be provided by ITV1 channel.
How to Live Stream the event?
- ITV Hub
To live stream the upcoming football match between Portugal and Switzerland, fans in US will require a subscription of the popular online streaming platform, FuboTV. However, ITV Hub will provide free live stream access for football fans in the UK.
Venue of Portugal vs Switzerland:
- Venue: Lusail Stadium
- Capacity: 88,966
The biggest stadium of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, Lusail Stadium or better known as “Lusail Iconic Stadium” will host the upcoming round of 16 game “Portugal vs Switzerland”. The football stadium with a whooping 88,966 seat capacity is located 20km north to Doha, in Lusail, Qatar.
Portugal XI: Rui Costa, Diogo Dalot, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, Bernardo Silva, Ruben Neves, William Carvalho, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Felix, Christiano Ronaldo.
Switzerland XI: Gregor Kobel, Sivan Widmer, Manuel Akanji, Fabian Schar, Ricardo Rodriguez, Granit Xhaka, Remo Freuler, Claudio Vargas, Djibril Sow, Xherdan Shaqiri, Breel Embolo.