Sweden continued their fine run of form at FIFA World Cup 2018 as they reached the quarter-finals by beating Switzerland 1-0 in their Round of 16 clash
Sweden and Switzerland will face each other to earn the spot in the next round which could lead either of them to their first quarter-finals in this century. Sweden, despite being paired with the reigning champions Germany, unexpectedly topped a tough Group F. The Scandinavian side faced a 2-1 defeat by Germany, as a last minute Toni Kroos goal denied Sweden a draw against crowned champions of 2014, but a 3-0 drubbing of Mexico helped them top the group on a goal-difference after levelling points with them. Switzerland earned qualification to the next round by limping over the line, earning five points in three matches. The final game was a captivating 2-2 draw with Costa Rica that saw them go on to a hard-earned qualification into the next round, as Schweizer Nati only needed a draw to go further. The two sides will compete against each other for the 29th time in their history, but at the same time, it will be a first-ever face-off between the two […]
We look at the two key battles that could have a major bearing on the outcome of the game when Sweden take on Switzerland in the round of 16.
Brazil brushed off their dodgy start in Russia to earn a spot in the Last 16 at Serbia's expense, while Switzerland also went through, despite being held to a draw by Costa Rica.
We pick Steven Zuber, Manuel Akanji and Joel Campbell as the three names who could influence the result of the match between Switzerland and Costa Rica.
Switzerland will need at least a draw to secure their position in the Round of 16 phase of the World Cup as they face Costa Rica in their last Group E fixture
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We take a look at who could be the game-changers as Serbia go head to head against Switzerland in their second Group E match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Serbia and Switzerland will lock horns against each other in the second round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E clashes on Friday.
We take a look at three players who could potentially be crucial to the outcome of the Group E encounter between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 FIFA World Cup