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DIRECT. Portugal-Switzerland: Ronaldo on the bench, do the Portuguese have the resources to eliminate the Nati?

2022-12-06T19:03:26.281Z

First of its group in front of South Korea, Portugal faces, on Tuesday, Switzerland, exit 2nd behind Brazil. At Lusail Stadium, Portugal



The essential

  • Portugal challenge Switzerland on Tuesday at Lusail Stadium for the last round of 16 of the World Cup.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo will start the game on the bench.

  • The Nati remains on two defeats in the round of 16 of the World Cup in 2014 and 2018. Portugal has not experienced the quarters of a World Cup since 2006.

It's time for hymns!

The players are entering the lawn!

Switzerland to reconnect with its history

Switzerland's best result in the World Cup remains quarter-finals in 1934 and 1938.

Thrown into the deep end

At 21, Gonçalo Ramos will know his 4th selection only, for a goal scored.

The young Portuguese is shining this season with Benfica Lisbon.

19:36

Morocco is waiting...

Winner at the end of the suspense against Spain (0-0, 3-0 on penalties), Morocco awaits its next opponent in the quarter-finals.

It will therefore be either Portugal or Switzerland.

19:32

7th opposition

Portugal and Switzerland have met 6 times in their history but never in the World Cup.

Result: 3 victories everywhere.

The last game dates back to June 2022 for Switzerland's 1-0 success in the Nations League.

The composition of Switzerland

Sommer - Fernandes, Akanji, Schar, Rodriguez - Freuler, Xhaka - Shaqiri, Sow, Vargas - Embolo.

19:24

The composition of Portugal

Costa - Dalot, Pepe, Dias, Guerreiro - Carvalho - Bernardo Silva, Otavio - Fernandes, Ramos, Joao Felix.

19:21

Ronaldo on the bench

For the first time since 2008, Cristiano Ronaldo does not start in the Portugal team.

CR7 has not framed a single shot in the last two games.

Hello everyone!

Welcome to leparisien.fr to follow LIVE commentary on the round of 16 between Portugal and Switzerland.

Kick off at 8 p.m. at Lusail Stadium!

Source: leparis

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