Switzerland host Portugal on matchday 4 of the UEFA Nations League 2022-23 at Stade de Geneve in the early hours of Monday, June 13. The match will kick-off at 12:15 AM IST.
Switzerland are set to welcome veteran defender Fabian Schar, who missed the previous outing due to suspension. For Portugal, while there are no injury issues whatsoever, manager Fernando Santos might look to give senior defender Pepe a much-needed rest.
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Switzerland vs Portugal recent form
With three losses in as many outings, Switzerland are at the bottom of League A Group 2 standings. The team started off their Nations League campaign with a 1-2 defeat to the Czech Republic, followed by a 0-4 trashing at hands of Portugal and a 0-1 defeat to Spain. In fact, the team is without a win in each of their last five matches, with their last win coming in November 2021 against Bulgaria.
Portugal, on the other hand, are at the top of the table with two wins and one draw. Unlike Switzerland, Santos’ men are undefeated in their last five matches (W4, D1).
Switzerland: L, L, L, D, L
Portugal: W, W, D, W, W
Switzerland vs Portugal head-to-head
Surprisingly, the Switzerland vs Portugal head-to-head record is dominated by the former who have recorded 10 wins in 24 matches. As for Portugal, they have come out on top one nine occasions while five matches have ended without a winner.
Interestingly enough, Portugal have won each of their last three matches against Switzerland, including a 4-0 win in the ongoing Nations League campaign.
Switzerland vs Portugal prediction and football betting tips for UEFA Nations League 2022-23
Portugal, without a doubt, have been one of the most confident sides in the ongoing Nations League campaign. Even if Santos decides to bench a few veterans, including Cristiano Ronaldo, they have more than enough firepower in their squad to trouble an already struggling Swiss defence.
Hence, it does not really strike as any surprise that Portugal are the odds on favourites.
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