Sweden vs Switzerland Preview & Offers
Sweden and Switzerland have great opportunity to secure momentous progression
Time: 15:00PM BST
Location: St Petersburg Stadium
Both Sweden and Switzerland find themselves in a highly promising position at this summer’s 2018 World Cup, with the great opportunity to reach the quarter-finals within reach if they can successfully negotiate this last 16 match-up. Neither were heavily fancied early on in proceedings during the group but they will both see this as a huge chance to give their fans a great tournament venture to shout about.
Zherdan Shaqiri was one of the main men for Switzerland throughout their successful group campaign and the Premier League attacking ace will no doubt have a big part to play again in this last 16 clash. Currently at Stoke City and being reportedly tracked by Liverpool, he will boost both his reputation and price-tag with another match-winning performance in Russia.
In what is another fascinating last 16 match-up, Sweden are 2/1 with Paddy Power to triumph and earn their spot in the quarter-finals. Meanwhile, Switzerland are dangerous too and be backed at 13/8 to rally to what would a massive result on Russian territory.
Head to head
These two nations have a very close history, with the fixtures being almost even in terms of wins apiece. Sweden hold 10 victories from the 28 previous games played, while Switzerland are narrowly ahead on 11 successes. There have also been seven stalemates between the pair.
Where can you watch it?
Live on ITV (KO 15:00 BST)