18:45 GMT 10 October 2017
The Portugal vs. Switzerland match will be played on Tuesday, October 10, at the Da Luz Stadium, Lisbon. This is the final match of World Cup qualification Europe group B, which will decide the winner and the runner-up of the group. Portugal is currently second on the table with 24 points, while Switzerland is first with 27 points at the moment.
These teams played 11 games against each other so far. Portugal recorded three victories, Switzerland had four wins, while four matches ended in a draw. In those 11 games, we saw more than 2.5 goals only three times. Switzerland won the last two games by 2:0.
Portugal is chasing Switzerland from the second round, and the difference stayed the same - three points. To win the group, Portugal needs a victory by only one goal difference, since they have much better goal difference than their rivals. Interestingly, Portugal was defeated against Switzerland in both matches they played against each other in the 21st century, although they were more successful on European championships and World Cup.
Latest matches: Portugal
In European qualifications, we never had the team which started the competition with nine straight victories and failed to win it in the end. And that can undoubtedly happen to Switzerland. They need a point to secure the first place in the group. If they lose, the Swiss will have to play additional qualifiers.
Latest matches: Switzerland
Both teams had a fantastic run in these qualifiers, but only one team can win the group. Switzerland will wait for their chance to counter, while Cristiano Ronaldo will try to lead his team to glory one more time.
10 October 2017 - 18:45 GMT
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