Portugal vs Switzerland
World Cup Qualifiers – Europe (Group B)
Date: Tuesday, 10th October 2017
Kick off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Estadio da Luz (Lisabon).
The entire campaign comes to a single match as Portugal and Switzerland will play for the place at the World Cup in Russia on Tuesday evening at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.
The hosts need three points to overtake their rivals at the top of the standings, while La Nati would book their place with a point from the Portuguese capital.
Fernando Santos’ men have made no mistake ever since the defeat to Switzerland on the opening day.
Seleccao were brutal in their impressive displays against the rest of the teams in the Group B netting 28 goals in seven remaining outings (four per game).
Real Madrid’s superstar is the dominant figure of the entire qualifying term (together with Robert Lewandowski of Poland) as he notched 14 goals in seven matches.
La Nati are one of two teams who are yet to drop points (the other is Germany), but ironically, they can still fail to qualify for the World Cup.
The Bosnian manager Vladimir Petkovic has the best defensive line in the group (three goals conceded in eight games) and a solid defensive display will be the key for the visiting side against the European champions in Lisbon.
Portugal vs Switzerland: Head to head
Switzerland lead the head to head tie by a single win ahead of their 12th meeting with Portugal.
As we mentioned above, La Nati picked up a 2-0 victory at St. Jakob-Park at the very start of the campaign thanks to goals from Breel Embolo and Admir Mehmedi.
We also have to mention that Ronaldo was not in the squad for Seleccao back in September.
Portugal vs Switzerland: Prediction
Real Madrid’s superstar will be on the pitch this time and we expect him to lead the team to the victory and the direct qualification to Russia.
Portugal have been ruthless in the final third lately and we feel they have what it takes to beat Switzerland in front of their fans.
Portugal vs Switzerland: Bets
The first pick is Portugal to win the match at the odds of 4/5 @ 888 Sport.
You can also take Cristiano Ronaldo to score anytime at 3/4 @ 888 Sport.