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When is Portugal vs Switzerland at World Cup? Date, time, early odds and history for Round of 16 match

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Portugal will face Switzerland in the Round of 16 at the 2022 World Cup after both sides sealed their place in the knockout stages on Friday.

Cristiano Ronaldo and co. progressed as Group H winners despite suffering a 2-1 defeat to South Korea in their final game.

Switzerland, meanwhile, secured a runners-up spot by beating Serbia, 3-1, in a thrilling finish to Group G.

Here’s all the match details for the Round of 16 clash, including TV information, kickoff time, betting odds and historical meetings between the two nations.

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When is Portugal vs Switzerland?

Portugal will face Switzerland in the Round of 16 on Tuesday, December 6, at Lusail Stadium in Lusail,  with kickoff at 22:00 local time in Qatar.

Here’s how that translates into time zones across some of the world’s major territories. 

  Kickoff time
Qatar 22:00 (local)
USA 14:00 ET
Canada 14:00 ET
UK 19:00 GMT
Australia 06:00 AEDT*
India 00:30 IST*
Hong Kong 03:00 HKT*
Malaysia 03:00 MYT*
Singapore 03:00 SGT*
New Zealand 08:00 NZDT*

* Following Day (Weds, Dec. 7)

Portugal vs Switzerland history

Portugal and Switzerland have faced off on a whopping 25 separate occasions in international football.

And it is the Swiss who have the edge, having won 11 of those clashes to Portugal’s nine, with five ending in draws.

The two nations have been drawn together in World Cup qualifying four times but have faced off in the finals only once — when Switzerland claimed a 2-1 victory in the group stages of the 1938 edition of the tournament.

They also came out on top in the sides’ most recent clash, earning a 1-0 win in the Nations League in Geneva in June.


Credit: sportingnews.com

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