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France vs Switzerland prediction: Team News, Line-ups

France will take on Switzerland in the last 16 of Euro 2020 on Monday night. Didier Deschamps’ team looks to move a step closer to a World Cup-Euros double.


France Have became world champions in Russia in 2018. The French entered this summer’s rescheduled European Championship as favorites. Also, they did well to qualify top of Group F. It was the ‘group of death’ of Euro 2020 including Germany, Portugal, and Hungary.

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Switzerland, meanwhile, booked their spot in the knockout stages. They qualified as one of the four best third-placed finishers. The Swiss was third in Group A. They were behind leaders in Italy and Austria. Italy already beat Austria in the last 16 on Saturday. Also, Wales was eliminated in the round of 16 with a 4-0 defeat by Denmark
France will be heavily favored in Bucharest here, but anything can happen in knockout football.


Also read, Belgium oust reigning champions Portugal in Euro 2020 round of 16



Here’s everything you need to know about France vs Switzerland:


When is it?


The game will kick off at 12.30 am IST in Bucharest on Monday 29 June.


How can I watch it?


The match will live on Sony Six and Sony Ten 2. Also, if you want to watch it live streaming you can do it on Jio Tv and Sony LIV.


What is the team news?

Fears Ousmane Dembele could miss three months with latest injury - Barca  Blaugranes

The injury will keep France forward Ousmane Dembele out for the rest of the tournament. while left-back Lucas Digne will miss this tie. As such, Deschamps will hope Lucas Hernandez is fit in time to return to the starting XI in Digne’s absence.


Thomas Lemar and Marcus Thuram sustained injuries while training, casting doubt over their involvement against Switzerland, which has a full squad available.


Predicted line-ups

France World Cup 2018 squad guide and latest team news


France: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Kimpembe, Hernandez; Kante, Pogba, Tolisso; Griezmann; Mbappe, Benzema
Switzerland: Sommer; Elvedi, Akanji, Rodriguez; Widmer, Xhaka, Freuler, Zuber; Shaqiri; Embolo, Seferovic


Odds


France: 11/20
Draw: 14/5
Switzerland: 16/1


Prediction

France didn’t look at its best in the first round but still emerged from the ‘group of death’ unbeaten in the top spot. They should have the quality and depth to avoid an upset here. France 3-0 Switzerland.

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