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