Serbia vs Switzerland: World Cup 2022 prediction, kick off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h, odds today

Serbia vs Switzerland: World Cup 2022 prediction, kick off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h, odds today

Switzerland and Serbia meet tonight in what is effectively another World Cup group-stage knockout match.

With Brazil set to top Group G unless they suffer an upset against Cameroon, the two European sides meeting in this decider know only can pass into the last-16.

A point should do for Switzerland, unless Cameroon shock the favourites, whereas at least a victory is required for Serbia in Doha.

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The Swiss have made the World Cup last-16 on four of their last five appearances at the tournament - although have not won a knockout tie since 1954.

Here are all the details...

Date, kick-off time and venue

Serbia vs Switzerland is scheduled for a 7pm GMT kick-off today, December 2, 2022.

The match will take place at Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar.

Where to watch Serbia vs Switzerland

TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised free-to-air and live on ITV4, with coverage beginning at 6.15pm.

Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the ITVX and ITV website.

Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Fans

England and Wales fans (Jeremy Selwyn)
England and Wales fans (Jeremy Selwyn)
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Costa Rica (AFP via Getty Images)
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Serbia vs Switzerland team news

Serbia XI: V. Milinkovic-Savic; Milenkovic, Veljkovic, Pavlovic; Zivkovic, S. Milinkovic-Savic, Lukic, Kostic; Tadic; Vlahovic, Mitrovic.

Switzerland XI: Kobel; Widmer, Akanji, Schar, Rodriguez; Freuler, Xhaka; Shaqiri, Sow, Vargas; Embolo.

Serbia vs Switzerland prediction

The Swiss are masters of grinding out results at this stage but come up against a very strong attack.

Whether Serbia’s exuberance up front will make up for their defensive issues is a key factor.

A 1-0 win to Switzerland.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar | Best Images and Moments

Japan’s Kaoru Mitoma appears to have the ball over the line before crossing it for a goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Japan and Spain, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar (AP)
Japan’s Kaoru Mitoma appears to have the ball over the line before crossing it for a goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Japan and Spain, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar (AP)
Germany players stand dejected at the end of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group E campaign and match v Costa Rica (AFP via Getty Images)
Germany players stand dejected at the end of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group E campaign and match v Costa Rica (AFP via Getty Images)
England’s Marcus Rashford scores their first goal from a free kick past Wales’ Danny (REUTERS)
England’s Marcus Rashford scores their first goal from a free kick past Wales’ Danny (REUTERS)
A pitch invader runs across the field with a rainbow flag during the World Cup group H match between Portugal and Uruguay, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail (AP)
A pitch invader runs across the field with a rainbow flag during the World Cup group H match between Portugal and Uruguay, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail (AP)
Ismaila Sarr of Senegal celebrates after their sides victory during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group A match between Ecuador and Senegal at Khalifa International Stadium (Getty Images)
Ismaila Sarr of Senegal celebrates after their sides victory during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group A match between Ecuador and Senegal at Khalifa International Stadium (Getty Images)
USA’s forward #10 Christian Pulisic scores his team’s first goal past Iran’s goalkeeper #01 Alireza Beiranvand during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between Iran and USA at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha (AFP via Getty Images)
USA’s forward #10 Christian Pulisic scores his team’s first goal past Iran’s goalkeeper #01 Alireza Beiranvand during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between Iran and USA at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha (AFP via Getty Images)
Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar, left, scores the second goal past Serbia’s goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic during the World Cup group G soccer match between Cameroon and Serbia, at the Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar (AP)
Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar, left, scores the second goal past Serbia’s goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic during the World Cup group G soccer match between Cameroon and Serbia, at the Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar (AP)
Brazil’s midfielder #05 Casemiro celebrates with teammates after he scored his team’s first goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group G match v Switzerland at Stadium 974 in Doha (AFP via Getty Images)
Brazil’s midfielder #05 Casemiro celebrates with teammates after he scored his team’s first goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group G match v Switzerland at Stadium 974 in Doha (AFP via Getty Images)
England’s Harry Kane reacts after missing a chance to score v USA (REUTERS)
England’s Harry Kane reacts after missing a chance to score v USA (REUTERS)
France’s Kylian Mbappe scores their second goal v Denmark (REUTERS)
France’s Kylian Mbappe scores their second goal v Denmark (REUTERS)
Fans from Japan wait for the start of the World Cup group E soccer match v Germany at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, (AP)
Fans from Japan wait for the start of the World Cup group E soccer match v Germany at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, (AP)

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Switzerland claimed a late 2-1 win over Serbia in their only previous meeting, which came in the 2018 World Cup group stage as the Swiss followed Brazil into the last-16.

Serbia vs Switzerland match odds

Serbia: 8/5

Draw: 23/10

Switzerland: 9/5

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).