FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualification EDT (USA Time), BST (Btitish Time), IST (Indian Time), GMT+0, Live Stream and TV telecast: The crowned EURO 2016 winners Portugal kick their road to FIFA World Cup 2018 off with a difficult trip to Switzerland this Tuesday, September 6th.
FIFA World Cup 2018 – Qualification EDT (USA Time), BST (Btitish Time), IST (Indian Time), GMT+0 and Live Stream
Match: Switzerland Vs Portugal (FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualification)
Date: September 6th, 2016; 14:45 EDT, 19:45 BST, 18:45 GMT+0, 0:15 IST (7th September)
Venue: St. Jakob-Park, Basel
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Switzerland performed quite decently at the Euro 2016 they had reached the first knock-out stage of the competition from a tough group containing the hosts France, Albania and Romania. They were drawn against Poland in the round of 16 and were unfortunate to lose out on the penalty shoot-out. The Swiss team also had also made it to the last three World Cups and reached the first knock-out stage on 2006 and 2014 WC editions. As for the injury news: Xherdan Shaqiri misses out through injury.
Meanwhile, Portugal won their first major international cup at the summer tournament defeating hosts France by Eder extra time goal. Cristiano Ronaldo, who picked up an injury during the final Euro 2016 match will be exclusively missed in Portugal’s FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying fixture against Swiss National team. The Portugeese Boss Fernando Santos summoned the same squad that went to France and they will be coming to Basel with high confidence. Portugal will be without their main man and skipper Cristiano Ronaldo and starlet Renato Sanches, due to lack of fitness and injury respectively.
Switzerland Vs Portugal: Head-to-Head Stats
Portugal have won three, drawn two, and lost one of their past six meetings with Switzerland.