Argentina will play their round of 16 match against Switzerland on 1st of July. Despite of having best attacking squad in this world cup, the Whites & Sky Blues didn’t show their expected dominating performance in group stage games. This knockout match will be played at Arena Corinthians located in Sao Paulo. The captain Messi is in his best form of FIFA World Cup, but can he continue his brilliancy against Switzerland? Let’s have a discussion on Argentina vs Switzerland Match preview, time & TV telecast channels of this match.
Argentina vs Switzerland 2014 WC Schedule
|Competition||2014 FIFA World Cup|
|Date||1–7‑2014 [GMT & IST]|
|Time||4:00 pm [GMT] & 9:30 pm [IST]|
|Stadium||Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo|
|Audience capacity||61,606 spectators|
|First team||The Whites & Sky Blues|
|Second team||La Nati|
|Round||Round of 16 [pre quarter final]|
|Referee||Jonas Eriksson [Sweden]|
|Sony Six, DirecTV|
SRG SSR, ESPN, iTV Player
You can watch this match on your TV telecast channels Sony SIX, DirecTV, SRG SSR, ESPN, Fox Sports etc. list of telecast channels in other nation is given below.
Argentina: Torneos y Competencias, TV Publica Digital, DirecTV
Switzerland: SRG SSR
France: TF1, beIN Sports
USA: ESPN, ABC, Univision
UK: ITV 1, ITV Player
Germany: ARD, ZDF
Canada: CBC, Sportsnet, TVA, Eastlink TV
Spain: Mediaset Espana, Gol Television
Singapore: Mediacorp, Singtel
Norway: NRK, TV2
New Zealand: TVNZ, Sky Sport
Argentina vs Switzerland 2014 Round of 16 Preview
Head to Head record: Argentina won: 4, Switzerland won: 0, Draws: 2
The Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi is currently at second spot of scoring maximum goals in this competition. The player has scored 4 goals in first 3 games & played a vital role in Argentina’s round of 16 qualification.
La Nati are playing their 10th FIFA World Cup in Brazil. They qualified as runners up of Group E. The national football team have strong attack but a weak defense also. They scored 7 goals in first three games, but conceded 6 goals in group stage.
Argentina qualified as winner of Group F defeating Nigeria, Iran & Bosnia & Herzegovina. After failing to score in 7 consecutive world cup games, Lionel Messi showed his perfect class in this world cup. This is the best ever performance of Leo Messi in World Cup history.
Bayern Munich star star player Xherdan Shaqiri will also be the player to watch in this game. The player scored 50th hat-trick against Honduras hat-trick in last group stage match against Honduras.