Switzerland faces Turkish challenge in a Group-A contest in Euro Cup 2020. The third match for both the team is considered to be a tight contest as they both will be looking for their win in the tournament. Read our full match preview of Switzerland vs Turkey for all the latest updates, stats and prediction of the game. Follow our Fantasy Football Predictions for all the tricks, tips and dream teams.
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Switzerland is having a decent Euro as they drew against Wales and then they lost to Italy. They have a great chance of qualifying for the next round with a goal difference in their side. Ranked 13th in the world, Switzerland had won six games in a row coming into Euro 2020. However, they have lacked in performance as they chocked in big games.
After losing against Italy 3-0, they have now won only two of their 15 fixtures at Euros past and present.
Switzerland European Championship form: D L
Switzerland form (all competitions): W W W W D L
Meanwhile, Turkey have not won anything yet they have lost two of their matches in Euro 2020. Turkey need victory to end in third place in Group-A. The Turkish team has not scored any goals in the tournament. Whereas, they have conceded five goals in UEFA Euro 2020.
Turkey European Championship form: L L
Turkey form (all competitions): D W D W L L
Vladimir Petkovic's team will look to attack a bit more as their fate might be decided in goal difference. So, Xherdan Shaqiri will be their main man providing goal-scoring opportunities to the strikers. Gavranović will also have a greater role to play in finishing in the box for Switzerland.
Though there is no injury doubts for the Swiss team, however there are few players who will miss next game if they get booked. Embolo, Gavranović, Mbabu, Schär will be out of the next match if they get booked in the Switzerland vs Turkey match.
"The most important thing is to be present. We need to improve what we can influence and, most importantly, win. With three points we have a realistic chance of advancing. We're playing in front of 30,000 Turkish fans but we will try to turn that into a positive. It's very important, a decisive game. There are no second or third chances."Vladimir Petković, Switzerland coach
Sommer; Elvedi, Schär, Akanji; Mbabu, Freuler, Xhaka, Rodríguez; Shaqiri; Embolo, Gavranović
Senol Gunes will be keen to make some changes in his team after two comprehensive losses in the last two matches. as Turkey seek a convincing victory, they will surely be making some changes in the mid-field to create some chances for the strikes.
Irfan Kahveci and the versatile Kaan Ayhan are likely to get back in the starting line-up. However, Cengiz Umut Meraş will miss the match due to a muscle injury.
This is a young team. They haven't experienced a tournament like this before. I know expectations were high, but this team created those expectations with their good performances."Şenol Güneş, Turkey coach
Uğurcan Çakır; Zeki Çelik, Merih Demiral, Çağlar Söyüncü, Mert Müldür; Kaan Ayhan, İrfan Can Kahveci, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Cengiz Ünder, İbrahim Dervişoğlu; Burak Yılmaz