France tackle Switzerland within the final 16 of Euro 2020 on Monday night, as Didier Deschamps’ crew look to maneuver a step nearer to a World Cup-Euros double.
Having change into world champions in Russia three summers in the past, the French entered this summer time’s rescheduled European Championship as favourites, they usually did effectively to qualify prime of Group F – the ‘group of demise’ together with Germany, Portugal and Hungary.
Switzerland, in the meantime, booked their spot within the knockout levels by qualifying as one of many 4 finest third-placed finishers. The Swiss have been third in Group A, behind leaders Italy – who beat Austria within the final 16 on Saturday – and Wales, who have been eradicated within the spherical of 16 with a 4-0 defeat by Denmark.
France will probably be closely favoured in Bucharest right here, however something can occur in knockout soccer.
Right here’s all the pieces you want to learn about France vs Switzerland:
When is it?
The sport will kick off at 8pm BST in Bucharest on Monday 28 June.
How can I watch it?
The match will air stay on ITV, with the motion additionally out there to stream stay on ITV Hub.
What’s the crew information?
Harm will hold France ahead Ousmane Dembele out for the remainder of the match, whereas left-back Lucas Digne will miss this tie. As such, Deschamps will hope Lucas Hernandez is slot in time to return to the beginning XI in Digne’s absence.
Thomas Lemar and Marcus Thuram sustained accidents whereas coaching, casting doubt over their involvement towards Switzerland, who’ve a full squad out there.
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 take a look at their finest within the first spherical however nonetheless emerged from the ‘group of demise’ unbeaten in prime spot. They need to have the standard and depth to keep away from an upset right here. France 3-0 Switzerland.