Ronaldo won his first international title for Portugal at Euro 2016 but, with him turning 38 next year, this is likely to be his last chance to lift the sport’s biggest prize.
Switzerland have reached the round of 16 for the third consecutive World Cup but are aiming to reach the quarterfinals for the first time since hosting the tournament in 1954.
The Sporting News is tracking live score updates and highlights for Portugal vs Switzerland in the 2022 World Cup. Follow the full results of the round of 16 game in Qatar.
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Result Portugal vs Switzerland
Portugal line-up (4-3-3): 22. Costa (GK) — 2. Dalot, 3. Pepe, 4. Dias, 20. Cancelo — 10 B. Silva, 18. Neves, 8. Fernandes — 11. Felix, 7. Ronaldo, 21. Horta
Switzerland (4-2-31): 21. Sommer (GK) — 3. Widmer, 22. Schar, 4. Akanji, 13. Rodriguez — 10. Xhaka, 8. Freuler — 23. Shaqiri, 15. Sow, 17. Vargas — 7. Embolo
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Portugal vs Switzerland live updates, World Cup 2022 highlights
3 h 30 min from the start: If Portugal’s World Cup run ends tonight, Ronaldo will turn his attention to his current spell of unemployment. Fear not, apparently there’s a pretty hefty offer on the table…
With a reported move to Saudi Arabia, Cristiano Ronaldo is set for a $96 million pay rise 🤯
It would make him the highest paid athlete on the planet 🤑 pic.twitter.com/wWynMcyCVz
– 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬 (@sportingnews) December 5, 2022
4 hours from start: This game will hold no fear for a Swiss side that is one of the most cohesive units in the international game. They are a generation that has been together for a long time and this is the fifth consecutive major tournament in which they have progressed from the group stage. In the Euro 2020 round of 16 they stunned World Cup champions France before pushing Spain to the brink and ultimately losing on penalties.
🙌 Here’s the goal that sealed it for Switzerland.
👀 They have now qualified from their group in the last five major international tournaments.
🤔 How far will they go? #FIFA World Cup
— Sporting News Football Club (@sn_footballclub) December 2, 2022
4 h 30 min from the start: We’re still a long way from the teams that will be announced for this one, but it seems almost certain that Ronaldo will be in the line-up, despite having been rested for the last 25 minutes of the South Korea clash.
– Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) December 4, 2022
5 hours from start: Cristiano Ronaldo is back in the knockout rounds of the World Cup and is determined to end his goal drought after the groups. He has attempted 25 career shots of him in the latter stages of this tournament, but has yet to find the net. Can he fire Portugal past Switzerland?
25 – Cristiano Ronaldo 🇵🇹 has failed to score with any of his 25 shots in the World Cup round of 16, only Roberto Carlos 🇧🇷 (29) has attempted more shots without scoring in the tournament’s round of 16 since at least 1966. Challenge. pic.twitter.com/epw25WXqzk
— OptaJose (@OptaJose) December 5, 2022 Portugal vs Switzerland lineups, team news
PSG full-back nuno mendes it looks like he will miss the rest of the World Cup through injury, with his clubmate danilo pereira also probably marginalized. Coach Fernando Santos is expected to change his starting options after the 2-1 loss to South Korea, with Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandez Y ruben days all ready to go back.
midfield player octavio he is also back in contention after returning to training following his thigh issue.
Portugal (4-3-3): 22. Costa (GK) — 2. Dalot, 3. Pepe, 4. Dias, 20. Cancelo — 10 B. Silva, 18. Neves, 8. Fernandes — 11. Felix, 7. Ronaldo, 21. Horta
Switzerland coach Murat Yakin hopes the starting goalkeeper yann sommer recovers from the disease. No, gregor kobel will continue to stand
Switzerland (4-2-31): 21. Kobel (GK) — 3. Widmer, 22. Schar, 4. Akanji, 13. Rodriguez — 10. Xhaka, 8. Freuler — 23. Shaqiri, 15. Sow, 17. Vargas — 7. Embolo
Portugal vs Switzerland live streaming, tv channel
Portugal takes on Switzerland at the Lusail Stadium on December 6 at 10:00 p.m. local Qatar time.
Here’s how you can watch all the action in some of the top global territories.
|USA||Tuesday, December 6||2:00 p.m. Eastern Time||Fox,
Fox Sports site/app,
Telemundo Deportes site/application,
|Canada||Tuesday, December 6||2:00 p.m. Eastern Time||TSN, CTV, RDS (French)||TSN site/application, CTV application
|United Kingdom||Tuesday, December 6||19:00 GMT||MOT, STV||ITVX, STV player|
|Australia||Wednesday, December 7||06:00 AEDT||SBS||SBS on demand|
|India||Wednesday, December 7||00:30 IST||sports 18||Voot, Jio TV|
|Hong Kong||Wednesday, December 7||03:00HKT||Now TV (Ch. 616, 618)||now television|
|Malaysia||Wednesday, December 7||03:00 Eastern Standard Time||Astro FIFA World Cup 1||astro go|
|Singapore||Wednesday, December 7||03:00 SGT||StarHub TV FIFA World Cup, Singtel FIFA World Cup 141||Singtel TV GO, CAST,
StarHub TV+, MeWatch
|New Zealand||Wednesday, December 7||08:00 NZDT||Sky Sport 7 beIN Sports||Sky Go, Sky Sport NOW|