The third spherical of the UEFA Nations League will see Switzerland tackle Spain at St. Jakob-Park on Wednesday night. Kickoffs at 21:45 EAT.
Early fears of a first-ever relegation to League B are simply beginning to creep in for Switzerland following their dismal begin to the Nations League marketing campaign, as Murat Yakin’s facet couldn’t reply to their opening-day loss to the Czechs in Lisbon. The hosts on this recreation have had two immediately defeats of their opening matches. Their newest loss leaves them winless in 4 matches, and it’ll not get simpler, with Spain additionally looking for their first win on this group.
The Swiss suffered 4-0 Nations League trashing by the hands of Portugal of their final match. In that recreation, Switzerland managed 45% possession and 5 photographs with considered one of them heading in the right direction. Portugal bought 18 photographs with 10 of them heading in the right direction and objectives by William Carvalho (15′), Cristiano Ronaldo (35′, 39′) and João Cancelo (68′).
It was a reversal of fortunes for the 2010 world champions on Sunday, and that end result leaves the winless guests third within the embryonic rankings with the Czech Republic nonetheless on account of go to the Iberian nation in just a few days. Spain is unbeaten of their final six matches, and within the final 10, they’ve suffered one loss, and gained seven. They have been finalists in final season’s competitors and can be eyeing one other look within the finals. That may imply they go for a win on this recreation.
Spain shared spoils 2-2 Nations League with Czech Republic of their final encounter. In that recreation, Spain had 79% possession, 13 photographs with 5 of them heading in the right direction and objectives scored by Gavi (45′) and Iñigo Martínez (90′). Czech Rep. bought three photographs with two of them heading in the right direction and objectives by Jakub Pešek (4′) and Jan Kuchta (66′).
Switzerland vs. Spain face to face
Spain boasts a slight higher hand within the historical past of this fixture having gained 4 instances within the seven face to face encounters since 1996. Attracts have been recorded two instances and Switzerland has a solitary win.
- Switzerland 1-3 Spain 02/07/21
- Switzerland 1-1 Spain14/11/20
- Spain 1-0 Switzerland 10/10/20
- Spain 1-1 Switzerland 03/06/18
- Spain 0-1 Switzerland 16/06/10
- Portugal 4-0 Switzerland
- Czech Republic 2-1 Switzerland
- Switzerland 1-1 Kosovo
- England 2-1 Switzerland
- Switzerland 4-0 Bulgaria
- Czech Republic 2-2 Spain
- Spain 1-1 Portugal
- Spain 5-0 Iceland
- Spain 2-1 Albania
- Spain 1-0 Sweden
Switzerland crew information
Murat Yakin can be grateful to not have any health or suspension considerations forward of this fixture.
Spain crew information
Aymeric Laporte is recovering from an damage in the mean time and has been dominated out of Wednesday’s fixture.
Prediction and odds
With a four-game unbeaten away run, they’re favorites for a win right here, and particularly having gained three of the 4 whereas Switzerland is on a poor run, winless within the final 4 matches, however are a special facet when at residence.
- Spain win
- Each groups to attain