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Serbia vs Switzerland Prediction & Betting tips
On Friday evening at 19 pm, the fourth match in Group E will take place at the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. In the Kaliningrad Stadium, Switzerland and Serbia meet. Both teams had started with successes in the World Cup. The Serbs struggled for a tight but deserved 1-0 opening win over Costa Rica. Switzerland, however, came to a 1-1 draw against the major title favorite Brazil. With a combative strong performance, the Nati disenchanted the five-time world champion. Now Switzerland have the biggest chunk in Group E behind them and a good starting position for the round of 16. Nevertheless, no team may lose, otherwise the threat. For the World Cup 2018 game Switzerland against Serbia countless bets and betting odds can be found at the bookmakers. In this analysis, the betting base looks ahead to the game and looks for the best odds for a promising Switzerland against Serbia tip.
Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic let his side play Costa Rica in a 4-2-3-1. Against the “Ticos” the White Eagles were the more active team for long stretches of the game, but they struggled hard. Much ran over the strong right side with Ivanovic and Tadic. Match winner was Aleksandar Kolarov, who hit a free kick in the 56th minute to score the winner. But also Lazio star Sergei Milinkovic-Savic, in the home just briefly called “SMS”, justified his start-up appointment. For a long time it seemed as if “SMS”, which is currently one of the most sought-after players in Europe, would not fit into the system.
But with the Lazio professional, the Serbia now seem even stronger. In the end, the relief over the opening win was great. It might not have been a great game, but it showed heart and solidarity, Krstajic said. That is the only way to win. Team spirit is very important to the Serbs. But you should not fall into euphoria and take off. It is important to stay calm. Serbia waving for the first time since 1998 again the entry into a World Cup round of 16, then as Yugoslavia. The Serbs were able to win five of their most recent eight international matches and suffered two defeats during that period.
The Swiss had appeared before the World Cup opener with a broad chest and had spent the quarter-finals as a goal. Only to be present at a World Cup, the Swiss are no longer enough. This self-confidence stems from the fact that Switzerland has been unbeaten in five games in a row in the opening matches and since June 2016 in 22 internationals only suffered a defeat, in the last World Cup qualifier with 0: 2 at European Champions Portugal. In addition, Switzerland is ranked sixth in the FIFA World Ranking list by nations such as France, Spain, England or Italy. The Swiss had in the first half of the record world champion not so much to oppose and presented themselves quite harmless.
So it went for Brazil with a deserved 1: 0 in the break. In halftime two, the Nati but quite different. Extremely hard-fought and strong, they made life difficult for the big favorite. The good second half was also favored by the early equalizer in the 50th minute, which fell to a corner. A successful move was at the end of the measure of coach Vladimir Petkovic, who let Brazil superstar Neymar put on the chain. In the end, the self-sacrificing Swiss fought the point against the Selecao. Valon Behrami, who was replaced by Brazil 20 minutes before the end due to muscular problems, will be back against Serbia. Overall, the Confederates have been without defeat for seven international matches. Accordingly, for the game Switzerland against Serbia a tip in the direction is tempting that this series does not tear with the next result.