Serbia vs Switzerland Prediction - 2022 World Cup: Who Will Win?

Serbia vs Switzerland Prediction Serbia vs Switzerland Prediction
TournamentFIFA World Cup 2022
Timetable2nd December 2022 19:00 GMT
PredictionSwitzerland to win
Odds2.75 (Bet £100 and win £275 if Switzerland win)
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The 47th match of the 2022 Qatar World Cup sees Serbia take on Switzerland at 19:00 GMT on the 2nd of December at Stadium 974. This is another match where there is plenty on the line, so cancel any plans you have for that day at 19:00 and sit yourself down to watch what should be a really compelling match. The Swiss enter this final group match with 3 points to their name after defeating Cameroon and losing to Brazil, while Serbia have just the one point after losing to Brazil and drawing with Cameroon.

At this current moment in time, Betway has Serbia as the slight favourites to win this match at odds of 2.40, while they have given Switzerland odds of 2.80 to be victorious. Read on to find out even more about the Serbia vs Switzerland odds as well as out Serbia vs Switzerland betting tips.

Serbia vs Switzerland Preview

All of the action for this match will be showed on ITV, so tune in there to make sure that you do not miss out on any of the crucial action. Below you can see an updated table of what Group G looks like ahead of the final round of fixtures.

TeamMatches PlayedWonDrawnLostGoal DifferencePoints

As can be seen from the table above, Brazil have already booked themselves a spot in the Round of 16, regardless of their result against Cameroon. If they avoid defeat against the African nation, then they will finish at the top of the group. However, if they suffer a shock defeat and Switzerland win, then the winner of the top spot will come down to goal difference.

If Switzerland beat Serbia, they will go through, while a defeat to the Serbs will see them eliminated, no matter what happens in the other match. If the Swiss draw with the Serbs, then they will go through if Brazil avoid defeat. However, if Cameroon win against Brazil and the Swiss get a point, then the second and final qualification spot will be decided on goal difference.

Serbia and Cameroon, on the other hand, both need to win if they are to have any hopes of making it out of the group stage. If both of these teams win, then the second qualifying spot would be decided on goal difference.

🏠 Serbia Form and Team News

Serbia's 2022 World Cup could not have got off to a trickier start as they were tasked with taking on Brazil, who are the clear favourites to win a 6th World Cup. Serbia put in a valiant defensive effort, but Brazil were just too good for them and a brace from Richarlison, including a spectacular overhead kick, earned all three points for Brazil. We would not be surprised if it gets voted as the goal of the tournament.

Serbia were never expected to beat Brazil, so their first match was a bit of a free hit, so long as they win their other two group games. However, after fighting back from 1-0 down to Cameroon to make it 3-1 in their favour, they had a second half that they would like to forget about quickly. They conceded two goals in three minutes and had to settle for a share of the spoils, meaning that they now have to beat Switzerland if they are going to prolong their stay in Qatar.

Dragan Stojković, who was less than happy at his players for throwing away such a commanding lead, will at least be relieved that he does not have any injuries to key players and that none of his squad members have to serve a suspension ahead of this very important match. At the World Cup, if a player picks up two yellow cards in the Group Stage up until the end of the Quarter-Finals, then they are suspended for the next game.

Serbia Starting Lineup

We are expecting Stojković to go with a 3-4-2-1 formation in this important match, and below is our predicted Serbia XI to take on Switzerland:

Vanja Savić

Nikola Milenković

Milos Veljkovic

Strahinja Pavlović

Andrija Živković

Nemanja Maksimović

Saša Lukić

Filip Kostić

Dušan Tadić (C)

S. Milinković-Savić

A. Mitrović

⭐ Serbia Players to Watch

Serbia have a number of quality players in their team that ply their trade in some of the top leagues in Europe, and below are three players to keep an eye on in this final Group G clash:

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic: In order to go through, Serbia need to win this match, which means that they need to score goals, and Mitrovic, who plays for Fulham in the Premier League, is definitely someone who knows how to find the back of the net. In the 78 matches that he has played for his country, he has found the back of the net 51 times, which makes him his country's leading scorer. If the Swiss give him a chance, nine times out of ten, he will punish them
  • Dušan Tadić: Those of you who paid close attention to the English Premier League between 2014 and 2018 will have seen Tadić show of his play-making abilities for Southampton. He is Serbia's most creative player, and he will be looking to set up Mitrovic with a good number of chances. As well as being extremely creative, he also knows where the back of the net is, having scored 20 goals for his country in his 93 appearances
  • Nikola MilenkovićIf Serbia score just the one goal and manage to keep a clean sheet, then it is likely that they will pass to the Round of 16. Nikola Milenković will definitely play a big role in keeping his team's clean sheet intact. He is a tall and powerful defender who takes no nonsense from any striker, and with 40 appearances under his belt for Serbia, he has plenty of experience. Due to his height, he is also really dangerous when it comes to set pieces

☍ Switzerland Form and Team News

Switzerland's first match of the 2022 Qatar World Cup was against Cameroon, and it was a close affair that was settled by a solitary goal. In a cruel twist of fate for Cameroon, the winning goal for the Swiss was scored by Breel Embolo, who was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Cameroon probably thought that they did enough in the game to at least walk away with a point, but the Swiss, as they so often do, defended well, and claimed all three points.

It was important that they started their campaign with a win because their second game of the Group Stage was against Brazil. It was clear from their approach that the Swiss entered this game with the aim of securing a draw, and they so nearly managed to do exactly that, until Casemiro popped up with a fantastic finish to send Brazil through to the next round and the Swiss needing a positive result against the Serbs in order to advance with them.

Murat Yakin, a former Swiss player, is the coach of the national team and, just like the Serbian manager, he currently has no injuries or suspensions to worry about ahead of their crucial game against Serbia.

Switzerland Starting Lineup

We feel that Yakin will opt for a 4-2-3-1 formation for this match against Serbia, and this is what we think their starting XI will be.

Yann Sommer

Silvan Widmer

Manuel Akanji

Nico Elvedi

Ricardo Rodríguez

Remo Freuler

Granit Xhaka (C)

Fabian Rieder

Djibril Sow

Ruben Vargas

Breel-Donald Embolo

⭐ Switzerland Players to Watch

Below you can find three Swiss players to keep an eye on during this big match:

  • Yann Sommer: The Swiss will enter this game knowing that a draw will likely be enough to send them through since it is not very likely that Cameroon will be able to overcome Brazil. Sommer is a quality keeper that has a lot of experience under his belt, and if Switzerland do enough to book themselves a spot in the next round, then we are sure that Sommer will have played a big part in that with a number of crucial saves
  • Granit Xhaka: If there is one player that you want to lead a team into battle it is Granit Xhaka. The Arsenal man fights tooth and nail for every single ball, and he is not afraid to put in a big tackle wherever he deems it is necessary. His passion will definitely get his teammates up for this game, and if given the chance he will try and trouble Sommer with some long-range shots
  • Breel Embolo: Now, while a draw will probably be enough to see the Swiss pass through to the next round of the competition, they obviously do not want to play for a draw just in case Cameroon do the unimaginable and get one over on Brazil. Therefore, they will be looking to score goals, and they will be hoping that Embolo can repeat his heroics against Cameroon and find the back of the net. If the Swiss score first, then they will back themselves to defend that lead and hold out for all three points

💯 Serbia vs Switzerland Betting Odds

Acording to some of the best betting sites, what is the most likely result for this Serbia vs Switzerland game? Well, these two teams are pretty evenly matched, so there is not much disparity between the odds that are being offered for either team to go on and win.

⚡ Match Winner

Below are the WC 2022 betting odds that five top UK sports betting sites are offering their punters for either side to win this match:


🔥 Both Teams to Score

Football has become a really popular sport for British sports bettors to place bets on due to the fact that there are many different markets that they can put their money on. One market that we always have a look at is the Both Teams to Score market, and we reckon that you check it out regularly too. Below you can see the odds that five brilliant sports betting sites are offering for both Serbia and Switzerland to find the back of the net.


🥅 Over/Under 2.5 Goals

Another market that British football punters like to put their money on is the Over/Under 2.5 goals one. With this type of bet, what you are doing is trying to predict the number of goals that will be scored. For example, if you think that both defenses will come out on top, then you can opt for the under 2.5 goals option, where you will need no more than two goals to be scored in the game.

Below you can find another table that shows the Over/Under 2.5 goals odds from five of the best betting sites open to the British public:

Over 2.5 goals2.
Under 2.5 goals1.731.751.731.751.75

🥇 Who Will Win? Serbia vs Switzerland Prediction

This is a very tricky match for us to predict as these two sides are pretty much equal in quality. The difficulty of predicting this match is highlighted by the odds that are on offer, with the Serbs being slight favourites to go on and win this game. Ultimately, though, we are going to go ahead and put our money on a Swiss win. Why is this? Well, it is because the Serbian defence seems a bit weaker than the Swiss defence, and if Switzerland get their noses in front, we can see them being able to shut out Serbia.

Our match prediction: Switzerland to win"

🔍 Our Serbia vs Switzerland Betting Tips?

If you do not want to put your money on a Swiss win due to how close these two teams are in quality, then what other World Cup football betting tips can we give you for this match? Well, if you are the type of football bettor that likes to take a bit of a risk, then we suggest that you look at the yellow card market and put your money on Xhaka to pick up a booking. The Swiss captain is no stranger to a yellow card both for club and country, so this is a bet that has a pretty good chance of coming in.

Alternatively, you might want to consider going for under 2.5 goals as this match has the makings of one that will be won by a single goal.

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Serbia vs Switzerland FAQ

Where Can I Watch the Game?

You will be able to watch this match on ITV 1 if you are based in the UK.

Where is This Game Being Played?

This match will be played at Stadium 974 on the 2nd of December.

What Time is the Kick-off?

This match will start at 19:00 GMT, so make sure that you have no other plans for that time.

Switzerland to win

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