Chile vs Switzerland preview – Group H

world cup match previewsChile plays Switzerland in their second round Group H match of the 2010 World Cup on Tuesday 22nd June at 12:00am Melbourne time at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Chile last played Switzerland in an International friendly in 2007 with the Swiss winning 2-1 and the last time they played in this tournament Chile won by two goals in 1962.

Chile defeated Honduras 1-0 in their opening World Cup match while Switzerland pulled off a major upset defeating tournament favourites Spain by one goal to nil.

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When: Tuesday 22nd June
Time: 12:00am AEST Midnight Melbourne time
Where: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
TV:
Televised live on SBS

Last time they met
07-09-07 Friendly Switzerland 2-1 Chile

Recent History
07-09-07 Friendly Switzerland 2-1 Chile
30-05-62 World Cup Chile 3-1 Switzerland

Chile and Switzerland World Cup form

Chile
Chile 1-0 Honduras
34m Jean Beausejour (Chi)

WCI Rating: 8.5
1st half: 4.5
2nd half: 4.0

Chile played quality football and passed the ball through the middle in exciting fashion at times with plenty of pace through the midfield.

Switzerland
Switzerland 1-0 Spain
52m Gelson Fernandes (Swi)

WCI Rating: 6.0
1st half: 3.0
2nd half: 3.0

Switzerland had everything fall in place and a committed work ethic got them in front of Spain and they had the ability to hold the elad for one of the biggest upsets of the tournament.

Chile vs Switzerland Preview

Chile will be on the offensive in this game as they face Spain next match and will see this game as their best chance of securing a place in the round of 16.

Switzerland might be happy to settle for a draw with a Honduras game to come and they have the defence to make that happen as shown against Spain.

Sportsbet odds for Chile vs Switzerland

Chile 2.20
Draw 3.20
Switzerland 3.50

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Chile vs Switzerland Match Prediction

This game is more important for Chile as they play Spain next and with 3 points in the bank they will be on the offensive to gain maximum points.

Switzerland did sensationally to beat Spain but realistically if Spain had of been on target we would all be singing their praises.

This has all the makings of a draw but we fancy Chile might be able to snare the win.

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