Hungary vs Switzerland Prediction: Neither to be underestimated

 | Friday 14th June 2024, 14:00pm

Friday 14th June 2024, 14:00pm

Two teams with an exciting pool of players at their disposal, with a blend of upcoming talents and experienced heads in their camps. It is one the opening games you cannot afford to miss. Not only because of the talents on display but what the coaches are capable of accomplishing. 

Switzerland have a long history in the modern game of being the surprise package, in previous tournaments we have seen them defy the odds and pick up results against the world's best. Hungary themselves, are a team that has impressed in qualifying, they play a good blend of exciting football with enough level heads to mitigate the risks that come with playing on the front foot. 

They meet on Saturday afternoon and here are a few markets to consider adding to your bet slip...

Hungary vs Switzerland Betting Tips

  • 3 Way - Draw 9/4

Team News

Switzerland will take to this tournament without Augsburg's Kevin Mbabu and Genk's Andi Zeqiri. The squad has familiar names like Breel Embolo, Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri and Newcastle's Fabian Schar. A notable absentee from the squad is Haris Seferovic who has made under a century of appearances for the national team since he made his debut in February 2013. The front man now plays his football in the UAE.

Hertha Berlin midfielder Palko Dardai was not included in the final 26 man squad. The 25 year old, has been decent in the German second division. Scoring seven goals and four assists in 23 appearances. Goalkeeper Balls Toth and winger Alan Vancsa also impressed at club level but couldn't make the cut.

Switzerland Predicted Line-up (3-4-1-2): Sommer; Akanji, Elvedi, Rodriguez; Xhaka, Freuler, Vargas, Ndoye; Shaqiri, Amdouni ,Okafor.

Hungary Predicted Line-up (3-4-2-1): Gulacsi, Szalai, Orban, Lang, Kerkez, Schafer, Nagy, Bolla, Szoboszlai, Sallai, Varga

Switzerland vs Hungary Odds

If you would like to back only one of these teams with a double chance, odds on a Home or Draw are set at 59/100, 33/100 for the Home or Away result and 8/25 for a Draw or Away. A good market to explore with a match of this nature.

3 Way - Draw 9/4

Both teams bring a strong squad to the championships with experience is key areas and youthful talents in other areas. Switzerland will prefer to field a defence featuring the experience of Yann Sommer in goals, Akanji commanding the back line and Granit Xhaka a head of him providing the midfield shield. This defence core will be key to Switzerland's success in the group stages and beyond. Up front Vargas and Shaqiri will be expected to bring that creative spark into the team and produce goals.

Hungary will look to the experience of Peter Gulacsi between the sticks, Adam Lang and Willi Orban will carry the defence responsibility for their national team. everyone's eyes will be on midfield maestro Dominik Szoboszlai to inspire the team to a win. He performed well in their two international friendlies building up to this match. Hungary come into this match with four wins in their last seven matches, including a single loss.

Switzerland, have not enjoyed the best of form, they have two wins in their last seven matches. They also registered four draws and a single loss in that time. In addition to their recent form, Switzerland has not been able to keep a clean sheet against Hungary in their last three meetings. This match has been high scoring a affair in the past with Switzerland winning the last two meeting 5-2 and 2-3. Fans can expect an exciting exchange in Germany for this Euro 2024 Group A clash.

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