Wales vs Switzerland: Team Form
Wales qualified for Euro 2020 after finishing second in Group E, behind Croatia. They won four of their eight matches, losing two. Wales scored just 10 goals during the entire qualifying campaign, however their defence was the best in the group, which ultimately saw them home. Since qualifying, Wales has lost just one of their last five matches, which came against Euro 2020 favourites, Belgium.
Switzerland lost just one of their eight Group D matches to qualify with relative ease. The Swiss finished a point ahead of Denmark, having five matches and scored 19 goals. Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen top scored with five goals during qualifying. Switzerland are unbeaten in their last five matches, a run which includes wins over the Ukraine and Finland.
Last 5 Match Results
- Wales 1-0 Republic of Ireland
- Wales 3-1 Finland
- Belgium 3-1 Wales
- Wales 1-0 Mexico
- Wales 1-0 Czech Republic
- Switzerland 1-1 Spain
- Switzerland 3-0 Ukraine
- Bulgaria 1-3 Switzerland
- Switzerland 1-0 Lithuania
- Switzerland 3-2 Finland
Wales vs Switzerland: Team News
Playing squads for Euro 2020 have yet to be announced. However, we already have a good idea as to who will be selected. Wales will be looking to the likes of Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and Daniel James to produce in front of goal. Meanwhile, the experience of Ben Davies and Chris Gunter is accompanied by the promise of Ethan Ampadu, Joe Rodon and Neco Williams. Wales’ plans have been effected by the departure of manager Ryan Giggs, with Robert Page having taken over for the finals.
As for Switzerland, a hugely experienced starting XI is expected against Wales. The likes of Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri, Ricardo Rodríguez and Haris Seferović look certain to feature from the off, bringing knowhow across the pitch. Head Coach Vladimir Petković has talent from across Europe’s top leagues to select from.
Head to Head: Wales vs Switzerland
Wales and Switzerland have not met since 2011, when Wales won 2-0 in a qualifying match. The two nations have met on 7 occasions in all, with Switzerland having won five and Wales two. However, with no encounters between the duo for a decade, few conclusions can be made from their head to head record.
Wales vs Switzerland Betting Odds
Ahead of the match in Baku, it is Switzerland who are the favourites for victory with online bookmakers. The Swiss can be backed for the three points at best odds of 23/20 with 888Sport. Those looking to bet on Wales can take advantage of odds of 12/5 from William Hill. Meanwhile, a draw is priced at 2/1 with the likes of Paddy Power, Betfair and Betway. Away from 1×2 markets, betting on over 2.5 goals is another appealing market. Here, a best price of 7/5 at SportNation is available.
Our Wales vs Switzerland Betting Tip
Based on the stats and pre-match news, our top betting tip for this Euro 2020 Group A fixture between Wales and Switzerland is to back both teams to score during the 90 minutes. This market can be found at best odds of 11/10 with bet365. With the likes of Bale and Seferović being on the pitch, there is likely to be plenty of goalmouth action.