Serbia vs Switzerland: Preview, team news and radio commentary

first_img Xherdan Shaqiri and Nemanji Matic will be in action 3 Latest World Cup News The Swiss come into this in good form and confidence too, though, having held favourites Brazil to a 1-1 draw with a battling display in their opening game, and will fighting to keep their hopes of reaching the last 16 alive.When is Serbia v Switzerland?The match will take place on Friday, June 22 and will kick off at 7pm UK time.The match will be at the Kaliningrad Stadium, which has a capacity of 35,000. German icon blames Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and another star for World Cup exit The Kaliningrad Stadium will host Serbia v Switzerland talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network. UNITED How can I listen?Click here to listen to our live commentary of the action as it happens on talkSPORT.Who are the key players?Sergej Milinkovic-Savic enjoyed a brilliant World Cup debut last week, so it is easy to forget the midfielder, born in Spain, is still a rookie on the international stage. Comparisons have been made between Milinkovic-Savic and past greats, ranging from Zinedine Zidane to Yaya Toure. His 12 Serie A goals in 2017/18 led all midfielders in the division.Hailed as the brightest star in Swiss football when with Basel, Xherdan Shaqiri remains his country’s most threatening player. Likely to seek a move away from relegated Stoke City this summer, the World Cup is the perfect shop window for the winger to show why he has the likes of Bayern Munich and Inter Milan on his CV.What is the team news?Serbia: Stojkovic, Ivanovic, Milenkovic, Tosic, Kolarov, Matic,Milivojevic, Tadic, Milinkovic-Savic, Kostic, Mitrovic.Subs: Rajkovic, Rukavina, Spajic, Zivkovic, Prijovic, Veljkovic, Rodic, Grujic, Radonjic, Jovic, Ljajic, Dmitrovic.Switzerland: Sommer, Lichtsteiner, Schar, Akanji, Rodriguez, Behrami, Xhaka, Shaqiri, Dzemaili, Zuber, Seferovic.Subs: Mvogo, Moubandje, Elvedi, Lang, Embolo, Freuler, Fernandes, Zakaria, Gavranovic, Drmic, Djourou, Burki.What does Group E look like ahead of the match? 10 amazing football facts you won’t believe are true World Cup 23 Japan confirm Russia 2018 squad, including ex-Manchester United man ‘THEY FAILED’ 3 Stadiums revealed for 2026 World Cup in USA, Mexico and Canada Serbia can book their spot in the World Cup knockout stages when they take on Switzerland in Kaliningrad on Friday.A brilliant free-kick from Aleksandar Kolarov got Serbia off to the perfect start in Group E, earning them a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in their opening match. 3last_img read more