France vs Switzerland: times, TV and how to watch online
All the information you need on how and where to watch France take on Switzerland in Bucharest in the Euro 2020 round of 16 on Monday.
After the Czech Republic upset against Netherlands in the Euro 2020 round of 16, Switzerland will be encouraged to repeat another shock against France at the National Arena in Budapest.
Didier Deschamps’ men qualified for the knockout stages after finishing in top position in the ‘group of death’, while Switzerland have reached this round of the competition after being one of the four best third-placed teams.
The reigning World Cup holders, who were only able to beat Germany in the group stages, are on a 10th game unbeaten run across all competitions since their friendly defeat to Finland last year.
Mbappé looking for the first one
France go into the match knowing that their attacking trio, arguably the best one in the competition, has the skills to decide any game at any given moment.
However, Deschamps will hope that superstar Kylian Mbappé can finally score after having missed some good chances in the previous matches, while Antoine Griezmann and Karim Benzema have already found the back of the net.
Can Switzerland upset the favorites?
As for Switzerland, with their 3-1 win over Turkey, they have advanced to the knockout stages of a major tournament four times in succession, although they have been kicked out at this stage of the competition three times in a row at a World Cup or European Championships since 2014.
France and Switzerland played out a goalless stalemate at Euro 2016, although two years after Les Bleus ran out 5-2 winners at the 2014 World Cup. Switzerland haven’t come out victorious against Les Bleus since a 1992 friendly.
What time does France vs Switzerland kick off?
The Euro 2020 last-16 tie between France and Switzerland will kick off at the Arena Nationala, Bucharest, on Monday 28 June 2021 at 8 pm UK time.
France vs Switzerland: kick-off times in the US:
US (EDT): 3 pm
US (PDT): 12 pm
Find out what time France vs Switzerland starts if you’re elsewhere in the world.
How can I watch France vs Switzerland in the US and UK?
In the US and the UK, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting France vs Switzerland:
UK: The ITV Hub, UTV, STV Scotland, ITV 1 UK.
US: TUDN Radio, ESPN, SiriusXM FC, PrendeTV.
Find out who is showing France vs Switzerland elsewhere in the world.
France vs Switzerland: live AS English coverage
You’ll also be able to follow live-text coverage of France vs Switzerland right here at AS English. We'll be building up to the game at the Arena Nationala from about an hour ahead of kick-off, before taking you through the action as it unfolds.
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