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Spain U21 vs Switzerland U21: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Spain face Switzerland in the quarter-finals of the U21 Euros on Saturday at 8pm (UK time).

Spain U21 vs Switzerland U21: Betting tips

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Spain U21 vs Switzerland U21: Predictions

Spain U21 vs Switzerland U21: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 4/5 with Bet UK
Correct score 2-0 6/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Abel Ruiz 9/2 with Paddy Power

Spain qualified for the knockout stages as Group B winners after a 90th minute equaliser from Abel Ruiz saw them top the group ahead of Ukraine on goal difference. La Rojita have now made it to at least the quarter-final stage in each of the last four tournaments and are aiming to win the tournament for a record breaking sixth time.

After back-to-back wins without conceding against Romania and Croatia, Spain twice came back from behind against Ukraine to secure a point in the deciding game to keep their unbeaten record in the tournament and set up this tie against Switzerland, instead of facing much tougher opposition in pre-tournament favourites France.

The Swiss, however, scraped through to the knockout stages despite losing their final two games against Italy and France, finishing second with a -3 goal difference after conceding eight times in their three group stage games. Their 2-1 win over Norway in their opening game was enough to see them through to the quarter-finals on goal difference after they finished level on points with both Italy and Norway.

This will be Switzerland’s first appearances in the knockout stages since 2011, when they finished as runners-up to none other than Spain. Goals from Ander Herrera and Thiago gave them a 2-0 win at the Aarhus Stadion.

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Spain U21 vs Switzerland U21 match stats

Abel Ruiz is on the hunt for the Golden Boot after finishing as the joint top goalscorer during the group stages. The Sporting Braga forward has found the back of the net in each of his last two matches, scoring the only goal of the game against Croatia, before earning his side a point against Ukraine with a 90th minute equaliser.

Both of Spain’s wins at the tournament have come without conceding, while La Rojita have kept five clean sheets in their last eight matches across all competitions. Only England have conceded fewer goals (0-2) and kept more clean sheets (3-2) at the U21 Euros than Spain.

Spain U21 vs Switzerland U21: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Spain U21 2-0 Switzerland U21

Spain U21 vs Switzerland U21 head-to-head

24 Mar 2023 – Spain U21 3-2 Switzerland U21 – International friendly

06 Sep 2012 – Switzerland 0-0 Spain U21 – U21 Euros qualifier

14 Nov 2011 – Spain U21 3-0 Switzerland U21 – U21 Euros qualifier

25 Jun 2011 – Spain U21 2-0 Switzerland U21 – U21 Euros

14 Oct 2008 – Spain U21 3-1 Switzerland U21 – U21 Euros qualifier

These two nations played out a five goal thriller in a friendly just before the tournament began, with Spain twice coming from behind to win 3-2 thanks to a second half double from Rodrigo Riquelme.

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