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

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

France U21 will be hoping to seal their spot in the quarter-finals of the U21 Euros when they take on Switzerland on Wednesday at 7:45pm (UK time).

Switzerland U21 vs France U21: Betting tips

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Switzerland U21 vs France U21: Predictions

Switzerland U21 vs France U21: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 20/33 with Lottoland
Correct score Switzerland U21 1-2 France U21 7/1 with BetGoodwin
First Goalscorer Amine Gouiri 5/1 with Sky Bet

Despite winning their first two group games, France go into the final round of fixtures still needing a result to qualify for the quarter-finals, such is the makeup of Group D. France are three points clear of second-placed Italy and Switzerland in third, but were they to lose against the latter while Italy win, all three would be tied on six points so we’d go to the tiebreakers.

The first tiebreaker is head-to-head points, and all three sides would be tied on three points each with one win and one draw. Then it’s head-to-head goal difference and, if France lose to Switzerland by one goal that’d be level too, so we’d go to goals scored in the head-to-head mini league before then going into overall goal difference and goals scored if the teams cannot be separated.

While that may sound very complicated, it’s actually pretty straight forward. All France need to do is draw their final game to not only confirm a place in the quarter-final but top spot, and a draw against one of Spain or Ukraine. They’ll also go through no matter what happens if Italy don’t beat Norway.

Switzerland, meanwhile, will go through and top the group if they beat France by two goals or more, giving them the head-to-head goal difference advantage. They can also qualify as long as they better Italy’s result, currently trailing the Italians on their own head-to-head record.

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Switzerland U21 vs France U21 match stats

So far at the U21 Euros, both Switzerland and France have been second-half sides. Three of Switzerland’s four goals scored at the tournament have come in the second half, including both of their strikes in the 3-2 defeat to Italy. France, meanwhile, have scored two of their three goals in the second half including Michael Olise’s winner against Norway.

While France only beat Norway 1-0 in their last game, you can usually expect matches involving them and Switzerland to be goalfests. As well as their 3-2 thriller against Italy, Switzerland also held a 2-1 win over Norway in their opening group game, while France beat Italy 2-1 in their first match.

Switzerland U21 vs France U21: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Switzerland U21 1-2 France U21

Switzerland U21 vs France U21 head-to-head

16 November 2020 – France U21 3-1 Switzerland U21 – U21 Euro qualifying

19 November 2019 – Switzerland U21 3-1 France U21 – U21 Euro qualifying

16 November 2018 – Switzerland U21 1-1 France U21 – Friendly

25 May 2018 – Switzerland U21 2-1 France U21 – Friendly

7 February 2007 – France U21 4-0 Switzerland U21 – Friendly

These two sides shared 3-1 victories when they last met in qualifying for U21 Euros 2021, but France have enjoyed the lion’s share of wins in this fixture with five victories to Switzerland’s two (four draws).


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