Switzerland Vs Italy Starting Lineup and Match Preview

Switzerland will face Italy in the Euro 2024 round of 16 on June 29th, kicking off at 18:00 Germany local time.

This match marks their first meeting since their 1-1 draw in the Europe Qualification Group C three years ago.

Switzerland comes into the game on a seven-match unbeaten streak, although they have recently struggled defensively, conceding goals in their last four matches. They’ll be looking to address these issues to regain their winning form after consecutive draws against Germany and Scotland.

Italy, meanwhile, enters the fixture following a draw against Croatia. They have also faced defensive challenges, conceding goals in their last three matches, adding to the team’s psychological pressure heading into this crucial encounter.

Switzerland Vs Italy Starting Lineup and Live Score Updates

We are providing real-time updates on team formations and line-ups for Switzerland vs Italy. The starting line-ups will be announced shortly.


Switzerland Expected Starting XI 

    1. Yann Sommer
    2. Ricardo Rodriguez
    3. Manuel Akanji
    4. Fabian Schar
    5. Michel Aebischer
    6. Granit Xhaka
    7. Remo Freuler
    8. Silvan Widmer
    9. Fabian Rieder
    10. Dan Ndoye
    11. Breel Embolo


Italy Expected Starting XI 

    1. Gianluigi Donnarumma
    2. Matteo Darmian
    3. Riccardo Calafiori
    4. Alessandro Bastoni
    5. Giovanni Di Lorenzo
    6. Jorginho
    7. Nicolo Barella
    8. Federico Dimarco
    9. Lorenzo Pellegrini
    10. Giacomo Raspadori
    11. Mateo Retegui

Stay tuned for the official line-ups as the match approaches!


Key Players Ahead of the Match: Switzerland Vs Italy

Ahead of the match between Switzerland and Italy, several key players are expected to play pivotal roles for their respective teams:


  1. Granit Xhaka (Midfielder): Known for his leadership qualities and passing ability, Xhaka will be crucial in controlling the midfield and initiating attacks for Switzerland.
  2. Breel Embolo (Forward): A dynamic forward with strength and technical skill, Embolo’s ability to create chances and score goals will be vital for Switzerland’s attacking strategy.
  3. Manuel Akanji (Defender): A solid presence in defense, Akanji’s positioning and ability to read the game will be crucial in thwarting Italy’s attacking threats.


  1. Jorginho (Midfielder): The orchestrator of Italy’s midfield, Jorginho’s passing accuracy and ability to dictate play will be instrumental in Italy’s possession-based style.
  2. Gianluigi Donnarumma (Goalkeeper): A towering presence in goal, Donnarumma’s shot-stopping abilities and command of his area will be pivotal in keeping Italy’s defense organized.
  3. Lorenzo Pellegrini (Midfielder): Known for his creativity and vision, Pellegrini’s ability to link midfield to attack and provide key passes could unlock Switzerland’s defense.

These players represent the core strengths of their respective teams and will be closely watched for their contributions in what promises to be a competitive encounter between Switzerland and Italy.


Head-to-Head: Switzerland vs Italy

Switzerland and Italy have faced each other 3 times since June 2021, with Italy holding the edge in their recent encounters.

Date Competition Home Team Score Away Team
Nov 12, 2021 Europe Qualification Italy 1 – 1 Switzerland
Sep 5, 2021 Europe Qualification Switzerland 0 – 0 Italy
Jun 16, 2021 UEFA Euro 2020 Group A Italy 3 – 0 Switzerland

In these matches, Switzerland has scored a total of 1 goal, while Italy has scored 4 goals. Italy holds a better head-to-head record against Switzerland based on their recent encounters.


Recent Form Analysis: Switzerland and Italy


In their last 20 matches, Switzerland has won 9, lost 2, and drawn 9. Recently, they have been on a drawing streak, having drawn with Germany and Scotland in their last two matches. In their most recent six matches, Switzerland won three times:

  • 1-3 against Hungary on June 15
  • 4-0 against Estonia on June 4
  • 0-1 against Ireland on March 26 They also drew three times:
  • 1-1 against Germany on June 23
  • 1-1 against Scotland on June 19
  • 1-1 against Austria on June 8


Italy has won 11 of their last 20 matches, lost 5, and drawn 4. In their most recent six matches, Italy won three times:

  • 2-1 against Albania on June 15
  • 1-0 against Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 9
  • 2-0 against Ecuador on March 24 They lost once:
  • 1-0 against Spain on June 20 And drew twice:
  • 1-1 against Croatia on June 24
  • 0-0 against Turkey on June 4


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