Another night of World Cup action has come to a close with Belgium’s stunning 3-2 comeback over Japan and we are already looking forward to more with the Sweden and Switzerland clash set to kick off at 18:00 UAE time Tuesday.
Curiously this will be the first time these two European powers meet in a major tournament and for the winner a much anticipated trip to the quarter finals awaits.
The last time Sweden reached the last eight was 1994 while for the Swiss it has been 64 years since they were in the quarter-finals, when the nation hosted the World Cup back in 1954.
Here below we check out all the Head to Head stats for this knife-edge clash. Extra-time anyone…?
The final game of the first stage of the knockouts see Group H winners Colombia take on Group G runners-up England in Moscow at 22:00 (UAE time) Tuesday night.
Will be it be the South American footballing wizards or Harry Kane’s brave band of brothers who will go through to the last eight?
Find out in our Head to Head stats video below.
But who will edge the tactical battle?
Sport 360’s tactical guru Brendan Netto take us through how both team’s will line up in this knockout clash.
Watch the video below.