Sweden vs Switzerland, FIFA World Cup 2018 LIVE Score: Switzerland started strong early in the first half in their round of 16 match against Sweden at St Petersburg. Both Swiss and Swedes played the same side, however, the former took the pitch without Stephan Lichsteiner and Fabian Schar. Sweden will be playing the classic 4-4-2 formation. It means that the Swedes would again be having more of a defensive approach and will rely on counter-attacks.
As for the Swiss, they will be taking the pitch with a much more direct approach. They are playing a 4-2-3-1. The formation suggests that the majority of attacks would be from the middle with the fullbacks running through the pitch.
The Swiss will take the pitch as a more transformed side, but only a win would secure a lasting legacy for their so-called ‘Golden generation’. Rossocrociati and Blagult have arrived in Russia with a completely different approach. Switzerland on one hand, have played a more direct football with composure, on the other hand, Swedes have been more defensive and relied on counter-attacking football.