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Switzerland World Cup 2022 squad, predicted line-up versus Portugal and star players

Switzerland are playing in their fifth consecutive World Cup, having survived the group stages in three of their last four attempts.

They shocked reigning European champions Italy in their qualification group to book their ticket for the finals and also showed their immense potential in the UEfA Nations League earlier this year as they recorded wins over Spain and Portugal.

Switzerland did not have the ideal start in Qatar as they drew and lost against Cameroon and Brazil, respectively, in their first two matches.

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But they responded well in the final group game and beat Serbia to book a knockout berth.

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