In the first match of Group G of the 2022 World Cup hosted by Qatar, Switzerland and Cameroon will face each other.
JUDGE: Facundo Tello (Argentina)
STAT: Al Janoub Stadium
BROADCASTING: TRT 1
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SWISS: Sommer, Widmer, Elvedi, Akanji, Embolo, Freuler, Xhaka, Rodriguez, Sow, Vargas, Shaqiri
CAMEROON: Onana, Nkoulou, Anguissa, Ekambi, Choupo-Moting, Oum Gouet, Hongla, Fai, Mbuemo, Castelletto, Tolo
The two countries are facing each other for the first time in their history. In the other match in the group, Brazil and Serbia will fight for points at the Lusail Stadium at 22.00 CET.
SWITZERLAND IN THE CUP FOR THE 12TH TIME
Having participated in the World Cup finals 11 times before (1934, 1938, 1950, 1954, 1962, 1966, 1994, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018), Switzerland is among the experienced teams of the tournament.
Switzerland, which was able to reach the quarter-finals in 1954, made its name among the last 16 teams in 2006, 2014 and 2018.
Having 12 victories, 8 draws and 17 defeats in 37 matches in the World Cup, Switzerland scored 50 goals in these matches and saw 64 goals in its castle.
AT THE 8TH TOURNAMENT OF CAMERUN
Cameroon National Team will compete for the 8th time in the World Cup.
Cameroon, who played 23 matches in the history of the World Cup, won 4 of these matches, left 7 of them with a draw and 12 with a loss.
Cameroon, who last participated in the tournament in 2014, scored 18 goals during the World Cup history and saw 43 goals in his castle.
SWITZERLAND LEFT ITALY BEHIND
Switzerland, which is in Group C in the European qualifiers, finished the group leader ahead of Italy and earned the right to participate in the World Cup.
Switzerland, which did not face defeat in 8 matches played in the group, took the top spot by collecting 18 points with 5 wins and 3 draws. Scoring 15 goals in eight matches, Switzerland allowed only 2 goals in its goal.
Switzerland drew both matches against the strong team of the group, Italy.
Football players such as Granit Xhaka from Arsenal, Manuel Akanji from Manchester City and Denis Zakaria from Chelsea are among the most trusted names of Switzerland in this tournament, where former important players such as Alexander Frei, Stephane Chapuisat, Johann Vogel, Hakan Yak have played in previous tournaments. is located.
The experienced name Yann Sommer is in the castle of Switzerland under the management of the Turkish-origin Swiss coach Murat Yakin. The only name called from the Super League in the Swiss squad was Galatasaray striker Haris Seferovic.
Turkish origin actor Eray Cömert also found a place in the Swiss squad.
RIGOBERT SONG IS RUNNING CAMEROON
Cameroon competed against Ivory Coast, Mozambique and Malawi in the African Qualifiers.
Cameroon, which was in Group D in the 2nd round of the qualifiers, collected 15 points with 5 wins and 1 loss in 6 games and completed their group as the leader. The African team scored 12 goals in these matches, and 3 goals in the goal.
Cameroon defeated Ivory Coast 1-0 in the last match of the group, in the last match of the group, where it was defeated by 2-1 on the road in the second match of the group, and took the lead by 2 points ahead of its strong opponent and got its name written in the 3rd round.
Cameroon appointed Rigobert Song as coach ahead of the third round matches. Matching with Algeria, Cameroon won the World Cup for the 8th time in its history by beating their opponent 2-1 away in the rematch of the match they lost 1-0 at home.
Cameroon, where players such as Roger Milla, Samuel Eto’o, Marc-Vivien Foe and Rigobert Song played in previous tournaments, Maxim Choupo-Moting, who played for Bayern Munich and had a fit season, and Vincent Aboubakar, who played in Al Nassr, were surprised in the cup. will try to do.
Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, who plays for Beşiktaş in the Super League, is also in the squad of the Cameroon National Team under the management of Rigobert Song.