FIFA World Cup 2010: Switzerland Vs Honduras Preview

Post by Suresh Iyer

Switzerland and Honduras are scheduled to meet in a group H clash on Friday that will choose along with the Spain Vs Chile game on the identical day which two teams will go by way of to the knock out round of the Globe Cup.

Switzerland beat Spain and lost to Chile. Honduras lost to equally Spain and Chile. Honduras can nevertheless hope to qualify on goal distinction, if they win Friday’s match versus Switzerland by a adequate margin, provided Chile beat Spain. For Switzerland to be specific of qualification, they ought to win.

Switzerland have flattered to deceive soon after starting sensationally with a win about favourites Spain. They will be with out Senderos in the line up from Honduras, and they seem to be bereft of attacking choices in this critical game.

In their very last game versus Spain, Honduras defended properly, underlining the inability of Spain forwards, Fernando Torres, Cesc Fabregas and David Villa, to capitalize on all their chances, David Villa’s brace currently being the margin of victory.

Honduras began the tournament as minnows, and despite a passionate and obdurate exhibiting in opposition to the two Spain and Chile, they continue to be a single of the weakest teams seen at this Planet Cup.

Honduras will look to Inter Milan forward David Suazo to offer them the elusive goal they want to beat Switzerland and keep in contention for a area in the knock out round. Ramon Nunez could substitute Walter Martinez and play behind Suazo. Edgar Alvarez could arrive in for Danilo Turcios to give Honduras an further assault solution.

Veteran Swiss striker, Blaise N’Kufo, will hold his team’s attacking fortunes, as Switzerland would glimpse to win the match and qualify easily for the round of sixteen. He will change Alexander Frei, who has not been up to par, in the initial 2 matches. For Switzerland, Barnetta is probably to substitute the suspended Behrami on the right flank. He will play a supporting position to Blaise N’Kufo and Eren Derdiyok while Benjamin Huggel will provide midfield safety to the back 4 and skipper Gokhan Inler will be the play maker.

In spite of taking part in from the minnows, Honduras, Switzerland lack the attacking flair to get advantage. it is challenging to see any outcome in this match, which ought to increase Spain’s hopes of qualification.

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