Kaliningrad, Russia: Serbia will try to defend their top position in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E match against Switzerland on Friday.
Currently with a solitary point, Switzerland will have to push hard against Serbia, who defeated Costa Rica 1-0, riding on Aleksandar Kolarov's left-footed free-kick in their group stage opener.
The Group E teams will face each other at Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad. The match will start at 11.30 pm.
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Switzerland have lost just one of their past 23 matches: a 0-2 defeat to Portugal in a World Cup qualifier in October 2017. In pre-World Cup friendlies, the European side drew 1-1 with Spain and beat Japan 2-0.
For Serbia, holding midfielder Nemanja Matic, who is indispensable in the Manchester United midfield, will be key in his ball distribution.
This will be the first match featuring Switzerland against Serbia as an independent nation. In 13 matches between Switzerland and Yugoslavia, the latter won six, drew five and lost just two.