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Hungary vs Switzerland Preview, Kick-off Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan Time

June 15, 2024
Hungary vs Switzerland

European Championship hopefuls Hungary and Switzerland are set to clash in a crucial Group A match today, Saturday, June 15th, 2024. Fans from Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan will be eagerly following this exciting matchup, with kick-off times set for 6:45 PM in Nepal, 7:45 PM in Bangladesh, and 8:15 PM in Pakistan.

Matchup: Hungary vs Switzerland (Euro 2024, Group A)

Kick-off Times:

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  • Nepal: 6:45 PM NST
  • Bangladesh: 7:30 PM BST
  • Pakistan: 6:30 PM PST

Hungary vs Switzerland Match Time

The match time of this Euro Cup match in Different Time Zones.

DateMatchNepal TimeBangladesh TimePakistan Time
June 15thGermany vs Scotland6:45 PM7:30 PM6:30 PM

Historical Context and Recent Form

Historical Context:

  • This will be only the second encounter between Hungary and Switzerland at a major tournament. Their last meeting was 86 years ago in the quarter-finals of the 1938 FIFA World Cup, where Hungary emerged victorious with a 2-0 win.

Recent Form:

  • Switzerland boasts a strong recent record against Hungary, winning six of their last nine encounters (D2 L1). Their last defeat to Hungary was in November 1998 in a friendly match held in Budapest.
  • The last two matches between these sides were high-scoring affairs, producing a total of 12 goals, with Hungary scoring four to Switzerland’s eight. These matches were qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Team Insights

Hungary:

  • Hungary is participating in their third consecutive UEFA Euro, having previously only appeared in two of the last 14 tournaments (1964, 1972). They achieved their best performance in their first UEFA Euro appearance in 1964, finishing third.
  • In recent Euro history, Hungary has struggled, winning only one of their nine matches since 1964 (D4 L4). Their sole victory came in a group-stage match against Austria in 2016.
  • Notably, Hungary scored the most set-piece goals of any side during the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying campaign, with seven goals from corners, free-kicks, and a direct free-kick.

Switzerland:

  • Switzerland has been a consistent performer in European competitions and will look to continue its dominance over Hungary. Their solid defensive and attacking strategies have been key to their recent successes.

Venue

  • Stadium: RheinEnergieStadion, known for its vibrant atmosphere and passionate fans, will host this much-anticipated clash.

Match Preview

  • Hungary will aim to leverage its strong set-piece capability to break down Switzerland’s defense. Conversely, Switzerland’s recent dominance over Hungary and their overall form make them slight favorites. However, Hungary’s tenacity and historical tournament upsets suggest that this match could be closely contested and thrilling for viewers.

Fans from Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan can expect an intense battle as these two European teams vie for crucial points in Group A.

Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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