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Hungary v Switzerland Euro 2024 Betting Tips, Odds & Match Preview


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Hungary kick off their Euro 2024 campaign on Saturday afternoon as they face off against Switzerland.

Marco Rossi, who will take charge of the Hungarians for his second Euro finals as coach, saw his side ease through the qualifying segment with five wins from their eight games, and they are perceived as a dark horse, while Switzerland - despite reaching the knockouts of five successive tournaments - didn’t have things all their own way in qualifying and come into it with Murat Yakin under pressure.

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Hungary v Switzerland Betting Tips

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A draw and BTTS

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Dominik Szoboszlai to score the last goal of the game

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Hungary v Switzerland Odds

  • Hungary to win odds - 23/10
  • Draw odds - 11/5
  • Switzerland to win odds - 5/4

Hungary v Switzerland Match Preview

Cast your mind back three years ago, and Hungary were plunged into an extremely difficult group that contained Germany, France, as well as the holders Portugal. They made a good fist of things, picking up two points from three games before exiting.

A squad brimming with talent, the onus will be on Rossi to ensure the shackles are loosened so his side can express themselves.

Conversely, things weren’t as straightforward for Switzerland during qualifying, but they are battle-hardened, reaching the knockout stages in their past five international tournament appearances.

Yakin may have come under scrutiny over the past 12 months, but he clung to his job, and he will be hoping the Swiss can make a serious foray this time around.

Cagey draw to begin proceedings

As far as Switzerland is concerned, this feels like a ‘Golden Generation’ considering Granit Xhaka lifted the Bundesliga in his maiden season at Bayer Leverkusen last term, while Manuel Akanji and Yann Sommer enjoyed domestic success with Manchester City and Inter Milan respectively.

Also, it is worth noting that Sommer has made nine appearances at Euros finals, so his experience will come in handy.

Euro 96 was the first major international tournament Switzerland reached, and since then, they have only missed two Euros since which would indicate they are accustomed to this stage.

Although a 2-1 defeat against Ireland in a pre-Euro friendly will have done little to dampen morale in the squad, Hungary have been in fine fettle otherwise in the run-up.

The head-to-head shows Hungary have had the upper hand over Switzerland with 30 wins chalked up from 46 meetings, while five have resulted in draws.

While the stats might point towards a Hungary win, I’m not convinced. For my first pick, I think it could be a cagey draw with BTTS which is available at an inviting 10/3 with Paddy Power.

Dominik Szoboszlai to perform rescue act for Hungary

If Hungary are to make a deep run at Euro 2024, then Dominik Szoboszlai will be key to their chances.

Although they came off with what appeared to be a thigh problem just before the hour mark last weekend in a 3-0n friendly win over Israel, Szoboszlai allayed such fears, claiming his legs were merely stiff.

We saw glimpses of what he can produce in a Liverpool shirt last term, as he chipped in with six Premier League goals.

The mercurial midfielder could well conjure up a moment of magic and rescue a point for Hungary against Switzerland.

I’m drawn by the 7/1 odds plugged at BetVictor for Szoboszlai to grab an equaliser and net the last goal of the game which is worth taking a closer look at.

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