Switzerland-Cameroon, the probable formations

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Likely lineups

Last day of debuts at the World Cup in Qatar. The first national team involved is Switzerland, Italy’s executioner in the World Cup qualifying round, which will face Cameroon at 11 a.m. Italian time.

Coach Yakin opts for a 4-3-3 with Turin-based Ricardo Rodriguez on the left lane and Atalanta-born Freuler alongside Xhaka in midfield. In attack in the center is Embolo with Vargas and former Inter player Shaqiri on his sides.

Song responds with a 4-2-3-1 with Inter player Onana in goal, former Torino man N’Koulou in defense, while the midfield dam is formed by Neapolitan Anguissa and Ntcham, former Genoa. In attack there is no touching Aboubakar who will act in front of trequartista Choupo Moting, with Mbeumo and Toko Ekambi on his sides.

Likely lineups.

SWITZERLAND (4-3-3): Sommer; Widmer, Akanji, Elvedi, Rodriguez; Sow, Xhaka, Freuler; Shaqiri, Embolo, Vargas. Ct. Yakin.

CAMEROON (4-2-3-1): Onana; Tolo, N’Koulou, Castelletto, Fai; Anguissa, Ntcham; Mbeumo, Choupo-Moting, Toko Ekambi; Aboubakar. Ct. Song.

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