They met in Euro 2004, 2006, the 2014 World Cups, and again in Euro 2016, but Monday’s match will be the first in the knockout rounds. France are unbeaten in such matches (W2 D2), with the most recent game finishing goalless at Euro 2016.
Switzerland will face the reigning world champions at a major tournament for the first time. Overall, they have won only three of their 20 matches against reigning world champions (D9 L8), with this their first such match since a 1-1 draw with Italy in June 2010.
The match will be played at ARENA NAŢIONALĂ at 8:00pm today.