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Mens Olympic Football - Mexico v Switzerland

By howtobet on July 31, 2012 in Betting Guide, Olympics

Group B was always going to be tight and this has been the case even though two teams sit clear at the top. Mexico have 4 points and finish off with a fixture against Switzerland, knowing a draw is good enough to ensure progression.

London 2012 Olympics Mens Football - Game Day 3 - Match 20
Mexico U23 v Switzerland U23 - (Cardiff 17:00) Best Match Odds 2.10 3.30 4.30. Best Outright Winners Odds: Mexico 15.0 & Switzerland 101.

Group B Table:

  1. Mexico              P2 W1 D1 L0 Pts 4 GF2 GA0 GD+2
  2. South Korea     P2 W1 D1 L0 Pts 4 GF2 GA1 GD+1
  3. Switzerland       P2 W0 D1 L1 Pts 1 GF2 GA3 GD-1
  4. Gabon              P2 W0 D1 L1 Pts 1 GF1 GA3 GD-2

Group Top Scorers: Dos Santos 2, Aubameyang 1,Mehmedi 1, Park Chu-Young 1, Kim Bo-Kyung 1, Emeghara1

Team Analysis - Mexico have played two solid matches, their game built around strong defence. As an attacking force they have only really come to life when Gio Dos Santos leaves the sub bench. As Mexico have played the same XI for both matches Dos Santos has been an impact sub. His 2nd game he gained man of the match as he instantly transformed Mexico, linking up well with Peralta. With Mexico almost guarenteed qualification they will keep the game tight again. Switzerland have been poor and were 2nd best in both matches, loose passing and no real control over their games. They look good upfront and Mehmedi and Berghara are a decent partnership but creativity is missing and defensiely they look poor too. Right back Michel Morganella has been sent home in disgrace after being found guilty of racial abuse on twitter, he won't really be missed as he has been poor in both games.

Betting Analysis - Mexico will stifle Switzerland and squeeze the life out of them. If Dos Santos does not start we can expect another really tight 1st half. Mexico may rest a few players but they do have decent squad players. Switzerland must win and score goals, something I cannot see them doing. Selection is Mexico in 90 minutes @2.10

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