The UEFA Nations League failed to capture the imagination at first, but some stunning results have set up an intriguing final four.
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England will take on Netherlands in Guimaraes on June 6, a day after Portugal play Switzerland in Porto.
The inaugural UEFA Nations League could be adversely affected by a decision to hold its first finals just days after the Champions League final.
Haris Seferovic scored a hat trick as Switzerland recovered from conceding two early goals to beat World Cup semifinalists Belgium 5-2 on Sunday.
Qatar, hosts of the next World Cup, pulled off one of the most impressive results in their history when they won 1-0 away to Switzerland in a friend
Switzerland kept their Nations League semifinal hopes alive and sent Iceland down to the second tier with a 2-1 win in rainy Reykjavik.
Romelu Lukaku scored twice to earn Belgium a 2-1 victory over Switzerland in the Nations League on Friday.
Marcus Rashford scored for the second time in two matches for England, leading the Three Lions to a 1-0 friendly win over Switzerland.
Marcus Rashford scored his second goal in as many games as England beat Switzerland 1-0 in a friendly at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday.
Swiss football officials washed their dirty laundry in public on Friday after a series of controversies surrounding the World Cup.
Newcastle United have signed Switzerland defender Fabian Schar from Deportivo La Coruna on a three-year deal.
Jayaditya Gupta is a late entrant to St Petersburg and a fairly brief guest as he covers the lowest profile match of the Round of 16.
Sweden's fans made it clear as their heroes reached the last eight via Emil Forsberg's goal: Most of the credit for this run goes to their manager.
"Sweden did precisely what they were good at and that was enough to beat us. We should have done things better, but we were not good enough to win."
Switzerland were poor to a man vs. Sweden, but stars Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka were especially disappointing given what was expected of them.
Sweden vs. Switzerland won't go down as a classic, but Emil Forsberg's deflected shot put the Swedes into their first quarterfinal since 1994.
With the game deadlocked, Forsberg found space on the edge of the area and his 66th-minute shot looped in off defender Manuel Akanji.
The World Cup's Round of 16 is upon us. Underdogs Sweden and Switzerland face off, while England take on Colombia.
The Nati have not made it to the last eight of a big tournament in over 60 years, and patience back in Switzerland appears to be wearing thin.
Switzerland go into their last-16 World Cup match against Sweden in St Petersburg on Tuesday with a much more exciting squad than those past.
The World Cup has been superb on the pitch but equally brilliant off it thanks to the rich, vibrant and merry travelling fans who came to party.
Switzerland trod a thin line between arrogance and confidence as they claimed the required point to advance to the next round of the World Cup.
The 2018 World Cup has been a tournament ruled by upsets and underdogs so far. Meet Switzerland, an underdog with some real staying power.
Switzerland made it to the last 16 but won't scare many on this showing while Costa Rica made it 32 out of 32 teams to score a World Cup goal.