Who are the ITV commentators for Brazil v Switzerland at World Cup 2022?

Richarlison of Brazil scores their team's second goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group G match between Brazil and Serbia at Lusail Stadium on November 24, 2022 in Lusail City, Qatar.
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If you're watching the Brazil v Switzerland World Cup 2022 (opens in new tab) game and are wondering who the ITV commentators are, we've got you covered.

Sam Matterface and Lee Dixon are in the commentary booth for the game between Brazil and Switzerland. 

Sam Matterface is the lead commentator of ITV and became the main commentator for England games back in 2020. He has previously worked on TalkSport and was a presenter of Sky Sports News for three years. 

Former England international Lee Dixon won four English titles with Arsenal and played 22 times for his country. He has appeared both on ITV and BBC as a commentator and pundit, while most recently appearing on Channel 4's Nations League coverage. 

In the studio, Laura Woods presents with Gary Neville, Ian Wright and Karen Carney on punditry.  

Laura Woods is a familiar face to ITV Sport and Sky Sports viewers as well as a presenter on TalkSport. An Arsenal fan, Woods left Sky this year and currently works for DAZN, as part of their coverage of boxing and the Woman's Champions League, among others. 

Gary Neville is a former Manchester United captain who won two Champions League trophies and eight Premier League titles in over 600 appearances. A one-club man for his club, he racked up 85 England caps before becoming an assistant coach in the national set-up. He later managed Valencia.

Neville has been one of the leading analysts on Sky Sports since 2011. He first took on punditry on ITV for the 2002 World Cup, in which he was injured, and has appeared at tournaments for the channel since. He is known for his football intelligence and left-wing views, opposing the likes of the Super League and irresponsible ownership in football. 

Beloved former striker Ian Wright was Arsenal's record scorer until his record was surpassed by Thierry Henry in 2005. He also played for the likes of Celtic, West Ham United and Burnley – and famously only turned professional in his early 20s after being a bricklayer prior to getting his chance in football. 

Since retiring as a player, Wright has appeared on ITV, BBC, Sky and BT Sport, most recently being a pundit during the Women's Euro 2022. 

Karen Carney won twelve trophies in her career and played 144 times for her country. She was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2021 and was twice FA International Young Player of the Year, in 2005 and 2006.

As a pundit, Carney has worked on BT Sport, Sky Sports, Amazon Prime and the BBC. She is currently most often seen on Sky's coverage of the WSL. 

The broadcasting of the World Cup fixtures are being split between BBC and ITV in the UK, with Alan Shearer, Micah Richards and Alex Scott among the BBC pundits.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.