The feline made the prediction at the Hermitage, the second-largest museum in the world, by selecting a plate of food marked with the Swiss national flag.

Switzerland, who last reached the World Cup quarter-finals in 1954, will take on Sweden at the St. Petersburg Stadium on Wednesday morning (AEST).

Earlier, Achilles, a congenitally deaf snow-white cat, correctly predicted Russia's wins over Saudi Arabia and Egypt, Iran's victory over Morocco and Brazil's defeat of Costa Rica.

He has made only one mistake so far when he chose Nigeria as the winner of their Group D match against Argentina.