FIFA World Cup Switzerland Team 2014

FIFA World Cup Switzerland Team Links
2014 Schedule 2014 Points Table
2014 Squad / Players List Facts
FIFA World Cup Record Individual Records
Most Appearances Top Goalscorers
Coaches 2010 Information

2014 FIFA World Cup Switzerland Team Fixtures & Results

FIFA World Cup Switzerland Team Schedule 2014

15 Jun 2014 - 13:00 Local time
Estadio Nacional
Brasilia
Group E Switzerland 2-1 Ecuador
20 Jun 2014 - 16:00 Local time
Arena Fonte Nova
Salvador
Group E Switzerland 2-5 France
25 Jun 2014 - 16:00 Local time
Arena Amazonia
Manaus
Group E Honduras 0-3 Switzerland

FIFA World Cup Switzerland Team 2014 Points Table

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Switzerland 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1 6

FIFA World Cup Switzerland Team 2014 Squad

Pos. Player Date of Birth Caps Goals Club
GK Diego Benaglio September 8, 1983 55 0 Wolfsburg
GK Yann Sommer December 17, 1988 5 0 Basel
GK Roman Bürki November 14, 1990 0 0 Grasshopper
DF Stephan Lichtsteiner January 16, 1984 61 4 Juventus
DF Philippe Senderos February 14, 1985 52 5 Valencia
DF Johan Djourou January 18, 1987 43 1 Hamburg
DF Steve von Bergen June 10, 1983 40 0 Young Boys
DF Reto Ziegler January 16, 1986 34 1 Sassuolo
DF Ricardo Rodríguez August 25, 1992 19 0 Wolfsburg
DF Fabian Schär December 20, 1991 5 3 Basel
DF Michael Lang February 8, 1991 5 1 Grasshopper
MF Tranquillo Barnetta May 22, 1985 73 10 Eintracht Frankfurt
MF Gökhan İnler (captain) June 27, 1984 71 6 Napoli
MF Valon Behrami April 19, 1985 46 2 Napoli
MF Gelson Fernandes September 2, 1986 46 2 Freiburg
MF Blerim Džemaili April 12, 1986 32 1 Napoli
MF Xherdan Shaqiri October 10, 1991 31 8 Bayern Munich
MF Granit Xhaka September 27, 1992 24 4 Borussia Mönchengladbach
MF Valentin Stocker April 12, 1989 22 3 Basel
FW Admir Mehmedi March 16, 1991 19 1 Freiburg
FW Mario Gavranović November 24, 1989 10 4 Zürich
FW Haris Seferović February 22, 1992 9 1 Real Sociedad
FW Josip Drmić August 8, 1992 5 2 Nürnberg

FIFA World Cup Switzerland Team Facts

Nickname(s) Schweizer Nati, La Nati, Rossocrociati
Association Swiss Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld
Captain Gökhan Inler
Most Caps Heinz Hermann (117)
Top Scorer Alexander Frei (42)
FIFA Code SUI
FIFA Ranking 8
Highest FIFA Ranking 3 (August 1993)
Lowest FIFA Ranking 83 (December 1998)
Elo Ranking 14
Highest Elo Ranking 8 (June 1924)
Lowest Elo Ranking 62 (October 1979)

FIFA World Cup Record

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
1930 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
1934 Quarter-finals 7/16 2 1 0 1 5 5
1938 Quarter-finals 7/15 3 1 1 1 5 5
1950 Round 1 6/13 3 1 1 1 4 6
1954 Quarter-finals 8/16 4 2 0 2 11 11
1958 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
1962 Round 1 16/16 3 0 0 3 2 8
1966 Round 1 16/16 3 0 0 3 1 9
1970 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
1974 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
1978 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
1982 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
1986 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
1990 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
1994 Round of 16 16/24 4 1 1 2 5 7
1998 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
2002 Did not Qualify - - - - - - -
2006 Round of 16 10/32 4 2 2 0 4 0
2010 Round 1 19/32 3 1 1 1 1 1
2014 Qualified              
2018                
2022                
Total 9/19   29 9 6 14 38 52

Individual Records

Most Appearances

Name Years Caps
Heinz Hermann 1978–1991 117
Alain Geiger 1980–1996 112
Stéphane Chapuisat 1989–2004 103
Johann Vogel 1995–2007 94
Hakan Yakin 2000–2011 87
Alexander Frei 2001–2011 84
Patrick Müller 1998–2008 81
Severino Minelli 1930–1943 80
André Egli 1979–1994 79
Ciriaco Sforza 1991–2001 79

Top Goalscorers

Name Years Caps Goals
Alexander Frei 2001–2011 84 42
Kubilay Türkyilmaz 1988–2001 62 34
Max Abegglen 1922–1937 68 34
André Abegglen 1927–1943 52 29
Jacques Fatton 1946–1955 53 29
Adrian Knup 1989–1996 49 26
Josef Hügi 1951–1961 34 23
Charles Antenen 1948–1962 56 22
Josef Hügi 1935–1948 54 21
Stéphane Chapuisat 1989–2004 103 21

Coaches

  • Karl Rappan 1960 to November 11, 1963
  • Alfredo Foni – July 1, 1964 to 3 May 1967
  • Erwin Ballabio – May 24, 1967 to November 2, 1969
  • Louis Maurer – October 17, 1970 to October 10, 1971
  • René Hussy – June 22, 1973 to September 8, 1976
  • Miroslav Blažević – September 8, 1976 to March 30, 1977
  • Roger Vonlanthen – March 30, 1977 to March 28, 1979
  • Leo Walker – May 5, 1979 to December 21, 1980
  • Paul Wolfisberg – March 24, 1981 to November 10, 1985
  • Daniel Jeandupeux – March 12, 1986 to 26 April 1989
  • Uli Stielike – June 21, 1989 to November 13, 1991
  • Roy Hodgson – January 26, 1992 to November 15, 1995
  • Artur Jorge – March 13, 1996 to June 18, 1996
  • Rolf Fringer – August 1, 1996 to October 11, 1997
  • Gilbert Gress – March 25, 1998 to October 9, 1999
  • Enzo Trossero – August 16, 2000 to June 6, 2001
  • Jakob "Köbi" Kuhn – August 15, 2001 – June 30, 2008
  • Ottmar Hitzfeld – July 1, 2008 – July 1, 2014
  • Vladimir Petković – July 1, 2014 –

FIFA World Cup Switzerland Fixtures / Results 2010

Match Date - Time Venue   Results  
16 16/06 16:00 Durban Spain 0:1 (0:0) Switzerland
31 21/06 16:00 Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth Chile 1:0 (0:0) Switzerland
48 25/06 20:30 Mangaung / Bloemfontein Switzerland 0:0 Honduras

FIFA World Cup Switzerland Squad 2010

NUM NAME POSITION HT WT DOB
1 Diego Benaglio Goalkeeper 1.93m 83 kg September 8, 1983
21 Johnny Leoni Goalkeeper 1.89m 76 kg June 30, 1984
12 Marco Wölfli Goalkeeper 1.86m 83 kg August 22, 1982
22 Mario Eggimann Defender 1.90m 84 kg January 24, 1981
13 Stephane Grichting Defender 1.84m 80 kg March 30, 1979
2 Stephan Lichtsteiner Defender 1.83m 77 kg January 16, 1984
3 Ludovic Magnin Defender 1.85m 76 kg April 20, 1979
4 Philippe Senderos Defender 1.90m 84 kg February 14, 1985
5 Steve von Bergen Defender 1.81m 76 kg June 10, 1983
17 Reto Ziegler Defender 1.83m 79 kg January 16, 1986
7 Tranquillo Barnetta Midfielder 1.76m 62 kg May 22, 1985
11 Valon Behrami Midfielder 1.84m 76 kg April 19, 1985
16 Gelson Fernandes Midfielder 1.83m 70 kg September 2, 1986
6 Benjamin Huggel Midfielder 1.90m 89 kg July 7, 1977
8 Gökhan Inler Midfielder 1.83m 79 kg June 27, 1984
14 Marco Padalino Midfielder 1.77m 73 kg December 8, 1983
20 Pirmin Schwegler Midfielder 1.78m 69 kg March 9, 1987
23 Xherdan Shaqiri Midfielder 1.68m 61 kg October 10, 1991
15 Hakan Yakin Midfielder 1.80m 76 kg February 22, 1977
18 Albert Bunjaku Forward 1.79m 74 kg November 29, 1983
19 Eren Derdiyok Forward 1.90m 83 kg June 12, 1988
9 Alexander Frei Forward 1.79m 73 kg July 15, 1979
10 Blaise N'Kufo Forward 1.88m 82 kg May 25, 1975