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Switzerland

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Switzerland

In 2006, Switzerland set a FIFA World Cup record by being eliminated from the competition despite not conceding a goal, losing to Ukraine in a penalty shootout in the round of 16, by failing to score a single penalty – becoming the first national team in Cup history to do this.They would not concede a goal until their second group stage match in the 2010 World Cup, conceding a goal in the 74th minute to Chile, setting a World Cup finals record for consecutive minutes without conceding a goal

FIFA Ranking: 8

World Cup History

10 /19
FINALS / QUALIFYING CAMPAIGNS

FIRST FWC: 1934     Last FWC: 2014

best achievement: Quarter-finals 1934, 1938, 1954
first stage
10 APPEARANCES
semifinals
0 APPEARANCES
final
0 APPEARANCES
titles
0 championships

The Coach

VLADIMIR PETKOVIC
VLADIMIR PETKOVIC

The Swiss coach, who was born in Bosnia, will be making his debut at a FIFA competition. He took charge of La Nati after the 2014 FIFA World Cup and has since led them to the last 16 at UEFA EURO 2016 and to victory over Northern Ireland in the Russia 2018 play-offs

The Star

GRANIT XHAKA

Switzerland’s player of the year for 2017, Xhaka is a key man in Vladimir Petkovic’s side. The Arsenal midfielder impressed at Brazil 2014 and will be out to make his mark on another World Cup.

GRANIT XHAKA

Matches


June 17, 2018 - 21:00 Local time
Group E
Rostov Arena
Rostov-on-Don
Switzerland
Switzerland
21:00
Brazil
Brazil
June 22, 2018 - 20:00 Local time
Group E
Kaliningrad Stadium
Kaliningrad
Serbia
Serbia
20:00
Switzerland
Switzerland
June 27, 2018 - 21:00 Local time
Group E
Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Nizhny Novgorod
Switzerland
Switzerland
21:00
Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Group


Group E
Teams MP W D L GF GA +/- Pts
3 1 0 2 2 4 -2 3
3 1 2 0 5 4 1 5
3 0 1 2 2 5 -3 1
3 2 1 0 5 1 4 7
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