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Switzerland National Football Team 2018

Switzerland National Football Team 2018
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Switzerland National Football Team 2018 review: 18 facts and highlights

Team info

Head coach: Vladimir Petković

Captain: Stephan Lichtsteiner

Appearances in the World Cup: 10 (first in 1934)

Best result: Quarter-finals, 1934, 1938 and 1954

Squad

No Position Player
1 GK Yann Sommer
(Borussia Mönchengladbach)
12 GK Yvon Mvogo
(RB Leipzig)
21 GK Roman Bürki
(Borussia Dortmund)
     
2 DF Stephan Lichtsteiner
(Juventus)
3 DF François Moubandje
(Toulouse)
4 DF Nico Elvedi
(Borussia Mönchengladbach)
5 DF Manuel Akanji
(Borussia Dortmund)
6 DF Michael Lang
(Basel)
13 DF Ricardo Rodríguez
(Milan)
20 DF Johan Djourou
(Antalyaspor)
22 DF Fabian Schär
(Deportivo La Coruña)
     
8 MF Remo Freuler
(Atalanta)
10 MF Granit Xhaka
(Arsenal)
11 MF Valon Behrami
(Udinese)
14 MF Steven Zuber
(1899 Hoffenheim)
15 MF Blerim Džemaili
(Bologna)
16 MF Gelson Fernandes
(Eintracht Frankfurt)
17 MF Denis Zakaria
(Borussia Mönchengladbach)
23 MF Xherdan Shaqiri
(Stoke City)
     
7 FW Breel Embolo
(Schalke 04)
9 FW Haris Seferović
(Benfica)
18 FW Mario Gavranović
(Dinamo Zagreb)
19 FW Josip Drmić
(Borussia Mönchengladbach)

Switzerland is part of Group E, together with:

  • Serbia
  • Brazil
  • Costa Rica

 

Switzerland National Football Team 2018
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Switzerland National Football Team 2018

Why is Switzerland National Football Team 2018 better than the average?

  • FIFA World Ranking
    ?

    1199vs930.66
  • World Cup: matches lost
    ?

    1vs1.77
  • World Cup: goals received
    ?

    5vs5.28
  • Average age of players
    ?

    26.65yrsvs27.43yrs
  • World Cup: corner kicks
    ?

    26vs18.88
  • World Cup: offside offences
    ?

    4vs5.17
  • World Cup: average number of corner kicks per match
    ?

    6.5vs4.6

Team

1.FIFA World Ranking

1199

The FIFA World Ranking is an internationally recognized system that awards points to the best performing team playing in FIFA competitions. The leader of the ranking is the team with the most points.
2.Average age of players

26.65yrs

The average age of football players in the UEFA league is 25.8. The average duration of a footballer's playing career is eight years.
3.Team size

23

The total number of team players, including substitutes.

Results

1.World Cup: matches won

1

The total number of matches the team won in the World Cup.
2.World Cup: matches lost

1

The total number of matches the team lost in the World Cup.
3.World Cup: matches finished in a draw

2

The total number of matches the team finished in a draw in the World Cup.

Overall performance

1.World Cup: goals scored

5

The total number of goals the team scored in the World Cup.
2.World Cup: goals received

5

The total number of goals the team received in the World Cup.
3.World Cup: shots on target

14

The total number of shots on target (directly at the goal) for all the matches played in the World Cup.
4.World Cup: corner kicks

26

The total number of corner kicks the team was awarded during the matches played in the World Cup.
5.World Cup: offside offences

4

The total number of offside offences committed by the players of the team during the World Cup matches played.
6.World Cup: total number of shots

32

The total number of shots the players made in an attempt to score a goal, summing up all matches played in the World Cup.

Performance per game

1.World Cup: average number of shots per match

8

The average number of shots per match in the World Cup competition.
2.World Cup: average number of fouls per match

13.5

The average number of fouls per match committed by the players of the team during the World Cup competition.
3.World Cup: average number of shots on target per match

3.5

The average number of shots on target (directly at the goal) per match in the World Cup competition.
4.World Cup: average number of corner kicks per match

6.5

The average number of corner kicks per match the team was awarded in the World Cup competition.

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