Euro 2020 Suisse Squad – Full fixtures, schedules, key players
Euro 2020 Swiss Squad: Switzerland will participate in its Euro tournament this year. They had reached the knockout stages of Euro 2016 and the FIFA World Cup. They are expected to progress further with Premier League stars Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka and Bundesliga player Manuel Akanji and Steven Zuber in their squad for Euro 2020.
Switzerland in group A: Switzerland did not perform well against Italy and Turkey, but they can take confidence from the fact that they have successfully negotiated every group stage under Petkovic in 2014, the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the Euro 2016. In addition, the Swiss have a good record against Wales which they would like to use in their favor in their Euro 2020 opening campaign..
v Turkey W4 D3 L8
v Italy W8 D22 L28
v Wales W5 D0 L2
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The Swiss team for UEFA Euro 2020, 3 key players to watch:
Basel-based midfielder Granit Xhaka has made 108 appearances for Borrus Monchengladbach and made 161 appearances for Premier League club Arsenal. He also made 92 appearances for Switzerland, scoring 12 goals.
Winger Xherdan Shaqiri has played for a number of clubs across Europe. It includes Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, Stoke City and Liverpool. He has made up to 89 appearances for Switzerland and scored 23 goals.
The Swiss professional has made 92 appearances for top Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. He played 28 matches for Switzerland. He is a key defender of the roster.
Calendar Switzerland Euro 2020:
Saturday 12 June 2021: Switzerland vs Wales
Thursday, June 17, 2021: Switzerland vs Italy
Sunday June 20, 2021: Switzerland vs Turkey
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Swiss Squad for Euro 2020
Goalkeepers: Yann Sommer (Mönchengladbach), Yvon Mvogo (PSV), Jonas Omlin (Montpellier), Gregor Kobel (Stuttgart)
Defenders: Manuel Akanji (Dortmund), Loris Benito (Bordeaux), Nico Elvedi (Mönchengladbach), Kevin Mbabu (Wolfsburg), Becir Omeragic (Zürich), Ricardo Rodríguez (Torino), Silvan Widmer (Basel), Fabian Schär (Newcastle United), Jordan Lotomba (Nice), Eray Cömert (Basel)
Midfielders: Granit Xhaka (Arsenal), Denis Zakaria (Mönchengladbach), Remo Freuler (Atalanta), Djibril Sow (Frankfurt), Admir Mehmedi (Wolfsburg), Xherdan Shaqiri (Liverpool), Ruben Vargas (Augsburg), Steven Zuber (Frankfurt), Edimilson Fernandes (Mainz), Christian Fassnacht (Young boys), Dan Ndoye (Nice), Andi Zeqiri (Brighton)
Attackers: Breel Embolo (Mönchengladbach), Mario Gavranović (Dinamo Zagreb), Haris Seferović (Benfica)
Coach: Vladimir Petković
Switzerland, Euro 2020 – Predictions
A confirmed contender for the European Championship, Switzerland reached the 16th stage of the two previous editions. Worn by stars like Xhaka and Shaqiri, the Swiss can indeed boast of a qualifying place and can claim second place in group A.
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