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Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka

Clubs: FC Basel 1893

Under-21 debut: 1-0 v Republic of Ireland (03/09/2010)

Senior international debut: 2-2 v England (04/06/2011)

• Born in what is now the Republic of Kosovo, Xhaka scored two minutes after coming off the bench on his Basel debut in a 2010/11 UEFA Champions League qualifier against Debreceni VSC; lifted the Swiss title in his debut season.

• Ever-present (seven appearances) as Switzerland won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria.

• Called up to the senior squad by Ottmar Hitzfeld having played just eight minutes of football at U21 level − gave a composed display in central midfield on his debut in a UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier against England at Wembley this month.

Last updated: 14/06/11 14.59CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 03/05/2016 02:26 CET
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland0-2EnglandEngland7400
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSloveniaSlovenia1-0SwitzerlandSwitzerland9000
14.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSan MarinoSan Marino0-4SwitzerlandSwitzerland9001
27.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland3-0EstoniaEstonia8710
31.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSwitzerlandSwitzerland1-1USAUSA4400
14.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundLithuaniaLithuania1-2SwitzerlandSwitzerland9000
10.08.2015German DFB CupFirst roundSt PauliSt Pauli1-4MönchengladbachMönchengladbach8700
15.08.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund4-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach7900
23.08.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-2MainzMainz9000
30.08.2015German BundesligaBremenBremen2-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach8700
05.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland3-2SloveniaSlovenia9000
08.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundEnglandEngland2-0SwitzerlandSwitzerland9000
19.09.2015German BundesligaKölnKöln1-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
23.09.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-2AugsburgAugsburg7710
26.09.2015German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart1-3MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9010
30.09.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-2Man. CityMan. City9000
03.10.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach2-0WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
12.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundEstoniaEstonia0-1SwitzerlandSwitzerland8000
17.10.2015German BundesligaFrankfurtFrankfurt1-5MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
21.10.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageJuventusJuventus0-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
25.10.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-1SchalkeSchalke9000
28.10.2015German DFB CupSecond roundSchalkeSchalke0-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
31.10.2015German BundesligaHerthaHertha1-4MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9010
03.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-1JuventusJuventus9000
07.11.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach0-0IngolstadtIngolstadt8600
25.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-2SevillaSevilla9001
28.11.2015German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim3-3MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
05.12.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-1BayernBayern9000
08.12.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. CityMan. City4-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
12.12.2015German BundesligaLeverkusenLeverkusen5-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
15.12.2015German DFB CupRound of 16MönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-4BremenBremen9000
20.12.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-2DarmstadtDarmstadt3800
14.02.2016German BundesligaHamburgHamburg3-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
20.02.2016German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-0KölnKöln9000
28.02.2016German BundesligaAugsburgAugsburg2-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
02.03.2016German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-0StuttgartStuttgart9000
05.03.2016German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg2-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
12.03.2016German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-0FrankfurtFrankfurt7200
18.03.2016German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke2-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
25.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-0SwitzerlandSwitzerland9000
29.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSwitzerlandSwitzerland0-2Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina9000
03.04.2016German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach5-0HerthaHertha9000
09.04.2016German BundesligaIngolstadtIngolstadt1-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach4500
24.04.2016German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-1HoffenheimHoffenheim9000
30.04.2016German BundesligaBayernBayern1-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Granit Xhaka
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/09/1992 (23)
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Squad number: 34
  • Club: Mönchengladbach ( GER)

  • Height: 185cm
  • Weight: 82kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • Friendlies 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Third qualifying round)
    28/07/10: Debrecen 0-2 Basel
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Qualifying round)
    24/09/08: Switzerland 2-1 Iceland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Switzerland121
Switzerland U-2150
Switzerland U-1951
Switzerland U-1790
Total312

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Mönchengladbach70
Basel121
Total191
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Basel20
Mönchengladbach163
Total183
Last updated: 29/04/2016 15:44 CET