Granit Xhaka

  • Date of birth : 27/09/1992
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Switzerland Switzerland
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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

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 26/11/2015 01:15 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 CupPlay-offsSchalkeSchalke0-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
31.10.2015German BundesligaHerthaHertha1-4MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9010
03.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-1JuventusJuventus9000
07.11.2015German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach0-0IngolstadtIngolstadt8600
25.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-2SevillaSevilla9001

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Granit Xhaka
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/09/1992 (22)
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Squad number: 34
  • Club: Mönchengladbach ( GER)

  • Height: 186cm
  • Weight: 82kg

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

Switzerland U-2150
Switzerland U-1951
Switzerland U-1790

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 26/11/2015 01:17 CET