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

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 07/07/2014 02:00 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSloveniaSlovenia0-2SwitzerlandSwitzerland8510
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland2-0AlbaniaAlbania9000
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland1-1NorwayNorway9000
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundIcelandIceland0-2SwitzerlandSwitzerland9000
14.11.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundTunisiaTunisia1-2SwitzerlandSwitzerland7200
23.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCyprusCyprus0-0SwitzerlandSwitzerland4400
04.08.2013German DFB CupFirst roundSV Darmstadt 98SV Darmstadt 980-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach12000
09.08.2013German BundesligaBayernBayern3-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
17.08.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-0HannoverHannover8400
24.08.2013German BundesligaLeverkusenLeverkusen4-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach7500
31.08.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-1BremenBremen6101
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland4-4IcelandIceland7601
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNorwayNorway0-2SwitzerlandSwitzerland9000
15.09.2013German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim2-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
20.09.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-1BraunschweigBraunschweig7600
05.10.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach2-0DortmundDortmund9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAlbaniaAlbania1-2SwitzerlandSwitzerland9001
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland1-0SloveniaSlovenia9010
19.10.2013German BundesligaHerthaHertha1-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
27.10.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-1Eintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt9000
02.11.2013German BundesligaHamburgHamburg0-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
09.11.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-1NürnbergNürnberg9000
22.11.2013German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart0-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
01.12.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-0FreiburgFreiburg9000
07.12.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach2-1SchalkeSchalke9000
14.12.2013German BundesligaMainzMainz0-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
22.12.2013German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach2-2WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
24.01.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach0-2BayernBayern9000
01.02.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover3-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach8100
07.02.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach0-1LeverkusenLeverkusen8300
15.02.2014German BundesligaBremenBremen1-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
22.02.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach2-2HoffenheimHoffenheim8900
01.03.2014German BundesligaBraunschweigBraunschweig1-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach6300
05.03.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland2-2CroatiaCroatia7900
22.03.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-0HerthaHertha2300
05.04.2014German BundesligaNürnbergNürnberg0-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach1300
12.04.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-1StuttgartStuttgart2000
19.04.2014German BundesligaFreiburgFreiburg4-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach6900
03.05.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach3-1MainzMainz800
10.05.2014German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg3-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach2100
03.06.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland2-0PeruPeru6400
15.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageSwitzerlandSwitzerland2-1EcuadorEcuador9000
20.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageSwitzerlandSwitzerland2-5FranceFrance9010
25.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageHondurasHonduras0-3SwitzerlandSwitzerland7700
01.07.2014FIFA World CupRound of 16ArgentinaArgentina1-0SwitzerlandSwitzerland6600

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General info

  • Name: Granit Xhaka
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/09/1992 (21)
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Squad number: 34
  • Club: Mönchengladbach ( GER)

  • Height: 186cm

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • 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
Switzerland40
Switzerland U-2150
Switzerland U-1951
Switzerland U-1790
Total231

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Mönchengladbach20
Basel121
Total141
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Basel20
Mönchengladbach70
Total90
Last updated: 02/07/2014 01:10 CET
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