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: 21/10/2014 02:08 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
23.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCyprusCyprus0-0SwitzerlandSwitzerland4400
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland4-4IcelandIceland7601
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNorwayNorway0-2SwitzerlandSwitzerland9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAlbaniaAlbania1-2SwitzerlandSwitzerland9001
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland1-0SloveniaSlovenia9010
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
24.08.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-1StuttgartStuttgart9000
31.08.2014German BundesligaFreiburgFreiburg0-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwitzerlandSwitzerland0-2EnglandEngland7400
13.09.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-1SchalkeSchalke9000
21.09.2014German BundesligaKölnKöln0-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
24.09.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-0HamburgHamburg9000
27.09.2014German BundesligaPaderbornPaderborn1-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9000
05.10.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-1MainzMainz9000
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSloveniaSlovenia1-0SwitzerlandSwitzerland9000
14.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSan MarinoSan Marino0-4SwitzerlandSwitzerland9001
18.10.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover0-3MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9010

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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:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • UEFA Europa League 2014/15

  • 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
Switzerland70
Switzerland U-2150
Switzerland U-1951
Switzerland U-1790
Total261

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Mönchengladbach20
Basel121
Total141
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Basel20
Mönchengladbach111
Total131
Last updated: 15/10/2014 01:20 CET
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