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Zdravko Kuzmanović

Zdravko Kuzmanović

A skilful, unpredictable midfielder with a potent right-foot shot, Zdravko Kuzmanović was born and brought up in Switzerland but opted to play international football for Serbia. He spent two and a half years in Italy with ACF Fiorentina before joining VfB Stuttgart in August 2009.

• Born in Thun where his professional football-playing father Ljubomir ended his career, he played at youth level for BSC Young Boys before making his Swiss Super League debut with FC Basel 1893 under coach Christian Gross.

• Played minor role in Basel's run to 2005/06 UEFA Cup quarter-finals but excellent start to 2006/07 campaign led to mid-season move to Fiorentina.

• Made his senior debut for Serbia in a UEFA EURO 2008 qualifier against Finland in Helsinki on 2 June 2007.

• Made 34 Serie A appearances for Fiorentina in 2007/08 and also helped Viola into UEFA Cup semi-finals, scoring one goal, against Everton in round of 16; made five UEFA Champions League group stage appearances in 2008/09.

• Left Fiorentina for Stuttgart in 2009 and scored in successive UEFA Champions League away fixtures at Sevilla FC (1-1) and Rangers FC (2-0), registering his first Bundesliga goal, against Hertha BSC Berlin (1-1), in between; recorded two starts, five substitute appearances and one goal for Serbia in successful 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.

Did you know?
Kuzmanović made four Under-21 international appearances for Switzerland before committing himself to Serbia.

Last updated: 27/01/10 20.08CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 10/05/2016 02:16 CET
07.09.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundSerbiaSerbia1-1FranceFrance2900
11.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundArmeniaArmenia1-1SerbiaSerbia6400
14.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSerbiaSerbia1-3DenmarkDenmark4400
19.07.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel2-0VaduzVaduz2700
25.07.2015Swiss Super LeagueGrasshoppersGrasshoppers2-3BaselBasel8700
29.07.2015UEFA Champions LeagueThird qualifying roundLechLech1-3BaselBasel8600
05.08.2015UEFA Champions LeagueThird qualifying roundBaselBasel1-0LechLech9000
08.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueLuzernLuzern1-3BaselBasel8000
12.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-1ThunThun800
12.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel2-1St GallenSt Gallen1100
20.09.2015Swiss CupSecond roundYF JuventusYF Juventus1-4BaselBasel9000
23.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueYoung BoysYoung Boys4-3BaselBasel7200
26.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-1LuganoLugano9000
04.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueZürichZürich2-2BaselBasel9000
22.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBaselBasel1-2BelenensesBelenenses7700
28.10.2015Swiss CupRound of 16SV Muttenz SV Muttenz 1-5BaselBasel9000
31.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueVaduzVaduz1-2BaselBasel6800
08.11.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel2-3GrasshoppersGrasshoppers7200
22.11.2015Swiss Super LeagueSt GallenSt Gallen2-1BaselBasel7400
26.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBaselBasel2-2FiorentinaFiorentina200
29.11.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-0LuzernLuzern1100
31.01.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese0-0LazioLazio6900
03.02.2016Italian Serie AEmpoliEmpoli1-1UdineseUdinese2100
07.02.2016Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-1UdineseUdinese9000
14.02.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese0-1BolognaBologna6400
21.02.2016Italian Serie AGenoaGenoa2-1UdineseUdinese2300
28.02.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese2-0VeronaVerona9000
06.03.2016Italian Serie AFrosinoneFrosinone2-0UdineseUdinese9000
13.03.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese1-2RomaRoma1200
20.03.2016Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo1-1UdineseUdinese9000
03.04.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese3-1NapoliNapoli9000
10.04.2016Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria2-0UdineseUdinese9000
17.04.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese0-0ChievoChievo9000
20.04.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese2-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
23.04.2016Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale3-1UdineseUdinese9000
30.04.2016Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese1-5TorinoTorino9000
08.05.2016Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta1-1UdineseUdinese4300

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General info

  • Name: Zdravko Kuzmanović
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 22/09/1987 (28)
  • Country: Serbia
  • Squad number: 22
  • Club: Udinese ( ITA)

  • Height: 186cm
  • Weight: 78kg

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

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Round of 32)
    15/02/06: Basel 1-0 Monaco
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    21/10/03: Switzerland 0-1 Belarus

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Serbia153
Switzerland U-2110
Switzerland U-1963
Switzerland U-1720
Total246

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart62
Fiorentina70
Basel20
Total152
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Basel143
Fiorentina141
Stuttgart152
Internazionale101
Total537
Last updated: 27/11/2015 01:28 CET