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worldcup: Bulgaria - Switzerland Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

BulgariaBulgariaNatsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski - SofiaThursday 25 March 2021
18.00CET (19.00 local time)
Group C - Matchday 1
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

UEFA EURO 2012
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
06/09/2011QR (GS)Switzerland - Bulgaria3-1
BaselShaqiri 45+2, 62, 90; Ivanov 9
26/03/2011QR (GS)Bulgaria - Switzerland0-0Sofia
EURO '92
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
01/05/1991PR (GS)Bulgaria - Switzerland2-3
SofiaKostadinov 12, Sirakov 27; Knup 59, 85, Türkyilmaz 90
12/09/1990PR (GS)Switzerland - Bulgaria2-0
GenevaHottiger 19, Bickel 63
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Bulgaria20112002----102441215
Switzerland22002110----104421512

Last updated 31/03/2021 10:31CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Bulgaria - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Plamen Iliev30/11/199129Ludogorets - 0000
-Daniel Naumov29/03/199822FC CSKA 1948 Sofia - 0000
-Ivan Karadzhov12/07/198931Arda - 0000
Defenders
-Petar Zanev18/10/198535CSKA-Sofia - 0000
-Vasil Bozhikov02/06/198832Slovan Bratislava - 0000
-Strahil Popov31/08/199030Hatayspor - 0000
-Cicinho26/12/198832Ludogorets - 0000
-Valentin Antov09/11/200020Bologna - 0000
-Andrea Hristov01/03/199922Slavia Sofia - 0000
Midfielders
-Dimitar Iliev25/09/198832Lokomotiv Plovdiv - 0000
-Daniel Dimov21/01/198932Cherno More - 0000
-Momchil Tsvetanov03/12/199030Lokomotiv Plovdiv - 0000
-Ivaylo Chochev18/02/199328FC CSKA 1948 Sofia - 0000
-Martin Rainov25/04/199228Levski - 0000
-Kristiyan Malinov30/03/199426Leuven - 0000
-Georgi Kostadinov07/09/199030Arsenal Tula - 0000
-Antonio Vutov06/06/199624Mezőkövesd - 0000
-Ilian Iliev20/08/199921Cherno More - 0000
-Georgi Yomov06/07/199723CSKA-Sofia - 0000
-Birsent Karagaren06/12/199228Lokomotiv Plovdiv - 0000
Forwards
-Spas Delev22/09/198931Arda - 0000
-Kiril Despodov11/11/199624Ludogorets - 0000
-Atanas Iliev09/10/199426Botev Plovdiv - 0000
Coach
-Yasen Petrov23/06/196852 - 0000
Switzerland - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Yann Sommer17/12/198832Mönchengladbach - 0000
-Yvon Mvogo06/06/199426PSV - 0000
-Jonas Omlin10/01/199427Montpellier - 0000
Defenders
-Ricardo Rodríguez25/08/199228Torino - 0000
-Loris Benito07/01/199229Bordeaux - 0000
-Kevin Mbabu19/04/199525Wolfsburg - 0000
-Nico Elvedi30/09/199624Mönchengladbach - 0000
-Eray Cömert04/02/199823Basel - 0000
-Manuel Akanji19/07/199525Dortmund - 0000
Midfielders
-Xherdan Shaqiri10/10/199129Liverpool - 0000
-Steven Zuber17/08/199129Frankfurt - 0000
-Granit Xhaka27/09/199228Arsenal - 0000
-Remo Freuler15/04/199228Atalanta - 0000
-Silvan Widmer05/03/199328Basel - 0000
-Djibril Sow06/02/199724Frankfurt - 0000
-Denis Zakaria20/11/199624Mönchengladbach - 0000
-Edimilson Fernandes15/04/199624Mainz - 0000
-Ruben Vargas05/08/199822Augsburg - 0000
-Christian Fassnacht11/11/199327Young Boys - 0000
Forwards
-Mario Gavranović24/11/198931Dinamo Zagreb - 0000
-Admir Mehmedi16/03/199130Wolfsburg - 0000
-Haris Seferović22/02/199229Benfica - 0000
-Breel Embolo14/02/199724Mönchengladbach - 0000
Coach
-Vladimir Petković15/08/196357 - 0000

Last updated 25/03/2021 10:49CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeNikola Dabanović (MNE)
  • Assistant refereesMilovan Djukić (MNE) , Vladan Todorović (MNE)
  • Fourth officialMilovan Milačić (MNE)
  • UEFA DelegateIgor Radojčić (SRB)
  • UEFA Referee observerFritz Stuchlik (AUT)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Nikola Dabanović18/12/1981172

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
10/10/2010U19QRAndorraSwitzerland0-6Forst
21/09/2011U17QRGeorgiaBulgaria3-2Tiraspol
26/09/2011U17QRMoldovaBulgaria0-2Vadul lui Voda
12/05/2014U17GS-FTSwitzerlandPortugal0-1Paola
01/10/2014UYLGSFC Basel 1893Liverpool FC3-2Basel
19/10/2016UYLGSParis Saint-GermainFC Basel 18934-1Saint-Germain-en-Laye
07/12/2017UELGSFCSBFC Lugano1-2Bucharest

Last updated 24/03/2021 17:23CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Bulgaria

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group C - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Bulgaria0000000
    Italy0000000
    Lithuania0000000
    Northern Ireland0000000
    Switzerland0000000
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Bulgaria-Switzerland
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Bulgaria-Italy
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Northern Ireland-Bulgaria
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Italy-Bulgaria
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Bulgaria-Lithuania
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Lithuania-Bulgaria
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Bulgaria-Northern Ireland
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    Switzerland-Bulgaria

Switzerland

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Bulgaria-Switzerland
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Switzerland-Lithuania
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Switzerland-Italy
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Northern Ireland-Switzerland
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Switzerland-Northern Ireland
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Lithuania-Switzerland
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    Italy-Switzerland
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    Switzerland-Bulgaria

Last updated 24/03/2021 16:38CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
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