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worldcup: Switzerland - Italy Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

SwitzerlandSwitzerlandSunday 5 September 2021
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Group C - Matchday 5
ItalyItaly
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
16/06/2021GS-FTItaly - Switzerland3-0
RomeLocatelli 26, 52, Immobile 89
UEFA EURO 2000
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
09/06/1999PR (GS)Switzerland - Italy0-0Lausanne
10/10/1998PR (GS)Italy - Switzerland2-0
UdineDel Piero 18, 62
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
01/05/1993QR (GS)Switzerland - Italy1-0
BerneHottiger 55
14/10/1992QR (GS)Italy - Switzerland2-2CagliariR. Baggio 83, Eranio 90; Ohrel 17, Chapuisat 20
1988 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
17/10/1987PR (GS)Switzerland - Italy0-0Berne
15/11/1986PR (GS)Italy - Switzerland3-2
MilanDonadoni 1, Altobelli 51, 85 (P); Brigger 30, Weber 88
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
20/10/1973QR (GS)Italy - Switzerland2-0
RomeRivera 39, Riva 79
21/10/1972QR (GS)Switzerland - Italy0-0Berne
1968 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
23/12/1967PR (GS)Italy - Switzerland4-0
CagliariMazzola 3, Riva 13, Domenghini 45, 67
18/11/1967PR (GS)Switzerland - Italy2-2BerneQuentin 34, Künzli 68; Riva 66, 85 (P)
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
07/06/1962GS-FTItaly - Switzerland3-0
Santiago De ChileMora 2, Bulgarelli 65, 67
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
23/06/1954GS-FTSwitzerland - Italy4-1
BaselHügi 14, 85, Ballaman 48, Fatton 90; Nesti 67
17/06/1954GS-FTSwitzerland - Italy2-1
LausanneBallaman 18, Hügi 78; Boniperti 44
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Switzerland514050144202598222967110
Italy541050414202592922811067

Last updated 11/08/2021 17:07CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Switzerland - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Yann Sommer17/12/198832Mönchengladbach - 200066-
-Yvon Mvogo06/06/199427PSV - 00004-
-Gregor Kobel06/12/199723Dortmund - 00001-
Defenders
-Ricardo Rodríguez25/08/199229Torino - 2000879
-Silvan Widmer05/03/199328Mainz - 1000211
-Fabian Schär20/12/199129Newcastle - 0000658
-Nico Elvedi30/09/199624Mönchengladbach - 2000311
-Ulisses Garcia11/01/199625Young Boys - 00001-
-Manuel Akanji19/07/199526Dortmund*200034-
-Jordan Lotomba29/09/199822Nice - 00003-
-Cédric Zesiger24/06/199823Young Boys - 00001-
Midfielders
-Fabian Frei08/01/198932Basel - 0000143
-Steven Zuber17/08/199130AEK - 2100428
-Renato Steffen03/11/199129Wolfsburg - 000014-
-Djibril Sow06/02/199724Frankfurt - 100019-
-Denis Zakaria20/11/199624Mönchengladbach - 2000353
-Sandro Lauper25/10/199624Young Boys - 0000--
-Michel Aebischer06/01/199724Young Boys - 00004-
-Ruben Vargas05/08/199823Augsburg - 2000172
-Christian Fassnacht11/11/199327Young Boys - 0000113
Forwards
-Haris Seferović22/02/199229Benfica - 21008024
-Andi Zeqiri22/06/199922Augsburg - 00001-
-Dan Ndoye25/10/200020Basel - 0000--
Coach
-Murat Yakin15/09/197446 - 00001-
Italy - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Salvatore Sirigu12/01/198734Genoa - 000027-
-Pierluigi Gollini18/03/199526Tottenham - 00001-
-Gianluigi Donnarumma25/02/199922Paris - 400034-
Defenders
-Giorgio Chiellini14/08/198437Juventus - 10001128
-Leonardo Bonucci01/05/198734Juventus - 30001108
-Davide Calabria06/12/199624Milan - 00002-
-Giovanni Di Lorenzo04/08/199328Napoli - 100013-
-Alessandro Bastoni13/04/199922Internazionale - 10006-
-Emerson03/08/199427Lyon - 300020-
-Rafael Tolói10/10/199030Atalanta*20008-
Midfielders
-Marco Verratti05/11/199228Paris - 3000463
-Bryan Cristante03/03/199526Roma - 1000181
-Nicolò Barella07/02/199724Internazionale*4000306
-Manuel Locatelli08/01/199823Juventus - 3100153
-Jorginho20/12/199129Chelsea - 1000365
-Lorenzo Pellegrini19/06/199625Roma*3000182
-Federico Chiesa25/10/199723Juventus - 4100334
-Nicolò Zaniolo02/07/199922Roma - 000072
-Matteo Pessina21/04/199724Atalanta*300094
Forwards
-Ciro Immobile20/02/199031Lazio - 42005315
-Lorenzo Insigne04/06/199130Napoli - 30004810
-Domenico Berardi01/08/199427Sassuolo - 2100185
-Giacomo Raspadori18/02/200021Sassuolo - 10003-
Coach
-Roberto Mancini27/11/196456 - 400037-

Last updated 05/09/2021 11:17CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeCarlos del Cerro Grande (ESP)
  • Assistant refereesPau Cebrián Devís (ESP) , Roberto Alonso Fernandez (ESP)
  • Video Assistant RefereeJuan Martínez Munuera (ESP)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeIñigo Prieto (ESP)
  • Fourth officialJosé Luis Munuera (ESP)
  • UEFA DelegateGarry O'hagan (SCO)
  • UEFA Referee observerAlain Hamer (LUX)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Carlos del Cerro Grande13/03/1976358

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
14/10/2013U21QRSwitzerlandCroatia0-2Lugano
02/09/2016U21QRItalySerbia1-1Vicenza
14/03/2019UELR16FC SalzburgSSC Napoli3-1Salzburg
10/04/2019UCLQFAFC AjaxJuventus1-1Amsterdam
05/09/2019EUROQRRepublic of IrelandSwitzerland1-1Dublin
27/11/2019UCLGSLiverpool FCSSC Napoli1-1Liverpool
20/02/2020UELR32PFC Ludogorets 1945FC Internazionale Milano0-2Razgrad
10/08/2020UELQFFC Internazionale MilanoBayer 04 Leverkusen2-1Dusseldorf
22/10/2020UELGSBSC Young BoysAS Roma1-2Berne
25/11/2020UCLGSLiverpool FCAtalanta BC0-2Liverpool
09/12/2020UCLGSAFC AjaxAtalanta BC0-1Amsterdam
17/02/2021UCLR16FC PortoJuventus2-1Porto
29/04/2021UELSFManchester United FCAS Roma6-2Manchester

Last updated 03/09/2021 13:35CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Switzerland

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group C - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Italy43107110
    Switzerland2200416
    Northern Ireland3111434
    Bulgaria4022262
    Lithuania3003170
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Bulgaria 1-3 Switzerland
    0-1 Embolo 7, 0-2 Seferović 10, 0-3 Zuber 13, 1-3 Despodov 46
    Sommer, Mbabu, Elvedi, Akanji, Embolo (90 Mehmedi), Freuler (86 Sow), Seferović (86 Gavranović), Xhaka, Rodríguez, Zuber (75 Zakaria), Shaqiri (75 Vargas)
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Switzerland 1-0 Lithuania
    1-0 Shaqiri 2
    Sommer, Widmer (65 Fernandes), Elvedi, Akanji, Embolo (65 Gavranović), Freuler (66 Zakaria), Seferović, Xhaka, Vargas (79 Zuber), Rodríguez, Shaqiri (80 Mehmedi)
  • 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

Italy

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Italy 2-0 Northern Ireland
    1-0 Berardi 14, 2-0 Immobile 38
    G. Donnarumma, Chiellini, Locatelli (84 Pessina), Verratti, L. Pellegrini (63 Barella), Insigne (84 Grifo), Berardi (75 Chiesa), Emerson (75 Spinazzola), Florenzi, Immobile, Bonucci
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Bulgaria 0-2 Italy
    0-1 Belotti 43 (P) , 0-2 Locatelli 82
    G. Donnarumma, Spinazzola, Verratti (88 Pessina), Belotti (75 Immobile), Insigne, Sensi (68 Locatelli), Acerbi, Florenzi (68 Di Lorenzo), Barella, Bonucci, Chiesa (76 Bernardeschi)
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Lithuania 0-2 Italy
    0-1 Sensi 48, 0-2 Immobile 90+4 (P)
    G. Donnarumma, Bastoni (89 Acerbi), Locatelli, Tolói, L. Pellegrini (46 Sensi), Pessina (62 Barella), Emerson (56 Spinazzola), Immobile, Bernardeschi, El Shaarawy (46 Chiesa), Mancini
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Italy 1-1 Bulgaria
    1-0 Chiesa 16, 1-1 A. Iliev 40
    G. Donnarumma, Florenzi (64 Tolói), Verratti, Jorginho, Insigne (74 Berardi), Emerson (91 L. Pellegrini), Chiesa, Acerbi, Immobile (74 Raspadori), Barella (64 Cristante), Bonucci
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Switzerland-Italy
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Italy-Lithuania
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    Italy-Switzerland
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    Northern Ireland-Italy

Last updated 03/09/2021 13:35CET

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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