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ItalyItalyOlimpico in Rome - RomeFriday 12 November 2021
20.45CET (20.45 local time)
Group C - Matchday 9
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
05/09/2021QR (GS)Switzerland - Italy0-0Basel
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
Italy541060514202602923811067
Switzerland615050144202608232967110

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Squad list Only this chapter

Italy - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Salvatore Sirigu12/01/198734Genoa - 100028-
21Gianluigi Donnarumma25/02/199922Paris - 600038-
22Alex Meret22/03/199724Napoli - 00002-
Defenders
2Giovanni Di Lorenzo04/08/199328Napoli - 3100171
3Davide Calabria06/12/199624Milan - 10004-
4Cristiano Biraghi01/09/199229Fiorentina - 1000111
13Emerson03/08/199427Lyon - 400023-
15Francesco Acerbi10/02/198833Lazio - 4000201
19Leonardo Bonucci01/05/198734Juventus - 40001128
23Gianluca Mancini17/04/199625Roma - 10006-
Midfielders
5Manuel Locatelli08/01/199823Juventus - 4100183
6Sandro Tonali08/05/200021Milan - 00004-
8Jorginho20/12/199129Chelsea - 3000405
12Matteo Pessina21/04/199724Atalanta*5000114
14Federico Chiesa25/10/199724Juventus - 5100364
16Bryan Cristante03/03/199526Roma - 2000201
18Nicolò Barella07/02/199724Inter*5000337
20Federico Bernardeschi16/02/199427Juventus*3200376
Forwards
7Giacomo Raspadori18/02/200021Sassuolo - 310061
9Andrea Belotti20/12/199327Torino - 11003912
10Lorenzo Insigne04/06/199130Napoli - 40005110
11Domenico Berardi01/08/199427Sassuolo - 4100216
17Gianluca Scamacca01/01/199922Sassuolo - 10001-
Coach
-Roberto Mancini27/11/196456 - 600041-
Switzerland - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Yann Sommer17/12/198832Mönchengladbach - 600070-
12Jonas Omlin10/01/199427Montpellier - 00002-
21Philipp Köhn 02/04/199823Salzburg - 0000--
Defenders
2Kevin Mbabu19/04/199526Wolfsburg - 200018-
3Silvan Widmer05/03/199328Mainz - 5000251
5Manuel Akanji19/07/199526Dortmund*500037-
13Ricardo Rodríguez25/08/199229Torino - 6000919
18Eray Cömert04/02/199823Basel - 00007-
20Ulisses Garcia11/01/199625Young Boys - 20003-
22Fabian Schär20/12/199129Newcastle - 2000678
Midfielders
4Fabian Frei08/01/198932Basel - 2000163
6Denis Zakaria20/11/199624Mönchengladbach - 5000383
8Remo Freuler15/04/199229Atalanta - 5000383
10Michel Aebischer06/01/199724Young Boys*20006-
11Renato Steffen03/11/199130Wolfsburg - 4100181
15Djibril Sow06/02/199724Frankfurt*400022-
16Kastriot Imeri27/06/200021Servette - 0000--
17Ruben Vargas05/08/199823Augsburg - 5000202
23Xherdan Shaqiri10/10/199130Lyon - 41009826
Forwards
7Andi Zeqiri22/06/199922Augsburg - 20003-
9Noah Okafor24/05/200021Salzburg - 00001-
14Cédric Itten27/12/199624Fürth - 200063
19Mario Gavranović24/11/198931Kayserispor - 31003616
Coach
-Murat Yakin15/09/197447 - 40005-

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAnthony Taylor (ENG)
  • Assistant refereesGary Beswick (ENG) , Adam Nunn (ENG)
  • Video Assistant RefereeStuart Attwell (ENG)
  • Fourth officialCraig Pawson (ENG)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereePaul Tierney (ENG)
  • UEFA DelegateEugène Westerink (NED)
  • UEFA Referee observerTerje Hauge (NOR)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Anthony Taylor20/10/1978478

Anthony Taylor

Referee since: 2002
First division: 2010
FIFA badge: 2013

Tournaments: UEFA EURO 2020, 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Finals
2020 UEFA Super Cup
2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

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
04/09/2014U21QRUkraineSwitzerland2-0Cherkassy
23/10/2014UELGSFC Internazionale MilanoAS Saint-Étienne0-0Milan
29/07/2015UCL3QRKKS Lech PoznańFC Basel 18931-3Poznan
10/03/2016UELR16FC Basel 1893Sevilla FC0-0Basel
07/12/2016UCLGSJuventusGNK Dinamo Zagreb2-0Turin
09/03/2017UELR16Olympique LyonnaisAS Roma4-2Decines
22/02/2018UELR32RB LeipzigSSC Napoli0-2Leipzig
12/12/2018UCLGSFC Viktoria PlzeňAS Roma2-1Plzen
20/02/2019UELR32Sevilla FCSS Lazio2-0Seville
08/06/2019EUROQRGreeceItaly0-3Athens
27/08/2019UCLPOFK Crvena zvezdaBSC Young Boys1-1Belgrade
23/10/2019UCLGSFC Internazionale MilanoBorussia Dortmund2-0Milan
26/11/2019UCLGSJuventusClub Atlético de Madrid1-0Turin
05/08/2020UELR16FC Internazionale MilanoGetafe CF2-0Gelsenkirchen
12/08/2020UCLQFAtalanta BCParis Saint-Germain1-2Lisbon
14/10/2020UNLGS-FTItalyNetherlands1-1Bergamo
28/10/2020UCLGSClub BruggeSS Lazio1-1Bruges
25/11/2020UCLGSFC Internazionale MilanoReal Madrid CF0-2Milan
15/04/2021UELQFAS RomaAFC Ajax1-1Rome
26/06/2021EUROR16ItalyAustria2-1London

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Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Italy

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group C - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Italy642012114
    Switzerland642010114
    Bulgaria72236108
    Northern Ireland6123575
    Lithuania71064183
    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, 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, 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 Pellegrini), Chiesa, Acerbi, Immobile (74 Raspadori), Barella (64 Cristante), Bonucci
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Switzerland 0-0 Italy
    G. Donnarumma, Di Lorenzo, Chiellini, Locatelli (77 Verratti), Jorginho, Insigne (90 Raspadori), Berardi (59 Chiesa), Emerson, Immobile (59 Zaniolo), Barella (90 Pessina), Bonucci
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Italy 5-0 Lithuania
    1-0 Kean 11, 2-0 Utkus 14 (og) , 3-0 Raspadori 24, 4-0 Kean 29, 5-0 Di Lorenzo 54
    G. Donnarumma (46 Sirigu), Di Lorenzo, Biraghi (46 Calabria), Jorginho (61 Castrovilli), Raspadori, Bernardeschi (61 Scamacca), Pessina, Bastoni, Acerbi, Kean (73 Berardi), Cristante
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    Italy-Switzerland
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    Northern Ireland-Italy

Switzerland

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    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 0-0 Italy
    Sommer, Widmer, Elvedi, Akanji, Seferović (85 Zeqiri), F. Frei, Steffen (71 Fassnacht), Rodríguez (63 Garcia), Zuber (63 Vargas), Sow (63 Zakaria), Aebischer
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Northern Ireland 0-0 Switzerland
    Sommer, Widmer (86 Lotomba), Elvedi, Akanji, Zakaria (86 Aebischer), Freuler, Seferović (77 Zeqiri), F. Frei (60 Steffen), Rodríguez, Fassnacht (60 Zuber), Vargas
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Switzerland 2-0 Northern Ireland
    1-0 Zuber 45+3, 2-0 Fassnacht 90+1
    Sommer, Mbabu (81 Widmer), Elvedi, Akanji (53 Schär), Zakaria, Embolo (92 Itten), Freuler, Steffen, Rodríguez, Zuber (81 Fassnacht), Shaqiri (92 Sow)
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Lithuania 0-4 Switzerland
    0-1 Embolo 31, 0-2 Steffen 42, 0-3 Embolo 45, 0-4 Gavranović 90+4
    Sommer, Widmer, Elvedi, Embolo (89 Itten), Freuler, Steffen (67 Fassnacht), Rodríguez (46 Garcia), Zuber (67 Vargas), Sow, Schär, Shaqiri (76 Gavranović)
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    Italy-Switzerland
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    Switzerland-Bulgaria

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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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