Date of birth: 15 August 1963
Playing career: Sarajevo (twice), Rudar Ljubija, Koper, Chur 97 (twice), Sion, Martigny-Sports, Bellinzona (twice), Locarno
Coaching career: Bellinzona (twice), Malcantone Agno, Lugano, Young Boys, Samsunspor, Sion, Lazio, Switzerland
• Started his career in midfield with Sarajevo, losing in the 1983 Yugoslavian Cup final but featuring twice as his team took the 1984/85 league title, the only major honour of his playing days. Moved to Switzerland in 1987, playing for second-tier Chur and then ascending to the top flight with Sion in 1988/89; returned to the second division to represent Martigny, Bellinzona and Locarno.
• Petković hung up his boots in 1999, aged 36, following a season as player-coach at Bellinzona. Then led Malcantone Agno to promotion from the third divison in 2002/03 before becoming the first coach of AC Lugano – successors to FC Lugano.
• Rejoined Bellinzona in October 2005, steering them to the 2007/08 Swiss Cup final, where they lost 4-1 to Basel, but consolation came two weeks later as victory in a relegation/promotion play-off against St Gallen gave Bellinzona a Super League berth.
• Was appointed Young Boys coach in August 2008, guiding them to second-placed finishes in his first two campaigns in charge as well as the 2008/09 Swiss Cup final. After short spells in charge of Turkey's Samsunspor and Sion back in Switzerland, was named Lazio coach in June 2012 and won the Coppa Italia in his first term in Italy, also helping the side to seventh position in the final standings.
• Left in January 2014 after being appointed Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld's successor, taking the reins after the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Promptly guided his charges to UEFA EURO 2016, where they lost to Poland in the last 16, and to the same stage of the 2018 World Cup, where they were beaten by Sweden. Switzerland did, however, reach the first UEFA Nations League Finals, ahead of Belgium and Iceland.
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|06.09.2016||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Switzerland||2-0||Portugal|
|07.10.2016||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Hungary||2-3||Switzerland|
|10.10.2016||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Andorra||1-2||Switzerland|
|13.11.2016||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Switzerland||2-0||Faroe Islands|
|25.03.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Switzerland||1-0||Latvia|
|09.06.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Faroe Islands||0-2||Switzerland|
|31.08.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Switzerland||3-0||Andorra|
|03.09.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Latvia||0-3||Switzerland|
|07.10.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Switzerland||5-2||Hungary|
|10.10.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Portugal||2-0||Switzerland|
|09.11.2017||FIFA World Cup||Play-off for Final Tournament||Northern Ireland||0-1||Switzerland|
|12.11.2017||FIFA World Cup||Play-off for Final Tournament||Switzerland||0-0||Northern Ireland|
|17.06.2018||FIFA World Cup||Final tournament - Group stage||Brazil||1-1||Switzerland|
|22.06.2018||FIFA World Cup||Final tournament - Group stage||Serbia||1-2||Switzerland|
|27.06.2018||FIFA World Cup||Final tournament - Group stage||Switzerland||2-2||Costa Rica|
|03.07.2018||FIFA World Cup||Round of 16||Sweden||1-0||Switzerland|
|23.03.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Georgia||0-2||Switzerland|
|26.03.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Switzerland||3-3||Denmark|
|05.09.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Republic of Ireland||1-1||Switzerland|
|08.09.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Switzerland||4-0||Gibraltar|
|12.10.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Denmark||1-0||Switzerland|
|15.10.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Switzerland||2-0||Republic of Ireland|
|15.11.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Switzerland||1-0||Georgia|
|18.11.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Gibraltar||1-6||Switzerland|
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