Team analysis



1Lucio Soldini05/04/2001Goalkeeper808080 FC Lugano (SUI)
2Gianluca Romano12/06/2001Defender15* BSC Young Boys (SUI)
3Fabio Solimando27/12/2001Defender 80 FC St Gallen (SUI)
4Ilan Sauter06/02/2001Defender808080 FC Zürich (SUI)
5Becir Omeragic20/01/2002Defender8072*80 FC Zürich (SUI)
6Drilon Kastrati23/10/2001Midfield80 Grasshopper Club Zürich (SUI)
7Tician Tushi02/04/2001Midfield24+80801 FC Basel 1893 (SUI)
8Alexandre Jankewitz25/12/2001Midfield 8080 Servette FC (SUI)
9Julian Vonmoos01/04/2001Forward8070*80 Grasshopper Club Zürich (SUI)
10Bledian Krasniqi17/06/2001Midfield808069* FC Zürich (SUI)
11Felix Mambimbi18/01/2001Forward40+8073*3 BSC Young Boys (SUI)
12Nils De Mol03/05/2001Goalkeeper FC Basel 1893 (SUI)
13Jan Wörnhard23/04/2001Defender808080 FC St Gallen (SUI)
14Simon Sohm11/04/2001Midfield8059*80 FC Zürich (SUI)
15David Jacovic05/02/2001Defender65+ 80 FC St Gallen (SUI)
16Elias Mesonero27/03/2001Defender 8+ Grasshopper Club Zürich (SUI)
17Fabian Rieder16/02/2002Midfield40*21+ BSC Young Boys (SUI)
18Uros Vasic25/10/2001Forward 10+11+ FC Thun (SUI)
19Christian Witzig09/01/2001Defender FC St Gallen (SUI)
20Ruwen Werthmüller28/01/2001Forward56* 7+ Hertha BSC Berlin (GER)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Switzerland team analysis

Formation in attack:Switzerland team analysisFormation in defence:Switzerland team analysis

Key features – Switzerland

• 1-4-2-3-1 with switches to 1-4-4-2 v England and (late) v Italy
• Fluent combination play with keeper active in building from back
• Full-backs pushing up; screening midfielder protecting centre-backs
• 10 Krasniqi the creative spirit; technique, solo skills, through passes
• Fast transitions to compact defence; strikers closing central corridor
• Good off-ball movement, neat passing interchanges in final third
• Tactical and positional flexibility; strong collective virtues

Head coach: Stefan Marini (23/06/1965)