Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & How To Watch Online

Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & How To Watch Online: One of the biggest sporting events is just a couple of month’s away, yes the FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament! As the days are passing by, there is huge excitement and hype among football fans to enjoy this memorable event. A total of 32 teams have been qualified and Switzerland is one among them to qualify for this prestigious football title.

Switzerland showcased decent performance in the previous edition of the FIFA world cup thereby successfully getting out of the group stage. This time the team is placed in Group G along with Brazil, Serbia, and Cameroon. It will be a tough task for the Switzerland squad to make it out of the group stages into the knockout rounds.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Switzerland Squad
Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad & Schedule

Captain

Granit Xhaka will lead Switzerland’s football team as a World cup captain. He has been associated with the squad for a long time making 104 appearances and scoring 2 goals. There are hopes from this Arsenal midfielder to pull the squad towards the knockout stages

World Cup 2022 Switzerland Coach

Murat Yukin at the age of 48 years will head the team Switzerland as a coach for Qatar World Cup. He also played a role as a club manager in Switzerland and Russia. He was designated as head coach of the Switzerland National Team on August 2021 and managed to qualify for the upcoming world cup without going through the European playoffs.

Switzerland’s World Cup Record & Performances

Switzerland as a team will be appearing for the 12th time at the World Cup, where they managed to reach the quarter-finals three times before and have been eliminated in round 16 for three times in the last four tournaments.

In the early editions of the FIFA World Cup, Switzerland had its best performances by reaching the quarter-finals in 1934, 1938, and 1954. In 1954, Switzerland hosted the event, where they face defeated Austria in the quarter-final match by 7-5 points.

Switzerland at the 2006 World cup got eliminated without conceding a single goal. At the 2018 World cup, Switzerland was drawn to play against top contender Brazil, Serbia, and Costa Rica in Group E.

Qualified Teams for the World Cup Group G :
Group G: Brazil | Serbia | Switzerland | Cameroon

FIFA World Cup 2022 Switzerland Team Squad

Xherdan Shaqiri, a Liverpool forward who has made 102 appearances for Switzerland will be seen playing in Qatar. The 33-year-old goalkeeper, Yann Sommer will find his place among the 26 players. Also, Breel Embolo, a 25-year-old striker is expected to play for Switzerland at the upcoming FIFA 2022 cup.

Switzerland potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:

Goalkeeper: Yann Sommer (Borussia Monchengladbach), Yvon Mvogo (PSV), Jonas Omlin (Montpellier), Gregor Kobel (Borussia Dortmund)

Defenders : Kevin Mbabu (Wolfsburg), Silvan Widmer (Mainz), Nico Elvedi (Borussia Monchengladbach), Manuel Akanji (Borussia Dortmund), Ricardo Rodriguez (Torino), Jordan Lotomba (Nice), Eray Comert (Valencia), Fabian Schar (Newcastle)

Midfielders : Fabian Frei (Basel), Remo Freuler (Atalanta), Granit Xhaka (Arsenal), Renato Steffen (Wolfsburg), Steven Zuber (AEK Athens), Djibril Sow (Eintracht Frankfurt), Michel Aebischer (Bologna), Xherdan Shaqiri (Chicago Fire), Mattia Bottani (Lugano)

Forwards : Breel Embolo (Borussia Monchengladbach), Noah Okafor (Red Bull Salzburg), Ruben Vargas (Augsburg), Mario Gavranovic (Kayserispor), Haris Seferovic (Benfica)

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Fifa World Cup 2022 Switzerland Fixtures

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24 Switzerland vs. Cameroon 5 a.m. Al Janoub
Mon, Nov. 28 Brazil vs. Switzerland 11 a.m. Stadium 974
Fri, Dec. 2 Serbia vs. Switzerland 2 p.m. Stadium 974

How to watch Fifa World Cup 2022 Online

TV channels: USA (Fox Sports, Telemundo), UK (BBC), Canada (TSN), Australia (SBS), New Zealand (SKY Sport), India (Sony Network)
Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, Hulu+ Live, SlingTV, YouTube TV

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