Switzerland will compete in Group A against Italy, Turkey and Wales in this year’s UEFA European Championship 2020. Switzerland won Group D winning against Denmark, Georgia, Gibraltar and Ireland.
Vladimir Petkovic is the head coach responsible for the team’s success. Antonio Manicone is there to support him. Heinz Herrmann is the record national player with 118 appearances and the former Dortmund player Alex Frei is the all-time leading goal scorer with 42 goals.
Check out our full Switzerland Euro 2021 Team Guide which gives insight into team tactics, key players, and contains a selection of odds on Switzerland to win the Euros.
The group stage matches of Switzerland are as follows:
- Saturday June 12th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. against Finland in the Olympic Stadium, Baku
- Wednesday June 16, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. against Italy in the Olympic Stadium, Rome
- Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. against Turkey in the Olympic Stadium, Baku
Should Switzerland win group A, they would compete as group winners on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. in Wembley, London against group runner-up from C.
If Switzerland reaches second place in the group, the team will have to play the second in group B at the Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam on Saturday, June 26th 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
As one of the best third-placed finishers, they would either have to play against the winner of Group B in Bilbao on Sunday, June 27th, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. or on Monday, June 28th at 8:00 p.m. in Bucharest, National Arena against the winner of Group F or playing against the winner of Group E on Tuesday 29 June at 8:00 p.m. in Glasgow, Hampden Park.
Even though the Swiss squad is made up of top-class players such as Sommer, Akanji, Xhaka, Shaqiri, Mehmedi and Seferovic, their chances of winning a European title in Euro 2021 are slim. They currently sit at 80/1 to win.