Switzerland National Team for Euro 2024: Squad and Expectations

Switzerland National Team for Euro 2024: Squad and Expectations

The Switzerland National Team, coached by Murat Yakin, enters Euro 2024 with a well-balanced and experienced squad. Known for their disciplined and organized play, Switzerland aims to progress deep into the tournament. They will start their journey on against Hungary on June 15.

Squad Overview

Switzerland’s squad is a mix of seasoned veterans and emerging stars. Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka will lead the team, providing both leadership and midfield control.


  • Yann Sommer (Inter Milan)
  • Yvon Mvogo (Lorient)
  • David von Ballmoos (Young Boys)


  • Ricardo Rodriguez (Torino)
  • Manuel Akanji (Manchester City)
  • Nico Elvedi (Borussia Monchengladbach)
  • Silvan Widmer (Mainz)
  • Fabian Schar (Newcastle United)
  • Kevin Mbabu (FC Augsburg)
  • Ulisses Garcia (Marseille)
  • Cédric Zesiger (VfL Wolfsburg)
  • Eray Cömert (Nantes)
  • Fabian Schär (Newcastle United)
  • Bećir Omeragić (Montpellier)


  • Granit Xhaka (Arsenal)
  • Remo Freuler (Bologna)
  • Denis Zakaria (AS Monaco)
  • Uran Bislimi (Lugano)
  • Michel Aebischer (Bologna)
  • Vincent Sierro (Toulouse)
  • Xherdan Shaqiri (Chicago Fire)
  • Dereck Kutesa (Servette)


  • Zeki Amdouni (Burnley)
  • Renato Steffen (Lugano)
  • Dan Ndoye (Bologna)
  • Ruben Vargas (Augsburg)
  • Noah Okafor (Milan)

Key Players

Granit Xhaka

The Arsenal midfielder is the heartbeat of the Switzerland National Team. Known for his passing range and leadership, Xhaka’s ability to control the tempo of the game is crucial for Switzerland’s success.

Yann Sommer

Sommer is one of the most reliable goalkeepers in Europe, known for his shot-stopping ability and composure under pressure which he has shown many times this season playing for Inter. He had most clean sheets in Europe Big 5 leagues this season. His experience will be vital in maintaining Switzerland’s defensive solidity.

Managerial Prowess

Murat Yakin, appointed in 2021, has guided the Switzerland National Team with a strategic and disciplined approach. His tactical insights and experience have been instrumental in shaping the team’s competitive edge.

Expectations and Prospects

Switzerland has been placed in a challenging group that includes Germany, Hungary, and Scotland. Their opening match on June 15 against Hungary will set the tone for their campaign. With a squad rich in talent and experience, Switzerland has the potential to advance to the knockout stages and make a significant impact in Euro 2024.

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