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Switzerland


Federation founded: 1895
FIFA member since: 1904
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: Red and white
Nicknames: Schweizer Nati, La Nati
World Cups qualified for: 10 (of 20)
Best results: 6th place 1950

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 33 W 11 D 6 L 16 GF 45 GA 59 Pts 39
Switzerland are 21st on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Did not enter
1934 Quarterfinal 7 Squad Qualifiers
1938 Quarterfinal 7 Squad Qualifiers
1950 First round 6 Squad Qualifiers
1954 Quarterfinal 8 Squad Hosts
1958 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1962 First round 16 Squad Qualifiers
1966 First round 16 Squad Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 Round of 16 15 Squad Qualifiers
1998 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Round of 16 10 Squad Qualifiers
2010 First round 19 Squad Qualifiers
2014 Round of 16 11 Squad Qualifiers

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) 1934, 1938, 1950, 1954
Biggest win 4-1 vs Italy 1954
4-1 vs Romania 1994
Biggest loss 0-5 vs West Germany 1966
Most wins in a row 2
Most losses in a row 7
Longest unbeaten run 5
Longest run without win 8
Longest run qualifying 4 (1934-54)
Longest run not qualifying 6 (1970-90)
Penalty shoot-outs 0 win, 1 loss
SWI vs Europe W6 - D3 - L11
SWI vs South America W1 - D1 - L5
SWI vs Asia W1 - D0 - L0
SWI vs Africa W1 - D0 - L0
SWI vs N/C America W2 - D2 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Kiki Antenen 8 1950-62
Tranquillo Barnetta 7 2006-10
Diego Benaglio 7 2010-14
Roger Bocquet 7 1950-54
Johan Djourou 7 2006-14
Jackie Fatton 7 1950-54
Gökhan Inler 7 2010-14
Stephan Lichtsteiner 7 2010-14
Andre Neury 7 1950-54

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Sepp Hügi 6 1954
Andre Abegglen 4 1934-38
Robert Ballaman 4 1954
Jackie Fatton 3 1950-54
Leopold Kielholz 3 1934
Xherdan Shaqiri 3 2010-14
Alexander Frei 2 2006-10
Adrian Knup 2 1994


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1934 1R Netherlands W 3-2 QF Czechoslovakia L 2-3 1938 1R Germany [aet] D 1-1 Germany [replay] W 4-2 QF Hungary L 0-2 1950 1R Yugoslavia L 0-3 1R Brazil D 2-2 1R Mexico W 2-1 1954 1R Italy W 2-1 1R England L 0-2 P/O Italy W 4-1 QF Austria L 5-7 1962 1R Chile L 1-3 1R West Germany L 1-2 1R Italy L 0-3 1966 1R West Germany L 0-5 1R Spain L 1-2 1R Argentina L 0-2 1994 1R United States D 1-1 1R Romania W 4-1 1R Colombia L 0-2 2R Spain L 0-3 2006 1R France D 0-0 1R Togo W 2-0 1R South Korea W 2-0 2R Ukraine [0-3 ap] D 0-0 2010 1R Spain W 1-0 1R Chile L 0-1 1R Honduras D 0-0 2014 1R Ecuador W 2-1 1R France L 2-5 1R Honduras W 3-0 2R Argentina [aet] L 0-1



 

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