Against Northern Ireland in Geneva – Stade de Geneva, the national team always wins their qualifying games – Sports

Against Northern Ireland in Geneva - Stade de Geneva, the national team always wins their qualifying games - Sports

It’s been almost 2 years since Natty last played in Geneva. The Stade de Geneva is an ideal place for serious battles.

The Swiss national team will play its 18th international match on Saturday in Stade de Geneva, which began in 2003. Within the framework of World Cup qualification, the opponent is called Northern Ireland (Live on SRF Zwei from 8:10 pm). After the 0-0 win in Belfast a month ago, a win in Geneva is inevitable.

Stade de Geneva seems to be the best venue for a complete success. Although the national team’s balance sheet at Servet Home Stadium is balanced in friendly matches (4 wins, 4 draws, 4 defeats), the Swiss national team is still on a clean slate in serious fighting in Geneva’s La Prairie district. , 5 wins.

Competitive games of the national team in Stade de Geneva

Date Rival The result Campaign
11.06.2003 Albania 3: 2 EM-Qual
01.04.2009 Moldova 2: 0 WM-Qual
08.06.2013 Cyprus 1: 0 WM-Qual
25.03.2017 Latvia 1: 0 WM-Qual
15.10.2019 Ireland 2: 0 EM-Qual

Notable in these 5 games in the context of the European Championship and World Cup qualification:

  • Opponents were always of a manageable caliber. Most of the really big games took place in Basel.
  • Football festivals in Geneva are not celebrated against “little ones”. As a rule, the national team fought.
  • At the end of these 5 campaigns, Switzerland also qualified for the finals.

Signs of another match win in Geneva are good for Murat Yak’s team against Northern Ireland. As in the last 4 serious battles at Calvinistad, it is important that the national team holds zero. Because Northern Irish does not allow a lot of opportunities. It showed the “first leg”.

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Seferovich knows how to do this

Incidentally, there is not a single player on Coach Yack’s current team who has scored an international goal in Geneva. Goal scorers in 6 games over the last decade (friendly and competitive games) are Gokhan Inler, Alex Frey (2), Blerim D’Miley, Josip Dreamick, Edmilson Fernandes and currently injured Harris Seferovic (2).

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