FIFA Ranking: 35

Coach: Koebi Kuhn

Key players: Alexander Frei, Philippe Senderos, Johann Vogel

World Cup record: Eighth appearance

Best finish: Quarterfinals (1934. 1938, 1954)

Last appearance: Second round 1994

Qualifying route: Beat Turkey in European playoff

Key question: A team that relies on team spirit. Is that enough?

Squad:

Goalkeepers #
Pascal Zuberbuhler 1
Diego Benaglio 12
Fabio Coltorti 21
Defenders
Johan Djourou 2
Ludovic Magnin 3
Philippe Senderos 4
Stephane Grichting 13
Christoph Spycher 17
Valon Behrami 19
Patrick Mueller 20
Philipp Degen 23
Midfielders
Xavier Margairaz 5
Johann Vogel 6
Ricardo Cabanas 7
Raphael Wicky 8
Daniel Gygax 10
David Degen 14
Forwards
Alexander Frei 9
Marco Streller 11
Blerim Dzemaili 15
Tranquillo Barnetta 16
Mauro Lustrinelli 18
Johan Vonlanthen 22

Group matches:

v France, 16:00 GMT, Tuesday 13th June - Stuttgart

v Togo, 13:00 GMT, Monday 19th June - Dortmund

v South Korea, 19:00 GMT, Friday 23rd June - Hanover