2010–11 FC Basel season

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FC Basel
2010–11 season
Chairman Switzerland Gisela Oeri
Manager Germany Thorsten Fink
Ground St. Jakob-Park
Swiss Super League Champions
Swiss Cup Quarterfinals
UEFA Champions League Group Stage
2010–11 UEFA Europa League Round of 32
Top goalscorer League:
Alexander Frei (27)

All:
Alexander Frei (33)
Highest home attendance 37,500 vs. Luzern
(25 May 2011)
Lowest home attendance 25,349 vs. Sion
(28 August 2010)
Home colours
Away colours

FC Basel began their 2010-11 season with various warm-up matches against Swiss lower league, Ukrainian Vyscha Liha, and Ligue 1 clubs. The goals for FC Basel during the 2010-11 season were to take back the league and cup titles as well as to qualify for the UEFA Champions League.

Overall season[edit]

FC Basel entered the 2010–11 Swiss Super League as the reigning champions, having edged Young Boys on the final day of the 2009–10 Swiss Super League. They began the 2010 season on 20 July against FC Zurich. The first half of the domestic season ends on 12 December as Basel heads to Zurich to face Grasshopper.

FC Basel's positioning in the 2009–10 Swiss Super League also enters them into 2010–11 UEFA Champions League qualification. They entered in the third qualifying round for champions kicked their European campaign off on 28 July against the Hungarian champion, Debrecen. In the play-off round, FC Basel drew the Moldovan champions, FC Sheriff Tiraspol. The winning side will then be entered into the 2010-11 Champions League Group Stage while the defeated side will be entered into the 2010-11 Europa League Group Stage.

FC Basel will also defend the Swiss Cup, having won the 2009–10 Swiss Cup, completing the domestic double.

Club[edit]

Management[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Germany Thorsten Fink
Assistant manager Germany Heiko Vogel
Fitness Coach Croatia Nikola Vidović
Conditioning Coach Switzerland Marco Walker
Goalkeeper Coach Switzerland Romain Crevoisier
Team Administration Switzerland Gustav Nussbaumer
Youth Team Coach Switzerland Patrick Rahmen
Youth Team Co-Coach Switzerland Sandro Kamber

Last updated: 23 July 2010
Source:[citation needed]

Kit[edit]

Supplier: Nike
Sponsor(s): Novartis

Home[1]
Away

Source: Official Site

Other information[edit]

Chairman Switzerland Mrs Gisela Oeri
Vice Chairman Switzerland Mr Bernhard Heusler
Ground (capacity and dimensions) St. Jakob-Park (38,512[2])
(37,500 for international matches[3] / 120x80 m)

Source: Official Site

First team[edit]

FC Basel Starting 11 in their 4-4–2 formation


As of 23 July 2010[4] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Argentina GK Franco Costanzo (Captain)
4 Turkey DF Çağdaş Atan
7 Switzerland MF Pascal Schürpf
8 Switzerland MF Benjamin Huggel (Vice-captain)
9 Switzerland FW Marco Streller
10 Ivory Coast MF Gilles Yapi
11 Australia MF Scott Chipperfield
13 Switzerland FW Alexander Frei
14 Switzerland MF Valentin Stocker
15 Argentina FW Federico Almerares
16 Switzerland DF Taulant Xhaka
17 Switzerland MF Xherdan Shaqiri
18 Switzerland GK Yann Sommer
No. Position Player
19 Argentina DF David Abraham
20 Sweden DF Behrang Safari
21 Switzerland DF Genséric Kusunga
22 Ghana DF Samuel Inkoom
23 Switzerland GK Massimo Colomba
24 Switzerland MF Cabral
26 Switzerland MF Daniel Unal
28 Switzerland DF Beg Ferati
29 Switzerland DF Janick Kamber
30 Zambia FW Fwayo Tembo
31 Cameroon FW Jacques Zoua
32 Switzerland DF Reto Zanni
34 Switzerland MF Granit Xhaka
35 Germany FW Matthias Baron

Multiple Nationality[edit]

2010–11 Summer transfers[edit]

In[edit]

10 Ivory Coast MF Gilles Yapi (from BSC Young Boys - Free)
16 Switzerland DF Taulant Xhaka (from Basel U-21)
18 Switzerland GK Yann Sommer (loan return from Grasshopper Club Zürich)
21 Switzerland DF Genséric Kusunga (from Servette FC - Free)
29 Switzerland DF Janick Kamber (from Basel U-21)
30 Zambia FW Fwayo Tembo (from Étoile du Sahel - 1,300,000 SFr)
34 Switzerland MF Granit Xhaka (from Basel U-21)
35 Germany FW Matthias Baron (from Basel U-21)

Out[edit]

15 Argentina FW Marcos Gelabert (to Neuchâtel Xamax - ?)
18 Germany GK Stefan Wessels (to FK Ventspils - Free)
25 Brazil MF Antonio da Silva (footballer) (loan return to Karlsruher SC)
30 Portugal MF Carlitos (to Malaga - Free)
33 Turkey DF Serkan Sahin (to Konyaspor - 875,000 SFr)

Out on loan[edit]

3 Algeria DF Sabri Boumelaha (out on loan to FC Wil)
5 Switzerland DF Dominik Ritter (on loan to FC Winterthur)
16 Switzerland FW Orhan Mustafi (on loan to Arminia Bielefeld)
18 Switzerland GK Jayson Leutwiler (on loan to Yverdon Sport)
27 Switzerland MF Marco Aratore (on loan to FC Aarau)

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

At the start of the season, Basel was entered into 3 competitions — the Swiss Super League, the Swiss Cup, and the UEFA Champions League. Upon elimination from the group stage of the Champions League, Basel dropped into the UEFA Europa League.

Competition Started round Final
position / round
First match Last match
Swiss Super League Winner 20 July 2010 25 May 2011
Swiss Cup Round 1 Quarter-final 20 September 2010 3 March 2011
UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round Group stage 28 July 2010 8 December 2010
UEFA Europa League Round of 32 Round of 32 17 February 2011 24 February 2011

Source: Competitions

Results and Fixtures[edit]

Friendlies/Preseason[edit]

Kickoff times are in CET.

  Win   Draw   Loss

Swiss Super League[edit]

First half of season[edit]

Kickoff times are in CET.

  Win   Draw   Loss

Second half of season[edit]

Kickoff times are in CET.

  Win   Draw   Loss

Swiss Cup[edit]

Main article: 2010–11 Swiss Cup

Kickoff times are in CET.

  Win   Draw   Loss

UEFA Champions League[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Third qualifying round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Debrecen Hungary 1–5 Switzerland Basel 0–2 1–3

Play-off round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Basel Switzerland 4–0 Moldova Sheriff Tiraspol 1–0 3–0

Group stage / Group E[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germany Bayern Munich 6 5 0 1 16 6 +10 15
Italy Roma 6 3 1 2 10 11 −1 10
Switzerland Basel 6 2 0 4 8 11 −3 6
Romania CFR Cluj 6 1 1 4 6 12 −6 4

UEFA Europa League / knockout phase[edit]

Spartak Moscow won 4–3 on aggregate.

Statistics[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Last updated on 28 August

Top scorers[edit]

Position Number Player Super League Champions League Swiss Cup Total
FW 13 Switzerland Alexander Frei 7 2 0 9
FW 9 Switzerland Marco Streller 1 1 0 2
MF 14 Switzerland Valentin Stocker 0 2 0 2
FW 31 Cameroon Jacques Zoua 1 0 0 1
DF 19 Argentina David Abraham 1 0 0 1
MF 7 Switzerland Pascal Schürpf 1 0 0 1
FW 15 Argentina Federico Almerares 1 0 0 1
FW 10 Ivory Coast Gilles Yapi 1 0 0 1
FW 30 Zambia Fwayo Tembo 1 0 0 1
DF 4 Turkey Çağdaş Atan 0 1 0 1
MF 11 Australia Scott Chipperfield 0 1 0 1
MF 17 Switzerland Xherdan Shaqiri 0 1 0 1
MF 34 Switzerland Granit Xhaka 0 1 0 1
/ / Own Goals 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 14 9 0 23

Top assistants[edit]

Position Number Player Super League Champions League Swiss Cup Total
MF 14 Switzerland Valentin Stocker 3 0 0 3
FW 13 Switzerland Alexander Frei 2 1 0 3
DF 22 Ghana Samuel Inkoom 2 0 0 2
DF 20 Sweden Behrang Safari 1 1 0 2
MF 8 Switzerland Benjamin Huggel 0 2 0 2
MF 17 Switzerland Xherdan Shaqiri 0 2 0 2
FW 30 Zambia Fwayo Tembo 1 0 0 1
FW 31 Cameroon Jacques Zoua 0 1 0 1
TOTALS 9 7 0 16

Discipline[edit]

Position Number Player Super League Champions League Swiss Cup Total
YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card
MF 14 Switzerland Valentin Stocker 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
DF 4 Turkey Çağdaş Atan 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
DF 20 Sweden Behrang Safari 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
MF 24 Switzerland Cabral 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
DF 28 Switzerland Beg Ferati 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
GK 1 Argentina Franco Costanzo 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
FW 13 Switzerland Alexander Frei 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
DF 22 Ghana Samuel Inkoom 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF 21 Switzerland Genséric Kusunga 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MF 17 Switzerland Xherdan Shaqiri 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW 30 Zambia Fwayo Tembo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MF 11 Australia Scott Chipperfield 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF 19 Argentina David Abraham 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW 15 Argentina Federico Almerares 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW 31 Cameroon Jacques Zoua 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 17 1 6 0 0 0 23 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ (German) FC Basel. "Das neue Heimtrikot" (in German). Archived from the original on 14 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  2. ^ "Figures and facts". FC Basel 1893. 2011. Archived from the original on 3 February 2012. Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  3. ^ http://www.uefa.com/MultimediaFiles/Download/StatDoc/competitions/UCL/01/67/63/78/1676378_DOWNLOAD.pdf
  4. ^ Das Kader - Spielerporttaits

External links[edit]