Marco Schönbächler

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Marco Schönbächler
Personal information
Full name Marco Schönbächler
Date of birth (1990-01-11) 11 January 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Urdorf, Switzerland
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
FC Zürich
Number 27
Youth career
FC Urdorf
FC Zürich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006– FC Zürich 191 (23)
National team
2007–2009 Switzerland U19 18 (3)
2009–2011 Switzerland U21 4 (0)
2014– Switzerland 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 August 2014

Marco Schönbächler (born 11 January 1990) is a Swiss professional footballer from who currently plays as a forward for FC Zürich in the Swiss Super League.

Career[edit]

He was part of the 2006–07 and 2008–2009 Swiss Championship winning team.[1]

On 17 August 2013, Schönbächler scored a hat-trick for Zürich in the first round of the Swiss Cup, leading his side to a 6-0 victory over FC Bassersdorf.[2] In the next round on 15 September 2013, Schönbächler scored Zürich's second goal, as his side twice came from behind to defeat Stade Lausanne Ouchy 3—2.[3] Schönbächler's goal-scoring streak continued into the quarter-finals, as he scored Zürich's equalizing goal in an eventual 4-1 defeat of FC Baden in the quarter-finals on 9 November.[4] His first league goal of the season came on 24 November, scoring Zürich's second goal in a 4—1 defeat of FC Sion.[5]

Honours[edit]

FC Zürich

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Marco Schönbächler Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  2. ^ "FC Zurich Wins Cup Game against FC Bassersdorf 6:0". FCZ. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "FC Zurich Wins Cup Match against FC Stade Lausanne Ouchy 3-2". FCZ. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Würth Swiss Cup: FC Zurich Beats FC Baden 4-1". FCZ. 9 November 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Zürich vs. Sion 4-1". Soccerway. 24 November 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2014.