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11 Things You Need To Know About Switzerland's World Cup Team

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7. But things have changed and Switzerland is one of the most promising teams heading to Brazil.

They led an impressive qualifying campaign before the World Cup and won all 10 games. They were part of a weak group, but still.


9. Ottmar Hitzfeld, their coach, is a veteran with an impressive career.

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He accumulated 18 major titles in his career, mostly during his tenures with Borussia Dortmund, Grasshopper Club Zürich, and Bayern Munich. He is planning to retire after the World Cup so he'll want this one to count.