2015–16 Swiss Cup

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2015–16 Swiss Cup
Country   Switzerland
Teams 64

The 2015–16 Swiss Cup is the 91st season of Switzerland's annual football cup competition. The competition started on 15 August 2015 with the first games of Round 1 and will end in May 2016 with the Final. The winners of the competition will qualify for the group stage[1] of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League. The title holders are Sion.

Participating clubs

All teams from 2014–15 Super League and 2014–15 Challenge League as well as the top 4 teams from 2014–15 Promotion League automatically entered this year's competition. The remaining 41 teams had to qualify through separate qualifying rounds within their leagues. Reserve teams and teams from Liechtenstein are not allowed in the competition, the latter only enter the 2015–16 Liechtenstein Cup.

2015–16 Super League
9 teams
2015–16 Challenge League
10 teams
2015–16 Promotion League
9 teams
2015–16 1. Liga
12 teams
2015–16 2. Liga Interregional
11 teams
2015–16 Regional leagues
13 teams

Sixth tier

  • FC Arbon 05 (TG)
  • FC Brunnen (SZ)
  • FC Gontenschwil (AG)
  • FC Grand-Saconnex (GE)
  • FC Härkingen (SO)
  • FC Küsnacht (ZH)
  • FC Matran (FR)
  • FC Pied du Jura (VD)
  • FC Pratteln (BL)
  • FC Ticino (NE)

Seventh tier

  • FC Hausen am Albis (ZH)
  • FC Länggasse (BE)
  • FC Rheineck (SG)

Teams in bold are still active in the competition.

TH Title holders.

Round 1

Teams from Super League and Challenge League were seeded in this round. In a match, the home advantage was granted to the team from the lower league, if applicable.

Round 2

The winners of Round 1 played in this round. Teams from Super League were seeded, the home advantage was granted to the team from the lower league, if applicable.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
18 September 2015
FC Lausanne-Sport 0–1 FC Thun
FC Köniz 3–1 Grasshopper Zürich
19 September 2015
FC Red Star Zürich 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(p. 5–4)
FC Azzurri LS
AC Bellinzona 2–3 (a.e.t.) FC Lugano
FC La Chaux-de-Fonds 0–3 FC Aarau
FC Schaffhausen 2–1 (a.e.t.) FC Wil
FC Winterthur 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(p. 6–5)
FC Biel-Bienne
FC Breitenrain 0–2 FC St. Gallen
FC Sierre 0–3 FC Wettswil-Bonstetten
FC Wohlen 0–1 FC Zürich
20 September 2015
SC YF Juventus 1–4 FC Basel
FC Münsingen 0–2 FC Sion
Neuchâtel Xamax FCS 2–4 FC Luzern
FC Martigny-Sports 0–1 FC Le Mont
FC Bulle 0–3 SV Muttenz
FC Chiasso 0–2 BSC Young Boys

Round 3

The winners of Round 2 played in this round. The home advantage was granted to the team from the lower league.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
28 October 2015
FC Wettswil-Bonstetten 1–2 FC Thun
SV Muttenz 1–5 FC Basel
FC Red Star Zürich 1–2 FC Köniz
FC St. Gallen 2–3 FC Luzern
29 October 2015
FC Aarau 2–0 FC Le Mont
BSC Young Boys 1–3 FC Zürich
FC Schaffhausen 2–3 (a.e.t.) FC Sion
FC Winterthur 0–2 FC Lugano


The winners of Round 3 played in the Quarter-finals. There was no home advantage granted in the draw.

12 December 2015
FC Aarau 3–4 FC Luzern
Nganga Goal 4'90+3'
Romano Goal 55'
Schneuwly Goal 9'79'
Hyka Goal 60'
Lezcano Goal 79'
Stadion Brügglifeld, Aarau
Attendance: 5,724
Referee: Alain Bieri

12 December 2015
FC Thun 1–4 FC Zürich
Wittwer Goal 11' Etoundi Goal 50'71'
Grgic Goal 57'
Koch Goal 79'
Stockhorn Arena, Thun
Attendance: 4,917
Referee: Pascal Erlachner

13 December 2015
FC Lugano 2–0 (a.e.t.) FC Köniz
Črnigoj Goal 110'
Donis Goal 115'
Stadio Cornaredo, Lugano
Attendance: 1,849
Referee: Sébastien Pache

13 December 2015
FC Sion 2–2 (a.e.t.) FC Basel
Pa Modou Goal 37'
Assifuah Goal 66'
Elneny Goal 79'
Janko Goal 89' (pen.)
Bia Penalty scored
Ziegler Penalty missed
Salatić Penalty scored
Carlitos Penalty scored
Pa Modou Penalty scored
4–3 Penalty scored Elneny
Penalty scored Janko
Penalty missed Bjarnason
Penalty missed Samuel
Penalty scored Callà
Stade de Tourbillon, Sion
Attendance: 9,200
Referee: Stephan Klossner


2 March 2016
FC Luzern 1–2 FC Lugano
Schneuwly Goal 45+1' (pen.) Donis Goal 2'51'

2 March 2016
FC Sion 0–3 FC Zürich
Kerzhakov Goal 10'43'
Buff Goal 50'


29 May 2016
FC Lugano 0–1 FC Zürich
Goal 40' Sarr
Letzigrund, Zürich
Referee: Alain Bieri[2]


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