Young Boys steals a 2-1 win against Grasshopper. HIGHLIGHTS

ZüRICH. Young Boys beat Grasshopper to win 2-1. A goal from F. de was decisive in the 90min.

Young Boys steals a 2-1 win against Grasshopper. HIGHLIGHTS

ZüRICH. Young Boys overcome Grasshopper to win 2-1. A goal from F. de was decisive in the 90min. It was Young Boys to strike first with a goal of Christian Fassnacht at the 38′. Then K. Imeri scored again for Young Boys in the 78′ minute. Eventually, Filipe de Carvalho Ferreira reduced the distance for Grasshopper (90′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.

Young Boys remained in players after Meschack Elia received a red card in the 90′.

The match was played at the Stadion Letzigrund stadium in Zürich on Saturday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Luca Cibelli with the support of Vital Jobin and Bastien Lengacher. The 4th official was Mirel Turkes. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was freezing at -2.1 degrees Celsius or 28.18 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 47 Ball Possession 53
Shots
  • 7 Total 17
  • 3 On Target 7
  • 4 Off Target 10
  • 0 Shots blocked 1
  • 109 Attack 110
  • 52 Dangerous attack 67
  • 99 Ball safe​ 97
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 7
  • 2 Off Sides 5
Fouls
  • 13 Total 12
  • 2 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Grasshopper was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Young Boys that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Young Boys was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Young Boys won the match.​

Grasshopper shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Young Boys shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Grasshopper received 2 yellow cards (Renat Dadashov and André Moreira ). On the opposite side, Young Boys received 2 yellow cards (Fabian Lustenberger and Cheikh Niasse).

Also, Young Boys didn’t end the match with 11 players after Meschack Elia (Young Boys) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).

Match Timeline

37'
Fabian Lustenberger- Yellow
38'
Christian Fassnacht(goal)
56'
Cheikh Ahmet Tidian Niasse- Yellow
Teruki Hara- sub ->Dominik Schmid
60'
Tsiy William Ndenge- sub ->Amir Abrashi
60'
Meritan Shabani- sub ->Petar Pusic
60'
74'
Meschak Elia- sub ->Jean-Pierre Nsame
74'
Kastriot Imeri- sub ->Filip Ugrinic 
Sang-Bin Jeong- sub ->Christian Herc
76'
78'
Kastriot Imeri(goal)
84'
Sandro Lauper- sub ->Cheikh Niasse
Renat Dadaşov- Yellow
86'
88'
Aurele Amenda- sub ->Fabian Lustenberger
André Campos Moreira- Yellow
90'
Filipe De Carvalho Ferreira(goal)Renat Dadashov
90'
Filipe De Carvalho Ferreira- sub ->Bendegúz Bolla
90'
90'
Meschak Elia- Red
90'
Kastriot Imeri(var)

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

After this match, Grasshopper will stay with 20 points like Sion to sit in the 7th place. Regarding the opposition, Young Boys will have 38 points to sit in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Super League, Grasshopper will play away against Young Boys on the 10th of April with a 30-18 head to head in favor of Young Boys (14 draws).

Young Boys will host Grasshopper on the 10th of April with a 30-18 head to head record in favor of Young Boys (14 draws).

Grasshopper – Formation

Grasshopper
G
A. Campos Moreira 1.Portugal
7.2
90'
D
N. Loosli 41.Switzerland
6.5
D
A. Seko 15.Japan
6.4
D
T. Machado Ribeiro 14.Portugal
6.9
M
D. Schmid 31.Switzerland
6.4
60'
M
B. Bolla 77.Hungary
6.1
90'
M
A. Abrashi 6.Albania
6.4
60'
M
H. Kawabe 40.Japan
7.0
F
C. Herc 28.Slovakia
7.1
76'
F
P. Pusic 10.Switzerland
6.2
60'
F
R. Dadaşov 27.Azerbaijan
6.9
86'
Substitutes
G
J. Hammel 71.Switzerland
D
L. Li 4.China PR
D
E. Nadjack 25.Guinea-Bissau
D
G. Margreitter 33.Austria
M
T. Ndenge 7.Germany
6.4
60'
M
M. Shabani 23.Germany
6.6
60'
M
T. Hara 34.Japan
6.4
60'
F
F. De 57.Switzerland
90' Goals90'
F
S. Jeong 11.Korea Republic
6.2
76'

Grasshopper started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Giorgio Contini decided to play with the following team: André Moreira (7.2), Ayumu Seko (6.4), Noah Loosli (6.5), Tomás Ribeiro (6.9), Bendegúz Bolla (6.1), Amir Abrashi (6.4), Hayao Kawabe (7.0), Dominik Schmid (6.4), Petar Pušić (6.2), Christián Herc (7.1) and Renat Dadaşov (6.9).

The home team had on the bench: Filipe de Carvalho Ferreira, Lei Li, Nadjack, Tsiy William Ndenge (6.4), Sangbin Jeong (6.2), Justin Hammel, Georg Margreitter, Meritan Shabani (6.6) and Teruki Hara (6.4).

Substitutions

Grasshopper made 5 changes: Dominik Schmid for Teruki Hara (60′), Amir Abrashi for Tsiy William Ndenge (60′), Petar Pusic for Meritan Shabani (60′), Christian Herc for Jeong Sang-Bin (76′) and Bendegúz Bolla for Filipe de Carvalho Ferreira (90′).

Best player: André Moreira​

The most impressive player for Grasshopper was the goalkeeper: André Moreira. His rating is 7.24. He performed 5 saves.

Young Boys – Formation

Young Boys
G
A. Racioppi 1.Switzerland
6.9
D
F. Lustenberger 28.Switzerland
6.6
88' 37'
D
U. Garcia Lopes 21.Switzerland
7.2
D
C. Zesiger 5.Switzerland
7.3
D
L. Blum 27.Switzerland
7.1
M
C. Fassnacht 16.Switzerland
7.8
Goals38'
M
F. Ugrinic 7.Switzerland
7.4
74'
M
C. Niasse 20.Senegal
6.4
84' 56'
M
F. Rieder 32.Switzerland
7.2
F
J. Nsamé 18.Cameroon
6.4
74'
F
J. Monteiro 77.Portugal
6.9
Substitutes
G
D. Marzino 40.Switzerland
D
Q. Maceiras 24.Switzerland
D
L. Benito 23.Switzerland
D
A. Amenda 4.Switzerland
88'
M
M. Changa 14.Zambia
M
D. Rrudhani 22.Kosovo
M
S. Lauper 30.Switzerland
84'
M
K. Imeri 29.Switzerland
7.4
74' Goals78'
F
M. Elia 15.Congo DR
7.0
74' 90'

Young Boys started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Raphaël Wicky played with: Anthony Racioppi (6.9), Lewin Blum (7.1), Fabian Lustenberger (6.6), Cedric Zesiger (7.3), Ulisses Garcia (7.2), Christian Fassnacht (7.8), Cheikh Niasse (6.4), Fabian Rieder (7.2), Filip Ugrinic (7.4), Jean-Pierre Nsame (6.4) and Joel Monteiro (6.9).

They had on the bench: Miguel Changa Chaiwa, Donat Rrudhani, Quentin Maceiras, Loris Benito, Dario Marzino, Sandro Lauper, Kastriot Imeri (7.4), Meschack Elia (7.0) and Aurele Amenda.

Substitutions

Young Boys made 4 changes: Jean-Pierre Nsame for Meschack Elia (74′), Filip Ugrinic  for K. Imeri (74′), Cheikh Niasse for Sandro Lauper (84′) and Fabian Lustenberger for A. Amenda (88′).

Best player: Christian Fassnacht​

The most impressive player for Young Boys was Christian Fassnacht.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 26 passes (88% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Super League.​