LUGANO. Lugano prevails over Zürich with a 2-0 win with a goal from I. Aliseda (22′) and a goal from J. Sabbatini (45′).
The match was played at the Stadio di Cornaredo stadium in Lugano on Saturday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Esther Staubli assisted by Alain Heiniger and Nicolas Müller. The 4th official was Tobias Thies. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 13.4 degrees Celsius or 56.1 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 42%.
The ball possession was not so different. Lugano was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Zürich that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Zürich was putting more pressure with 74 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 2 were on target. Notwithstanding, Lugano found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Lugano shot 7 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Zürich shot 12 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Lugano received 5 yellow cards (Renato Steffen, Albian Hajdari , Ousmane Doumbia, Boris Babic and Uran Bislimi). On the other side, Zürich received 4 yellow cards (Aiyegun Tosin, Bo Henriksen, R. Šimić and Becir Omeragic).
After playing this match, Lugano will have 34 points to remain in the 3rd place. Talking about the opposition, Zürich will stay with 25 points like Grasshopper to remain in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Super League, Lugano will host St. Gallen on the 10th of April with a 14-10 head to head stats in favor of Lugano (6 draws).
Zürich will host Basel on the 8th of April with a 38-12 head to head statistic in favor of Basel (16 draws).
Lugano – Formation
Lugano started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Mattia Croci-Torti decided to play with the following team: Sebastian Osigwe, Lars Lukas Mai , Fabio Daprelà , Albian Hajdari , Roman Macek , Ousmane Doumbia , Jonathan Sabbatini , Milton Valenzuela , Renato Steffen , Ignacio Aliseda and Žan Celar .
The home team had on the bench: Serif Berbic, Boris Babić, Chinwendu Johan Nkama, Allan Arigoni , Mickaël Facchinetti, Jhon Espinoza, Mohamed El Amine Amoura , Uran Bislimi and Kreshnik Hajrizi .
Lugano could not rely on the presence of Kreshnik Hajrizi (injured).
Lugano made 5 changes: Lukas Mai for Kreshnik Hajrizi (60′), Renato Steffen for M. Amoura (66′), Zan Celar for Uran Bislimi (66′), Roman Macek for Allan Arigoni (80′) and Ignacio Aliseda for Boris Babic (80′).
Best player: Jonathan Sabbatini
The player that probably impressed the most for Lugano was Jonathan Sabbatini.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 46 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 12.
Zürich – Formation
Zürich started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Bo Henriksen played with: Yanick Brecher, Bećir Omeragić , Nikola Katić , Lindrit Kamberi , Nikola Boranijašević , Cheick Oumar Conde , Bledian Krasniqi , Fidan Aliti , Tosin Aiyegun , Roko Šimić and Jonathan Okita .
These were the players on the bench: Marc Hornschuh, Fabian Rohner, Živko Kostadinović, Antonio Marchesano , Mirlind Kryeziu, Blerim Džemaili , Ifeanyi Mathew, Daniel Afriyie and Calixte Ligue .
Zürich made 5 changes: R. Šimić for Antonio Marchesano (46′), Fidan Aliti for Fabian Rohner (68′), B. Krasniqi for Blerim Džemaili (68′), Nikola Boranijasevic for Calixte Paul Ligue (76′) and Jonathan Okita for Daniel Afriyie Barnieh (88′).
Best player: Cheick Oumar Conde
The most impressive player for Zürich was Cheick Oumar Conde.
His rating iswith 44 passes (65% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 19 duels out of 24.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super League.