Zürich overcomes St. Gallen 2-1

ST. GALLEN. Zürich topped St. Gallen to win 2-1.

Zürich overcomes St. Gallen 2-1

ST. GALLEN. Zürich beat St. Gallen to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the first half.​ It was Zürich to strike first with a goal of K. Mets at the 10′. Then it was a goal in the 37′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, M. Maglica gave the win to Zürich in the 43′ minute with an own goal. St. Gallen lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Kybunpark stadium in St. Gallen on Saturday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. In front of 18,861 spectators.​ The referee was Lukas Fähndrich with the support of Sladan Josipovic and Devis Dettamanti. The 4th official was Nico Gianforte.

Match Statistics​

  • 57 Ball Possession 43
  • 22 Total 12
  • 3 On Target 6
  • 19 Off Target 6
  • 9 Shots blocked 2
  • 112 Attack 90
  • 100 Dangerous attack 60
  • 91 Ball safe​ 101
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 4
  • 15 Total 13
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 6

Ball possession

St. Gallen was in firm control of the ball 57% while Zürich was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

St. Gallen was putting more pressure with 100 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, Zürich was able to find the solution to win this match.​

St. Gallen shot 22 times, 3 on target, 19 off target. Talking about the opposition, Zürich shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target.


St. Gallen received 2 yellow cards (I. Schmidt and L. Stergiou). Talking about the opposition, Zürich received 3 yellow cards (B. Krasniqi, F. Aliti and M. Kryeziu).

Match Timeline

K. Mets(goal)A. Coric
B. Krasniqi- Yellow
F. Aliti- Yellow
J. Quintilla(goal)
M. Maglica(own-goal)
D. Gnonto- sub ->T. Aiyegun
S. Wallner- sub ->N. Boranijasevic
M. Hornschuh- sub ->B. Krasniqi
B. Toma- sub ->C. Lungoyi
J. Von Moos- sub ->V. Ruiz
A. Besio- sub ->K. Duah
M. Kryeziu- sub ->F. Aliti
M. Kryeziu- Yellow
A. Jankewitz- sub ->J. Guillemenot
I. Schmidt- Yellow
A. Gogia- sub ->A. Coric
L. Stergiou- Yellow
B. Babic- sub ->B. Fazliji


Last 5

After this match, St. Gallen will stay with 47 points to remain in the 5th place. On the other side, Zürich will have 75 points to sit in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Super League, St. Gallen will play away with Young Boys on the 10th of May with a 35-6 head to head in favor of Young Boys (17 draws).

Zürich will host Lausanne Sport on the 12th of May with a 14-4 head to head statistic in favor of Zürich (5 draws).

St. Gallen – Formation

St. Gallen started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Peter Zeidler decided to play with the following team: .


St. Gallen made 5 changes: C. Lungoyi for B. Toma (62′), V. Ruiz for J. Von Moos (62′), K. Duah for A. Besio (62′), J. Guillemenot for A. Jankewitz (75′) and B. Fazliji for B. Babic (87′).

Zürich – Formation

Zürich started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

André Breitenreiter played with: .

Zürich could not rely on the presence of M. Hornschuh (injured).


Zürich made 5 changes: T. Aiyegun for D. Gnonto (46′), N. Boranijasevic for S. Wallner (46′), B. Krasniqi for M. Hornschuh (59′), F. Aliti for M. Kryeziu (64′) and A. Coric for A. Gogia (81′).

Results of the day

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