LUGANO. Lugano beats Zürich with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Steffen (13′) and a goal from I. Aliseda (71′). Zürich lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).
Lugano remained with 10 players after H. Mahou received a double yellow card in the 78′. Nevertheless, Lugano still succeeded in win this contest playing only in players.
The match was played at the Stadio di Cornaredo stadium in Lugano on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. In front of 3,560 spectators. The referee was Sven Wolfensberger with the help of Marco Zürcher and Remy Zgraggen. The 4th official was Anojen Kanagasingam. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 10 degrees Celsius or 49.96 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.
Zürich was in firm control of the ball 57% while Lugano was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Zürich was more aggressive with 94 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 2 were on target. Still, Lugano managed to find the solution to win this encounter.
Lugano shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Zürich shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.
Lugano received 5 yellow cards (L. L. Mai, A. Hajdari, H. Mahou, B. Babic and A. Saipi). On the other side, Zürich received 6 yellow cards (O. Selnaes, A. Marchesano, I. Santini, Y. Brecher, N. Katic and F. Aliti).
H. Mahou (Lugano) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (78′).
After playing this match, Lugano will have 20 points like Luzern and Sion to sit in the 6th place. On the other side, Zürich will stay with 9 points to sit in the 10th place.
In the next match in the Super League, Lugano will play away against Sion on the 22nd of November with a 11-10 head to head stats in favor of Lugano (8 draws).
Zürich will play away agasint Luzern on the 21st of November with a 24-21 head to head in favor of Luzern (16 draws).
Lugano – Formation
Lugano started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Mattia Croci-Torti decided to play with the following team: Amir Saipi, Allan Arigoni , Lars Lukas Mai , Fabio Daprelà , Albian Hajdari , Jonathan Sabbatini , Ousmane Doumbia , Renato Steffen , Mattia Bottani , Hicham Mahou and Boris Babić .
The home team had on the bench: Mohamed Haj Mahmoud, Uran Bislimi, Maren Haile-Selassie, Mohamed El Amine Amoura, Ignacio Aliseda , Sebastian Osigwe, Roman Macek, Kreshnik Hajrizi and Chinwendu Johan Nkama.
Lugano made 5 changes: F. Daprela for K. Hajrizi (46′), M. Bottani for U. Bislimi (63′), B. Babic for I. Aliseda (63′), R. Steffen for R. Macek (83′) and I. Aliseda for M. Belhaj Mahmoud (89′).
Best player: Renato Steffen
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Lugano was Renato Steffen.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 24 passes (70% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 5 crosses.
Zürich – Formation
Zürich started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Bo Henriksen played with: Yanick Brecher, Lindrit Kamberi , Nikola Katić , Fidan Aliti , Nikola Boranijašević , Marc Hornschuh , Ole Selnaes , Adrián Guerrero , Antonio Marchesano , Tosin Aiyegun and Jonathan Okita .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Živko Kostadinović, Selmin Hodza, Ivan Santini, Bledian Krasniqi , Bogdan Viunnyk , Karol Mets and Ilan Sauter.
Zürich made 4 changes: O. Selnaes for B. Krasniqi (46′), J. Okita for B. Viunnyk (46′), A. Marchesano for I. Santini (46′) and M. Hornschuh for K. Mets (81′).
Best player: Lindrit Kamberi
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Zürich was Lindrit Kamberi.
His rating iswith 55 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super League.