BASEL. Basel and Sion didn’t manage to score any goal on Sunday. Basel was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the St. Jakob-Park stadium in Basel on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. In front of 22,889 spectators. The referee was Alain Bieri with the collaboration of Alain Heiniger and Nicolas Müller. The 4th official was Stefan Horisberger. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 8.3 degrees Celsius or 46.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.
Basel was in firm control of the ball 59% while Sion was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Basel was putting more pressure with 92 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Basel to win the match.
Basel shot 15 times, 2 on target, 13 off target. Regarding the opposition, Sion shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.
Basel received 1 yellow card (W. Burger). On the other side, Sion received 5 yellow cards (Baltazar, K. Bua, M. Balotelli, G. Sio and M. Araz).
Also, Sion didn’t end the match with 11 players after Baltazar (Sion) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (57′).
After playing this match, Basel will have 18 points to hold in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Sion will have 20 points like Luzern and Lugano to remain in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Super League, Basel will play away against St. Gallen on the 22nd of November with a 34-14 head to head record in favor of Basel (13 draws).
Sion will host Lugano on the 22nd of November with a 11-10 head to head stats in favor of Lugano (8 draws).
Basel – Formation
Basel started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Alexander Frei decided to play with the following team: Mirko Salvi, Arnau Comas , Kasim Adams , Andy Pelmard , Riccardo Calafiori , Andy Diouf , Wouter Burger , Darian Males , Dan Ndoye , Anton Kade and Bradley Fink .
The home team had on the bench: Emmanuel Essiam, Jean-Kévin Augustin, Andi Zeqiri, Fabian Frei, Nils De Mol, Noah Katterbach, Zeki Amdouni , Mamadou Kaly Sene and Liam Millar .
Basel made 3 changes: A. Kade for L. Millar (58′), B. Fink for J. Augustin (76′) and D. Ndoye for Z. Amdouni (76′).
Best player: Andy Diouf
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Basel was Andy Diouf.
His rating iswith 59 passes (84% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.
Sion – Formation
Sion started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Paolo Tramezzani played with: Heinz Lindner, Numa Lavanchy , Dimitri Cavaré , Nathanaël Saintini , Baltazar , Anto Grgić , Itaitinga , Musa Araz , Wylan Cyprien , Kevin Bua and Mario Balotelli .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Denis Will Poha, Filip Stojilković , Luca Zuffi , Joel Schmied , Ylyas Chouaref, Giovanni Sio , Kevin Halabaku, Kevin Fickentscher and Gaetan Karlen.
Sion made 5 changes: Itaitinga for G. Sio (25′), M. Balotelli for F. Stojilkovic (63′), K. Bua for J. Schmied (63′), A. Grgic for L. Zuffi (76′) and W. Cyprien for D. Poha (76′).
Best player: Numa Lavanchy
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sion was Numa Lavanchy.
His rating iswith 32 passes (81% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super League.