LUGANO. Grasshopper and Lugano draw 1-1. L. Bonatini scored the first goal (58′) for Grasshopper. J. Sabbatini settled the score 1-1 (75′).
The match was played at the Stadio di Cornaredo stadium in Lugano on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. In the presence of 2,584 spectators. The referee was Esther Staubli who was helped by Alain Heiniger and Bastien Lengacher. The 4th official was Luca Piccolo. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16.9 degrees Celsius or 62.4 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 51%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Lugano was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Grasshopper that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Lugano was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Lugano to win the match.
Lugano shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Grasshopper shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.
Lugano received 2 yellow cards (N. Lavanchy and F. Daprela). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Grasshopper.
After this match, Lugano will have 46 points to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Grasshopper will have 35 points to stay in the 7th place.
E. A. Amoura M.
Grasshopper will host Sion on the 8th of May with a 20-20 head to head stats.
Lugano: Formation and Lineups
Lugano started with a 3-5-1-1 line-up (3-5-1-1).
The manager Mattia Croci-Torti chose to play with the following team: Amir Saipi , Fabio Daprelà , Mijat Marić , Reto Ziegler , Numa Lavanchy , Kevin Rüegg , Sandi Lovrić , Jonathan Sabbatini , Milton Valenzuela , Olivier Custodio and Žan Celar .
Lugano made 4 changes: M. Maric for K. Hajrizi (29′), K. Ruegg for E. A. Amoura M. (57′), O. Custodio for M. Bottani (66′) and M. Valenzuela for I. Aliseda (66′).
Top player: Fabio Daprelà
Probably the most impressive player in Lugano was Fabio Daprelà.
His rating iswith 39 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 9.
Grasshopper: Formation and Lineups
Grasshopper started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
On the opposite side, Giorgio Contini played with: André Moreira , Allan Arigoni , Noah Loosli , Ayumu Seko , Bendegúz Bolla , Christián Herc , Hayao Kawabe , Dominik Schmid , Giotto Morandi , Léo Bonatini and Francis Momoh .
Grasshopper made 2 changes: G. Morandi for E. Lenjani (63′) and L. Bonatini for A. Abrashi (72′).
Top player: Ayumu Seko
The player who no doubt impressed Grasshopper the most was Ayumu Seko.
His rating iswith 52 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
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