Super League: Basel annihilates Grasshopper 5-1 with a superb performance

BASEL. Basel demolishes Grasshopper 5-1 with goals of

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BASEL. Basel demolishes Grasshopper 5-1 with goals of D. Ndoye (4′), A. Zeqiri (17′), J. Augustin (59′), J. Augustin (68′ pen) and W. Burger (73′). On the opposite side, Grasshopper scored with ​G. Morandi (31′ pen). Basel took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

Also, Grasshopper had 2 players sent off: A. Seko (72′ for a double yellow card) and N. Loosli (83′ for a red card).

The match was played at the St. Jakob-Park stadium in Basel on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. In the presence of 22,109 spectators.​ The referee was Alain Bieri with the help of Alain Heiniger and Remy Zgraggen. The 4th official was Anojen Kanagasingam. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 22.8 degrees Celsius or 73.08 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 49%.​

Match Statistics

Basel was in firm control of the ball 58% while Grasshopper was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Basel was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 11 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Basel won the match.

Basel shot 15 times, 11 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Grasshopper shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Basel received 3 yellow cards (D. Males, A. Zeqiri and K. Adams). On the opposite side, Grasshopper received 3 yellow cards (A. Abrashi, R. Dadashov and A. Seko).

Also, Grasshopper didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after A. Seko (Grasshopper) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (72′).

N. Loosli (Grasshopper) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (83′).

After playing this match, Basel will have 6 points to stay in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Grasshopper will stay with 12 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 4'
    4'

    D. Ndoye

    A. Comas

  • 13'
    13'

    D. Males

  • 17'
    17'

    A. Zeqiri

  • 25'
    25'

    J. Hammel

    A. Moreira

  • 31'
    31'

    G. Morandi (Penalty)

  • 45'
    45'

    A. Zeqiri

  • 46'
    46'

    A. Pelmard

    A. Diouf

  • 52'
    52'

    A. Abrashi

  • 57'
    57'

    K. Adams

  • 57'
    57'

    R. Dadashov

  • 58'
    58'

    L. Millar

    D. Males

  • 58'
    58'

    J. Augustin

    A. Zeqiri

  • 59'
    59'

    J. Augustin

  • 61'
    61'

    A. Seko

  • 64'
    64'

    P. Pusic

    A. Abrashi

  • 64'
    64'

    C. Herc

    G. Margreitter

  • 64'
    64'

    F. De Carvalho

    R. Dadashov

  • 68'
    68'

    J. Augustin (Penalty)

  • 72'
    72'

    A. Seko

  • 73'
    73'

    W. Burger

  • 74'
    74'

    N. Loosli

    G. Morandi

  • 77'
    77'

    M. K. Sene

    W. Burger

  • 77'
    77'

    F. Frei

    T. Xhaka

  • 83'
    83'

    N. Loosli

Next match

In the upcoming Super League match, Basel will host St. Gallen on the 1st of October with a 33-13 head to head in favor of Basel (13 draws).

Grasshopper will host Zürich on the 1st of October with a 29-16 head to head stats in favor of Zürich (11 draws).

Basel: Formation and Lineups

Basel adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Alexander Frei chose to play with the following team: Marwin Hitz (6.3), Sergio López (6.8), Arnau Comas (7.0), Kasim Adams (7.0), Noah Katterbach (7.1), Andy Diouf (6.4), Taulant Xhaka (7.3), Wouter Burger (7.7), Darian Males (6.6), Andi Zeqiri (7.4) and Dan Ndoye (8.1).

Substitutes

Basel made 5 changes: A. Diouf for A. Pelmard (46′), D. Males for L. Millar (58′), A. Zeqiri for J. Augustin (58′), W. Burger for M. K. Sene (77′) and T. Xhaka for F. Frei (77′).

Top player: Jean-Kévin Augustin

The player who no doubt impressed Basel the most was Jean-Kévin Augustin.

His rating is (8.8) with 2 goals, 4 passes (100% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 1.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 58′.

Grasshopper: Formation and Lineups

Also Grasshopper adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Giorgio Contini played with: André Moreira (6.2), Dominik Schmid (5.9), Georg Margreitter (6.3), Tomás Ribeiro (6.0), Lei Li (6.0), Amir Abrashi (6.4), Ayumu Seko (6.8), Hayao Kawabe (6.7), Giotto Morandi (7.2), Renat Dadaşov (6.5) and Francis Momoh (6.8).

Grasshopper could not rely on the presence of J. Hammel (injured).

Substitutes

Grasshopper made 5 changes: A. Moreira for J. Hammel (25′), A. Abrashi for P. Pusic (64′), G. Margreitter for C. Herc (64′), R. Dadashov for F. De Carvalho (64′) and G. Morandi for N. Loosli (74′).

Top player: Giotto Morandi

The player who no doubt impressed Grasshopper the most was Giotto Morandi.

His rating is (7.2) with 1 goal, 14 passes (50% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

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