Super League: Basel defeats Lugano 2-0 on Sunday

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BASEL. Basel prevails over Lugano with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Frei (11') and a goal from Arthur (32').

BASEL. Basel conquers Lugano with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Frei (11′) and a goal from Arthur (32′). Lugano lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).

P. Kasami missed a penalty (55′) for Basel.​

The match was held at the St. Jakob-Park Stadium in Basel on Sunday and this began at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Alessandro Dudic with the help of Jonas Erni and Didier Dubrit. The 4th official was Vladimir Ovcharov. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 13.1 degrees Celsius or 55.51 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 63%.​

Match Statistics

Lugano was in firm control of the ball 56% while Basel was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Lugano was more aggressive with 75 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Basel managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Basel shot 14 times, 8 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Lugano shot 20 times, 6 on target, 14 off target.


Basel received 1 yellow card (F. Frei). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Lugano.

After playing this match, Basel will have 25 points to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Lugano will stay with 14 points like Grasshopper to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 11'

    F. Frei

  • 32'


  • 55'

    P. Kasami

  • 59'

    M. Facchinetti

    A. Abubakar

  • 60'

    Mickael Facchinetti


  • 59'

    C. Lungoyi

    O. Custodio

  • 60'

    Mohamed Amoura

    Zan Celar

  • 61'

    D. Ndoye

    L. Millar

  • 64'

    F. Frei

  • 73'

    T. Xhaka

    P. Kasami

  • 74'

    V. Stocker

    E. Zhegrova

  • 78'

    N. Muci

    M. Bottani

  • 78'

    Nikolas Marcel Cristiano Muci

    Mattia Bottani

  • 82'

    Kévin Monzialo

    Mijat Marić

  • 84'

    Wouter Burger

    Arthur Cabral

Next matche

In the upcoming Super League match, Basel will play away against Zürich on the 30th of October with a 37-10 head to head statistic in favor of Basel (14 draws).

Lugano will host Servette on the 31st of October with a 3-1 head to head statistic in favor of Lugano (5 draws).

Basel: Formation and Lineups

Basel started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Patrick Rahmen chose to play with the following team: Heinz Lindner (7.4), Michael Lang (6.7), Nasser Djiga (7.1), Andy Pelmard (7.1), Tomás Tavares (7.4), Pajtim Kasami (7.3), Fabian Frei (7.2), Edon Zhegrova (6.8), Darian Males (6.5), Liam Millar (7.1) and Arthur Cabral (7.4).


Basel made 5 changes: D. Males for S. Esposito (61′), L. Millar for D. Ndoye (61′), P. Kasami for T. Xhaka (73′), E. Zhegrova for V. Stocker (74′) and Arthur for W. Burger (83′).

Best player: Heinz Lindner

The player that probably impressed the most for Basel was the goalkeeper: Heinz Lindner. His rating is 7.42. He performed 4 saves.

Lugano: Formation and Lineups

Lugano started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Mattia Croci-Torti played with: Sebastian Osigwe, Amir Saipi (7.8), Numa Lavanchy (6.6), Mijat Marić (6.2), Fabio Daprelà (6.4), Reto Ziegler (6.8), Olivier Custodio (6.9), Jonathan Sabbatini (7.6), Sandi Lovrić (7.1), Asumah Abubakar (6.1) and Mattia Bottani (6.5), Žan Celar (6.6).


Lugano made 5 changes: A. Abubakar for M. Facchinetti (59′), Z. Celar for M. Amoura (59′), O. Custodio for C. Lungoyi (59′), M. Bottani for N. Muci (78′) and M. Maric for K. Monzialo (82′).

Best player: Amir Saipi

The player that probably impressed the most for Lugano was the goalkeeper: Amir Saipi. His rating is 7.83. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 6 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Super League



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