ZüRICH. Grasshopper and Zürich went through a rollercoaster before drawing 3-3. Zürich was far superior when it came to possession ball (62%)
The match was held at the Stadion Letzigrund Stadium in Zürich on Saturday and this began at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Adrien Jaccottet who had the assistance of Stéphane De Almeida and Bastien Lengacher. The 4th official was David Huwiler. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 5.8 degrees Celsius or 42.4 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 77%.
Zürich was in firm control of the ball 62% while Grasshopper was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Zürich was more aggressive with 68 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Zürich to win the match.
Grasshopper shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Zürich shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.
Grasshopper received 3 yellow cards (P. Pusic, C. Herc and N. Loosli). On the opposite side, Zürich received 2 yellow cards (M. Kryeziu and B. Dzemaili).
After playing this match, Grasshopper will have 14 points like Lugano to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Zürich will have 21 points like Young Boys to stay in the 3rd place.
L. Bonatini (Penalty)
M. K. Sene
Zürich will host Basel on the 30th of October with a 37-10 head to head record in favor of Basel (14 draws).
Grasshopper: Formation and Lineups
Grasshopper adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Giorgio Contini chose to play with the following team: André Moreira , Allan Arigoni , Georg Margreitter , Noah Loosli , Bendegúz Bolla , Christián Herc , Hayao Kawabe , Ermir Lenjani , Petar Pušić , Mamadou Kaly Sene and Léo Bonatini .
Grasshopper could not rely on the presence of D. Schmid (injured).
Grasshopper made 5 changes: B. Bolla for D. Schmid (33′), M. K. Sene for S. Demhasaj (77′), L. Bonatini for L. Campana (77′), P. Pusic for D. Diani (78′) and H. Kawabe for N. Gjorgjev (90′).
Top player: Petar Pušić
Probably the most impressive player in Grasshopper was Petar Pušić.
His rating iswith 28 passes (89% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.
Zürich: Formation and Lineups
Also Zürich adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
On the other side, André Breitenreiter played with: Yanick Brecher , Bećir Omeragić , Mirlind Kryeziu , Fidan Aliti , Nikola Boranijašević , Ousmane Doumbia , Blerim Džemaili , Adriá Guerrero , Bledian Krasniqi , Rodrigo Pollero and Antonio Marchesano .
Zürich made 3 changes: B. Krasniqi for D. Gnonto (60′), A. Marchesano for A. Coric (80′) and B. Dzemaili for M. Hornschuh (87′).
Top player: Rodrigo Pollero
The player who no doubt impressed Zürich the most was Rodrigo Pollero.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 13 passes (69% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 16. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super League