Super League: Grasshopper defeats St. Gallen after recovering from a 0-2 deficit

ZüRICH. Grasshopper had a remarkable comeback against St. Gallen.

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ZüRICH. Grasshopper had a amazing comeback against St. Gallen.

L. A. Zigi received a red card (90′)​. This red card was one of the reason why St. Gallen lost the match.

The match was played at the Stadion Letzigrund stadium in Zürich on Saturday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.6 degrees Celsius or 65.44 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Grasshopper was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. St. Gallen that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

St. Gallen was more aggressive with 89 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 10 were on target. Anyhow, Grasshopper found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Grasshopper shot 7 times, 5 on target, 2 off target. On the other side, St. Gallen shot 15 times, 10 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Grasshopper received 3 yellow cards (B. Bolla, G. Margreitter and P. Pusic). On the other side, St. Gallen received 3 yellow cards (M. Maglica, C. Witzig and E. Latte Lath).

Also, St. Gallen didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after L. A. Zigi (St. Gallen) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).

After playing this match, Grasshopper has 4 points to occupy the 4th place in the standings. while St. Gallen stays with 6 points (3rd).

Match Events

  • 5'
    5'

    E. Latte Lath

  • 12'
    12'

    F. Schubert

  • 15'
    15'

    B. Bolla

  • 16'
    16'

    M. Maglica

  • 20'
    20'

    F. Momoh

  • 34'
    34'

    C. Witzig

  • 45'
    45'

    T. Ndenge

  • 46'
    46'

    E. Latte Lath

  • 62'
    62'

    C. Herc

    A. Abrashi

  • 69'
    69'

    T. Ndenge

  • 72'
    72'

    R. Schneider

    L. Gortler

  • 74'
    74'

    J. Guillemenot

    C. Witzig

  • 76'
    76'

    A. Besio

    E. Latte Lath

  • 76'
    76'

    P. Pusic

    F. Momoh

  • 84'
    84'

    L. Stergiou

    B. Stillhart

  • 84'
    84'

    G. Karlen

    F. Schubert

  • 86'
    86'

    G. Margreitter

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Shabani

    R. Dadashov

  • 90'
    90'

    T. Ribeiro

    G. Margreitter

  • 90'
    90'

    P. Pusic

  • 90'
    90'

    L. A. Zigi

Next match

In the upcoming Super League match, Grasshopper will play away with Luzern on the 10th of August with a 19-18 head to head in favor of Grasshopper (18 draws).

St. Gallen will host Luzern on the 14th of August with a 26-17 head to head statistic in favor of Luzern (13 draws).

Grasshopper: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Giorgio Contini chose to play with the following team: André Moreira (7.4), Noah Loosli (6.2), Georg Margreitter (6.2), Ayumu Seko (6.8), Tsiy William Ndenge (9.0), Bendegúz Bolla (7.1), Amir Abrashi (6.6), Hayao Kawabe (7.0), Dominik Schmid (7.1), Renat Dadaşov (7.1) and Francis Momoh (8.2).

Substitutes

Grasshopper made 4 changes: A. Abrashi for C. Herc (62′), F. Momoh for P. Pusic (76′), R. Dadashov for M. Shabani (90′) and G. Margreitter for T. Ribeiro (90′).

Top player: Tsiy William Ndenge

The player who no doubt impressed Grasshopper the most was Tsiy William Ndenge.

His rating is (9.0) with 2 goals, 18 passes (61% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10.

St. Gallen: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Peter Zeidler played with: Lawrence Ati (6.4), Patrick Sutter (6.8), Basil Stillhart (6.8), Matej Maglica (6.6), Daouda Guindo (6.9), Lukas Görtler (6.4), Jordi Quintillà (7.2), Christian Witzig (6.8), Fabian Schubert (7.4), Emmanuel Latte Lath (7.9) and Julian Von Moos (8.0).

Substitutes

St. Gallen made 5 changes: L. Gortler for R. Schneider (72′), C. Witzig for J. Guillemenot (74′), E. Latte Lath for A. Besio (76′), B. Stillhart for L. Stergiou (84′) and F. Schubert for G. Karlen (84′).

Top player: Julian Von Moos

Probably the most impressive player in St. Gallen was Julian Von Moos.

His rating is (8.0) with 16 passes (75% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 6. He performed 3 crosses.

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