ZüRICH. Grasshopper was finally too strong for Winterthur with the goal of D. Kacuri (27′), T. Ribeiro (60′) and H. Kawabe (62′).
The match was played at the Stadion Letzigrund stadium in Zürich on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Nico Gianforte with the assistance of Matthias Sbrissa and Mirco Bürgi. The 4th official was Alessandro Dudic. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 26.2 degrees Celsius or 79.18 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 50%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Grasshopper was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Winterthur that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Grasshopper was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Grasshopper won the encounter.
Grasshopper shot 8 times, 5 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Winterthur shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Grasshopper. On the opposite side, Winterthur received 2 yellow cards (S. Diaby and N. Manzambi).
After this match, Grasshopper will have 9 points like Lugano to stay in the 6th place. On the other side, Winterthur will stay with 2 points like Zürich to stay in the 9th place.
M. Di Giusto
F. De Carvalho
Winterthur will host Luzern on the 10th of September with a 0-0 head to head record.
Grasshopper: Formation and Lineups
Grasshopper started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Giorgio Contini chose to play with the following team: André Moreira , Bendegúz Bolla , Georg Margreitter , Tomás Ribeiro , Dominik Schmid , Hayao Kawabe , Ayumu Seko , Giotto Morandi , Dion Kacuri , Renat Dadaşov and Guilherme Schettine .
Grasshopper made 5 changes: B. Bolla for Li Lei (46′), G. Schettine for F. Momoh (58′), D. Kacuri for P. Pusic (59′), G. Morandi for F. De Carvalho (70′) and H. Kawabe for C. Herc (80′).
Top player: Tomás Ribeiro
The player who no doubt impressed Grasshopper the most was Tomás Ribeiro.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 53 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.
Winterthur: Formation and Lineups
Winterthur started with a 3-5-1-1 line-up (3-5-1-1).
On the other side, Bruno Berner played with: Timothy Fayulu , Yannick Schmid , Granit Lekaj , Tobias Schättin , Adrian Gantenbein , Samir Ramizi , Eris Abedini , Thibault Corbaz , Souleymane Diaby , Matteo Di Giusto and Florian Kamberi .
Winterthur made 5 changes: M. Di Giusto for N. Manzambi (63′), E. Abedini for S. Seiler (63′), S. Diaby for C. Chiappetta (70′), T. Corbaz for H. Kryeziu (78′) and F. Kamberi for R. Buess (78′).
Top player: Adrian Gantenbein
Probably the most impressive player in Winterthur was Adrian Gantenbein.
His rating iswith 26 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super League