Super League: Grasshopper tops St. Gallen 3-2

ZüRICH. Grasshopper beat St. Gallen.


ZüRICH. Grasshopper bested St. Gallen.

The match was played at the Stadion Letzigrund stadium in Zürich on Thursday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Luca Piccolo with the help of Sladan Josipovic and Devis Dettamanti. The 4th official was Marijan Drmic. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 20 degrees Celsius or 67.91 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 68%.​

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 52 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 6 were on target. Still, Grasshopper succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Grasshopper shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, St. Gallen shot 10 times, 6 on target, 4 off target.


Grasshopper received 3 yellow cards (A. Moreira, H. Kawabe and M. K. Sene). On the other side, St. Gallen received 2 yellow cards (A. Besio and B. Stillhart).

After playing this encounter, Grasshopper will have 37 points like Sion to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, St. Gallen will stay with 47 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 10'

    A. Besio

  • 18'

    N. Loosli

  • 42'

    B. Stillhart

  • 45'

    G. Morandi

  • 46'

    J. Von Moos

    A. Besio

  • 57'

    A. Moreira

  • 60'

    J. Quintilla (Penalty)

  • 64'

    V. Ruiz

    C. Lungoyi

  • 64'

    I. Schmidt

    A. Jankewitz

  • 64'

    J. Guillemenot

    F. Schubert

  • 64'

    K. Duah

    M. Kempter

  • 68'

    M. K. Sene

    B. Riascos

  • 80'

    F. Momoh

    G. Morandi

  • 80'

    Li Lei

    D. Schmid

  • 80'

    B. Jordao

    L. Bonatini

  • 82'

    F. Momoh

  • 86'

    H. Kawabe

  • 87'

    G. Margreitter

    A. Abrashi

  • 88'

    K. Duah

  • 90'

    M. K. Sene

Next match

In the upcoming Super League match, Grasshopper will play away with Young Boys on the 22nd of May with a 28-18 head to head stats in favor of Young Boys (13 draws).

St. Gallen will host Lausanne Sport on the 22nd of May with a 14-6 head to head record in favor of St. Gallen (3 draws).

Grasshopper: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Giorgio Contini chose to play with the following team: André Moreira (6.8), Allan Arigoni (6.5), Noah Loosli (7.2), Ayumu Seko (7.0), Dominik Schmid (7.4), Hayao Kawabe (6.7), Amir Abrashi (6.9), Ermir Lenjani (6.8), Giotto Morandi (8.3), Léo Bonatini (7.4) and Brayan Riascos (6.8).


Grasshopper made 5 changes: B. Riascos for M. K. Sene (68′), G. Morandi for F. Momoh (80′), D. Schmid for Li Lei (80′), L. Bonatini for B. Jordao (80′) and A. Abrashi for G. Margreitter (87′).

Top player: Giotto Morandi

Probably the most impressive player in Grasshopper was Giotto Morandi.

His rating is (8.3) with 1 goal, 17 passes (76% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 3 crosses.

St. Gallen: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Peter Zeidler played with: Lawrence Ati (5.6), Euclides Cabral (6.1), Betim Fazliji (6.4), Basil Stillhart (6.4), Michael Kempter (6.0), Bastien Toma (7.3), Jordi Quintillà (7.2), Alexandre Jankewitz (6.5), Alessio Besio (6.5), Fabian Schubert (6.4) and Christophe Lungoyi (6.6).


St. Gallen made 5 changes: A. Besio for J. Von Moos (46′), C. Lungoyi for V. Ruiz (64′), A. Jankewitz for I. Schmidt (64′), F. Schubert for J. Guillemenot (64′) and M. Kempter for K. Duah (64′).

Top player: Bastien Toma

Probably the most impressive player in St. Gallen was Bastien Toma.

His rating is (7.3) with 41 passes (87% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6.

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