Super League: Lugano overcomes Young Boys 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

LUGANO. Lugano found a way to turn the table against Young Boys.


LUGANO. Lugano was able to turn the table against Young Boys. It was Young Boys to score first with a goal from M. Camara. However, later Lugano found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with E. A. Amoura M. (49′), E. A. Amoura M. (70′) and M. Haile-Selassie (90′). Young Boys lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

Lugano remained in 10 people after A. Saipi received a red card in the 87′.

The match was played at the Stadio di Cornaredo stadium in Lugano on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. In the presence of 2,866 spectators.​ The referee was Alain Bieri who was helped by Matthias Sbrissa and Efe Kurnazca. The 4th official was Marijan Drmic. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 14.6 degrees Celsius or 58.35 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

Young Boys was in firm control of the ball 60% while Lugano was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Young Boys was more aggressive with 85 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, Lugano found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Lugano shot 7 times, 5 on target, 2 off target. On the other side, Young Boys shot 13 times, 2 on target, 11 off target.


Lugano received 1 yellow card (O. Custodio). On the other side, Young Boys received 4 yellow cards (W. Kanga, U. Garcia, F. Lustenberger and M. Camara).

(Lugano) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (87′).

After this match, Lugano will have 47 points like St. Gallen to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Young Boys will stay with 53 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 20'

    W. Kanga

  • 34'

    M. Elia

    J. Siebatcheu

  • 47'

    M. Camara

  • 49'

    E. A. Amoura M.

  • 58'

    F. Rieder

    V. Sierro

  • 58'

    C. Fassnacht

    N. Moumi Ngamaleu

  • 62'

    K. Hajrizi

    F. Daprelà

  • 62'

    O. Custodio

    K. Rüegg

  • 68'

    U. Garcia

  • 69'

    C. Niasse

  • 70'

    E. A. Amoura M.

  • 71'

    M. Haile-Selassie

    M. Bottani

  • 73'

    Joël Monteiro

    W. Kanga

  • 73'

    L. Blum

    Q. Maceiras

  • 76'

    M. Camara

  • 85'

    O. Custodio

  • 87'

    A. Saipi

  • 90'

    S. Osigwe

    E. A. Amoura M.

  • 90'

    M. Haile-Selassie

Next match

In the upcoming Super League match, Lugano will play away against Servette on the 11th of May with a 5-1 head to head statistic in favor of Lugano (5 draws).

Young Boys will host St. Gallen on the 10th of May with a 35-6 head to head statistic in favor of Young Boys (17 draws).

Lugano: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Mattia Croci-Torti chose to play with the following team: Amir Saipi (5.8), Kevin Rüegg (6.6), Fabio Daprelà (7.0), Reto Ziegler (7.5), Milton Valenzuela (6.9), Numa Lavanchy (6.3), Sandi Lovrić (7.2), Jonathan Sabbatini (6.6), Mohamed El Amine Amoura (8.3), Žan Celar (6.6) and Mattia Bottani (6.9).


Lugano made 4 changes: K. Ruegg for O. Custodio (61′), F. Daprela for K. Hajrizi (62′), M. Bottani for M. Haile-Selassie (71′) and E. A. Amoura M. for S. Osigwe (90′).

Top player: Mohamed El Amine Amoura

Probably the most impressive player in Lugano was Mohamed El Amine Amoura.

His rating is (8.3) with 2 goals, 16 passes (62% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 17. He performed 3 crosses.

Young Boys: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Matteo Vanetta played with: David von Ballmoos (6.4), Quentin Maceiras (6.1), Mohamed Camara (7.7), Fabian Lustenberger (6.1), Ulisses Garcia (6.5), Edimilson Fernandes (8.2), Cheikh Niasse (7.2), Vincent Sierro (7.3), Nicolas Moumie Ngamaleu (6.4), Wilfried Kanga (7.0) and Jordan Siebatcheu (6.4).


Young Boys made 5 changes: J. Siebatcheu for E. Meschack (34′), V. Sierro for F. Rieder (58′), N. Moumi Ngamaleu for C. Fassnacht (58′), Q. Maceiras for L. Blum (72′) and W. Kanga for J. Monteiro (72′).

Top player: Edimilson Fernandes

The player who no doubt impressed Young Boys the most was Edimilson Fernandes.

His rating is (8.2) with 47 passes (91% accurate) and 7 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 7 crosses.

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