LUZERN. Luzern manages to recover against Young Boys with a goal on the W. Kanga 4′ and a goal on the E. Fernandes 7′. Luzern couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (56%)
The match was played at the swissporarena stadium in Luzern on Thursday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. In the presence of 12,113 spectators. The referee was Urs Schnyder who had the assistance of Jan Köbeli and Benjamin Zürcher. The 4th official was Mirel Turkes. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17.7 degrees Celsius or 63.77 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.
Luzern was in firm control of the ball 56% while Young Boys was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Young Boys was more aggressive with 70 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 9 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Young Boys to win the match.
Luzern shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Young Boys shot 20 times, 9 on target, 11 off target.
Luzern received 2 yellow cards (P. Schurpf and N. Cumic). On the opposite side, Young Boys received 2 yellow cards (W. Kanga and F. Lustenberger).
After this match, Luzern will have 36 points to stay in the 9th place. On the other side, Young Boys will have 56 points to stay in the 3rd place.
Young Boys will host Grasshopper on the 22nd of May with a 28-18 head to head stats in favor of Young Boys (13 draws).
Luzern: Formation and Lineups
Luzern started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
The manager Mario Frick chose to play with the following team: Marius Müller , Mohamed Dräger , Marco Burch , Denis Simani , Martin Frýdek , Christian Gentner , Ardon Jashari , Filip Ugrinic , Samuele Campo , Asumah Abubakar and Dejan Sorgic .
Luzern made 4 changes: C. Gentner for N. Cumic (40′), S. Campo for P. Schurpf (58′), A. Abubakar for M. Kvasina (58′) and D. Sorgic for I. Ndiaye (80′).
Best player: Marius Müller
The player that probably impressed the most for Luzern was the goalkeeper: Marius Müller. His rating is 7.85. He performed 5 saves.
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 , Quentin Maceiras , Mohamed Camara , Cedric Zesiger , Ulisses Garcia , Christian Fassnacht , Fabian Rieder , Fabian Lustenberger , Edimilson Fernandes , Felix Mambimbi and Wilfried Kanga .
Young Boys made 5 changes: E. Fernandes for N. Moumi Ngamaleu (59′), F. Mambimbi for E. Meschack (59′), W. Kanga for J. Monteiro (70′), F. Rieder for V. Sierro (70′) and Q. Maceiras for L. Blum (82′).
Top player: Edimilson Fernandes
The player who no doubt impressed Young Boys the most was Edimilson Fernandes.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 21 passes (80% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 1. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
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