Super League: Sion snatches a 2-1 win against St. Gallen 2-1

ST. GALLEN. Sion topped St. Gallen to win 2-1. A goal from G. Karlen was decisive in the 87min.

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ST. GALLEN. Sion beat St. Gallen to win 2-1. A goal from G. Karlen was decisive in the 87min. It was Sion to strike first with a goal of Y. Chouaref at the 18′. Then F. Stojilkovic scored again for Sion in the 29′ minute with a goal. Eventually, G. Karlen reduced the distance for St. Gallen with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ St. Gallen lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Kybunpark stadium in St. Gallen on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Luca Cibelli with the help of Vital Jobin and Bastien Lengacher. The 4th official was Tobias Thies.

Match Statistics

St. Gallen was in firm control of the ball 60% while Sion was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

St. Gallen was more aggressive with 109 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 3 were on target. Still, Sion was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

St. Gallen shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Sion shot 14 times, 10 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

St. Gallen received 4 yellow cards (J. Guillemenot, E. Latte Lath, B. Stillhart and L. Gortler). On the other side, Sion received 4 yellow cards (M. Araz, G. Sio, Baltazar and A. Grgic).

After this encounter, St. Gallen will stay with 15 points to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Sion will have 11 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 17'
    17'

    J. Guillemenot

  • 18'
    18'

    Y. Chouaref

  • 29'
    29'

    F. Stojilkovic

  • 46'
    46'

    I. Schmidt

    P. Sutter

  • 46'
    46'

    M. Maglica

    L. Stergiou

  • 50'
    50'

    E. Latte Lath

  • 54'
    54'

    M. Araz

  • 62'
    62'

    B. Stillhart

  • 63'
    63'

    M. Balotelli

    F. Stojilkovic

  • 63'
    63'

    K. Bua

    Y. Chouaref

  • 63'
    63'

    G. Sio

    Itaitinga

  • 69'
    69'

    G. Karlen

    E. Latte Lath

  • 69'
    69'

    F. Cavegn

    C. Witzig

  • 72'
    72'

    J. Schmied

    N. Saintini

  • 73'
    73'

    G. Sio

  • 79'
    79'

    Ricky

    C. Akolo

  • 87'
    87'

    G. Karlen

    Ricky

  • 89'
    89'

    Baltazar

  • 90'
    90'

    L. Gortler

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Grgic

Next match

In the upcoming Super League match, St. Gallen will play away against Basel on the 1st of October with a 33-13 head to head in favor of Basel (13 draws).

Sion will host Winterthur on the 2nd of October with a 0-0 head to head record.

St. Gallen: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Peter Zeidler chose to play with the following team: Lawrence Ati (7.6), Patrick Sutter (6.1), Leonidas Stergiou (6.1), Basil Stillhart (6.4), Daouda Guindo (6.7), Lukas Görtler (7.0), Jordi Quintillà (7.3), Christian Witzig (6.8), Chadrac Akolo (6.3), Jérémy Guillemenot (6.8) and Emmanuel Latte Lath (7.0).

Substitutes

St. Gallen made 3 changes: E. Latte Lath for G. Karlen (69′), C. Witzig for F. Cavegn (69′) and C. Akolo for Ricky (79′).

Best player: Lawrence Ati

The player that probably impressed the most for St. Gallen was the goalkeeper: Lawrence Ati. His rating is 7.63. He performed 6 saves.

Sion: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Paolo Tramezzani played with: Heinz Lindner (6.6), Numa Lavanchy (7.9), Dimitri Cavaré (7.4), Nathanaël Saintini (7.2), Baltazar (6.5), Musa Araz (6.1), Anto Grgić (8.2), Denis Will Poha (6.8), Itaitinga (6.8), Filip Stojilković (8.3) and Ylyas Chouaref (8.1).

Substitutes

Sion made 4 changes: F. Stojilkovic for M. Balotelli (62′), Y. Chouaref for K. Bua (63′), Itaitinga for G. Sio (63′) and N. Saintini for J. Schmied (71′).

Top player: Filip Stojilković

The player who no doubt impressed Sion the most was Filip Stojilković.

His rating is (8.3) with 1 goal, 6 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 2.

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