BERN. Young Boys was ultimately too strong for Grasshopper with the goal of C. Fassnacht (8′), W. Kanga (77′) and J. Monteiro (89′).
The match was played at the Stadion Wankdorf (Bern) stadium in Bern on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Fedayi San with the help of Pascal Hirzel and Benjamin Zürcher. The 4th official was Tobias Thies. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant around 22.9 degrees Celsius or 73.17 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 60%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Young Boys was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Grasshopper that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.
Grasshopper was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyhow, Young Boys succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
Young Boys shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Grasshopper shot 19 times, 3 on target, 16 off target.
Young Boys received 3 yellow cards (C. Fassnacht, E. Fernandes and Q. Maceiras). On the other side, Grasshopper received 2 yellow cards (B. Jordao and ).
After this match, Young Boys will have 57 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Grasshopper will stay with 40 points like Sion to stay in the 7th place.
N. Da Silva
D. von Ballmoos
Young Boys: Formation and Lineups
Young Boys started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Matteo Vanetta chose to play with the following team: David von Ballmoos , Quentin Maceiras , Mohamed Camara , Cedric Zesiger , Ulisses Garcia , Christian Fassnacht , Edimilson Fernandes , Fabian Rieder , Miralem Sulejmani , Meschack Elia and Wilfried Kanga .
Young Boys made 5 changes: M. Sulejmani for V. Sierro (52′), D. von Ballmoos for G. Faivre (52′), E. Meschack for J. Monteiro (61′), M. Camara for A. Amenda (61′) and E. Fernandes for K. Varga (72′).
Top player: Fabian Rieder
The player who no doubt impressed Young Boys the most was Fabian Rieder even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 39 passes (66% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.
Grasshopper: Formation and Lineups
Grasshopper started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
On the opposite side, Giorgio Contini played with: Mateo Matić , Bendegúz Bolla , Noah Loosli , Ayumu Seko , Ermir Lenjani , Hayao Kawabe , Bruno Jordão , Christián Herc , Giotto Morandi , Sangbin Jeong and Francis Momoh .
Grasshopper made 5 changes: E. Lenjani for Li Lei (46′), S. Jeong for N. Da Silva (46′), G. Morandi for B. Riascos (62′), B. Jordao for A. Santos (68′) and C. Herc for S. Stroscio (81′).
Top player: Giotto Morandi
The player who no doubt impressed Grasshopper the most was Giotto Morandi.
His rating iswith 16 passes (87% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
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