- FC Zurich and Lausanne Sport tied 2-2 in the 21st round of the Premier League.
- Shortly before half-time, Lausanne scored twice, with Trae Coyle and Rares Illy giving the visitors a 2-0 lead.
- FCZ responded and leveled the score at 2-2 within seven minutes after the break through Bledian Krasniqi and Rodrigo Conceição.
- In other matches on Wednesday, Servette won away to FC St. Gallen 2-0, and the match between Lugano and GC ended in a goalless draw.
After the 52nd minute, it all looked like FCZ could turn the game around. The Zurich side had just drawn 2-2 through joker Rodrigo Conceicao and had the momentum in their ranks. The other joker, Daniel Afriyie, provided the assist. Five minutes ago, Bledian Krasniqi reduced the score to 1:2 after a terrible error from Carlo Letica.
However, FCZ failed to win the game completely of their own and Zurich made a mistake in the end. Above all, substitute Afriyie failed to get the ball past Letica from a position that was at times promising. This means that both teams have now gone six games without a win in a row.
Zurich also had some luck in the match: VAR intervened in Lausanne's stroke of luck in the 82nd minute. Shortly before Labo fired the shot, he recognized a handball. Then referee Sven Wolfensperger pulled the goal.
This time a weak first half
The fact that FCZ were 2-0 down at the end of the first half was due to Zurich's poor performance in the first half. After a poor second-half performance, FCZ showed an uninspiring performance in the first 45 minutes on Wednesday.
Lausanne took advantage of this with a double shot before the end of the first half. Trae Coyle slid onto a Rares Ilies pass and hit the post in the 35th minute and had to be substituted. Eli himself made it 2-0 after 6 minutes after a rebound from Yannick Brecher.
It was Coyle's first league goal of the season. Rodrigo Conceicao succeeded with his “new” club in his 17th appearance for the first time since his arrival from Porto in the summer.
In Lausanne, Simone Buffondi scored the winner in the Swiss Super League in the 66th minute. The 17-year-old Italian talent was loaned to Lausanne from Udinese a week ago.
And this is how it continues
Lausanne Sport will host YB at its stadium, Stade de la Tuilière, next Saturday evening. FCZ travel to Yverdon on Sunday. The last time FCZ lost there was in the 2021/22 season in the round of 16 of the cup after a penalty shootout.
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