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2-2 Draw between FC Zurich and FC Vaduz

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In warm temperatures and sunny conditions in the Rheinpark Stadium in Liechtenstein, FC Zurich’s encounter with FC Vaduz has ended in a 2-2 draw this afternoon.

The team of head coach Urs Meier had a rather difficult and slow start of the match and the hosts from Vaduz were the more active and more dangerous side during the first forty-five minutes. But this changed during the second half when the visitors managed to take the lead: A perfectly timed free kick by Oliver Buff found the head of Alain Nef, who scored the 1-0 for his side – the first goal of the season for the Zurich defender. But the joy about this first goal of the afternoon was only short-lived, as Vaduz equalized the score just 10 minutes later when Pascal Schürpf netted in from a narrow angle.

And the action on the pitch did not calm down during the remainder of the game: Mario Gavranovic, who had come on for Amine Chermiti in the 80th minute, beat Jehle in the Vaduz goal to make the score 2-1 for FC Zurich. But it was just not meant to be today and this goal was not going to seal victory for the visitors as just a few seconds after the 2-1, FC Vaduz managed to equalize again – Manuel Sutter scored the 2-2 on his 24th birthday.

FC Zurich will be facing FC Sion in their next home game this coming Sunday afternoon.


FC Vaduz - FC Zürich 2:2 (0:0)

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Tore: 74. Nef 0:1, 83. Schürpf 1:1, 86. Gavranovic 1:2, 87. Sutter 2:2

Vaduz: Jehle; Von Niederhäusern, Stahel, Grippo, Aliji, Hasler, Muntwiler (80. Kuzmanovic), Ciccone, Lang (69. Sutter), Neumayr (89. Burgmeier), Schürpf

Zürich: Da Costa; Nef, Buff, Djimsiti; Schneuwly, Kajevic; Rodriguez (84. Rikan), Chikhaoui, Schönbächler; Chermiti (80. Gavranovic), Sadiku (68. Philippe Koch)

Bemerkungen: Vaduz ohne Cecchini, Pergl, Untersee (alle verletzt), Abegglen, Flatz, Hirzel und Pak (alle nicht im Aufgebot). Zürich ohne Kecojevic (gesperrt), Chiumiento, Etoundi, Raphael Koch, Kukeli, Oberlin, Yapi (alle verletzt / rekonvaleszent), Elvedi (krank), Alesevic, Malloth und Sarr (alle nicht im Aufgebot). 8. Kopfball von Schürpf an den Pfosten.

Verwarnungen: 72. Stahel (Foul), 85. Sutter (Foul), 90. Da Costa (Spielverzögerung)

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