FC Zurich draw FC Sion 1-1
FC Zurich’s away game against FC Sion at the Stade de Tourbillon has ended in a 1-1 draw tonight.
The visitors from Zurich had several excellent scoring opportunities already during the opening minutes of today’s encounter. Just three minutes in, Pa Modou played a curled cross into the middle of the box, but several FC Zurich players missed the ball. And just a few minutes later, it was again FC Zurich’s Gambian defender who almost opened the score for his side: The FC Sion defense wasn’t able to clear the ball from the box but unfortunately, Pa Modou’s shot was aimed too high and the ball flew over the crossbar by quite a margin.
The home side’s supporters had to be patient and wait until the 24th minute for their team to make their first appearance in front of FC Zurich keeper Vanins, but luckily enough, Vanins got his hands on the ball and saved Pajtim Kasami’s header. FC Sion then got into the game a little better and both teams now created several chances for themselves.
In the 47th minute, Roberto Rodriguez curled the ball around the FC Sion keeper magnificently to finally put the visitors 1-0 in front. FC Sion showed an immediate reaction and a shot by Pajtim Kasami just two minutes after Rodriguez’s opener bounced off the post. A try by Aimery Pinga in the 77th minute was not crowned by success either and also hit the post. In the 81st minute, the home side got luckier when Pajtim Kasami equalized the score at 1-1 with a low shot.
On Sunday, 19 November 2017, FC Zurich will be facing Young Boys Berne away at the Stade de Suisse (kick-off 4pm).