FC Zurich beat FC Wil 1900 2-1
FC Zurich have won their round of 32 game away against FC Wil 1900 2-1 tonight.
In the 6th and 9th minute of tonight’s game, the visitors from Zurich had their first two scoring opportunities of the match by Assan Ceesay, who unfortunately missed the goal in both instances – with a shot from long range and a header following a delivery by Willie Britto. Instead, the home side took the lead when Fazliu opened the score 1-0 after a quick counterattack on 16 minutes.
FC Zurich were able to react to this deficit and equalized the score still in the second half as Marco Schönbächler put his side level 1-1 in his 300th official match for FC Zurich with a shot from about 20 meters (36th minute).
At the beginning of the second half, FC Zurich again took control of the action on the pitch and the lead in the 52nd minute: Following a corner-kick by Denis Popovič, Benjamin Kololli found Pa Modou who headed the ball home to put the visitors 2-1 in front. And in the 64th minute, Popovič even almost scored the 3-1, but his shot from a narrow angle was off target and the ball crashed against the crossbar.
Although FC Wil had several opportunities to score the equalizer, the score remained unchanged 2-1 for FC Zurich. In the round of 16, FC Zurich will be facing Young Boys Berne away on 30 or 31 October 2019.
Next Sunday afternoon, 22 September 2019, FC Zurich will be hosting FC Thun at the Letzigrund Stadium (kick-off 4pm).