Grasshoppers – FC Zurich, guests will be intimidated by the atmosphere in the stands?

In round number 13 of Super League Swiss Grasshoppers will play against FC Zurich. The game will begin Wednesday at 20:45, Letzigrund stadium, arena which both teams played their matches at home in recent seasons.

Grasshoppers are No. 2, and if he wins today, will approach one point of leader Basel. Last round, the German band led by Michael Skibbe had the opportunity to do so, but was beaten away by a score of 0-2 by Sion. Neither at home, Grasshopers not going too well in the championship, the previous four stages such losing 5 points. Host players want to do but forgotten both results, with a victory Wednesday when an endorsement is expected frenzy from fans. Hajrovic scorer of the team is Bosnian, 5 successful. It will return in Wednesday’s match after in a month ago, it was eliminated in the match against St. Gallen. Instead, Vilotic is still suspended after removal of 4 weeks ago, in the last minute against those of Thun.

Zurich occupies a modest 7th place with 15 points. If they get at least a point today, the band led by Urs Meier will move up one place, but if you lose the match could go down one. So the situation is quite delicate team with 11 titles under his belt, the last in sezonnul 2008-2009. In previous travel FC Zurich lost 1-5 at Aarau. The explanation for this difference would be huge score that guests have still played 18 minutes with a man less. Last weekend, however, the same band earned a draw against Basel. In defeat aforementioned goalkeeper Da Costa has been removed, without the right game he nor for Wednesday’s match.

In 1897 there was the first match between the two teams. In 111 games with the host Grasshoppers, it won 61 times, FC Zurich with 33 wins, 17 matches ending in a draw. Previous 3 matches in the championship hosted by Grasshoppers, who play all the time Letzigrund, ended with one goal. Since the 2009-2010 season, Grasshoppers play in this stadium, this is because their arena is under construction and will be ready only in the next edition of the championship. Alain Bieri will be bull this meeting. It gave no less than 11 yellow cards and one red 4 weeks ago, when he met Grasshoppers in Thun away. 8 of these cards, including one red, were seen by guests.