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Switzerland round-up: Grasshoppers stay in pole

Published: Wednesday 17 July 2002, 19.15CET
Grasshopper-Club retained top spot with a 3-2 away win against FC Aarau.

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Published: Wednesday 17 July 2002, 19.15CET

Switzerland round-up: Grasshoppers stay in pole

Grasshopper-Club retained top spot with a 3-2 away win against FC Aarau.

Grasshopper-Club retained top spot of the Nationalliga A after a 3-2 win against FC Aarau.

Two for Petric
Mladen Petric was the two-goal hero for Grasshoppers as they recorded a narrow away victory against the bottom club to maintain the only unbeaten record in the Swiss league after three matches.

Last-gasp equaliser
Elsewhere, defending champions FC Basel played out a 1-1 draw against BSC Young Boys. Basel took the lead in the 47th minute through Stéphane Chapuisat but conceded a last-gasp equaliser from Scott Chipperfield.

First win
In the night's other matches FC St. Gallen eased past FC Luzern with a 5-0 home victory, FC Thun recorded their first win of the season with a 1-0 triumph at SR Delémont while FC Wil 1900 Neuchâtel Xamax FC were held 1-1 at home by FC Wil 1900.

Last updated: 18/07/02 9.45CET

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