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Switzerland round-up: Grasshoppers make it six

Published: Sunday 4 August 2002, 20.41CET
Grasshopper-Club made it six wins from six Nationalliga A matches over the weekend.

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Published: Sunday 4 August 2002, 20.41CET

Switzerland round-up: Grasshoppers make it six

Grasshopper-Club made it six wins from six Nationalliga A matches over the weekend.

Grasshopper-Club made it six wins from six matches and opened up a three-point gap at the top of the Nationalliga A table with a 4-0 victory over BSC Young Boys on Saturday.

Record equalled
Ricardo Cabanas gave Grasshoppers the lead after 30 minutes with a superb long-range effort, before two goals in three minutes, from Mate Baturina and Antonio Daniel Barijho, effectively settled the match in the hosts' favour. Richard Nuñez completed the rout to give Grasshoppers their sixth consecutive league win. The club have now equalled their own 1967 record for straight Nationalliga wins.

Champions on song
Elsewhere, defending champions FC Basel also impressed with their 4-2 win against Servette FC, leapfrogging their opponents into third place in the standings. Marco Zwyssig opened the scoring with a header, before Christian Gimenez and Hakan Yakin successfully converted from the penalty spot. Antonio Esposito scored Basel's fourth from distance, while Alexander Frei and Alain Gaspoz scored for Servette.

Delémont impress
Newly promoted SR Delémont continued their fine form, beating Neuchâtel Xamax FC thanks to Samuel Ojongo's 83rd-minute goal.

Victory for Zürich
Sunday's action saw FC Zürich claim a valuable 1-0 away victory against FC Wil 1900, while FC Thun heaped more misery on struggling FC Luzern with a 3-1 home win.

Gygax strike
Former Swiss Under-21 international Daniel Gygax scored after 16 minutes to seal victory for Zürich and move his side into second place.

Second win for Thun
Yao Aziawonu put Thun ahead nine minutes in, and although Andre Muff equalised for Luzern two minutes after the break, a double strike from Milaim Rama wrapped up the home side's second win of the season.

Last updated: 04/08/02 21.13CET

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