It would be the biggest sensation in Swiss football history if the Hoppers slipped into the barrage on the last day of the game. After the 3-2 win against St.Gallen, GC has a three-point lead over Lucerne. And the better goal difference by twelve (!) goals. Means: The FCL should win away against champions Zurich next Sunday 6-0. And GC conceded half a dozen goals away against YB. And coach Giorgio Contini? He says that “a lot can happen” in football.
GC keeps his nerve
Of course he doesn’t mean it that seriously. And when his captain Amir Abrashi talks about having to “tackle the last game of the season away against YB professionally”, then it’s primarily about scoring points. Because not going down is secured.
Because the Hoppers keep their nerves in the big game against St.Gallen. Loosli, the outstanding Morandi and Momoh scored to win shortly after he was substituted on. The relief? Large. “We knew how important the game is. For GC, for us, for the fans. I’m incredibly happy and proud of the team,” says Abrashi.
Continental is proud
Contini is also proud of his team. During the season, they were labeled as an “unprincipled mercenary squad”, but now they gave the answer on the pitch. “If you have to bite until the last round, that makes you stronger, more robust,” says Contini. And he’s already looking forward to next season. “We all have to draw the right conclusions from this now.”
Sounds like Contini will be on the sidelines at GC next season. Despite all the rumors about a move to FC Sion.
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