2019–20 Swiss Super League

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Swiss Super League
Season2019–20
Matches played20
Goals scored51 (2.55 per match)
Top goalscorerJean-Pierre Nsame (4 goals)
2020–21
All statistics correct as of 11 August 2019.

The 2019–20 Swiss Super League (referred to as the Raiffeisen Super League for sponsoring reasons) is the 123rd season of top-tier competitive football in Switzerland and the 17th under its current name and format.

A total of 10 teams competed in the league: the 9 best teams from the 2018–19 season and the 2018–19 Swiss Challenge League champion Servette.

Teams[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Club Location Stadium Capacity
Basel Basel St. Jakob-Park 37,994[1]
Lugano Lugano Stadio Cornaredo 6,390[2]
Luzern Lucerne Swissporarena 16,490[3]
Neuchâtel Xamax Neuchâtel Stade de la Maladière 11,997[4]
Servette Geneva Stade de Genève 30,084
Sion Sion Stade Tourbillon 14,283[5]
St. Gallen St. Gallen Kybunpark 19,456[6]
Thun Thun Stockhorn Arena 10,014[6]
Young Boys Bern Stade de Suisse 31,789[7]
Zürich Zürich Letzigrund 26,104[8]

Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Basel Switzerland Marcel Koller Switzerland Valentin Stocker Adidas Novartis
Lugano Switzerland Fabio Celestini Uruguay Jonathan Sabbatini Acerbis AIL
Luzern Switzerland Thomas Häberli Switzerland Christian Schneuwly Craft Otto’s
Neuchâtel Xamax Switzerland Joël Magnin Switzerland Laurent Walthert Erima Groupe E, Banque cantonale neuchâteloise
Servette Switzerland Alain Geiger Switzerland Anthony Sauthier Puma Balexert
Sion Switzerland Stéphane Henchoz Ivory Coast Xavier Kouassi Macron Capital Markets Consulting
St. Gallen Germany Peter Zeidler Switzerland Silvan Hefti Jako St.Galler Kantonalbank
Thun Switzerland Marc Schneider Switzerland Dennis Hediger Macron Panorama Center, Schneider Software AG
Young Boys Switzerland Gerardo Seoane Switzerland Fabian Lustenberger Nike Obi
Zürich Switzerland Ludovic Magnin Switzerland Yanick Brecher Nike AntePay

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of departure Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Neuchâtel Xamax Switzerland Stéphane Henchoz End of contract 1 July 2019 Pre-season Switzerland Joël Magnin 1 July 2019[9]
Sion Switzerland Christian Zermatten End of interim 1 July 2019 Pre-season Switzerland Stéphane Henchoz 1 July 2019[10]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Basel 11 8 2 1 27 9 +18 26 Qualification for the Champions League play-off round
2 Young Boys 11 7 4 0 26 10 +16 25 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
3 St. Gallen 11 6 2 3 20 14 +6 20 May be qualified to the Europa League group stage
4 Sion 11 5 1 5 16 17 −1 16 May be qualified to the Europa League third qualifying round
5 Luzern 11 4 3 4 12 12 0 15 May be qualified to the Europa League second qualifying round
6 Zürich 11 3 3 5 8 22 −14 12
7 Servette 11 2 5 4 13 14 −1 11
8 Lugano 11 2 4 5 10 11 −1 10
9 Neuchâtel Xamax 11 1 5 5 12 21 −9 8 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
10 Thun 11 1 3 7 8 22 −14 6 Relegation to the Swiss Challenge League
Updated to match(es) played on 20 October 2019. Source: Swiss Super League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head goal difference; 5) Away goals scored; 6) Draw.[11]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
BSC Young Boys 7 3 1 1 1 2 3 2 2 2
FC Basel 2 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
FC Lugano 1 1 4 6 7 9 8 8 9 8
FC Thun 5 6 8 4 6 7 9 9 10 10
FC Luzern 3 2 5 7 8 6 7 6 7 5
FC St. Gallen 8 5 7 8 5 5 4 4 3 3
FC Zürich 10 10 10 10 10 8 6 7 5 7
FC Sion 9 9 6 3 3 3 2 3 4 4
Neuchâtel Xamax 4 8 9 9 9 10 10 10 8 9
Servette FC 6 7 3 5 4 4 5 5 6 6

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

As of 6 October 2019[12]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Cameroon Jean-Pierre Nsame Young Boys 9
2 Switzerland Kemal Ademi Basel 6
3 Switzerland Raphaël Nuzzolo Neuchâtel Xamax 5
4 Switzerland Cedric Itten St. Gallen 4
Switzerland Gaëtan Karlen Neuchâtel Xamax
Switzerland Pajtim Kasami Sion
7 Switzerland Christian Fassnacht Young Boys 3
Albania Ermir Lenjani Sion
Brazil Arthur Basel
Cameroon Moumi Ngamaleu Young Boys
Spain Jordi Quintillà St. Gallen
Switzerland Valentin Stocker Basel
Hungary Bálint Vécsei Lugano
Switzerland Sébastien Wüthrich Servette

Top assists[edit]

As of 26 September 2019[13]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Switzerland Kevin Bua Basel 4
2 Switzerland Samuele Campo Basel 3
Switzerland Fabian Frei Basel
Switzerland Anto Grgic Sion
Switzerland Jérémy Guillemenot St. Gallen
Switzerland Matteo Tosetti Thun

Hat-tricks[edit]

Player For Against Result Date

References[edit]

  1. ^ League, Swiss Football. "FC Basel 1893- Swiss Football League". www.sfl.ch.
  2. ^ League, Swiss Football. "FC Lugano- Swiss Football League". www.sfl.ch.
  3. ^ League, Swiss Football. "FC Luzern- Swiss Football League". www.sfl.ch.
  4. ^ http://www.sfl.ch/superleague/klubs/neuchatel-xamax-fcs/
  5. ^ League, Swiss Football. "FC Sion- Swiss Football League". www.sfl.ch.
  6. ^ a b League, Swiss Football. "FC St.Gallen 1879- Swiss Football League". www.sfl.ch.
  7. ^ League, Swiss Football. "BSC Young Boys- Swiss Football League". www.sfl.ch.
  8. ^ League, Swiss Football. "FC Zürich- Swiss Football League". www.sfl.ch.
  9. ^ https://www.bluewin.ch/de/sport/fussball-schweiz/joel-magnin-ab-sommer-xamax-trainer-230547.html
  10. ^ https://www.srf.ch/sport/fussball/super-league/nachfolger-von-yakin-henchoz-wird-trainer-bei-sion
  11. ^ "Règlement de la compétition de la SFL" (PDF) (in French). sfl.ch. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  12. ^ "Top Scorers". Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  13. ^ "Top Assists". Retrieved 19 July 2019.

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