In the first phase of Swiss football championship Sunday July 14, 2013 at 2:45 p.m. of Zurich Letzigrund Stadium will host Thun.
The two teams were neighboring tables in the last edition of the championship and will represent Switzerland with St. Gallen in Europa League. If Zurich has won the championship because of ranking, Thun was lucky that the first two classes have played the Cup final and so and caught a fifth European Cup.
Zurich this summer lost two players. The midfielder Milan Gajic went to Young Boys. More important will be selling Josip Drmic Nuremberg for three million euros. Chapter comings we can pass Avi Rikan (11 goals last season for Beitar Jerusalem) and Frank Etoundi brought from Sankt Gallen. Despite the fact that it has lost the offensive Drmic from Zurich AIB should not greatly suffered, given that Chermiti and Gavranovic have scored together 19 goals last season.
Thun suffered losses this summer, in the midline. Holder in 27 games in the last championship Muhamed Demiri arrived in St. Gallen, while Renato Steffen was purchased by Young Boys. It seems that Urs Fischer wanted to strengthen their defense, so were brought Fulvio Sulmona and Lukas Schenkel, players who were holders in 33 and 27 games the past Bellinzzona championship.
Zurich started heavy training period, losing the first three games of verification. In the last two but managed to pass Bournemouth and Wil, each scoring two goals in both games. Thun showed much better in game preparation, Fischer’s band won three games after he drew with Dynamo Moscow.
The two teams met earlier this month in a friendly game, Thun won 3: 1. In the last championship Zurich defeated three times Thun, after losing the first confrontation.