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2019/2020

FC Zurich

In


Alfons Higl (Assistant manager), Willie Britto (def) (Tanda) Blaž Kramer (att) (Wolfsburg B), Mimoun Mahi (att) (Groningen), Nathan (def) (Grasshopper), Denis Popovic (mid) (Orenburg)

Out


René van Eck (assistant manager), Aziz Binous (att) (Luzern), Fabio Dixon (mid) (Chiasso), Bledian Krasniqi (mid) (Wil), Alain Nef (sp) (def) (retired), Stephen Odey (r) (att) (Genk), Pa Modou (r) (def) (released), Grégory Sertic (sp) (mid) (Olympique de Marseille - back from loan), Joel Untersee (r) (def) (Empoli - loan ended), Hakim Guenouche (sp) (def) (Uerdingen), Andreas Maxso (sp) (def) (Uerdingen)

Zurich have had a very difficult campaign last time around, with the sole real positive being that they managed to get out of their Europa League group and reach the knock-out round. They started reasonably well domestically but badly dropped off as time elapsed and ended up finishing seventh, therefore failing to qualify for Europe. Despite being one of the biggest clubs in the top flight, the Zurichers were seemingly not too displeased with their performance, as Ludovic Magnin was allowed to remain in charge. His assistant Rene van Eck has left the club due to personal reasons, with Alfons Higl coming on to replace him. An important player has left in Stephen Odey, while Gregory Sertic and Joel Untersee are back with their parent clubs following their six-month loan stays with Zurich. As usual, the Zurichers are looking for diamonds in the rough in the transfer market. Willie Britto, Blaz Kramer, Mimoun Mahi and Denis Popovic are all unknowns at Super League level, but FCZ also took advantage of the relegation of their local rivals Grasshopper and brought in Nathan, who looked superb last season. Magnin's main goal going into the new season will be to change Zurich's style of play. His side ended the previous campaign with the second-worst scoring record in the league, which is absolutely shocking for a club whose sides traditionally play attacking football. It is therefore unsurprising that three of their five summer signings are attacking-minded players.

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Major improvements compared to the previous campaign will be expected. It is hard to see Magnin lasting the season in charge if they do not look like qualifying for Europe.

Season Review
2018/2019

№7: FC Zurich

Zurich had reasons for optimism going into the season that is now over, having won the Swiss Cup and finished fourth in the league last time around. They started the new season well enough, both domestically and in Europe, and managed to get out of their Europa League group and set up a knock-out clash with Napoli, which they inevitably lost. However, their European campaign proved to have been the sole positive they can really take out of the season, given that they were unable to maintain their early league form and ended up finishing seventh. Having failed to repeat their cup heroics from a year ago, they will not be playing in Europe next season. What will particularly frustrate their fans is that Zurich have failed to display their trademark attacking-minded brand of football. Their 18 home games produced a total of only 36 goals, and while their home record was only behind Basel's and Young Boys', they have failed to do what they are known for and truly entertain their fans. Ludovic Magnin has the excuse of having been dealt an extremely bad hand when it came to injuries, with several regular players missing months through fitness issues. However, there is little doubt that the squad he had at his disposal is better than their finishing position suggests and it remains to be seen if FCZ will stick with their manager.


Player of the Season: Yanick Brecher

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