Goals galore in Thun

Young Boys Bern overcome resistance to beat Thun 4-3 Keystone

The second round of the NLA saw Young Boys Bern take Thun 4-3 in a dazzling match, while reigning champions FC Basel met Neuchâtel to end in a draw.

This content was published on July 13, 2002 - 23:28

FC Thun and Young Boys Bern fought for local pride in a 90-minute match full of excitement, cheered on by 9,500 spectators - a stadium record.

Thun set the pace, taking the lead in the 9th minute but Young Boys quickly equalised, putting the pressure on by scoring 3 goals to Thun's 1 by halftime.

Petrosjan scored the fourth goal for Young Boys but goals by Thun's Aziawonou and Rama meant the team didn't have to walk away with their heads hung too low.

FC Thun stand with zero points at the bottom of the table, in the company of St. Gallen and Aarau who are also without points.

Basel - Neuchâtel Xamax 1-1

It looked like 'business as usual' for Basel when Barberis scored in the 13th minute.

But the home team was certainly disappointed when Neuchâtel fought back in the second half with Brazilian Leandro equalising in the 72nd minute.

With four points Basel now stands two points behind the leading team - Zurich's Grasshoppers.

Wil - Aarau 4-0

Newcomers FC Wil punished Aarau beginning in the 100th second when Lustrinelli scored the first of the team's two goals before halftime.

In the second half Naldo and Pavlovic scored two more, in a match where Aarau severely disappointed.

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