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Lugano maintain lead in football league

Yverdon players (in red) could not hold back Lugano's attacks Keystone

Switzerland's football league leaders, Lugano, are still sitting comfortably at the head of the table, after Tuesday's football produced few surprises. They notched up a 3-0 home victory against lowly Yverdon, and now have 22 points.

This content was published on September 6, 2000 - 07:59

Lugano are still four points clear at the top of the table, with Lausanne in second place.

Lausanne won a tight-fought time against Sion, finally notching a 3-2 victory.

St Gallen also maintained their third slot with a 1-0 win at home to Zurich Grasshoppers.

Neuchatel Xamax are firmly rooted at the bottom of the table after losing 3-0 to fellow strugglers FC Zurich. They are one point below Yverdon.

In other games, Basel scored a 1-0 victory away to Aarau to retain fourth place in the league. Mid-tablers Servette were victorious hosts to Lucerne, winning 2-0.

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