Zurich chase, Lucerne win
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FC Zurich cut the deficit to leaders Basel to four points in the Swiss Super League with a 2-0 home win over ten-man FC Sion.

Amine Chermiti opened the scoring after 59 minutes and Zurich's victory was sealed 11 minutes later when Xavier Margairaz scored from the penalty spot after Vilmos Vanczak saw red.

Lucerne won today's only other game 1-0 over Grasshoppers with veteran Hakan Yakin netting the winner after 76 minutes.