Sankt Gallen top, Grasshoppers follow
FC Sankt Gallen replaced FC Sion at the top of the
Marco Mathys struck twice at either end of the first half to put Sankt Gallen in control and Ezequiel Scarione completed the victory with a third late on as hosts Sion slumped to their second successive defeat.
Sankt Gallen are now two points above Sion, who dropped to third after also being leap-frogged by Grasshoppers following their 2-0 win at Lausanne today.
Milan Vilotic opened the scoring for Grasshoppers in the 49th minute and substitute Amir Abrashi added a second in the final minute to seal a fourth successive league victory for his side.