FC Basel

FC Basel

5th in Swiss Super League

Shakhtar beat Basel, set up clash with Inter Milan in Europa League semis Shakhtar beat Basel, set up clash with Inter Milan in Europa League semis

Shakhtar Donetsk booked a clash with Inter Milan in the Europa League semifinals after goals from their Brazilian stars.

UEL draw: Man United on course for Lukaku reunion with Inter in Europa League final UEL draw: Man United on course for Lukaku reunion with Inter in Europa League final

The Europa League draw made on Friday means Manchester United face a potential final with Inter Milan.

Chicago Fire appoint ex-FC Basel boss Raphael Wicky as new manager Chicago Fire appoint ex-FC Basel boss Raphael Wicky as new manager

The Chicago Fire have appointed former FC Basel manager Raphael Wicky as the club's new head coach.

Chicago Fire hire former FC Basel sporting director Georg Heitz Chicago Fire hire former FC Basel sporting director Georg Heitz

The Chicago Fire have named Georg Heitz as their new sporting director, the club announced on Friday.

Sources: Chicago Fire to make ex-FC Basel exec Georg Heitz sporting director Sources: Chicago Fire to make ex-FC Basel exec Georg Heitz sporting director

The Chicago Fire are set to hire former FC Basel sporting director Georg Heitz for the same job, sources confirmed to ESPN.

FC Zurich condemn racist behaviour after banana thrown at FC Basel player Aldo Kalulu FC Zurich condemn racist behaviour after banana thrown at FC Basel player Aldo Kalulu

Swiss club said the banana had been thrown from the part of the St Jakob Park stadium that was occupied by their supporters.

Xherdan Shaqiri 'like Lionel Messi,' could become Liverpool's best player - ex-Basel manager Xherdan Shaqiri 'like Lionel Messi,' could become Liverpool's best player - ex-Basel manager

Xherdan Shaqiri's former manager at Basel, Thorsten Fink, believes the Switzerland international has world-class natural footballing ability.

FC Basel hire former Austria boss Marcel Koller after UCL exit FC Basel hire former Austria boss Marcel Koller after UCL exit

Swiss club FC Basel appointed former Austria boss Marcel Koller as their new coach on Thursday, a day after their humiliating Champions League exit.

Roma get Champions League draw boost after Basel crash out Roma get Champions League draw boost after Basel crash out

Roma got a boost for the Champions League group-stage draw when Basel crashed out in the second qualifying round on Wednesday.

Southampton sign midfielder Mohamed Elyounoussi to five-year deal Southampton sign midfielder Mohamed Elyounoussi to five-year deal

Southampton have made their second signing this week with attacking midfielder Mohamed Elyounoussi joining the Saints on a 5-year deal from Basel.

Southampton sell Dusan Tadic to Ajax, line up Mohamed Elyounoussi Southampton sell Dusan Tadic to Ajax, line up Mohamed Elyounoussi

Ajax have announced the signing of Dusan Tadic from Southampton, who have lined up Basel's Mohamed Elyounoussi as a replacement.

Leicester City plan summer move for Basel's Mohamed Elyounoussi - sources Leicester City plan summer move for Basel's Mohamed Elyounoussi - sources

Leicester are planning a move for Basel star Mohamed Elyounoussi after seeing competition from Bayer Leverkusen, sources have told ESPN FC.

PSG, Basel hit by UEFA charges after Champions League matches PSG, Basel hit by UEFA charges after Champions League matches

Paris Saint-Germain have been hit by four different UEFA charges following their 2-1 loss at home to Real Madrid in the Champions League.

Arsenal Leicester Southampton scout Basel's Mohamed Elyounoussi - sources Arsenal Leicester Southampton scout Basel's Mohamed Elyounoussi - sources

Arsenal, Leicester and Southampton are weighing up moves for Basel star and Norway international Mohamed Elyounoussi.

Man City advance to tougher tests in the Champions League last eight Man City advance to tougher tests in the Champions League last eight

A rotated Man City came up losers against Basel in their second leg, but Pep Guardiola's side look more than ready to face stiffer challenges ahead.

Manchester City easily advance to quarterfinals despite loss vs. Basel Manchester City easily advance to quarterfinals despite loss vs. Basel

Manchester City wrapped up their straightforward passage into the Champions League quarterfinals 5-2 on aggregate after a 2-1 loss against Basel.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola plays down comparisons with Barcelona Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola plays down comparisons with Barcelona

Basel hope to enjoy Man City test despite scoreline Basel hope to enjoy Man City test despite scoreline

Basel coach Raphael Wicky hopes his side can do themselves justice when they face Manchester City again on Wednesday.

Man City outclass Basel with Kevin De Bruyne again showing he's among the best Man City outclass Basel with Kevin De Bruyne again showing he's among the best

Man City were too much for Basel in every way, as again Kevin De Bruyne showed he belongs in the company of the world's best, writes Jonathan Smith.

Gundogan scores two as Man City thrash Basel in round of 16 Gundogan scores two as Man City thrash Basel in round of 16

Manchester City have a decisive upper hand in their Champions League round-of-16 tie after beating Basel 4-0 at St Jakob Park.

Basel could hit Manchester City with Dimitri Oberlin's blistering pace Basel could hit Manchester City with Dimitri Oberlin's blistering pace

Basel might be tempted to use Dimitri Obertin as their secret weapon against a potentially vulnerable Manchester City on Tuesday.

Manchester City winger Leroy Sane in line for early return to action in Basel Manchester City winger Leroy Sane in line for early return to action in Basel

Basel boss Raphael Wicky backs side to 'surprise' Manchester City Basel boss Raphael Wicky backs side to 'surprise' Manchester City

Basel coach Raphael Wicky is confident his side can spring a surprise against runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City.

ESPN FC writers' Champions League round-of-16 predictions ESPN FC writers' Champions League round-of-16 predictions

Which eight clubs will make it through to the Champions League quarterfinals? Here are our writers' predictions.

Manuel Akanji joins Borussia Dortmund from Basel in €21.5m deal Manuel Akanji joins Borussia Dortmund from Basel in €21.5m deal

Borussia Dortmund have signed former Liverpool target Manuel Akanji from Basel for a reported €21.5 million fee including bonuses.

Super League Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Young Boys 16 +26 35
2 Servette 16 +1 25
3 St Gallen 16 +9 24
4 FC Lugano 16 0 23
5 FC Basel 16 +4 21
6 FC Luzern 16 0 20
7 Grasshoppers 16 -2 20
8 FC Sion 16 -6 20
9 Winterthur 16 -18 16
10 FC Zürich 16 -14 12
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
14 Bradley Fink 3 7 0
4 Arnau Comas 2 6 0
23 Wouter Burger 1 8 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
23 Wouter Burger 0 8 1
21 Andy Pelmard 0 8 0
1 Marwin Hitz 0 7 0