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Lugano eliminates Basel

Lugano has eliminated Basel in the quarterfinals of the Swiss Cup in football. On Wednesday night in Basel, Lugano won on penalties. Lugano scored in the sixth and 15th minute for 2:0.

Basel came back with two goals in the 81st and 83rd minute to send the game to overtime. No further goals were scored and penalties decided the semi-finalist team.

Basel's Fabien Frei missed from the spot and then Dominik Schmid. In Lugano, they made all four penalties, including Shkelqim Vladi's.

Amir Shaipi was in goal for Lugano and stopped a penalty. Kreshnik Hajrizi, Albian Hajdari also played. Uran Bislimi and Shkëlqim Vladi appeared as substitutes.

Leon Avdullahu, Dion Kacuri and Albian Ajeti started at Basel. Taulant Xhaka was activated instead of Avdullah, while Benjamin Kololli is injured.