Basel continued a strong start to their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win at CSKA Moscow on Wednesday.
The Swiss champions sit second in Group A on six points, behind only Manchester United, who beat Benfica 1-0.
Taulant Xhaka scored in the 29th minute when CSKA lost the ball in the centre of the pitch and he took full advantage, charging through the opposition half before unleashing a fierce strike to the bottom-left corner.
Basel were aggrieved not to be given a second in the 51st when Albian...
Basel's Dimitri Oberlin celebrated his 20th birthday in style with two goals and an assist to lead a 5-0 rout of Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday.
It was quite a start for the Switzerland youth international making his first Champions League start on loan from Austrians champions Salzburg.
Michael Lang put the hosts in front after just two minutes after Benfica keeper Julio Cesar came off his line to interrupt Oberlin's through ball. But Oberlin jumped on the loose ball and alertly passed...
Basel have been hit by a UEFA disciplinary charge after their fans set off fireworks in Tuesday's Champions League match at Manchester United.
Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford secured the hosts a 3-0 win on a night when the Swiss champions' supporters made themselves heard from the outset.
However, the use of fireworks before the Group A opener at Old Trafford kicked off has led to disciplinary proceedings being opened against Basel by UEFA.
The case will be dealt with by the...