Switzerland Super League 05/21 18:30 38 Lausanne Sports vs Grasshoppers - View


Switzerland Super League 05/18 16:00 37 [6] Stade Lausanne-Ouchy v Lausanne Sports [4] W 0-4
Switzerland Super League 05/15 18:30 36 [4] Lausanne Sports v Lucerne [1] L 0-2
Switzerland Super League 05/10 18:30 35 [4] Lausanne Sports v Basel [3] D 0-0
Switzerland Super League 05/05 14:30 34 [4] Yverdon Sport FC v Lausanne Sports [3] L 3-1
Switzerland Super League 04/20 18:30 33 [3] Lugano v Lausanne Sports [8] L 2-0
Switzerland Super League 04/13 16:00 32 [8] Lausanne Sports v FC Zurich [4] W 1-0
Switzerland Super League 04/07 12:15 31 [7] Lucerne v Lausanne Sports [8] D 0-0
Switzerland Super League 04/04 18:30 30 [8] Lausanne Sports v St Gallen [6] D 3-3
Switzerland Super League 04/01 14:30 29 [11] Grasshoppers v Lausanne Sports [10] W 0-1
Switzerland Super League 03/17 15:30 28 [11] Lausanne Sports v Young Boys [1] W 2-0
Switzerland Super League 03/10 13:15 27 [2] Servette v Lausanne Sports [11] L 3-1
Switzerland Super League 03/02 19:30 26 [8] Basel v Lausanne Sports [11] W 1-2


Matches played 48 25 23
Wins 17 11 6
Draws 13 7 6
Losses 18 7 11
Goals for 69 37 32
Goals against 65 29 36
Clean sheets 13 8 5
Failed to score 11 6 5

Wikipedia - FC Lausanne-Sport

Football Club Lausanne-Sport is a Swiss football club based in Lausanne in the canton of Vaud. Founded in 1896, Lausanne Sport played in the Swiss Challenge League in their most recent 2022–23 season, the second tier of football in the country, but will play in the highest tier Swiss Super League in the 2023–24 after being promoted in the 2022–23 Swiss Challenge League Season.

They play their home games at the 12,544-capacity Stade de la Tuilière. Previously Lausanne Sport had played at the Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, a 15,850 all-seater stadium used for the 1954 FIFA World Cup. They played in Swiss First Division between 1906 and 1931, 1932–2002, 2011–2014, 2016–2018, 2020–2022 and 2023–present. The team has won seven league titles and the Swiss Cup nine times.


Chart of FC Lausanne-Sport table positions in the Swiss football league system

19th century

The club was founded in 1896 under the name of Montriond Lausanne. However, the Lausanne Football and Cricket Club was established in 1860, believed to be the oldest football club on the European continent by some historians.

20th century

The club took the name Lausanne-Sports FC in 1920 after the football section merged with the Club Hygiénique de Lausanne, a physical education club. The end of the 1950s and the whole of the 1960s were among the club's finest times. LS won the Swiss Cup twice (1962 and 1964), lost an additional Swiss Cup final to Basel by forfeit, won the Swiss championship (1965) and was runner-up four times (1961, 1962, 1963), as well as in 1969. The year 1965 was the year of the 7th and last Swiss championship title. It was probably the most successful, earning its protagonists the nickname of "Lords of the Night", a reference to some enchanting evenings. Since the advent of the floodlights in the new stadium, the matches have mainly taken place in the evenings which was at the time a unique feature.

21st century

After the 2001–02 season, Lausanne-Sports were relegated because the club did not obtain a first level license for the 2002–03 season. Following the 2002–03 season in the second division, Lausanne-Sports FC were again relegated due to bankruptcy. They were reformed as FC Lausanne-Sport for the 2003–04 season and had to begin play at the fourth tier. The team was promoted in consecutive seasons from the fourth division after the 2003–04 season and the third division after the 2004–05 season. After an additional six years in the second tier of Swiss football, the club was promoted to the Super League for the 2011–12 season for a three season stay before being relegated in 2014. After two seasons in the second tier the team was promoted for a two season stay in the top division in 2016 and survived relegation in their first season before being relegated back to the second tier again in 2018. Now somewhat of a yo-yo club the team were promoted to the top tier again in 2020.

Lausanne-Sport qualified for the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League after they reached the 2010 Swiss Cup final against Champions League-qualified Basel. In the 2010–11 Europa League, while still playing in the second tier Challenge League, they performed a shock getting to the group stages beating favourites Lokomotiv Moscow on the way.

Lausanne-Sport were relegated to the Swiss Challenge League at the end of the 2013–14 Swiss Super League season. Two years later, they finished first in the 2015–16 Swiss Challenge League, which promoted them back to the top tier of Swiss football for the 2016–17 season.

On 13 November 2017, the club was acquired by Ineos, a Swiss-based British petrochemicals company owned by Jim Ratcliffe, the nation's wealthiest person. The first transfer under the new ownership was that of Enzo Fernández, son of Zinedine Zidane. However, the season ended with relegation. Ratcliffe's brother Bob became club president in March 2019. The club won promotion back to the top flight as champions of the 2019–20 Swiss Challenge League. On 27 May 2023, Lausanne-Sport secure promotion to Super League from 2023–24 after draw 2–2 against FC Aarau, finished in runner-up and return to top tier after one year absence.

Lausanne Sports is a professional soccer team based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The team was founded in 1896 and has a rich history in Swiss football. Lausanne Sports competes in the Swiss Super League, the top tier of Swiss football, and has a strong fan base that supports the team at their home matches at the Stade Olympique de la Pontaise.

The team's colors are blue and white, and their mascot is a lion, symbolizing strength and courage. Lausanne Sports has a reputation for playing an attacking style of football, with a focus on possession and quick, fluid passing. The team has produced many talented players over the years, some of whom have gone on to play for top clubs in Europe.

Lausanne Sports has a fierce rivalry with fellow Swiss team FC Lausanne-Sport, with matches between the two teams often drawing large crowds and intense competition. The team has a strong sense of community and pride in representing the city of Lausanne on the national stage.

Overall, Lausanne Sports is a respected and competitive team in Swiss football, with a long history of success and a bright future ahead.