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Frenchman Gael Clichy was a major absentee for Servette FC of Switzerland as they returned to winning ways with the 2-1 victory at home to FC Sion in the Swiss top flight. Gael Clichy missed the game through suspension after he was sent off in the previous league game.
Clichy was given a red card with five minutes left to play during the 2-0 loss to hosts FC Basel in the league. Servette ended the game with nine men as a result of the red card to Moussa Diallo and Gael Clichy.

Servette were on a two-match winning run before it was halted by the defeat to FC Basel in their penultimate league game before the ongoing international break. Their task if getting at least a draw from the game became harder when Diallo was sent off on 29 minutes. Despite the numerical disadvantage, Servette were able to hold on until Swiss player Liam Chipperfield broke the deadlock on 69 minutes. Veteran Hungarian striker Adam Szalai sealed the win for the home team with two minutes left on the clock and three minutes after Clichy had been sent off.

Servette were without Clichy and Diallo for the visit of Sion in their last league outing before the international break and they were able to cope without them thanks to the 2-1 win recorded with all the goals coming in an entertaining first half. TimotheCognat gave Servette the lead on 25 minutes and it lasted for just eight minutes before the visitors restored parity through Filip Stojilkovic. KastriotImeri regained the lead for Servette one minute before the half-time break and his goal turned out to be the winner after no other goal was scored until the end of the game.
On the Swiss top flight log, Servette are in fifth position with 38 points from 27 games and seven points off the Europa Conference League qualifiers.