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FC Zürich chairman Ancillo Canepa's dog got onto the pitch during a Swiss Super League match against Sion
(Image: Twitter/Foot Suisse)

VIDEO: FCZ chairman’s dog gets onto the pitch during game against Sion

Owner has to come down from stand to collect him.

🐕 Insolite

Le chien de la femme du président du FC Zürich s’est invité sur la pelouse du Letzigrund pendant le match entre le FCZ et Sion 🐾 pic.twitter.com/DK75ntGzMo

— Foot Suisse 🇨🇭 (@SuisseFoot) February 21, 2021

FC Zürich chairman Ancillo Canepa had to come down from the stand to collect his dog from the pitch during the Swiss Super League match against Sion.

The two sides played out a 1-1 draw at the Stadion Letzigrund on Saturday, with arguably it’s outstanding moment coming late in the first half when the pooch entered the field of play.

Très beau chien en passant, pi il est un peu chez lui…

— joan innocenti (@joan_innocenti) February 22, 2021

It trotted around merrily for a while, making the referee and even the commentator laugh, before the club’s real top dog came along to lead it away.

Sitting 3rd in Switzerland’s top flight, FCZ will have been disappointed not to find a win against the team ranked second from bottom.