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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Draw

The Super League game at Stadion Letzigrund on Saturday sees home side Grasshopper Club Zürich welcoming opponents FC Basel 1893.

Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Grasshopper Club Zürich v FC Basel 1893 can be found here (plus the best game odds).

Both Teams to Score Prediction
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📊 Form Guide

Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich
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Grasshopper Club Zürich will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 2-0 Super League victory over FC Yverdon-Sports.

In that game, Grasshopper Club Zürich managed 59% possession and 13 shots at goal with 6 on target. For Grasshopper Club Zürich, the goalscorers were Francis Momoh (40') and Tsiy-William Ndenge (89'). For their opponents, Yverdon-Sport had 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.

It’s not been often in recent times where Grasshopper Club Zürich have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Grasshopper Club Zürich have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 8 goals in the process. That being said, we will just have to wait and see if such a trend will continue on in this game or not.

Their prior results show that Grasshopper Club Zürich:

  • haven't lost in the league to FC Basel 1893 in their previous 3 matches.
  • haven't been defeated in their previous 2 home league matches.

FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893
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FC Basel 1893 head into the encounter following a 2-0 Super League win versus Stade Lausanne-Ouchy in their last fixture.

In that match, FC Basel 1893 managed 54% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For FC Basel 1893, goals were scored by Albian Ajeti (63') and Mohamed Dräger (96'). At the other end, Stade Lausanne-Ouchy had 8 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.

Over the course of 5 of the prior 6 clashes involving FC Basel 1893, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average goals scored per game in that spell comes to a paltry 1.83, with the number of goals averaged by Basel standing at 1.33.

Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Basel 1893:

  • haven't won against Grasshopper Club Zürich when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 matches in the league. Not good.
  • are undefeated in their last 3 league matches away from home.
  • are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.

↔️ Head to head

A look at their most recent head to head clashes going back to 01/02/2023 shows that Grasshopper Club Zürich have won 4 of these games & FC Basel 1893 2, with the number of drawn games being 0.

In all, 21 goals were scored between them in these games, with 11 from GCZ and 10 netted by Basel. The average goals per game has been 3.5.

The previous league fixture featuring these clubs was Super League match day 24 on 17/02/2024 when it ended Grasshopper Club Zürich 2-1 FC Basel 1893.

In that game, Grasshopper Club Zürich had 31% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 on target. The goals were scored by Francis Momoh (29') and Giotto Morandi (36').

FC Basel 1893 had 12 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Dominik Schmid (38') scored.

The referee was Alessandro Dudic.

🗞️ Team News: Grasshopper Club Zürich

Dijon Kameri (unknown injury), Damian Nigg (unknown injury), Michael Kempter (Cruciate ligament injury) and Meritan Shabani (Cruciate ligament tear) won’t be playing for Grasshopper Club Zürich gaffer Marco Schällibaum. Bradley Fink is ineligible for this match because of suspension.

📋 Team News: FC Basel 1893

FC Basel 1893 manager Fabio Celestini has to choose a team with limited availability. Mohamed Dräger (Hip injury), Nicolas Vouilloz (Inner ligament injury) and Adrian Leon Barisic (Torn muscle bundle) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.

🧠 Prediction

Our thinking is that FC Basel 1893 and Grasshopper Club Zürich should both be able to find the back of the net here although it’s difficult to select a clear winner.

There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. Our tip is therefore for a tight encounter with a 1-1 score at the end of the 90 minutes.

Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Andre Moura, 15:11 18/05/2024

Correct Score Prediction
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1-1
Grasshopper Club Zürich

⚽️ Team Focus:
Grasshopper Club Zürich

Formed: 1886
Stadium: Stadion Letzigrund (26,104)
Captain: Amir Abrashi
Chairman: Matt Jackson
Manager: Marco Schällibaum
Competitions: Super League position 11

🔑 Star Man: Tsiy-William Ndenge

Tsiy-William Ndenge

Usually played in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Tsiy-William Ndenge was born in Köln, Germany. Having made a first senior appearance for Roda JC Kerkrade in the 2017 - 2018 season, the dangerous Midfielder has managed 8 league goals in this Super League 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 28 appearances.

Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-02-17 19:30:00 2 - 1 FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 2023-12-09 17:00:00 0 - 1 Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2023-08-06 14:30:00 3 - 1 FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 2023-05-29 14:30:00 3 - 1 Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2023-02-04 17:00:00 1 - 0 FC Basel 1893
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2023-02-01 19:15:00 3 - 5 FC Basel 1893
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
BSC Young Boys
BSC Young Boys Young Boys
36 21 8 7 38 71 WWWLW
2
Lugano
Lugano Lugano
36 20 5 11 19 65 WWLWW
3
Servette FC
Servette FC Servette
36 17 10 9 15 61 LWWDL
4
FC Zürich
FC Zürich FC Zürich
36 14 12 10 10 54 LLLWW
5
St Gallen
St Gallen St Gallen
36 15 9 12 8 54 WWWDL
6
Winterthur
Winterthur Winterthur
36 13 10 13 -6 49 WLLLL
7
FC Luzern
FC Luzern Luzern
36 13 10 13 -3 49 LDDDW
8
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 Basel
36 12 9 15 -8 45 WDDDW
9
FC Yverdon-Sports
FC Yverdon-Sports Yverdon
36 12 7 17 -23 43 LWWLL
10
FC Lausanne-Sport
FC Lausanne-Sport Lausanne
36 10 11 15 -9 41 WLLDL
11
Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich Grasshoppers
36 10 7 19 -7 37 LLWDW
12
Stade Lausanne-Ouchy
Stade Lausanne-Ouchy Stade L-O
36 6 8 22 -34 26 LLLWL
FC Lausanne-Sport 2024-05-21 18:30:00 0 - 0 Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-05-18 16:00:00 0 - 1 FC Basel 1893
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-05-14 18:30:00 2 - 0 FC Yverdon-Sports
FC Luzern 2024-05-10 18:30:00 1 - 1 Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-05-04 16:00:00 3 - 2 Stade Lausanne-Ouchy
Servette FC 2024-04-20 16:00:00 1 - 0 Grasshopper Club Zürich
FC Basel 1893 2024-05-21 18:30:00 0 - 0 FC Yverdon-Sports
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-05-18 16:00:00 0 - 1 FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 2024-05-14 18:30:00 2 - 0 Stade Lausanne-Ouchy
FC Lausanne-Sport 2024-05-10 18:30:00 0 - 0 FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 2024-05-05 12:15:00 1 - 1 FC Luzern
FC Luzern 2024-04-21 14:30:00 1 - 1 FC Basel 1893
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-05-14 00:00:00 2 - 0 FC Yverdon-Sports
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-05-04 00:00:00 3 - 2 Stade Lausanne-Ouchy
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-04-13 00:00:00 0 - 1 Lugano
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-04-01 00:00:00 0 - 1 FC Lausanne-Sport
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-03-16 00:00:00 1 - 1 St Gallen
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-02-24 00:00:00 0 - 1 FC Luzern
FC Lausanne-Sport 2024-05-10 00:00:00 0 - 0 FC Basel 1893
FC Luzern 2024-04-21 00:00:00 1 - 1 FC Basel 1893
Stade Lausanne-Ouchy 2024-04-06 00:00:00 0 - 2 FC Basel 1893
Lugano 2024-04-02 00:00:00 2 - 0 FC Basel 1893
BSC Young Boys 2024-03-10 00:00:00 5 - 1 FC Basel 1893
FC Yverdon-Sports 2024-02-24 00:00:00 0 - 2 FC Basel 1893
Goals scored 1.6
Goals conceded 1.1
Time first goal scored 40
Time first goal conceded 37
Yellow cards 2.2
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 4.5
Biggest victory 5-0
Biggest defeat 3-1
Goals scored 1.1
Goals conceded 1.7
Time first goal scored 31
Time first goal conceded 36
Yellow cards 2.3
Red cards 0.2
Subs used 4.2
Biggest victory 3-1
Biggest defeat 5-1
Tsiy-William Ndenge 8
Francis Momoh 5
Giotto Morandi 5
Dorian Babunski 4
Awer Mabil 4
Thierno Barry 9
Anton Kade 5
Fabian Frei 4
Gabriel Sigua 3
Renato Veiga 2
FC Lausanne-Sport 2024-05-21 18:30:00 Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2024-05-26 14:30:00 FC Thun
FC Thun 2024-05-31 18:30:00 Grasshopper Club Zürich
FC Basel 1893 2024-05-21 18:30:00 FC Yverdon-Sports

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