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FC Basel 1893 will be at Kybunpark on Sunday for the Super League meeting with hosts St Gallen.
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St Gallen, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 2-7 Super League victory against FC Sion.
In that match, St Gallen managed 57% possession and 25 attempts at goal with 9 on target. For St Gallen, the scorers were Emmanuel Latte Lath (27', 39', 50'), Chadrac Akolo (31'), Lukas Görtler (43', 44') and Basil Stillhart (60'). Sion had 12 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Mario Balotelli (5') and Giovanni Sio (90') scored for FC Sion.
Matches involving St Gallen have often been entertaining encounters recently with a lot of goalmouth action being a common characteristic. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, a grand total of 26 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 4.33 goals per game) with 18 of those accredited to St Gallen. Such a pattern might not be carried forward into this match, though.
Analysis of their past results shows that St Gallen:
- haven't won against FC Basel 1893 in their previous 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
FC Basel 1893
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Grasshopper Club Zürich in Super League competition, FC Basel 1893 will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, FC Basel 1893 managed 66% possession and 22 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Grasshoppers had 6 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Renat Dadaşov (34') was the scorer for Grasshopper Club Zürich.
Alex Frei's FC Basel 1893 have fired home 7 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during that same period comes to 7.
Heading into this contest, FC Basel 1893 have not lost to St Gallen when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 01/05/2021 shows that St Gallen have won 1 of them and FC Basel 1893 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
In all, 17 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 7 for Espen and 10 being from Basel. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The previous league clash featuring these sides was Super League match day 9 on 01/10/2022 when the final score was FC Basel 1893 3-2 St Gallen.
That day, FC Basel 1893 had 60% possession and 15 shots on goal with 4 on target. The goals were scored by Zeki Amdouni (15') and Bradley Fink (83').
At the other end, St Gallen had 10 shots at goal with 4 on target. Jérémy Guillemenot (6'), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (17' Own goal) and Lukas Görtler (71') scored.
The referee was Sandro Schärer.
Team News: St Gallen
The St Gallen manager Peter Zeidler will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak of before this game thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 manager Alex Frei has not got a full squad to pick from. Tician Tushi (Sideband tear in the knee), Jean-Kévin Augustin (Muscle Injury) and Arnau Comas (Muscle Injury) will not be playing here.
We’re of the view that FC Basel 1893 have the ability to score a goal against this St Gallen side, although that may not be as many as they will have scored against them.
We think that it’s going to be a narrow 2-1 victory for St Gallen at the end of the 90 minutes. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kybunpark (19,456)
Captain: Lukas Görtler
Chairman: Matthias Hüppi
Manager: Peter Zeidler
Competitions: Super League position 3, Swiss Cup (Quarter-finals)
⭐ Key Man: Emmanuel Latte Lath
Generally taking up the Right Wing position, Emmanuel Latte Lath was born in Anoumabo, Ivory Coast. After having made a senior debut playing for SPAL in the 2021 - 2022 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 6 league goals in the Super League 2022 - 2023 campaign to date in a total of 16 appearances.