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BSC Young Boys will be visiting St. Jakob-Park on Sunday for the Super League meeting with hosts FC Basel 1893.
To see all of our predictions, user poll & stats for FC Basel 1893 v BSC Young Boys, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 head into this match following a 0-0 Super League draw versus BSC Young Boys.
Fewer than three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the last 6 meetings where FC Basel 1893 have taken part. Breaking down the goal weighting from this period, their opponents scored a total of 5 and FC Basel 1893 managed a tally of 7. Despite that, it remains to be seen if that trend shall be maintained in this match.
Analysis of their past results shows that FC Basel 1893:
- haven't won against BSC Young Boys in their previous 8 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
BSC Young Boys
A sequence of steadfast displays by the BSC Young Boys defensive players has seen their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 1 from their past 6 clashes combined. In that period of time, their forwards have scored 14.
Looking at their past form shows that BSC Young Boys:
- haven't won against FC Basel 1893 when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- haven't been defeated by FC Basel 1893 when they've played them away from home in the last 4 matches in the league. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 03/03/2021 tells us that FC Basel 1893 have won 0 of these games and BSC Young Boys 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 4.
A total of 16 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 6 of them for Basel and 10 netted by Young Boys. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The last league fixture between the two was Super League match day 28 on 03/04/2022 when the final score was FC Basel 1893 2-2 BSC Young Boys.
On that day, FC Basel 1893 had 57% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The goalscorers were Taulant Xhaka (41') and Sebastiano Esposito (71').
For their opponents, BSC Young Boys got 13 shots on goal with 6 on target. Edimilson Fernandes (61') and Wilfried Kanga (78') scored.
The referee was Fedayi San.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Kaly Sène (Knock), Taulant Xhaka (Minor Knock), Emmanuel Essiam (Unknown Injury), Anton Kade (Fitness), Jean-Kévin Augustin (Ruptured syndesmotic ligament) and Hugo Vogel (Fitness) are not available for FC Basel 1893 gaffer Alex Frei.
In our view, Basel look set to go for a 4-2-3-1 formation this time and select Marwin Hitz, Sergio Lopez, Arnau Comas, Kasim Adams, Andy Pelmard, Wouter Burger, Andy Diouf, Dan Ndoye, Zeki Amdouni, Liam Millar and Andi Zeqiri.
Team News: BSC Young Boys
From our viewpoint, BSC Young Boys seem likely to elect for a 4-3-1-2 system, starting David von Ballmoos, Lewin Blum, Mohamed Aly Camara, Cedric Zesiger, Loris Benito, Vincent Sierro, Cheikh Niasse, Nicolas Ngamaleu, Fabian Rieder, Meschack Elia and Jean Pierre Nsame.
It looks to us that BSC Young Boys have it within them to get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
However, FC Basel 1893 might well find it difficult to score themselves but we can see them pulling one back during this clash.
We’re therefore anticipating a decent 1-3 win for BSC Young Boys by the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
FC Basel 1893
Stadium: St. Jakob-Park (37,994)
Captain: Fabian Frei
Chairman: Reto Baumgartner
Manager: Alex Frei
Competitions: Super League position 7