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Lugano will be visiting Stade de Suisse on Sunday for the Super League showdown with home side BSC Young Boys.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for BSC Young Boys v Lugano can be found here - along with the latest match odds.
BSC Young Boys
BSC Young Boys will play in this game coming off the back of a 1-1 Super League drawn result vs Servette FC.
Matches involving BSC Young Boys have often been absorbing encounters recently with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past six games alone, the sum of 23 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 14 of these being chalked up by Young Boys.
Taking a look at their past results, BSC Young Boys:
- haven't won against Lugano in their previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 25 home league matches. So impressive.
Lugano will go into this clash following a 2-1 Super League win with the eclipse of FC Basel 1893 in their last game.
A succession of steadfast performances from the Lugano defensive players has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 4 from their past 6 fixtures combined. Over that same period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 7.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Lugano:
- have left without a victory over BSC Young Boys when they have played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- have not won away from home in their last 5 league matches.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 24/11/2018 shows that BSC Young Boys have won 3 of these games & Lugano 1, with the tally of draws being 2.
In all, 11 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 7 of them for Young Boys and 4 created by Lugano. The average goals per game has been 1.83.
The last league clash between these clubs was Super League match day 22 on 16/02/2020 and the score finished Lugano 2-1 BSC Young Boys.
The referee was Stefan Horisberger.
Team News: BSC Young Boys
Guillaume Hoarau (Unknown Injury), Pedro Teixeira (Unknown Injury), Sandro Lauper (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Esteban Petignat (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Linus Obexer (Metatarsal Fracture) are not available for Young Boys manager Gerardo Seoane.
Team News: Lugano
Lugano manager Maurizio Jacobacci has a number of players out of action. Roman Macek (Unknown Injury), Olivier Custodio (Unknown Injury), Leutrim Kryeziu (Unknown Injury) and Francisco Rodríguez (Unknown Injury) are not able to play.
When taking all factors into account, Lugano will manage to put a goal past this BSC Young Boys side, but that is unlikely to be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re expecting a narrow 2-1 win for BSC Young Boys at the end of this one. Looking forward to this.
🏟️ Team Focus:
BSC Young Boys
Stadium: Stade de Suisse (31,789)
Captain: Fabian Lustenberger
Chairman: Hanspeter Kienberger
Manager: Gerardo Seoane
Competitions: Super League position 1, Coupe de Suisse (Quarter-finals), Champ Lge Qual. (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Player: Jean-Pierre Nsamé
Customarily used in the Striker position, Jean-Pierre Nsamé was born in Douala, Cameroon. Having made a first senior appearance for Angers SCO in the 2011 - 2012 season, the accomplished Forward has got 23 league goals in this Super League 2019 - 2020 season to date coming from a total of 25 appearances.