The Super League clash at Stadion Wankdorf on Sunday will see home side BSC Young Boys go into battle with St Gallen.
View all of the BSC Young Boys v St Gallen predictions, poll and stats below including the latest game odds.
BSC Young Boys
BSC Young Boys will be wanting a better result here following a 4-1 Swiss Cup defeat last time out to St Gallen.
Matches with BSC Young Boys have often been absorbing encounters of late with a lot of goalmouth action expected. Over their past 6 clashes, a total of 21 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 10 of these coming from Young Boys. We shall soon find out if that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Taking a look at their past results, BSC Young Boys:
- haven't lost in the league to St Gallen in their previous 7 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 7 league matches at home.
The stats tell the story, and St Gallen have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 13 goals in all. In defence, Espen seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Looking at their past form shows that St Gallen:
- haven't beaten BSC Young Boys when having played them away from home in the previous 27 matches in the league. A shocking away run it has been.
- have not won away from home in their last 7 league matches.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head clashes going back to 23/02/2020 tells us that BSC Young Boys have won 2 of these and St Gallen 1, with the number of drawn games being 3.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 22 in all which averages out at 3.67 goals per match.
Team News: BSC Young Boys
Looking at personnel, there is just the sole fitness concern for the BSC Young Boys gaffer Gerardo Seoane to contend with thanks to an otherwise robust group. Esteban Petignat (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) is out of contention.
Team News: St Gallen
Owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from, St Gallen boss Peter Zeidler doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
We’re thinking that BSC Young Boys are likely to get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
At the same time, St Gallen will not find it easy to get shooting opportunities although we do think it’s probable that they will be scoring here as well.
Accordingly, we see a comfortable 3-1 victory for BSC Young Boys after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
BSC Young Boys
Stadium: Stadion Wankdorf (31,120)
Captain: Fabian Lustenberger
Chairman: Hanspeter Kienberger
Manager: Gerardo Seoane
Competitions: Super League position 1, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
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