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Winterthur will be hosting visiting club FC Aarau at Schützenwiese in the Challenge League fixture on Friday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Winterthur v FC Aarau, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
Winterthur enter this fixture following on from a 0-0 Challenge League drawn match vs Kriens.
It has been all too rare in recent times that Winterthur haven’t conceded. The reality is that Winterthur have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 13 goals in the process.
FC Aarau go into this game following a 4-0 Challenge League win as they beat Neuchatel Xamax FC in their most recent match.
In the course of their six previous matches, Patrick Rahmen's FC Aarau have seen their goal attempts be successful 11 times therefore giving them a goals scored per game average of 1.83.
Team News: Winterthur
Alexander Muci (Unknown Injury), Kevin Zeferino Costinha (Unknown Injury), Yannick Pauli (Unknown Injury), Michael Gonçalves (Unknown Injury), Davide Callà (Unknown Injury), Etnik Nezaj (Unknown Injury), Julian Roth (Unknown Injury), Remo Arnold (Ruptured intraarticular ligament initiation in knee) and Raphael Spiegel (Unknown Injury) won’t be available for Winterthur boss Yannick Schwery. Anes Omerovic will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: FC Aarau
Aarau boss Patrick Rahmen has a number of players out of action. Bryan Verboom (Unknown Injury), Milot Avdyli (Unknown Injury), Shkëlzen Gashi (Ill), Nicholas Ammeter (Unknown Injury), Arijan Qollaku (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Miguel Peralta (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Nicolas Schindelholz (Ill), Ersan Hajdari (Unknown Injury), Kevin Spadanuda (Unknown Injury) and Marco Thaler (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not ready for selection.
When taking everything into account, FC Aarau might need a bit of good fortune to breach the defence of this Winterthur outfit who we think might well emerge victorious.
Our tip is therefore for a very even match with a 1-0 victory for Winterthur at the end of the match.
There should be little in it.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Schützenwiese (14,987)
Captain: Renato Brugnoli
Chairman: Hannes W. Keller
Manager: Yannick Schwery
Competitions: Challenge League position 6, Swiss Cup (Round 3)