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FC Lausanne-Sport will visit St. Jakob-Park on Wednesday for the Super League clash with hosts FC Basel 1893.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for FC Basel 1893 v FC Lausanne-Sport can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 2-1 Super League defeat last time out to BSC Young Boys.
The only scorer from FC Basel 1893 was Arthur Cabral (22'). Jean-Pierre Nsamé (41') and Meschak Elia (61') scored for BSC Young Boys.
It has not been often in recent games that FC Basel 1893 have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Basel have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 10 goals along the way.
Leading up to this clash, FC Basel 1893:
- are unbeaten in the league by FC Lausanne-Sport in their previous 3 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 9 league matches at home. They have been so resilient here.
In the game prior to this, FC Lausanne-Sport drew 2-2 in the Super League tie with St Gallen.
For FC Lausanne-Sport, goals were scored by Per-Egil Flo (32') and Rafik Zekhnini (45'). Boris Babić (63') and Kwadwo Duah (88') scored for St Gallen.
Giorgio Contini's FC Lausanne-Sport have converted a total of 10 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those same matches comes to 6.
Their past results show that FC Lausanne-Sport:
- are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head clashes going back to 15/04/2017 tells us that FC Basel 1893 have won 4 of them & FC Lausanne-Sport 1, with the number of draws standing at 1.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 22 in total at an average of 3.67 goals per meeting.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Silvan Widmer (Corona virus), Luca Zuffi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Orges Bunjaku (Unknown Injury), Yannick Marchand (Back trouble), Djordje Nikolic (Corona virus), Taulant Xhaka (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Konstantinos Dimitriou (Unknown Injury) and Jasper van der Werff (Corona virus) aren’t available for Basel gaffer Ciriaco Sforza.
Team News: FC Lausanne-Sport
Lausanne manager Giorgio Contini has to currently contend with reduced team options. Mickaël Nanizayamo (Unknown Injury), Noah Falk (Unknown Injury), Armel Zohouri (Unknown Injury) and Isaac Schmidt (Unknown Injury) will not be playing here.
Our assessment is that FC Basel 1893 will most probably be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
However, FC Lausanne-Sport could well struggle to score a goal of their own - but, we do see them converting at least once as well.
Our tip is for a comfortable 3-1 victory for FC Basel 1893 at the end of the match.
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: Valentin Stocker
Chairman: Bernhard Burgener
Manager: Ciriaco Sforza
Competitions: Super League position 6, Swiss Cup (Round 3), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Player: Valentin Stocker
Mostly taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Valentin Stocker was born in Kriens, Switzerland. Having made a first senior appearance for FC Basel 1893 in the 2007 - 2008 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has netted 2 league goals in the Super League 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 3 appearances.