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FC Lausanne-Sport make the trip to St. Jakob-Park on Saturday for the Super League fixture with home side FC Basel 1893.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the FC Basel 1893 v FC Lausanne-Sport game - as well as up-to-date odds.
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 2-0 Super League defeat last time out to FC Zürich.
Antonio Marchesano (26') and Blaž Kramer (92') scored for FC Zürich.
It’s been seldom in recent times that FC Basel 1893 have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Basel have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 13 goals along the way. We will have to see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Basel 1893:
- haven't lost in the league to FC Lausanne-Sport in their previous 5 matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 5 matches in the league. Their fans aren't happy.
FC Lausanne-Sport head into the meeting following a 3-1 Super League win to beat Servette FC in their most recent fixture.
For FC Lausanne-Sport, goals were scored by Evann Guessand (7') and Cameron Puertas (10', 69'). Grejohn Kyei (53') was the scorer for Servette FC.
The numbers tell their own story, and FC Lausanne-Sport have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 11 goals overall. In defence, Lausanne just haven’t been too solid at all.
Their past results show that FC Lausanne-Sport:
- are winless against FC Basel 1893 when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Head to head
Delving into past results between these clubs going back to 02/12/2017 tells us that these encounters have not been kind to FC Lausanne-Sport. They’ve not managed to register any victories whatsoever while FC Basel 1893 have been dominant against them, running out winners in 83 per cent of those matches played.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 22 in all which averages out at 3.67 goals per match.
The last league clash between these clubs was Super League match day 18 on 04/02/2021 and the score finished FC Lausanne-Sport 1-3 FC Basel 1893.
The referee was Alessandro Dudic.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Taulant Xhaka (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Kaly Sene (Unknown Injury), Yannick Marchand (Unknown Injury), Andrea Padula (Torn muscle bundle), Julian Von Moos (Unknown Injury) and Jorge (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be able to feature for Basel boss Ciriaco Sforza.
Team News: FC Lausanne-Sport
Lausanne manager Giorgio Contini has some current player fitness concerns. Rafik Zekhnini (Unknown Injury), Elton Monteiro (Torn Muscle), Armel Zohouri (Back Injury), Noah Falk (Unknown Injury), Jonathan Bolingi (Unknown Injury), Joël Geissmann (Unknown Injury), Pedro Brazão (Neck Injury) and Aldin Turkes (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
In our opinion, FC Lausanne-Sport certainly have the ability to breach the defence of this FC Basel 1893 team, although it realistically won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re predicting a very close game with a 2-1 advantage for FC Basel 1893 by the conclusion of the game. Expecting it to be very competitive.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 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 2, Swiss Cup (Round 3), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Key Man: Arthur Cabral
Typically taking up the Striker position, Arthur Cabral was born in Campina Grande, Brazil. After making a first senior appearance for Ceará in the 2018 season, the talented Forward has got 11 league goals in the Super League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 18 appearances.