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FC Luzern line up against guests FC Basel 1893 at Swissporarena in this Super League clash on Sunday.
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FC Luzern will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 3-1 Super League defeat last time out to Lugano.
In that game, FC Luzern managed 56% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for FC Luzern was Dejan Sorgić (10'). On the other side, Lugano got 11 shots at goal with 7 on target. Reto Ziegler (4'), Mohamed El Amine Amoura (35') and Mijat Marić (45') scored for Lugano.
Under three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where FC Luzern have taken part. Regarding the goal distribution during this period, opposition teams scored a total of 6 while FC Luzern totted up 7. However, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend will persist in this upcoming game or not.
Going into this contest, FC Luzern haven't beaten FC Basel 1893 in their previous 6 matches in the league.
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 go into this match following a 2-3 Conference League win with the eclipse of Kairat in their previous match.
For FC Basel 1893, goals were scored by Arthur Cabral (45'), Edon Zhegrova (69') and Pajtim Kasami (72'). Vágner Love (23') and Kamo Hovhannisyan (56') scored for Kairat.
Looking at their form, and FC Basel 1893 have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 8 goals in all. In defence, FC Basel 1893 have not been doing too well.
Their previous form shows that FC Basel 1893:
- haven't been defeated by FC Luzern in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 6 away league matches.
Head to head
A review of past results between these clubs stretching back to 03/08/2020 tells us that these encounters have been miserable for FC Luzern. They’ve not been able to get any victories whatsoever whereas FC Basel 1893 have dominated them, running out winners in 67 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 overall at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league match between these sides was Super League match day 9 on 03/10/2021 which finished with the scoreline of FC Basel 1893 1-1 FC Luzern.
On that day, FC Basel 1893 had 65% possession and 14 shots on goal with 5 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Valentin Stocker (68').
On the other side, FC Luzern got 12 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Jordy Wehrmann (78') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Alessandro Dudic.
Team News: FC Luzern
The FC Luzern boss Fabio Celestini has no fitness worries at all before this game thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Due to a completely injury-free squad available to select from, the FC Basel 1893 manager Patrick Rahmen has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash.
FC Basel 1893 and FC Luzern should both be able to score more than once here although it’s hard to pick a clear winner.
We’ll see, but this looks like it could end up all-square with both teams likely to score. That’s why we have predicted a very even contest with a draw when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Swissporarena (16,490)
Captain: Dejan Sorgić
Chairman: Stefan Wolf
Manager: Fabio Celestini
Competitions: Super League position 10, Swiss Cup (Quarter-finals), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round)
⭐ Key Man: Ibrahima Ndiaye
Normally taking up the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Ibrahima Ndiaye was born in Senegal. Having made a first senior appearance for FC Luzern in the 2019 - 2020 season, the dangerous Midfielder has netted 3 league goals in this Super League 2021 - 2022 campaign to date coming from a total of 11 appearances.