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FC Basel 1893 visit Rheinpark Stadion on Wednesday for the Super League fixture with home team FC Vaduz.
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FC Vaduz will be looking for an improved result here following the 2-1 Super League defeat last time out to FC Lausanne-Sport.
In that game, FC Vaduz managed 50% possession and 10 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. The only player to score for FC Vaduz was Milan Gajić (34'). FC Lausanne-Sport got 11 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Lucas Da Cunha (53') and Jonathan Bolingi (58') scored for FC Lausanne-Sport.
It has been seldom in recent games that FC Vaduz have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Residenzler have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 8 goals during that time.
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 go into this meeting following a 5-0 Super League win to beat Servette FC in their most recent outing.
In that game, FC Basel 1893 managed 64% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 10 of them on target. For FC Basel 1893, the goals were scored by Fabian Frei (3'), Pajtim Kasami (6'), Ricky van Wolfswinkel (9') and Afimico Pululu (86', 87'). Servette FC got 4 shots on goal with 1 on target.
In as many as 6 out of the previous 6 clashes featuring FC Basel 1893, at least three goals have been struck. The average goals scored per game in that spell is 4.33, with the average number of goals for FC Basel 1893 coming out as 2.67. Even so, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern will be maintained in this match or not.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 19/11/2016 shows us that FC Vaduz have won 1 of them and FC Basel 1893 2, with the number of draws standing at 3.
21 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 7 for Residenzler and 14 belonging to Basel. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The previous league clash featuring these sides was Super League match day 27 on 05/04/2021 which ended up with the score at FC Basel 1893 1-2 FC Vaduz.
On that occasion, FC Basel 1893 had 64% possession and 13 shots at goal with 5 of them on target.
FC Vaduz had 9 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Joël Schmied (37'), Denis Simani (56' Own goal) and Yannick Schmid (93') scored.
The referee was Nikolaj Hänni.
Team News: FC Vaduz
Sandro Wieser (Unknown Injury) and Boris Prokopic (Ruptured intraarticular ligament initiation in knee) won’t be available for Vaduz manager Mario Frick. Joël Schmied cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Basel manager Patrick Rahmen has not got a full squad to pick from. Taulant Xhaka (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Carmine Chiappetta (Unknown Injury), Andrea Padula (Cartilage Damage) and Jorge (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are those who can’t be considered.
Here, we’re thinking that FC Vaduz will have a tough ask to register a score against this FC Basel 1893 outfit who we think will likely gain the upper hand.
That’s why we have predicted a highly competitive game with a 0-1 winning margin for FC Basel 1893 when the full-time whistle blows.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Rheinpark Stadion (7,564)
Captain: Benjamin Büchel
Chairman: Patrick Burgmeier
Manager: Mario Frick
Competitions: Super League position 9
🔑 Star Man: Tunahan Çiçek
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Tunahan Çiçek was born in Arbon, Switzerland. After making a first senior appearance for St Gallen in the 2010 - 2011 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 3 league goals in the Super League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 24 appearances.