Return to this page a few days before the scheduled game when this expired prediction will be updated with our full preview and tips for the next match between these teams.
FC Basel 1893 head to Stadion Letzigrund on Sunday for the Super League showdown with home side FC Zürich.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the FC Zürich v FC Basel 1893 match are shown here (including the best match odds).
FC Zürich will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 4-0 Super League loss in their previous game against FC Lausanne-Sport.
Aldin Turkes (12'), Cameron Puertas (41'), Nikola Boranijašević (76') and Evann Guessand (88') scored for FC Lausanne-Sport.
Matches involving FC Zürich have proved to be exciting ones recently with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past six games, the sum total of 25 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 4.17 goals per game) with 9 of those belonging to Der Stadtclub.
Their past results show that FC Zürich:
- are winless against FC Basel 1893 in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches at home.
- are without a win at home for the past 5 league matches. That's never good.
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 will go into this game following a 3-2 Super League win with the downing of FC Luzern in their last match.
For FC Basel 1893, the scorers were Arthur Cabral (11'), Edon Zhegrova (36') and Valentin Stocker (77'). Louis Schaub (34') and Lucas Alves (58') scored for FC Luzern.
Demonstrating their penchant for action-packed matches, we’ve had goals 22 times in the previous six games in which FC Basel 1893 have taken to the pitch, yielding an average of 3.67 goals per clash. Their opponents have got 11 of this grand total. That aside, we will just have to wait and see if such a trend might persist here in this match.
Going into this encounter, FC Basel 1893 have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 03/04/2019 shows that FC Zürich have won 1 of these and FC Basel 1893 5, with the number of drawn games standing at 0.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 22 overall at an average of 3.67 goals per meeting.
Team News: FC Zürich
Umaru Bangura (Unknown Injury) and Vasilije Janjicic (Cancer) are not available for FC Zürich manager Ludovic Magnin.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Basel manager Ciriaco Sforza has some current player fitness concerns. Luca Zuffi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Elis Isufi (Unknown Injury), Raoul Petretta (Unknown Injury), Taulant Xhaka (Unknown Injury), Yannick Marchand (Unknown Injury), Samuele Campo (Corona virus) and Konstantinos Dimitriou (Corona virus) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
Our feeling is that FC Zürich will likely be able to score a goal against this FC Basel 1893 side, although one goal may not quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re going for both teams to score in a 1-2 winning margin for FC Basel 1893 after the 90. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Letzigrund (26,104)
Captain: Yanick Brecher
Chairman: Ancillo Canepa
Manager: Ludovic Magnin
Competitions: Super League position 10