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FC Basel 1893 will be at Stadion Letzigrund on Sunday for the Super League showdown with hosts Grasshopper Club Zürich.
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Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 2-1 Challenge League triumph against Kriens.
GCZ have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets lately, although they’ve also done enough to convert their own chances into goals. Looking at their last 6 games, GCZ have been punished defensively in 6 of them as well as managing to get on the scoresheet in 6 of those matches.
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 head into the match following a 3-0 Conference League Qualifiers win with the downing of Partizani Tirana in their last match.
A tendency of at least one team not scoring a goal in games featuring FC Basel 1893 has become apparent in recent matches. A glance at their last 6 games shows that it has happened 6 times. In these clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal total of 6 while Basel have scored 10. With no two games being the same, we will just have to wait and see whether the trend shall be replicated in this upcoming match.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results stretching back to 17/12/2017 tells us that these encounters have not been happy ones for Grasshopper Club Zürich. They have not been able to register any victories at all while FC Basel 1893 have been superior, beating them in 83% of those match-ups.
A sum of 17 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 3 for GCZ and 14 netted by Basel. That is an average goals per game value of 2.83.
The last league meeting featuring these sides was Super League match day 29 on 13/04/2019 and the score finished FC Basel 1893 0-0 Grasshopper Club Zürich.
The referee was Sandro Schärer.
Team News: Grasshopper Club Zürich
Giotto Morandi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Léo Bonatini (Torn Meniscus), Robin Kalem (Fractured Toe), Nadjack (Patella rupture) and André Santos (Fitness) won’t be playing for Grasshoppers boss Giorgio Contini.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Due to a mostly healthy group, there is only the sole fitness worry for the FC Basel 1893 manager Patrick Rahmen to be concerned with. Andrea Padula (Cartilage Damage) won’t be in action.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Grasshopper Club Zürich will need to put in a solid display to hit the back of the net against this FC Basel 1893 team who we reckon should end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore predicting a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 advantage for FC Basel 1893 after 90 minutes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Grasshopper Club Zürich
Stadium: Stadion Letzigrund (26,104)
Captain: Aleksandar Cvetković
Chairman: Sky Sun
Manager: Giorgio Contini