FC Basel 1893 arrive at Stade de Genève on Thursday for the Super League game with home team Servette FC.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Servette FC v FC Basel 1893 are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Servette FC go into this fixture following on from a 2-2 Super League drawn result versus Lugano.
In that match, Servette FC had 60% possession and 23 shots at goal with 5 on target. For Servette FC, the goals were scored by Chris Bedia (52') and Dimitri Oberlin (91'). On the other side, Lugano got 9 shots at goal with 3 on target. Žan Celar (10') and Sandi Lovrić (63') scored for Lugano.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Servette FC have shown defensive steel. The reality is that Servette FC have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 12 goals in the process.
Analysis of their past results shows that Servette FC:
- have not beaten FC Basel 1893 in their last 4 league matches.
- have not won at home in their last 3 league games.
FC Basel 1893
In their previous game, FC Basel 1893 drew 1-1 in the Super League tie with Grasshopper Club Zürich.
In that game, FC Basel 1893 had 72% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for FC Basel 1893 was Sebastiano Esposito (84'). Grasshopper Club Zürich got 8 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Brayan Riascos (50') scored for Grasshopper Club Zürich.
Guillermo Abascal's FC Basel 1893 have slotted home a total of 6 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those matches equals 5.
Leading up to this clash, FC Basel 1893:
- have not beaten Servette FC when they've played them away from home in the last 5 league games. Not good.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 5 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 05/12/2020 shows that Servette FC have won 1 of these & FC Basel 1893 4, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A total of 21 goals were scored between them in this period, with 5 of them from Les Grenats and 16 coming from Basel. That’s an average goals per game of 3.5.
The previous league game between the two was Super League match day 26 on 13/03/2022 when the final score was FC Basel 1893 2-0 Servette FC.
On that day, FC Basel 1893 managed 68% possession and 23 attempts at goal with 11 on target. The goals were scored by Liam Chipperfield (69') and Ádám Szalai (88').
On the other side, Servette FC got 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Alain Bieri.
Team News: Servette FC
Sidiki Camara (Unknown Injury), Boubacar Fofana (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Papu Mendes (Unknown Injury), Malik Sawadogo (Torn Meniscus) and Nils Pédat (Unknown Injury) aren’t available for Servette FC gaffer Alain Geiger. Nicolas Vouilloz cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 boss Guillermo Abascal has not got a full squad to pick from. Andrea Padula (Cartilage Damage), Valentin Stocker (Muscle Injury), Emmanuel Essiam (Knock), Michael Lang (Double Torn Ligament), Tomás Tavares (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Liam Millar (Ulnar fracture) are not able to play.
We’re of the view that Servette FC have it in them to find the back of the net against this FC Basel 1893 team, although one goal may not be as many as they’ll concede.
We therefore reckon that it will be a very close game with a 1-2 win for FC Basel 1893 after the 90. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de Genève (28,833)
Chairman: Pascal Besnard
Manager: Alain Geiger
Competitions: Super League position 6, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying)
⭐ Key Man: Timothé Cognat
Typically deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Timothé Cognat was born in Arnas, France. After having made a senior debut playing for Servette FC in the 2018 - 2019 season, the gifted Midfielder has hit 5 league goals in this Super League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 28 appearances.