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St Gallen line up against away team FC Basel 1893 at Kybunpark in this Super League game on Saturday.
All St Gallen v FC Basel 1893 match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
St Gallen will be wanting a better result here following a 2-1 Super League defeat last time out to FC Vaduz.
The only scorer from St Gallen was Alessandro Kräuchi (80'). Joël Schmied (29', 64') scored for FC Vaduz.
It has been all too rare in recent times where St Gallen haven’t conceded. The facts show that Espen have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 12 goals on the way.
Ahead of this meeting, St Gallen haven't beaten FC Basel 1893 in their last 3 league matches.
FC Basel 1893
In their previous game, FC Basel 1893 drew 0-0 in the Super League tie with FC Lausanne-Sport.
Looking at their form, and FC Basel 1893 have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 13 goals in all. In defence, Basel certainly have room for improvement. That kind of trend won’t necessarily follow through into this match, however.
Coming into this fixture, FC Basel 1893 haven't been beaten by St Gallen in away games against them for the last 6 league games. A very decent away record against them.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings going back to 27/07/2019, there has been little to separate the clubs with St Gallen winning 2 of those games, FC Basel 1893 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A total of 15 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 5 of them from Espen and 10 netted by Basel. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The last league clash featuring the two was Super League match day 13 on 19/12/2020 which ended up with the score at FC Basel 1893 0-0 St Gallen.
The referee was Fedayi San.
Team News: St Gallen
St Gallen manager Peter Zeidler will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever before this game thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Basel boss Ciriaco Sforza has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Amir Abrashi (Unknown Injury), Elis Isufi (Unknown Injury), Ricky van Wolfswinkel (Unknown Injury), Raoul Petretta (Unknown Injury), Kaly Sene (Unknown Injury), Taulant Xhaka (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Afimico Pululu (Unknown Injury), Valentin Stocker (Unknown Injury), Yannick Marchand (Unknown Injury), Andrea Padula (Torn muscle bundle), Julian Von Moos (Unknown Injury), Silvan Widmer (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Jorge (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) can’t be considered. Players who are serving a ban and are therefore ineligible to play are Fabian Frei and Eray Cömert.
In this game, FC Basel 1893 will need to play some great football to find the net against a St Gallen side who will likely dominate proceedings.
Our selection here is for a 3-0 winning margin for St Gallen by the conclusion of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kybunpark (19,456)
Captain: Jordi Quintillà
Chairman: Matthias Hüppi
Manager: Peter Zeidler
Competitions: Super League position 4, Swiss Cup (Round 3)
🔑 Star Player: Jérémy Guillemenot
Generally used in the Striker position, Jérémy Guillemenot was born in Genf, Switzerland. Having made a first senior appearance for Rapid Vienna in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Forward has contributed 3 league goals in the Super League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 20 appearances.