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FC Basel 1893 are the guests at Kybunpark on Sunday for the Super League game with home side St Gallen.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for St Gallen v FC Basel 1893 can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
St Gallen will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 1-0 Super League losing effort in their last game against Lugano.
Numa Lavanchy (16') scored for Lugano.
Under three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where St Gallen have taken part. Regarding the goal distribution in that period, opposition teams scored a total of 4 while Espen got themselves 5. That kind of trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this match, though.
Going into this one, St Gallen are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
FC Basel 1893
FC Basel 1893 go into this encounter after a 3-2 Super League win against FC Luzern in their last game.
For FC Basel 1893, the goalscorers were Arthur Cabral (11'), Edon Zhegrova (36') and Valentin Stocker (77'). Louis Schaub (34') and Lucas Alves (58') scored for FC Luzern.
FC Basel 1893 have attacked well leading up to this encounter, scoring 11 times in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Basel have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 6 of those same matches.
Leading up to this clash, FC Basel 1893:
- are undefeated by St Gallen when they've played them away from home in the last 5 league games. A very decent away record against them.
- are without an away win for the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 09/02/2019, there has been little to separate the clubs with St Gallen winning 2 of those games, FC Basel 1893 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
A combined sum of 16 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 5 of them from Espen and 11 belonging to Basel. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The last league fixture between these clubs was Super League match day 33 on 22/07/2020 when it finished St Gallen 0-5 FC Basel 1893.
The referee was Urs Schnyder.
Team News: St Gallen
St Gallen boss Peter Zeidler doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match owing to a fully healthy group ready to go.
Team News: FC Basel 1893
Basel boss Ciriaco Sforza has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Raoul Petretta (Metatarsal Fracture), Luca Zuffi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Yannick Marchand (Back trouble), Taulant Xhaka (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) and Elis Isufi (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) are not able to play.
In our opinion, FC Basel 1893 and St Gallen may find themselves both scoring more than one goal each in what promises to be a fairly balanced contest.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could have goals and the potential for a draw. We’re therefore tipping a really entertaining tussle with a 2-2 at the end of the 90 minutes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kybunpark (19,456)
Chairman: Matthias Hüppi
Manager: Peter Zeidler
Competitions: Super League position 2, Swiss Cup (Round 3)