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FC Lausanne-Sport journey to Stade de Tourbillon on Sunday for the Super League showdown with hosts FC Sion.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for FC Sion v FC Lausanne-Sport can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
FC Sion will be looking for an improved result here after a 2-1 Super League loss in their previous game against BSC Young Boys.
In that match, FC Sion managed 37% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer for FC Sion was Dimitri Cavaré (24'). On the other side, BSC Young Boys had 13 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Felix Mambimbi (8') and Jordan Siebatcheu (76') scored for BSC Young Boys.
It has been seldom in recent games that FC Sion have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Sion have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 14 goals along the way.
Pre-game facts show that FC Sion:
- haven't lost in the league to FC Lausanne-Sport in their last 7 matches.
- are without a home win in the past 6 matches in the league. That's never good.
In their last fixture, FC Lausanne-Sport drew 3-3 in the Super League match with FC Basel 1893.
In that game, FC Lausanne-Sport managed 38% possession and 24 shots at goal with 9 on target. For FC Lausanne-Sport, the goals were scored by Hicham Mahou (10'), Stjepan Kukuruzović (29') and Nikola Boranijašević (82'). FC Basel 1893 got 17 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Arthur Cabral (32', 76') and Valentin Stocker (85') scored for FC Basel 1893.
Illustrating their predisposition for eventful matches, goals have been celebrated 21 times in the last 6 games in which FC Lausanne-Sport have played, making it a mean average of 3.5 goals each fixture. Opposing teams have managed 10 from this total. That trend isn’t assured to be sustained into this game, of course.
Leading up to this clash, FC Lausanne-Sport:
- have not registered a win against FC Sion in games played away from home for the previous 3 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head meetings going back to 27/09/2017 reveals that these encounters have been disappointments for FC Lausanne-Sport. They’ve not managed to get themselves any wins whatsoever whereas FC Sion have dominated them, beating them in 67% of those games where they have faced each other.
13 goals were produced between them in these games, with 10 of them from Sion and 3 being from Lausanne. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The last league match between these sides was Super League match day 24 on 07/03/2021 when it finished FC Lausanne-Sport 1-3 FC Sion.
The match was refereed by Lukas Fähndrich.
Team News: FC Sion
Siyar Doldur (Unknown Injury), Luca Clemenza (Unknown Injury), Arian Kabashi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Ayoub Abdellaoui (Unknown Injury), Nikita Vlasenko (Unknown Injury) and Wesley (Tear in the abductor muscle) won’t be available for Sion gaffer Marco Walker. Baltazar will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: FC Lausanne-Sport
Lausanne manager Giorgio Contini has to choose a team with limited availability. Rafik Zekhnini (Unknown Injury), Joël Geissmann (Unknown Injury), Melvin Mastil (Unknown Injury), Noah Falk (Unknown Injury), Elton Monteiro (Torn Muscle), Armel Zohouri (Back Injury), Isaac Schmidt (Unknown Injury) and Aldin Turkes (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) can’t be considered.
In our view, FC Sion will need things to go their way to breach the defence of this FC Lausanne-Sport lineup who we think will likely score one, at least.
That’s why our selection here is for a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 advantage for FC Lausanne-Sport at the end of the match.
Hopefully it’s 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 Tourbillon (14,283)
Captain: Serey Dié
Chairman: Christian Constantin
Manager: Marco Walker
Competitions: Super League position 10
⭐ Star Man: Roberts Uldriķis
Generally taking up the Striker position, Roberts Uldriķis was born in Rīga, Latvia. After making a first senior appearance for FC Sion in the 2018 - 2019 season, the dangerous Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 21 appearances.