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The Super League clash at Stade de la Tuilière on Sunday sees home side FC Lausanne-Sport go up against opponents Grasshopper Club Zürich.
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FC Lausanne-Sport won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 2-0 Super League defeat in their last game at the hands of Lugano.
In that game, FC Lausanne-Sport had 52% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Lugano had 22 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Reto Ziegler (78') and Mohamed El Amine Amoura (94') scored for Lugano.
Fixtures featuring FC Lausanne-Sport have proved to be exciting encounters lately with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum total of 20 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 7 of those being chalked up by FC Lausanne-Sport. That pattern isn’t assured to follow through into this game, though.
Looking at their past form shows that FC Lausanne-Sport:
- are winless against Grasshopper Club Zürich in their last 17 league matches. They'll surely be desperate to put an end to that run.
- are without a home win in the past 7 league games. That's never good.
Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich will come into the clash after a 5-2 Super League win in the defeat of St Gallen in their last game.
In that game, Grasshopper Club Zürich had 45% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Grasshopper Club Zürich, goals were scored by Kaly Sene (9', 49'), Léo Bonatini (22'), Bendegúz Bolla (70') and Djibril Diani (84'). For their opponents, St Gallen had 14 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Nicolas Lüchinger (46') and Kwadwo Duah (53') scored for St Gallen.
Looking at their form, and Grasshopper Club Zürich have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 7 goals in all. In defence, Grasshopper Club Zürich could really do with shoring things up.
Analysis of their past results shows that Grasshopper Club Zürich:
- have not been beaten by FC Lausanne-Sport when they have played them away from home in the previous 8 league matches. An fantastic away run.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 8 league matches. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
A quick look at their past head to head results going back to 26/08/2017 reveals that these fixtures have not been happy ones for FC Lausanne-Sport. They’ve not managed to get any victories whatsoever whereas Grasshopper Club Zürich have just been too good for them, winning in 67% of those match-ups.
11 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 2 from Lausanne and 9 coming from GCZ. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.83.
The previous league match between these sides was Super League match day 3 on 07/08/2021 which ended up with the score at Grasshopper Club Zürich 3-1 FC Lausanne-Sport.
That time, Grasshopper Club Zürich managed 53% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The goals were scored by Leonardo Campana (35', 49') and Toti Gomes (81').
FC Lausanne-Sport had 17 shots at goal with 8 on target. Anel Husic (73') was the scorer.
The referee was Alain Bieri.
Team News: FC Lausanne-Sport
Marc Tsoungui (Unknown Injury), Thomas Castella (Unknown Injury), Alvyn Sanches (Unknown Injury), Goduine Koyalipou (Unknown Injury), Aldin Turkes (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Maxen Kapo (Unknown Injury) and Archie Brown (Unknown Injury) won’t be available for FC Lausanne-Sport boss Ilija Borenović. Karim Sow is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Grasshopper Club Zürich
Grasshopper Club Zürich manager Giorgio Contini has to currently contend with reduced team options. Aleksandar Cvetkovic (Ill), Giotto Morandi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Amir Abrashi (Torn Muscle Fibre) and André Santos (Torn Ankle Ligament) are those who can’t be considered.
We’re inclined to think that Grasshopper Club Zürich and FC Lausanne-Sport are probably both going to find scoring goals difficult here.
A scoreless draw looks like a real possibility, but we’ll see what happens. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter with a 0-0 scoreline at the end of this one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de la Tuilière (12,544)
Captain: Stjepan Kukuruzović
Chairman: Bob Ratcliffe
Manager: Ilija Borenović
Competitions: Super League position 10, Swiss Cup (Round 3)
⭐ Key Player: Zeki Amdouni
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Zeki Amdouni was born in Switzerland. Having played his first senior match for FC Lausanne-Sport in the 2021 - 2022 season, the accomplished Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in the Super League 2021 - 2022 season so far in 9 appearances.