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FC Zürich will arrive at Swissporarena on Friday for the Super League showdown with hosts FC Luzern.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the FC Luzern v FC Zürich game (plus the best game odds).
FC Luzern will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 1-0 Super League loss in their previous game against BSC Young Boys.
Jean-Pierre Nsamé (72') was the scorer for BSC Young Boys.
Matches featuring FC Luzern have often been absorbing affairs of late with plenty of scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past half dozen games alone, the sum total of 20 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 6 of these accredited to Die Leuchten.
Coming into this fixture, FC Luzern haven’t won at home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against FC Sion in Super League action, FC Zürich and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Roberts Uldriķis (34') and Filip Stojilković (94') scored for FC Sion.
The strike force from FC Zürich have been starved of goals in their past six clashes, contributing the poor return of only 2. In those matches, Der Stadtclub have also seen the overall goal tally against them equal 16. Nonetheless, we’ll just have to find out if the trend will be maintained in this next match or not.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that FC Zürich:
- have not won against FC Luzern in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels stretching back to 04/11/2018, neither club has come out on top overall with FC Luzern winning 2 of those games, FC Zürich 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
An aggregate of 20 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 9 of them from Die Leuchten and 11 belonging to Der Stadtclub. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.33.
The last league contest featuring these clubs was Super League match day 19 on 25/01/2020 when the final score was FC Zürich 2-3 FC Luzern.
The match was refereed by Urs Schnyder.
Team News: FC Luzern
Lucas (Unknown Injury), Salah Aziz Binous (Unknown Injury), Christian Schwegler (Ruptured intraarticular ligament initiation in knee), Marco Burch (Meniscal Injury), Lorik Emini (Unknown Injury), Tsiy William Ndenge (Ruptured intraarticular ligament initiation in knee), Tyron Owusu (Unknown Injury), Ryder Matos (Unknown Injury), Darian Males (Unknown Injury), Ibrahima Ndiaye (Unknown Injury) and Blessing Eleke (Unknown Injury) will not be taking part for Luzern boss Fabio Celestini. Marco Bürki will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: FC Zürich
FC Zürich boss Ludovic Magnin has some current player fitness concerns. Aiyegun Tosin (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Vasilije Janjicic (Ill), Mimoun Mahi (Unknown Injury) and Willie Britto (Ill) will not be playing here. The players ineligible for this match because of suspension are Wilfried Gnonto and Marco Schönbächler.
We’re of the opinion that FC Zürich will need things to go their way to register a score against this FC Luzern side who we reckon will be able to grind out a win.
We’ve gone for a hard-fought 1-0 winning margin for FC Luzern at the end of the 90.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Swissporarena (16,490)
Captain: Christian Schwegler
Chairman: Philipp Studhalter
Manager: Fabio Celestini
Competitions: Super League position 5, Coupe de Suisse (Quarter-finals)
🔑 Key Man: Pascal Schürpf
Customarily taking up the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Pascal Schürpf was born in Basel, Switzerland. After making a first senior appearance for Concordia Basel in the 2008 - 2009 season, the talented Midfielder has got 8 league goals in this Super League 2019 - 2020 season so far coming from a total of 32 appearances.