St Gallen will visit Swissporarena on Sunday for the Super League clash with hosts FC Luzern.
View all of the FC Luzern v St Gallen predictions, poll and stats below including the latest game odds.
FC Luzern will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 1-2 Super League success versus FC Zürich.
For FC Luzern, the goalscorers were Dejan Sorgić (4') and Louis Schaub (6'). Antonio Marchesano (78') scored for FC Zürich.
It’s been all too rare in recent times that FC Luzern haven’t conceded. The facts show that Die Leuchten have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals on the way.
Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Luzern:
- have not emerged victorious against St Gallen in their last 3 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 league matches at home.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Servette FC in Super League competition, St Gallen and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Grejohn Kyei (29') was the scorer for Servette FC.
St Gallen have seen success in front of goal of late, scoring 9 goals in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Espen can also improve defensively after being scored against in 6 of those same matches. Despite that, it remains to be seen if that pattern shall be maintained in this match or not.
Analysis of their past results shows that St Gallen:
- have not won against FC Luzern when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 5 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head clashes going back to 20/07/2019 shows us that FC Luzern have won 2 of these games and St Gallen 3, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
A total of 20 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 8 for Die Leuchten and 12 belonging to Espen. That’s an average goals per game of 3.33.
The last league clash featuring these sides was Super League match day 16 on 17/02/2021 which ended up with the score at St Gallen 2-1 FC Luzern.
The referee was Stefan Horisberger.
Team News: FC Luzern
Christian Schwegler (Strain), Salah Aziz Binous (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Marco Bürki (Unknown Injury), Simon Grether (Unknown Injury), Samuel Alabi (Unknown Injury), Tsiy William Ndenge (Meniscal Injury) and Marvin Schulz (Intraarticular ligament crack in the ankle) are not available for Luzern boss Fabio Celestini.
Team News: St Gallen
With a fully injury-free group to choose from, St Gallen manager Peter Zeidler has no fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
We feel that St Gallen and FC Luzern should be able to score more than one goal each in what is shaping up to be a fairly even contest.
There shouldn’t be much in it, and a high-scoring draw looks to be quite a realistic result. That’s why we have predicted a very competitive game with a draw at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Swissporarena (16,490)
Captain: Christian Schwegler
Chairman: Philipp Studhalter
Manager: Fabio Celestini
Competitions: Super League position 8, Swiss Cup (Round 3)
⭐ Key Man: Louis Schaub
Customarily deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Louis Schaub was born in Fulda, Germany. Having made a first senior appearance for Rapid Vienna in the 2012 - 2013 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has bagged 4 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 22 appearances.