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The Super League match at Stadion Letzigrund on Sunday will see home side FC Zürich facing FC Sion.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for FC Zürich v FC Sion can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
FC Zürich, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 2-0 Super League victory against FC Basel 1893.
For FC Zürich, goals were scored by Antonio Marchesano (26') and Blaž Kramer (92').
Matches featuring FC Zürich have tended to be lively affairs recently with plenty of scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past six clashes, the sum of 23 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 12 of those coming from Der Stadtclub.
Their prior results show that FC Zürich:
- haven't been beaten in the league by FC Sion in their previous 2 matches.
- haven't beaten FC Sion in their previous 4 league games.
In their previous game, FC Sion drew 1-1 in the Super League match with St Gallen.
The only scorer from FC Sion was Anto Grgić (4'). Jérémy Guillemenot (51') scored for St Gallen.
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 clashes involving FC Sion, three or more goals have been struck. The average goals scored per match in that time is 4.17, with the number of goals averaged by FC Sion working out to 1.83. That aside, it remains to be seen if such a trend shall be sustained here in this game or not.
Pre-game facts show that FC Sion:
- haven't been beaten by FC Zürich when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 03/08/2019 tells us that FC Zürich have won 1 of these and FC Sion 2, with the number of draws being 3.
A sum of 18 goals were scored between them in this period, with 8 of them from Der Stadtclub and 10 coming from Sion. The average goals per game has been 3.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Super League match day 14 on 23/12/2020 when it finished FC Zürich 0-0 FC Sion.
The match was refereed by Sandro Schärer.
Team News: FC Zürich
Benjamin Kololli (Torn Muscle Fibre), Blerim Dzemaili (Unknown Injury), Silvan Wallner (Muscle Injury), Stephan Seiler (Foot Injury), Aiyegun Tosin (Foot Injury), Lasse Sobiech (Unknown Injury), Nils Reichmuth (Unknown Injury) and Vasilije Janjicic (Fitness) will be missing for FC Zürich boss Massimo Rizzo.
Team News: FC Sion
Sion manager Fabio Grosso has not got a full squad to pick from. Mattias Andersson (Unknown Injury), Musa Araz (Ankle Injury), Siyar Doldur (Unknown Injury), Arian Kabashi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Dennis Iapichino (Unknown Injury) and Nikita Vlasenko (Unknown Injury) are those who can’t be considered. Roberts Uldrikis is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
In our view, FC Sion have it in them to find the back of the net against this FC Zürich side, however it probably won’t quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We are anticipating both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for FC Zürich at the end of this one. Let’s see what happens here.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Letzigrund (26,104)
Captain: Yanick Brecher
Chairman: Ancillo Canepa
Manager: Massimo Rizzo
Competitions: Super League position 3
🔑 Star Player: Tosin Aiyegun
Usually taking to the field in the Left Wing position, Tosin Aiyegun was born in Nigeria. Having played his first senior match for FC Zürich in the 2019 - 2020 season, the skilful Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 season so far in 17 appearances.