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FC Sion host visiting opponents Lugano at Stade de Tourbillon in this Super League clash on Sunday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for FC Sion v Lugano (plus the best game odds).
FC Sion head into this match after a 0-0 Super League drawn game vs FC Zürich.
It’s been all too rare in recent games where FC Sion have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that Sion have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 10 goals along the way.
Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Sion:
- have not lost a league tie with Lugano in their last 3 games.
- are winless against Lugano in their last 4 league games.
In the game prior to this, Lugano drew 0-0 in the Super League tie with FC Lausanne-Sport.
For 5 of the previous 6 clashes involving Lugano, a notably low volume of goals have gone in between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game in that period works out to a mere 1.33, with the average goals for Lugano equalling 0.67. We shall soon see if that trend can be sustained here.
Their previous form shows that Lugano:
- haven't been beaten by FC Sion in games played away from home for the previous 6 league games. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
- are undefeated in their previous 10 league matches away from home. What an impressive run of results.
- are without an away win for the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels dating back to 14/04/2019, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with FC Sion winning 1 of those games, Lugano 1 and 4 being drawn in regulation time.
A combined sum of 12 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them for Sion and 6 being from Lugano. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.
The previous league game featuring the two was Super League match day 3 on 03/10/2020 when the final score was Lugano 2-2 FC Sion.
The referee was Fedayi San.
Team News: FC Sion
Mattias Andersson (Unknown Injury), Luca Clemenza (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Musa Araz (Ankle Injury), Guillaume Hoarau (Muscle Injury), Patrick Luan (Unknown Injury), Arian Kabashi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Birama Ndoye (Hamstring Injury) and Ivan Martic (Hamstring Injury) won’t be playing for Sion boss Fabio Grosso.
Team News: Lugano
Lugano manager Maurizio Jacobacci has a number of players out of action. Sebastian Osigwe (Unknown Injury) and Stefano Guidotti (Unknown Injury) are those who can’t be considered.
Lugano and FC Sion could both find goals hard to come by here.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw with few scoring chances is looking likely to us. That’s why we have predicted a tight encounter with a 0-0 draw when the full-time whistle blows.
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: Kevin Fickentscher
Chairman: Christian Constantin
Manager: Fabio Grosso
Competitions: Super League position 9, Swiss Cup (Round 3)
⭐ Star Man: Jared Khasa
Typically playing in the Striker position, Jared Khasa was born in France. After making a first senior appearance for FC Sion in the 2018 - 2019 season, the dangerous Forward has got 2 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 11 appearances.