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FC Sion line up against the visiting St Gallen at Stade de Tourbillon in this Super League clash on Saturday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for FC Sion v St Gallen - plus the latest match odds.
FC Sion will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 0-1 Super League defeat in their last game at the hands of FC Zürich.
In that game, FC Sion managed 64% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. FC Zürich had 11 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Adrià Guerrero (32') was the scorer for FC Zürich.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where FC Sion have shown defensive steel. The reality is that FC Sion have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 12 goals in the process.
Taking a look at their past results, FC Sion:
- haven't lost in the league to St Gallen in their last 4 games.
- are without a home win in the past 4 matches in the league. That's never good.
After tasting defeat last time out to FC Lausanne-Sport in Super League action, St Gallen will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, St Gallen managed 60% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for St Gallen was Musah Nuhu (12' Own goal). FC Lausanne-Sport got 16 shots on goal with 5 of them on target.
Looking at their form, and St Gallen have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 6 goals in total. Defensively, St Gallen have clearly had some problems. Historical results aside, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend might be maintained in this match or not.
Heading into this contest, St Gallen have not won against FC Sion in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings stretching back to 05/07/2020, neither club has come out on top overall with FC Sion winning 2 of those games, St Gallen 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
In all, 16 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 9 for Sion and 7 for Espen. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
The last league game between the two was Super League match day 4 on 21/08/2021 when it finished St Gallen 1-1 FC Sion.
In that game, St Gallen had 57% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer was Nicolas Lüchinger (63').
For their opponents, FC Sion got 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Guillaume Hoarau (93') scored.
The match was refereed by Lukas Fähndrich.
Team News: FC Sion
The FC Sion manager Paolo Tramezzani will be grateful to have no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: St Gallen
Due to a completely injury-free group to choose from, the St Gallen manager Peter Zeidler has no fitness concerns at all before this game.
St Gallen and FC Sion may find themselves both scoring more than one goal each in what promises to be a fairly balanced contest.
An eventful draw is therefore a real possibility, and we are expecting it to be very tight. That’s why we have predicted a hard-fought score draw after 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de Tourbillon (14,283)
Captain: Serey Dié
Chairman: Christian Constantin
Manager: Paolo Tramezzani
Competitions: Super League position 8
⭐ Star Player: Guillaume Hoarau
Mostly used in the Striker position, Guillaume Hoarau was born in Saint Louis, France. Having played his first senior match for Havre AC in the 2003 - 2004 season, the talented Forward has contributed 3 league goals in this Super League 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 7 appearances.