FC Thun will be hosting visiting opponents Neuchatel Xamax FC at Stockhorn Arena in this Challenge League meeting on Friday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the FC Thun v Neuchatel Xamax FC match are shown here (including the best match odds).
FC Thun, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-2 Swiss Cup success vs Neuchatel Xamax FC.
The only scorer from FC Thun was Yannick Toure (90'). Danilo Del Toro (30') scored for Neuchatel Xamax FC.
FC Thun have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have claimed a sum of 15 during that period while also conceding a total of 6. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Their previous form shows that FC Thun:
- have not registered a win against Neuchatel Xamax FC in their previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
Neuchatel Xamax FC
Neuchatel Xamax FC have been good when going forward in their most recent fixtures, having scored 9 goals in their previous 6 matches. This doesn’t mask the fact that Neuchatel Xamax FC can also improve defensively after being scored against in 6 of those same clashes.
Heading into this fixture, Neuchatel Xamax FC haven’t won away from home in the past 5 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head meetings going back to 16/04/2021 tells us that FC Thun have won 3 of them & Neuchatel Xamax FC 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
21 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 11 from Thun and 10 for Xamax. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.5.
Team News: FC Thun
Zemerart Lekaj (Muscle Injury), Daniel Dos Santos (Intraarticular ligament fissure), Nino Ziswiler (Shoulder Injury) and Uros Vasic (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) aren’t available for FC Thun manager Carlos Bernegger.
Team News: Neuchatel Xamax FC
Owing to a completely injury-free group available for selection, the Neuchatel Xamax FC boss Stéphane Henchoz does not have any fitness concerns to report ahead of this game.
Our thinking is that Neuchatel Xamax FC have it in them to score a goal against this FC Thun lineup, although it may not be enough to avoid defeat.
We are anticipating a close game with a 2-1 advantage for FC Thun after 90 minutes. Looking forward to this.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stockhorn Arena (10,014)
Captain: Dennis Hediger
Chairman: Markus Lüthi
Manager: Carlos Bernegger
Competitions: Challenge League position 7, Swiss Cup (Round 3)