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FC Wil 1900 will be the visitors at Stade de la Maladière on Friday for the Challenge League clash with home side Neuchatel Xamax FC.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Neuchatel Xamax FC v FC Wil 1900 match are shown here - plus the latest match odds.
Neuchatel Xamax FC
Neuchatel Xamax FC are hoping to win again after their last result, a 2-1 Challenge League triumph over Stade Lausanne-Ouchy.
The only name on the scoresheet from Neuchatel Xamax FC was Nikki Havenaar (57'). Teddy Lia (45') scored for Stade Lausanne-Ouchy.
Neuchatel Xamax FC have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They’ve claimed a sum of 10 during that time while also conceding a total of 10.
Coming into this clash, Neuchatel Xamax FC are undefeated in their last 5 home league matches.
FC Wil 1900
FC Wil 1900 will come into the meeting after a 6-1 Challenge League win to defeat FC Aarau in their last game.
For FC Wil 1900, the goalscorers were Nils Reichmuth (17'), Phillip Muntwiler (27'), Nikolas Muci (28'), Nico Maier (73', 75') and Silvan Wallner (81'). Allen Njie (42') scored for FC Aarau.
Proving their predisposition for eventful encounters, goals have been scored 22 times in the prior 6 games in which FC Wil 1900 have played, giving an average of 3.67 goals each clash. Opposing teams have managed 7 from this total. We will have to find out if that trend will end up being sustained here.
Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Wil 1900:
- are winless against Neuchatel Xamax FC when they've played them away from home in the last 4 matches in the league. Not good at all.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 07/05/2021 tells us that Neuchatel Xamax FC have won 2 of these & FC Wil 1900 3, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
A total of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 11 for Xamax and 10 netted by Wil. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.5.
The last league clash between these sides was Challenge League match day 1 on 17/07/2022 which ended up with the score at FC Wil 1900 2-0 Neuchatel Xamax FC.
Team News: Neuchatel Xamax FC
The Neuchatel Xamax FC boss Stéphane Henchoz has no fitness worries at all coming into this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: FC Wil 1900
FC Wil 1900 boss Tomasz Matejcek has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Nico Strübi (Unknown Injury) and Sebastian Malinowski (Unknown Injury) will miss out on this game.
We’re of the view that FC Wil 1900 and Neuchatel Xamax FC should be able to score more than one goal each in what is shaping up to be a fairly even contest.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely - as are goals. We’re therefore expecting a really entertaining tussle with a 2-2 score when all is said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Neuchatel Xamax FC
Stadium: Stade de la Maladière (11,977)
Captain: Laurent Walthert
Chairman: Christian Binggeli
Manager: Stéphane Henchoz
Competitions: Challenge League position 10