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FC Zürich will arrive at Kybunpark on Saturday for the Super League fixture with hosts St Gallen.
All St Gallen v FC Zürich match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
St Gallen will be wanting a better result here following the 4-3 Super League losing effort in their last game against FC Lausanne-Sport.
In that game, St Gallen managed 57% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For St Gallen, goals were scored by Chikwubuike Adamu (50') and Víctor Ruiz (65'). FC Lausanne-Sport got 7 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Lucas Da Cunha (6'), Nikola Boranijašević (16'), Moritz Jenz (20' Own goal) and Toichi Suzuki (34', 73') scored for FC Lausanne-Sport.
Espen have been conceding pretty frequently of late, although they have also done enough to convert their own chances into goals. Analysis of their previous 6 games shows that Espen have conceded in 6 of them in addition to scoring in 5 of those matches.
Going into this contest, St Gallen are without a win at home for the past 2 matches in the league.
After being beaten in their last game against BSC Young Boys in Super League competition, FC Zürich will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, FC Zürich had 39% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. For their opponents, BSC Young Boys had 22 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Quentin Maceiras (33'), Felix Mambimbi (62'), Jordan Siebatcheu (87') and Meschak Elia (91') scored for BSC Young Boys.
The stats tell the story, and FC Zürich have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals in total. In defence, Der Stadtclub have clearly had some problems. Even so, we will just have to wait and see whether that trend shall be sustained in this match.
Coming into this meeting, FC Zürich have not been beaten by St Gallen when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head clashes dating back to 14/08/2019 shows that St Gallen have won 2 of these games & FC Zürich 4, with the tally of drawn results being 0.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
The last league contest between these sides was Super League match day 17 on 30/01/2021 when the final score was St Gallen 2-3 FC Zürich.
The referee was Lukas Fähndrich.
Team News: St Gallen
St Gallen manager Peter Zeidler does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match with a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: FC Zürich
FC Zürich manager Massimo Rizzo has some current player fitness concerns. Salim Khelifi (Unknown Injury), Adrian Winter (Unknown Injury), Becir Omeragic (Hamstring Injury), Aiyegun Tosin (Foot Injury), Lasse Sobiech (Shoulder Injury), Blerim Dzemaili (Unknown Injury) and Vasilije Janjicic (Fitness) will miss out on this game.
In this match, FC Zürich will do really well to get a goal against a St Gallen side who have the quality to really run this game.
We are predicting a comprehensive 3-0 win for St Gallen when all is said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kybunpark (19,456)
Captain: Jordi Quintillà
Chairman: Matthias Hüppi
Manager: Peter Zeidler
Competitions: Super League position 8
⭐ Star Man: Víctor Ruiz
Regularly deployed in the Right Wing position, Víctor Ruiz was born in Utiel, Spain. After having played his first senior match for St Gallen in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Forward has accumulated 5 league goals in the Super League 2020 - 2021 season to date in 23 appearances.