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The Super League match at Stade de Genève on Sunday sees home side Servette FC welcoming opponents Grasshopper Club Zürich.
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Servette FC will be hoping for a better result following a 1-2 Super League losing effort in their last game against FC Zürich.
In that match, Servette FC had 61% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Servette FC was Kastriot Imeri (66'). On the other side, FC Zürich got 12 shots at goal with 4 on target. Assan Ceesay (28') and Mirlind Kryeziu (44') scored for FC Zürich.
Fixtures involving Servette FC have often been absorbing encounters lately with plenty of scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past six games, a total of 23 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 5 of those belonging to Servette FC. Previous results aside, we’ll just have to find out if that trend will continue on here in this game.
Taking a look at their past results, Servette FC:
- haven't won against Grasshopper Club Zürich in their last 3 league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 4 matches in the league. Their fans aren't happy.
Grasshopper Club Zürich
In their last game, Grasshopper Club Zürich drew 1-1 in the Super League match with BSC Young Boys.
In that game, Grasshopper Club Zürich had 37% possession and 8 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Grasshopper Club Zürich was Allan Arigoni (26'). For their opponents, BSC Young Boys got 31 shots on goal with 15 of them on target. Jordy Siebatcheu (93') was the scorer for BSC Young Boys.
In as many as 5 of the previous 6 games involving Grasshopper Club Zürich, a minimum of three goals have gone in. The overall average number of goals per match during that spell is 4.5, with the number of goals averaged by Grasshopper Club Zürich standing at 2.67.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head meetings going back to 12/08/2012 tells us that Servette FC have won 1 of these games and Grasshopper Club Zürich 4, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A combined sum of 9 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 3 of them from Les Grenats and 6 being from GCZ. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.5.
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Super League match day 5 on 29/08/2021 which ended up with the score at Grasshopper Club Zürich 1-1 Servette FC.
On that occasion, Grasshopper Club Zürich managed 49% possession and 9 shots on goal with 5 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Leonardo Campana (37').
Servette FC got 10 attempts at goal with 1 on target. Timothé Cognat (20') was the scorer.
The referee was Sven Wolfensberger.
Team News: Servette FC
The Servette FC manager Alain Geiger does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash with a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Grasshopper Club Zürich
Due to a completely injury-free squad to pick from, the Grasshopper Club Zürich manager Giorgio Contini has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match.
We feel that in this game, Grasshopper Club Zürich will manage to breach the defence of this Servette FC lineup, although it possibly won’t be as many as they will have scored against them.
We can see a very close game with a 2-1 victory for Servette FC by the conclusion of the game. Should be a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de Genève (28,833)
Captain: Anthony Sauthier
Chairman: Pascal Besnard
Manager: Alain Geiger
Competitions: Super League position 8, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying)
⭐ Star Player: Timothé Cognat
Typically playing in the Centre Midfield position, Timothé Cognat was born in Arnas, France. After having played his first senior match for Servette FC in the 2018 - 2019 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has hit 3 league goals in the Super League 2021 - 2022 campaign to date coming from a total of 7 appearances.