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FC Luzern vs St Gallen Live Stream, Predictions
St Gallen visit Swissporarena on Saturday for the Super League fixture with hosts FC Luzern.
Our FC Luzern v St Gallen tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - along with the latest match odds.
📏 Form Guide
FC Luzern will be hoping to bounce back here following the 2-0 Super League loss in their previous game against Grasshopper Club Zürich.
In that game, FC Luzern had 52% possession and 17 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. At the other end, Grasshoppers had 17 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Hayao Kawabe (68') and Noah Loosli (76') scored for Grasshopper Club Zürich.
It has been all too rare in recent times that FC Luzern have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that FC Luzern have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 11 goals on the way.
Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Luzern:
- are unbeaten in the league by St Gallen in their previous 2 matches.
- have not beaten St Gallen in their last 3 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
St Gallen come into this match following a 6-1 Super League win vs FC Basel 1893 in their most recent match.
In that match, St Gallen managed 54% possession and 23 shots at goal with 13 of them on target. For St Gallen, goals were scored by Jérémy Guillemenot (22'), Lukas Görtler (24'), Jordi Quintillà (36'), Emmanuel Latte Lath (52', 63') and Willem Geubbels (91'). On the other side, Basel got 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Andi Zeqiri (54') was the scorer for FC Basel 1893.
Proving their involvement in fruitful encounters, goals have been celebrated 20 times in the previous six games in which St Gallen have sent out their troops, yielding a mean average of 3.33 goals each fixture. Their opponents have got 10 of these goals. That pattern isn’t assured to be continued here, of course.
Pre-game facts show that St Gallen:
- have not registered a win against FC Luzern when having played them away from home in the previous 6 league matches. Not good at all.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 5 league matches.
↔️ Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings going back to 24/10/2021, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with FC Luzern winning 2 of those games, St Gallen 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 27 in total which averages out at 4.5 goals per meeting.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Super League match day 21 on 19/02/2023 when it ended St Gallen 2-2 FC Luzern.
On that day, St Gallen managed 37% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorers were Jérémy Guillemenot (13') and Matej Maglica (79').
FC Luzern had 26 attempts on goal with 13 on target. Martin Frýdek (32') and Nicky Beloko (62') scored.
The match was refereed by Fedayi San.
📋 Team News: FC Luzern
Samuel Alabi (Unknown Injury), Jakub Kadak (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Samuele Campo (Unknown Injury), Leny Meyer (Lumbar vertebrae problems), Thibault Klidjé (Meniscal Injury), Lorik Emini (Unknown Injury) and Dejan Sorgic (Fractured Rib) are not available for FC Luzern boss Mario Frick. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Pascal Schürpf and Marius Müller.
🗞️ Team News: St Gallen
Thanks to a completely healthy squad to pick from, the St Gallen boss Peter Zeidler doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game.
We envisage that St Gallen have it within them to score a goal against this FC Luzern team, although it probably won’t quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We reckon that it will be a very close game with a 2-1 victory for FC Luzern at the end of the match. Could easily see this go either way.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Renata Leite, 00:41 16/05/2023
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Swissporarena (16,490)
Captain: Ardon Jashari
Chairman: Stefan Wolf
Manager: Mario Frick
Competitions: Super League position 4
⭐ Key Player: Dejan Sorgić
Normally used in the Striker position, Dejan Sorgić was born in Zug, Switzerland. After having played his first senior match for FC Luzern in the 2006 - 2007 season, the skilful Forward has managed 8 league goals in the Super League 2022 - 2023 campaign to date coming from a total of 23 appearances.
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