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The Super League meeting at Swissporarena on Saturday sees home side FC Luzern take on Winterthur.
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FC Luzern will be looking for an improved result here after the 6-1 Super League losing effort in their last game against BSC Young Boys.
In that match, FC Luzern managed 48% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 7 on target. The only player to score for FC Luzern was Max Meyer (30'). On the other side, Young Boys Bern got 18 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. Meschak Elia (6', 45'), Darian Males (13'), Silvère Ganvoula (67'), Ebrima Colley (73') and Jean-Pierre Nsame (74') scored for BSC Young Boys.
It’s not been often in recent games where FC Luzern have shown defensive steel. The facts show that FC Luzern have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 15 goals on the way.
Ahead of this clash, FC Luzern are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
Since being beaten in their last game against St Gallen in Super League action, Winterthur and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Winterthur managed 54% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For Winterthur, the goals were scored by Remo Arnold (13') and Sayfallah Ltaief (51'). For their opponents, St. Gallen had 15 attempts on goal with 11 on target. Chadrac Akolo (20', 22', 46') and Julian von Moos (29') scored for St Gallen.
Indicating their fondness for action-packed encounters, goals have been scored 29 times in the prior six matches in which Winterthur have played, making it an average of 4.83 goals for each clash. Opposing teams have hit 15 of this grand total. Nonetheless, we must now wait to see if that pattern might be sustained in this match.
Coming into this contest, Winterthur have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Team News: FC Luzern
Ismajl Beka (Cruciate ligament tear), Kemal Ademi (Acromioclavicular joint dislocation), Luca Jaquez (minor knock) and Kevin Spadanuda (Ligament injury) will not be taking part for FC Luzern manager Mario Frick.
Team News: Winterthur
Winterthur manager Patrick Rahmen has a number of players out of action. Noe Holenstein (Ill), Musa Araz (unknown injury), Alexandre Jankewitz (unknown injury) and Granit Lekaj (Inner ligament injury) are not able to play.
It’s likely that Winterthur will have a difficult task to find the back of the net against a FC Luzern team who will most probably dominate proceedings.
We’re going for a convincing 3-0 winning margin for FC Luzern at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Swissporarena (16,490)
Captain: Ardon Jashari
Chairman: Stefan Wolf
Manager: Mario Frick
Competitions: Super League position 5
⭐ Key Player: Lars Villiger
Customarily played in the Striker position, Lars Villiger was born in Muri, Switzerland. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Luzern in the 2022 - 2023 season, the accomplished Forward has scored a sum of 4 league goals in this Super League 2023 - 2024 campaign so far from a total of 14 appearances.