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The Super League game at Swissporarena on Saturday sees home team FC Luzern welcome FC Zürich.
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FC Luzern will be looking for an improved result here following a 3-0 Super League loss in their previous game against BSC Young Boys.
In that match, FC Luzern managed 39% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 2 on target. For their opponents, Young Boys Bern got 15 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. Christian Fassnacht (5'), Jean-Pierre Nsame (32') and Sandro Lauper (70') scored for BSC Young Boys.
It has been seldom in recent times where FC Luzern have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that FC Luzern have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 11 goals in the process.
A look at their previous results shows us that FC Luzern:
- have not lost a league tie with FC Zürich in their last 2 games.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 matches in the league.
FC Zürich will go into the match following a 4-1 Super League win with the eclipse of Servette FC in their most recent outing.
In that match, FC Zürich managed 52% possession and 18 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For FC Zürich, the scorers were Aiyegun Tosin (31', 62', 86') and Nikola Katić (50'). At the other end, Servette had 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Miroslav Stevanović (88') scored for Servette FC.
The stats tell the story, and FC Zürich have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 9 goals in total. Defensively, FC Zürich just haven’t been too solid at all. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be carried forward here, of course.
Ahead of this meeting, FC Zürich haven't been defeated by FC Luzern in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings going back to 25/04/2021 tells us that FC Luzern have won 2 of them and FC Zürich 3, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A combined sum of 19 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 7 from Die Leuchten and 12 for Der Stadtclub. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
The last league encounter between these sides was Super League match day 2 on 23/07/2022 and the score finished FC Zürich 0-0 FC Luzern.
In that match, FC Zürich managed 60% possession and 14 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
FC Luzern had 16 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
The referee was Luca Piccolo.
Team News: FC Luzern
Noah Rupp (Tibia Fracture), Martin Frydek (Torn Meniscus), Leny Meyer (Navicular Bone Fracture), Jakub Kadak (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Dejan Sorgic (Marrow bulge) won’t be playing for FC Luzern gaffer Mario Frick.
Team News: FC Zürich
FC Zürich manager Bo Henriksen has to choose a team with limited availability. Donis Avdijaj (Fitness), Yanick Brecher (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Becir Omeragic (Ill), Jonathan Okita (Ill), Ole Selnaes (Unknown Injury) and Stephan Seiler (Unknown Injury) are not ready for selection.
We’re envisaging that FC Zürich may find it difficult to score goals against this FC Luzern lineup who will likely just have the edge.
We’re therefore seeing a narrow 1-0 advantage for FC Luzern after 90 minutes.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Swissporarena (16,490)
Captain: Ardon Jashari
Chairman: Stefan Wolf
Manager: Mario Frick
Competitions: Super League position 6
🔑 Key Player: Dejan Sorgić
Mostly taking to the field 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 scored a sum of 4 league goals in this Super League 2022 - 2023 season to date in a total of 13 appearances.