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Winterthur face off with visiting club Neuchatel Xamax FC at Schützenwiese in the Challenge League match on Saturday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Winterthur v Neuchatel Xamax FC game - plus the latest match odds.
Winterthur, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-0 Challenge League triumph over Neuchatel Xamax FC.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games where Winterthur have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Winterthur have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals in the process. Such a pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward into this game, of course.
Pre-game facts show that Winterthur:
- have not lost a league tie with Neuchatel Xamax FC in their last 3 games.
- have not beaten Neuchatel Xamax FC in their previous 2 league games.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 league games.
Neuchatel Xamax FC
Looking at their form, and Neuchatel Xamax FC have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 8 goals overall. Defensively, Neuchatel Xamax FC can certainly do much better.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head meetings dating back to 22/12/2020 shows us that Winterthur have won 1 of these and Neuchatel Xamax FC 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
12 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 4 from Winterthur and 8 being from Xamax. That’s an average goals per game of 2.
Team News: Winterthur
Kevin Costinha (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Marin Cavar (Unknown Injury) and Gezim Pepsi (Meniscal Injury) won’t be available for Winterthur boss Yannick Schwery.
Team News: Neuchatel Xamax FC
Due to a completely injury-free group ready to go, the Neuchatel Xamax FC boss Stéphane Henchoz doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
In this game, Neuchatel Xamax FC have the capability to break down this Winterthur side, but it may not be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re tipping a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Winterthur after 90 minutes. Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Schützenwiese (14,987)
Captain: Renato Brugnoli
Chairman: Hannes W. Keller
Manager: Yannick Schwery
Competitions: Challenge League position 3