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The Super League clash at Stade de Genève on Sunday sees hosts Servette FC take to the field against opponents St Gallen.
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Servette FC prepare for this match coming off the back of a 1-1 Super League draw vs Grasshopper Club Zürich.
In that match, Servette FC had 51% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 1 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Servette FC was Timothé Cognat (20'). Grasshopper Club Zürich had 9 shots on goal with 5 on target. Leonardo Campana (37') scored for Grasshopper Club Zürich.
It has been all too rare in recent times that Servette FC have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that Servette FC have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 10 goals along the way.
In the game prior to this, St Gallen drew 3-3 in the Super League match with FC Zürich.
In that match, St Gallen managed 59% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 6 on target. For St Gallen, goals were scored by Jérémy Guillemenot (20'), Michael Kempter (39') and Ousmane Diakité (67'). On the other side, FC Zürich had 16 shots at goal with 6 on target. Akaki Gogia (23'), Antonio Marchesano (59') and Wilfired Gnonto (76') scored for FC Zürich.
Looking at their form, and St Gallen have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 12 goals in total. Defensively, St Gallen just haven’t been too solid at all. With no two games being the same, we’ll just have to find out if the trend will persist in this game.
Going into this contest, St Gallen are undefeated by Servette FC when they've played them away from home in the last 7 matches in the league. A solid away record against them.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head clashes going back to 12/07/2020 tells us that Servette FC have won 1 of these games & St Gallen 3, with the tally of draws being 2.
A total of 12 goals were scored between them in this period, with 5 from Les Grenats and 7 created by Espen. The average goals per game has been 2.
The last league meeting featuring the two was Super League match day 36 on 21/05/2021 and the score finished Servette FC 1-2 St Gallen.
In that game, Servette FC managed 71% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player to score was Boubacar Fofana (56').
St Gallen got 9 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Salifou Diarrassouba (12') and Alessio Besio (45') scored.
The match was refereed by Urs Schnyder.
Team News: Servette FC
Yoan Severin (Unknown Injury), Steven Deana (Unknown Injury), Kastriot Imeri (Unknown Injury), David Douline (Unknown Injury) and Boubacar Fofana (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) aren’t available for Servette FC manager Alain Geiger.
Team News: St Gallen
Thanks to a fully healthy squad to choose from, the St Gallen boss Peter Zeidler does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash.
In this match, St Gallen should have enough to score against this Servette FC lineup, but it probably shouldn’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We are anticipating a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Servette FC when all is said and done. Looking forward to seeing how this one unfolds.
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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 3, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying)
⭐ Key Player: Timothé Cognat
Typically deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Timothé Cognat was born in Arnas, France. Having made his senior debut playing for Servette FC in the 2018 - 2019 season, the gifted Midfielder has managed to score 2 league goals in the Super League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 5 appearances.