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This intriguing Swiss Cup match on Wednesday sees Servette FC prepare for the clash with their opponents, St Gallen.
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Servette FC, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 2-1 Super League success over BSC Young Boys.
In that game, Servette FC had 45% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For Servette FC, the goals were scored by Boubacar Fofana (76') and Koro Koné (82'). BSC Young Boys had 16 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu (90') was the scorer for BSC Young Boys.
Matches involving Servette FC have tended to be absorbing encounters of late with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past six clashes alone, a total of 25 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 4.17 goals per game) with 11 of them accredited to Les Grenats.
After a loss in their previous game against FC Basel 1893 in Super League competition, St Gallen and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, St Gallen managed 48% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 0 on target. FC Basel 1893 had 11 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Arthur Cabral (67') was the scorer for FC Basel 1893.
A tendency of at least one team not scoring a goal in games featuring St Gallen has become fairly consistent of late. A glance at their last 6 outings reveals that this has occurred 5 times. In these clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal total of 6 and Espen have scored 3. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, though.
Team News: Servette FC
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just one fitness concern for the Servette FC boss Alain Geiger to be concerned with thanks to an otherwise robust group of players. Noah Henchoz (Unknown Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: St Gallen
With a fully injury-free squad ready to go, St Gallen manager Peter Zeidler doesn’t have any fitness worries at all before this game.
We feel that St Gallen have it within them to breach the defence of this Servette FC team, although it may not prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re going for a narrow 2-1 win for Servette FC at the end of the match. Definitely a tough call.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade de Genève (28,833)
Captain: Anthony Sauthier
Chairman: Didier Fischer
Manager: Alain Geiger
Competitions: Super League position 3, Swiss Cup (Semi-finals)
🔑 Key Man: Alex Schalk
Normally playing in the Striker position, Alex Schalk was born in Breda, Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for NAC Breda in the 2010 - 2011 season, the goalscoring Forward has bagged 9 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 27 appearances.