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The Super League game at Stadion Letzigrund on Sunday sees hosts FC Zürich take to the field against St Gallen.
Our FC Zürich v St Gallen predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
FC Zürich enter this match following on from a 2-2 Super League drawn result vs FC Luzern.
In that game, FC Zürich had 54% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The scorer for FC Zürich was Roko Šimić (89', 93'). For their opponents, Luzern had 13 shots at goal with 6 on target. Max Meyer (62') and Sofyan Chader (83') scored for FC Luzern.
It has not been often in recent times where FC Zürich haven’t conceded. The reality is that FC Zürich have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 7 goals on the way. Despite that, time will tell whether that pattern will continue on in this upcoming game.
In the game prior to this, St Gallen drew 1-1 in the Super League match with FC Basel 1893.
In that game, St Gallen managed 59% possession and 32 attempts on goal with 10 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for St Gallen was Jérémy Guillemenot (5'). At the other end, Basel got 12 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Zeki Amdouni (30') scored for FC Basel 1893.
The stats don’t lie, and St Gallen have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 6 goals in all. At the back, St Gallen have been far from perfect.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings stretching back to 12/05/2021, both clubs have shared the honours with FC Zürich winning 2 of those games, St Gallen 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 22 in total which averages out at 3.67 goals per meeting.
The last league game featuring these sides was Super League match day 3 on 30/07/2022 which ended up with the score at St Gallen 2-0 FC Zürich.
On that occasion, St Gallen managed 43% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 7 on target. The scorer was Julian von Moos (20', 45').
For their opponents, FC Zürich got 21 attempts on goal with 10 on target.
The referee was Lukas Fähndrich.
Team News: FC Zürich
Yanick Brecher (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Bogdan Viunnyk (Ill) and Ivan Santini (Unknown Injury) aren’t available for FC Zürich boss Bo Henriksen. Blerim Dzemaili will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: St Gallen
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the St Gallen boss Peter Zeidler doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
We are of the inclination to think that St Gallen and FC Zürich should both be able to score more than once here although it’s hard to pick a clear winner.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could have goals and the potential for a draw. Our tip is therefore for a very even contest with a 2-2 draw when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Letzigrund (26,104)
Captain: Yanick Brecher
Chairman: Ancillo Canepa
Manager: Bo Henriksen
Competitions: Super League position 10, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Star Man: Jonathan Okita
Customarily taking to the field in the Left Wing position, Jonathan Okita was born in Cologne, Germany. After having played his first senior match for MVV in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Forward has got 3 league goals in the Super League 2022 - 2023 season to date in a total of 12 appearances.