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The Super League tie at Stadion Wankdorf on Sunday sees home side BSC Young Boys ready themselves for the visit of Winterthur.
Our BSC Young Boys v Winterthur predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
BSC Young Boys
BSC Young Boys will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 1-2 Super League victory versus Grasshopper Club Zürich.
In that game, BSC Young Boys managed 53% possession and 13 shots at goal with 7 on target. For BSC Young Boys, the goals were scored by Christian Fassnacht (38') and Kastriot Imeri (78'). Grasshoppers got 7 shots on goal with 4 on target. Filipe de Carvalho Ferreira (94') was the scorer for Grasshopper Club Zürich.
Their latest results show that things are going according to plan in the BSC Young Boys backline. BSC Young Boys have been stingy, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their last six clashes standing at 4.
Heading into this fixture, BSC Young Boys are undefeated in their previous 12 league matches at home. They have been so resilient here.
Since being beaten in their last game against Lugano in Super League action, Winterthur will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Winterthur had 47% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Winterthur was Matteo Di Giusto (20'). Lugano had 11 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Žan Celar (7', 15') and Mohamed El Amine Amoura (89') scored for Lugano.
Bruno Berner's Winterthur have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 5 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes equals 8.
Heading into this fixture, Winterthur haven’t won away from home in the past 4 league games.
Head to head
The last league contest between these clubs was Super League match day 6 on 28/08/2022 which ended up with the score at Winterthur 1-5 BSC Young Boys.
In that game, Winterthur managed 37% possession and 5 shots on goal with 3 on target. Their only player to score was Roman Buess (3').
For their opponents, BSC Young Boys had 15 attempts at goal with 11 of them on target. Meschak Elia (17'), Jean-Pierre Nsame (50'), Filip Ugrinic (52') and Cedric Itten (69', 76') scored.
The referee was Anojen Kanagasingam.
Team News: BSC Young Boys
David von Ballmoos (Unknown Injury), Kevin Rüegg (Unknown Injury) and Mohamed Camara (Torn Meniscus) will not be taking part for BSC Young Boys gaffer Raphaël Wicky. Meschack Elia is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Winterthur
Winterthur boss Bruno Berner has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Jozef Pukaj (Unknown Injury) and Timothy Fayulu (Muscle Injury) won’t be making appearances.
In this game, Winterthur have it within them to find the net against this BSC Young Boys lineup, although that isn’t expected to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We can see both teams to score in a 2-1 win for BSC Young Boys at the end of this one. Let’s see what eventuates.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
BSC Young Boys
Stadium: Stadion Wankdorf (31,120)
Captain: Fabian Lustenberger
Chairman: Hanspeter Kienberger
Manager: Raphaël Wicky
Competitions: Super League position 1, Swiss Cup (Quarter-finals), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)
🔑 Star Player: Jean-Pierre Nsame
Customarily played in the Striker position, Jean-Pierre Nsame was born in Douala, Cameroon. Having played his first senior match for Angers SCO in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has contributed 9 league goals in the Super League 2022 - 2023 campaign so far in a total of 16 appearances.