BSC Young Boys will be hoping for a better result after the 0-2 Europa League losing effort in their last game against Ajax. In that game, BSC Young Boys managed 49% possession and 9 shots on goal with 2 on target. At the other end, Ajax got 16 shots at goal with 9 on target.
It’s not been often in recent games that BSC Young Boys haven’t conceded. In fact, Young Boys have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, letting in 11 goals along the way.
A look at their previous results shows us that BSC Young Boys are unbeaten in the league by FC Zürich in their previous 21 matches. A very long run and have not been beaten in their last 6 home league matches.
Previously, FC Zürich drew 1-1 in the Super League match with FC Lausanne-Sport.
Over the course of their last six outings, FC Zürich have amassed the sum of 7 goals. Der Stadtclub have also scored on each one of those occasions. Over that period, their defenders have seen 7 goals scored by their opponents.
Going into this one, FC Zürich haven't won against BSC Young Boys in away games against them for the last 11 league matches. A really bad run.
Head to head
Looking at past results between these clubs stretching back to 06/10/2019 tells us that these encounters have not been happy ones for FC Zürich. They’ve not managed to register any victories at all while BSC Young Boys have been dominant against them, finishing as winners in 100 per cent of those games played.
The last league game between these clubs was Super League match day 18 on 03/02/2021 when it finished FC Zürich 1-4BSC Young Boys.
Team News: BSC Young Boys
Esteban Petignat (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Ulisses Garcia (Unknown Injury) and David von Ballmoos (Concussion) will not be taking part for Young Boys boss Gerardo Seoane. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Jean-Pierre Nsame and Cédric Zesiger.
Team News: FC Zürich
FC Zürich boss Massimo Rizzo has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Aiyegun Tosin (Foot Injury), Adrian Winter (Unknown Injury), Vasilije Janjicic (Fitness), Lasse Sobiech (Shoulder Injury) and Nils Reichmuth (Unknown Injury) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
FC Luzern will be hoping for a better result following a 4-1 Super League loss in their previous game against FC Basel 1893. Die Leuchten have not been the best at stopping their opponents of late, but they have also done enough to score goals themselves. Looking at their last 6 games, Die Leuchten have conceded in 6 of them while also getting on the scoresheet in 6 of those matches.
Their prior results show that FC Luzern have not been beaten in the league by FC Sion in their last 2 games and are unbeaten in their previous 5 league matches at home.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Servette FC in Super League action, FC Sion and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The numbers tell their own story, and FC Sion have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 10 goals in all. Defensively, Sion have some weaknesses to address. Still, it remains to be seen whether that pattern might persist in this game.
Coming into this meeting, FC Sion are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head meetings dating back to 25/08/2019 shows us that FC Luzern have won 4 of these games & FC Sion 2, with the tally of drawn matches being 0.
A total of 17 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 11 from Die Leuchten and 6 created by Sion. The last league game between these sides was Super League match day 11 on 12/12/2020 which ended up with the score at FC Sion 1-2 FC Luzern.
Team News: FC Luzern
Samuel Alabi (Unknown Injury), Filip Ugrinic (Unknown Injury), Salah Aziz Binous (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Tsiy William Ndenge (Meniscal Injury), Christian Schwegler (Strain) and Marvin Schulz (Intraarticular ligament crack in the ankle) are not available for Luzern boss Fabio Celestini. Ineligible players who cannot play in this game through suspension are Ibrahima Ndiaye and Louis Schaub.
Team News: FC Sion
Sion manager Christian Constantin has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Siyar Doldur (Unknown Injury), Christian Zock (Hamstring Injury), Luca Clemenza (Unknown Injury), Guillaume Hoarau (Unknown Injury), Wesley (Unknown Injury), Mattias Andersson (Unknown Injury), Arian Kabashi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Gaëtan Karlen (Unknown Injury) are not able to play.
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