FC Aarau will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 1-0 Challenge League success vs FC Schaffhausen. In their last 6 games, Patrick Rahmen's FC Aarau have netted a total of 9 times, an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.5.
Since being beaten in their last game against Chiasso in Challenge League action, Winterthur will be aiming to make amends here. In the course of their 6 most recent matches, Yannick Schwery's Winterthur have slotted home a total of 7 times.
Tem News: FC Aarau
Miguel Peralta (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Nicolas Schindelholz (Ill), Marco Thaler (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Bryan Verboom (Unknown Injury) and Arijan Qollaku (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) aren’t available for Aarau boss Patrick Rahmen.
am News: Winterthur
Winterthur manager Yannick Schwery has to currently contend with reduced team options. Silvan Kriz (Ill), Julian Roth (Unknown Injury), Raphael Spiegel (Unknown Injury), Etnik Nezaj (Unknown Injury), Kevin Zeferino Costinha (Unknown Injury), Michael Gonçalves (Unknown Injury) and Alexander Muci (Unknown Injury) won’t be making appearances.
Winterthur have it in them to get a goal against this FC Aarau team, but it isn’t expected to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Forfar Athletic prepare for this match following a 2-2 Scottish Cup drawn game versus Edinburgh City.
The only name on the scoresheet from Forfar Athletic was Jordan Allan (13'). Ouzy See (6') and Lee Hamilton (25') scored for Edinburgh City. After a tense 5-3 penalty shootout, Forfar Athletic were victorious.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Stuart Malcolm's Forfar Athletic have hit the back of the net 5 times, an average number of goals per match of 0.83. Their prior results show that Forfar Athletic have not been beaten in the league by Peterhead in their last 3 games.are without a home win in the past 8 league games. Something needs to change.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Clyde in League One competition, Peterhead will be hoping to turn things around here. Craig Howie (62') and Ross Cunningham (73') scored for Clyde.
The forward players for Peterhead have had real problems scoring goals over their previous 6 games, netting the disappointing return of only 4. In those matches, The Blue Toon have also seen the overall goal tally against them equal 4. Ahead of this clash, Peterhead have not won against Forfar Athletic when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 17/05/2017 shows us that Forfar Athletic have won 4 of these and Peterhead 1, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 16 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them from The Loons and 5 for The Blue Toon . That’s an average goals per game of 2.67. The previous league meeting between these clubs was League One match day 6 on 28/11/2020 when the final score was Peterhead 0-1 Forfar Athletic.
Team News: Forfar Athletic
Michael Travis (Knock) and Darren Whyte (Knock) will be missing for Forfar boss Stuart Malcolm.
Team News: Peterhead
Peterhead manager Jim McInally has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Josh Mulligan (Ankle Injury), Alan Cook (Knee Injury) and Gary Fraser (Knee Injury) will miss out on this game.
Forfar Athletic will do well to register a score against this Peterhead side who should get a goal themselves and run out victorious. I therefore for a hard-fought 0-1 winning margin for Peterhead at full-time.
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