St. Gallen vs Young Boys
In this round 8 Swiss Super League fixture, St. Gallen will play host to Young Boys at Kybunpark. Over the course of the weekend, the home team played to a draw, but Young Boys thrashed Lugano at home in a game that featured a total of five goals.Get Your Registration Bonus!
St. Gallen - DWLLD
The previous games that St. Gallen played resulted in a win for them against Widnau and Lausanne, a loss against Delémont, and two draws against Zurich and Grasshopper. St. Gallen won two games. St. Gallen were only able to score six goals while giving up seven in those matches. During the course of the current league season, St. Gallen has scored 1.29 goals on average per game. In terms of disciplinary actions, the home team has been issued 25 yellow cards but none of the more serious red cards, and they have committed an average of 14.57 fouls per game. St. Gallen have an average rating of 6.73 after each encounter. This season, St. Gallen have an average possession rate of 55.43%, which indicates that the team does a decent job at keeping the ball.
Young Boys - WWWLW
Young Boys are coming into this encounter on the heels of a Super League victory in which they defeated Lugano 4-1 in their most recent appearance. During that game, Young Boys had 56% of the ball and 11 shots on goal, with 5 of those shots finding the back of the net. Jean-Pierre Nsame scored twice for Young Boys in the 19th and 37th minutes, Jol Monteiro in the 32nd minute, and Fabian Lustenberger in the 57th minute. On the other hand, Lugano had nine shots on goal, but only three of them were on target. Lugano's lone and only goal in the encounter was scored by Yanis Cimignani in the 80th minute. A string of consistent performances from the Young Boys defensive squad has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amount to 3 from their previous 6 encounters overall. At the same time, they have scored a total of 10 goals for themselves throughout this time period. Young Boys had not tasted defeat in any of their three prior league matches played away from home leading up to this one.
St Gallen Predicted Lineup:
Lawrence Ati, Mattia Zanotti, Albert Vallci, Abdoulaye Diaby, Isaac Schmidt, Julian Von Moos, Jordi Quintillà, Betim Fazliji, Christian Witzig, Willem Geubbels, Chadrac Akolo.
Young Boys Predicted Lineup:
Anthony Racioppi, Saidy Janko, Fabian Lustenberger, Ulisses Alexandre Garcia, Aurèle Amenda, Filip Ugrinic, Cheikh Niasse, Joel Monteiro, Darian Males, Jean Pierre Nsame, Meschak Elia.
Expert Betting Tips
The odds of winning appear to be quite close, and it is just very difficult to make an accurate prediction in this situation. On the other hand, assuming that all other factors remain unchanged, Young Boys are the superior squad, and given the manner in which the home club has been struggling as of late, it is just about impossible to back them. Given that Young Boys will be competing away from home, I believe that the away team still has a very good chance of pulling off a victory, despite the fact that the game could end up being a very close contest.