Winterthur fights FC Schaffhausen in Challenge League game

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Competition: Switzerland Challenge League
Competition: Fri 26.November
Match begins: 19:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Schützenwiese (9450 seats)

Winterthur have played really well so far this season, being 1st place in the table. FC Schaffhausen have an outlook both ways from the 5th place.

Insights:
  • Winterthur have the most scored goals (24) in Challenge League
  • FC Schaffhausen have the most points from losing position (8) in Challenge League

This looks to be an entertaining fixture with lots of fun and bustle as both squads are well revitalized since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

FC Schaffhausen play their home fixtures on artifical turf, while this fixture will take part on grass. The latest data for FC Schaffhausen when playing on grass are 8 wins, 12 draws and 17 defeats from 37 matches. They have managed to score 37 goals and conceded 59 times in these games.

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Winterthur form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Stadion Schützenwiese as Winterthur have scored 15 goals to get 17 points from 7 games. The overall stats in the Challenge League are 5-2-0 (wins-draws-losses).

Winterthur lost their last game at Yverdon Sport (placed 7th) after a 1-2 scoreline.

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 0-0 versus Stade Lausanne-Ouchy.

The Winterthur manager R. Loose has got the team scoring with 15 from 7 home games in the league. As for guarding their own goal, Winterthur have only let in 3 goals at home.

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FC Schaffhausen form and stats

FC Schaffhausen have only collected 4 points from their away games in the Challenge League, after 1-1-4 (6 played).

Did you know that the longest clean sheet streak is 1816 minutes? This record is held by Mazaropi when he played in Vasco da Gama. Schaffhausen goalkeeper Francesco Ruberto is eager to challenge this, with his 193 minutes of keeping balls out from the net.

S. Müller and F. Rodríguez scored in Schaffhausen's previous match, the home game against Aarau that ended 2-0. FC Schaffhausen made it very difficult for themselves in their last game, A. Müller receiving a red card in the 38th minute. The match was still a draw at this point. But even with this card, FC Schaffhausen won the match 2-0!

Prior to that result FC Schaffhausen won their away game at Neuchatel Xamax. The scoreline was 3-0.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Schaffhausen as they have only managed to score 5 times from 6 away games in the league. Schaffhausen have conceded 8 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

These two sides encountered each other earlier on this match year: FC Schaffhausen - Winterthur 1-1. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: three - four - three (Winterthur wins - draws - FC Schaffhausen wins). As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

WinterthurR. Buess
R. Buess
9 goals
FC SchaffhausenI. Prtajin
I. Prtajin
6 goals

Winterthur missing players

FC Schaffhausen missing players

Winterthur FC Schaffhausen
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
14 7 2 Played P 2 6 14
7 5 1 Won W 0 1 5
5 2 1 Drew D 0 1 5
2 0 0 Lost L 2 4 4
24 15 3 Scored S 2 5 23
12 3 0 Conceded C 4 8 18
86% 71% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 83% 93%
79% 57% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 83% 93%
43% 57% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 50% 50%
21% 29% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 21%
14% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 14%
57% 43% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 33% 57%
36% 57% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 29%
21% 29% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 21%
 
3.7 3.9 4.5 Corners for (avg) C F 2 4.8 4.9
4.6 4.7 4.5 Corners against (avg) C A 2 3.3 4.1
2 2 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2 2.1
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
7 7.7 8.5 Shots (avg) S ( 7 10 11.6
3.5 4 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 5.3 6.2
49% 54% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 16% 26%
 
7.4 6.3 5 Shots against (avg) S A 8.5 7.5 8.7
2.7 2 1.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.5 4 4.5
Key stats in Challenge League this season:
  • FC Schaffhausen have the most points from losing position (8) in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Winterthur have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Winterthur have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Winterthur have scored at least twice as many goals at home as FC Schaffhausen have scored away.
  • Winterthur have the fewest conceded goals (12) in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have the fewest conceded goals (3) at home in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (3) in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have the fewest dropped points from leading position (0) in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have the most points (17) at home in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have the most scored goals (24) in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have the most scored goals in the first half (12) in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have the the best goal difference (+12) at home in Challenge League
  • Winterthur have the the best goal difference (+12) in Challenge League

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Winterthur 14 7 5 2 24 12 7 5 2 0 15 3 7 2 3 2 9 9 12 26
2 Vaduz 13 7 2 4 22 16 6 4 0 2 12 8 7 3 2 2 10 8 6 23
3 Stade Lausanne-Ouchy 14 6 3 5 20 17 7 4 2 1 11 4 7 2 1 4 9 13 3 21
4 Aarau 14 6 3 5 19 17 7 4 1 2 11 7 7 2 2 3 8 10 2 21
5 FC Schaffhausen 14 5 5 4 23 18 8 4 4 0 18 10 6 1 1 4 5 8 5 20
6 Thun 14 6 2 6 20 19 6 3 1 2 9 7 8 3 1 4 11 12 1 20
7 Yverdon Sport 14 5 3 6 16 18 7 4 2 1 11 6 7 1 1 5 5 12 -2 18
8 Wil 13 5 2 6 23 23 7 4 1 2 17 9 6 1 1 4 6 14 0 17
9 Neuchatel Xamax 13 5 2 6 22 22 7 4 1 2 15 9 6 1 1 4 7 13 0 17
10 Kriens 13 1 3 9 7 34 6 1 1 4 4 10 7 0 2 5 3 24 -27 6

Read more about Challenge League

The Swiss Challenge league is the second highest level of football in Switzerland. Ten teams play four fixtures against each other to decide a final league table. The winner is promoted directly while number two enters a promotion playoff. The bottom team is relegated.