Servette vs Basel: Soccer match preview

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Competition: Switzerland Super League
Competition: Thu 19.May
Match begins: 18:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stade de Marignac (7200 seats)

Flashy Basel land at Servette after their 1-1-result against Grasshopper. Get out our full preview!

Insights:
  • Servette is in the worst form (1-1-4)
  • Basel have the fewest conceded goals (40) in Super League

Servette are fighting like crazy to avoid relegation and desperately need points in this fixture. Basel are still fighting for top positions and their benefits.

Servette and Basel should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Servette form and stats

When playing at home in the Super League, Servette have managed 7 wins, 4 draws and suffered 6 defeats from 17 games.

A draw after 90 minutes last time out for Servette, who played 2-2 against Lugano. That match was also played at this venue (Stade de Marignac). Oberlin was able to secure the draw 2-2 in the game against Lugano after coming on as a substitute and scoring the final goal. In the starting lineup today? The forward Stevanović bested all the other footballers in that match and managed a match rating of 8.62 out of 10. Stevanović hit five key passes and dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times.

Heartbreak before that as Servette lost 0-4 at Luzern's place.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Servette as they are travelling to their away game against Sion in the Super League. That match is three days after this one.

The Servette fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 25 in 17 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Servette defense is not exactly impregnable. 26 goals conceded from 17 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Basel form and stats

7-8-2 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Basel in their Super League matches away. It's three draws from Basel's last three away games, a decent catch but one that could be so much better.

Basel played 1-1 against Grasshopper in their previous match. Midfield player Burger was the top player of the team with a match rating of 7.75/10. Burger hit one key pass and dribled past the opponent 2 of 4 times.

A 0-0 draw at Lausanne Sport's stadium before that.

After this away game Basel return home for a Super League game against Lugano. That game is only three sleeps after this.

Basel has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 31 goals from 17 games. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. 21 goals have been conceded by Basel in these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

The records show that this isn''t the first time these two sides get together this season, as the records show this recent match: Basel - Servette 2-0. Diallo (Servette) and Clichy (Servette) were shown red cards when these sides met earlier this season. Will it be as violent this time? H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Servette three wins, three draws and Basel four victories. As for goals, six matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less. The matches between these teams have had a tendency to be "violent", having seen 6 red cards from the last ten encounters.

Top Goalscorers

ServetteK. Imeri
K. Imeri
11 goals
BaselL. Millar
L. Millar
7 goals
BaselV. Stocker
V. Stocker
6 goals

Servette missing players

Basel missing players

Servette Basel
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
34 17 4 Played P 4 17 34
12 7 2 Won W 2 7 14
6 4 0 Drew D 2 8 16
16 6 2 Lost L 0 2 4
47 25 3 Scored S 7 31 68
63 26 8 Conceded C 3 21 40
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 94%
85% 76% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 82% 88%
62% 53% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 53% 53%
38% 35% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 47% 44%
24% 24% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 18% 18%
62% 59% 25% BTTS BTTS 50% 59% 62%
15% 18% 50% Clean Sheets C S 50% 41% 32%
24% 24% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 12% 12%
 
4.6 5.3 2.5 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 4.6 5.3
3.7 3.4 5.2 Corners against (avg) C A 4.5 5.5 5.3
2.3 2.1 3.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 2.8 2.4
6 2 2 Red cards R C 0 2 3
 
11.4 11.8 9.8 Shots (avg) S ( 10.5 10.6 12.6
4 3.9 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.8 4.7 5.4
34% 37% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 37% 39% 37%
 
10.9 9.9 14.8 Shots against (avg) S A 11 12.4 12.1
5.1 4.6 8 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.2 4.3 4.5
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • Basel have the fewest conceded goals (40) in Super League
  • Basel have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (15) in Super League
  • Basel have the most clean sheets (11) in Super League
  • Basel have the most clean sheets (7) away in Super League
  • Servette haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Servette is in the worst form (1-1-4)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Zurich 34 23 7 4 75 41 17 12 4 1 43 20 17 11 3 3 32 21 34 76
2 Basel 34 14 16 4 68 40 17 7 8 2 37 19 17 7 8 2 31 21 28 58
3 Young Boys 34 15 11 8 75 48 17 10 5 2 38 21 17 5 6 6 37 27 27 56
4 Lugano 34 15 6 13 47 51 17 9 3 5 25 23 17 6 3 8 22 28 -4 51
5 St. Gallen 34 13 8 13 62 60 17 6 7 4 32 27 17 7 1 9 30 33 2 47
6 Servette 34 12 6 16 47 63 17 7 4 6 25 26 17 5 2 10 22 37 -16 42
7 Grasshopper 34 8 13 13 51 53 17 4 6 7 30 32 17 4 7 6 21 21 -2 37
8 Sion 34 10 7 17 41 63 17 6 3 8 18 23 17 4 4 9 23 40 -22 37
9 Luzern 34 8 12 14 47 60 17 6 3 8 25 27 17 2 9 6 22 33 -13 36
10 Lausanne Sport 34 4 10 20 36 70 17 3 5 9 22 36 17 1 5 11 14 34 -34 22

Read more about Super League

Football is the most popular sport in Switzerland and the Swiss Super League is the top competition. It has ten teams who play each other four times for a total of 36 fixtures each. The season runs from July to May with a winter break. Number one in the final league table is the champion, number ten is relegated while number nine plays a relegation playoff.