On Saturday, FC Lugano had to leave the field in the Swiss Super League with the 0: 1 in Thun after ten games in a row without defeat the place once again as a loser. With the bankruptcy slipped the Luganesi in the table for the time being on the fifth place and thus out of the European Cup ranks out. But in the fight between Europa League and relegation relegation place is very close. With three games to go, the gap between third and eighth is only six points. With a home win against St. Gallen in the Stadio di Cornaredo on Thursday evening, the Ticino would be back in the race for the international places.
Lugano vs St. Gallen Football Betting Tips
With two wins from their last two games, FC St. Gallen are now six points ahead of the relegation relegation zone. At the same time the team of coach Peter Zeidler climbed with this yield to the first European Cup place in the Super League. Thus, the green-whites in the final spurt can concentrate on the achievement of international business. In the match Lugano vs. St. Gallen speak the odds but not necessarily for the guests. Also, the betting base rather favored the home side and sets in the game Lugano vs St. Gallen their tip on “victory Lugano”.
Lugano – Statistics & Current Form
Since the season 2015/16, the FC Lugano plays again first class. The best finish of the recent season reached the Ticino in the season 2016/17, when they finished under coach Paolo Tramezzani the Super League in third place. Also this season, the FCL could repeat this placement with coach Fabio Celestini. Under the coach, who had taken over the team in October 2018, it runs quite well for the FCL. By the weekend Lugano held the third place in the table, but slipped after a 0-1 defeat at FC Thun for the time being back to fifth place. The guests were struggling against the Bernese Oberlanders, who had not won in eleven games. In addition, the team came from Ticino by a controversial penalty kick in the 26th Minutes in arrears.
In the second round, the FCT’s defense wobbled several times, but eventually it was 1-0 over time. Due to a lack of opportunity evaluation Lugano missed several times the compensation. For example, Mijat Maric only hit the crossbar shortly before the break. The gap to third place, with which one would come directly into the Europa League group stage in a Cup victory of Basel, is currently only two points. With 45 goals conceded the FC has the best defensive behind YB and Basel. In the last eleven games there was only one defeat, but also “only” four wins. Six times the southern Swiss had to settle for one point. At home, the Ticino have been unbeaten for five games and remained three clean sheets. Against St. Gallen Lugano still missing the injured Janko, Piccinocchi, Lavanchy, Da Costa, Kryeziu, Macek and Soldini. Lugano is not favored against St. Gallen, according to the bookmakers with odds of up to 2.15.
Expected formation of Lugano ↴
Baumann – Sulmoni, Maric, Daprelà, Yao – Vecsei, Sabbatini, Mihajlovic – Crnigoj, Carlinhos – Gerndt
Last matches of Lugano:
⚽️ 11.05.2019 – Thun Vs. Lugano 1: 0 (Super League)
⚽️ 05.05.2019 – Lugano Vs. Luzern 1: 0 (Super League)
⚽️ 28.04.2019 – Young Boys vs. Lugano 2: 2 (Super League)
⚽️ 19.04.2019 – Lugano Vs. FC Zurich 3: 0 (Super League)
⚽️ 14.04.2019 – Lugano Vs. Sion 1: 1 (Super League)
St. Gallen – Statistics & Current Form
With only one win from eight league games, FC St. Gallen was, as so often in the second half of a small crisis. Coach Peter Zeidler felt headwind for the first time. Experts accused the coach that his system is not variable and the players have an extremely weak tackle ratio. With a high pressing the team of coach Zeidler often attacked their opponents deep into their half of the pitch and thus gained a lot of possession. Since the defensive lacked stability, the FC was also often outranked. From the last six games of the FCSG then drew at least ten points. A particularly important match was for St. Gallen on Sunday against Sion. After a very mixed first half, the hosts took the lead with their first shot on goal in injury time of the first round. But the guests were able to compensate shortly after the restart.
“The decision about my resignation is definite. It’s great that things are going so well towards the end of my career, but there will be no resignation from the resignation. ” – Tranquillo Barnetta
In the end, thanks to a goal from Tranquillo Barnetta in the 80th minute, the hosts from the east of Switzerland won 2-1. In the second round of the FC St. Gallen had three aluminum hits but also a lot of bad luck. The former Bundesliga professional Tranquillo Barnetta went through his horses a little at his winning goal, so that he tore the jersey euphorically after the goal and was then warned with yellow. The St. Gallen crowd favorite, who is already at eight goals this season and will end his career after the current season, thus missing his team yellow-blocked at FC Lugano. In addition, Itten, Wiss, Lüchinger and Stergiou fall out because of injuries. Kräuchi, Campos, Muheim and Ben Khalifa are currently not part of the squad.
Expected formation of St. Gallen ↴
Stojanovic – Hefti, Nuhu, Vilotic, Wittwer – Quintillà – Sierro, Ashimeru – Bakayoko, Guillemenot, Rapp
Last matches from St. Gallen:
⚽️ 12.05.2019 – St. Gallen Vs. Sion 2: 1 (Super League)
⚽️ 04.05.2019 – Grasshoppers vs. St. Gallen 0: 1 (Super League)
⚽️ 28.04.2019 – St. Gallen Vs. FC Basel 0: 3 (Super League)
⚽️ 20.04.2019 – St. Gallen Vs. Lucerne 1: 2 (Super League)
⚽️ 14.04.2019 – Thun Vs. St. Gallen 0: 0 (Super League)
Lugano vs St. Gallen Direct Comparison & Stats Highlights
FC Lugano and FC St. Gallen have met in 38 games. With 15 wins Lugano is in direct comparison just ahead. Eleven victories have so far gone to St. Gallen, with twelve draws. In Ticino, the eastern Swiss have won only 19 games in 19 games. There are also six draws and ten defeats. Seven of the last ten games in Lugano went to the hosts. Overall, the FCSG could win only one of the youngest six matches against FCL.
Lugano vs St. Gallen Football Betting Tips Explained
In Lugano coach Fabio Celestini does a great job and could lead the southern Swiss again in the Europa League. In the last weeks the team was in a good shape. Now the Ticino have to prove against St. Gallen that the defeat in Thun was just a slip-up. Also at FCSG showed the shape curve last up. Away, the eastern Swiss made seven points from the last three games. Now there’s another big chance for St. Gallen. But in the past, the green-whites could often not use “big points”.
Key Facts – Lugano vs St. Gallen tips
💭 The 0: 1 in Thun on Saturday was the first defeat for Lugano after ten games in a row without bankruptcy
💭 St. Gallen has scored ten points in the last six games.
💭 The FCSG won only one of their last six games against FCL
At the match Lugano vs St. Gallen seems a prediction on a point win score on the odds rather unlikely. We too rely on the home side. Basically, Lugano has been in great shape over the past few weeks. In the home Stadio di Cornaredo there has been no defeat in five games and only two goals conceded. The defeat in Thun was probably a slip-up. Even the direct comparison speaks for the homeowners. Thus, we set in the game Lugano vs St. Gallen our tip on “victory Lugano”.
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