Neuchatel Xamax vs Lugano (By: DamirJ)

Xamax suffered narrow 1:0 defeat away to Sion last Wednesday evening, even though the side actually gave a pretty decent performance.

They had some chances but conceded the goal in the third minute of added time for a very disappointing outcome after all. It was their second defeat in a row and they can't be very interested into two remaining rounds, with the play-out clashes making their destiny this season.

Central defender Santana (3/0), left back Le Pogam (3/0), midfielder Serey Die (22/2) and forward Nimani (1/0) are injured for the hosts.

Lugano reacted well after a narrow loss away to Thun, which came after ten undefeated matches, as the team won 1:0 at home against St Gallen.

They scored very early and remaining slightly better during the clash, enough to get the three points deservedly. With a point more than fourth-placed Thun, anything but a victory here would be a negative outcome for them.

Goalkeeper Da Costa (14/0), defensive midfielders Piccinhocchi (17/0), Covilo (22/3) and forward Janko (8/0) will miss from this one for the guests.

With Luzern surely being awarded that victory over Grasshoppers, Xamax might not be having that much of a competitive motive as it might look like. Lugano, on the other side, needs a victory to continue chasing that Europa League group stage ticket.

The visitors aren't a force when playing away from home, however, with Xamax having far more important matches to worry about, I can't see them digging it deep for this one either.

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Neuchatel Xamax vs Lugano predictions

Tip Bookmaker Odds * Stake Result
2 (0 AH) Pinnacle 1.84 8 1-1 PUSH (Stake return)
* Odds as of post published time and are subject to change.
Neuchatel Xamax vs Lugano betting preview represents the personal opinion of the author (DamirJ).
+14 -10
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Comments (4)
Terrorfan
"With Luzern surely being awarded that victory over Grasshoppers, Xamax has no real competitive motive in this one."

Lol what? There are two games left and there is still the possibility to catch either St. Gallen, Sion or Luzern when they win both games. Obviously, this is not the most presumably outcome but this game here is still far from being senseless .... The motivation of Xamax will not depend on the probability of Luzern or Sion beating GC.

However, the odds on Lugano are quite good, so best of luck.
05/21/2019 - 18:44
DamirJ
Thanks for this, I did made a bit of re-phrasing of it. However, they can't catch Luzern once they get those points awarded, which they will.
05/21/2019 - 18:49
Solex
Please what is 2(0 AH). is it the same with DNB (Draw no Bet) away win?
05/22/2019 - 18:53
Isaiah
Yes, it is the same. You can read more here -> https://www.betshoot.com/asian-handicap-betting/
05/22/2019 - 18:59
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