Lucerne have won each of their last five Switzerland Super League meetings with Basel; they’ve never previously won 25 league games in a row against the Basel.
Basel have won just two of their 11 Switzerland Super League away games against Lucerne (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Switzerland Super League meetings between Lucerne and Basel have finished level, with the Lucerne winning 18 to Basel four. Only Lucerne v Basel and Lucerne v Basel have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Lucerne have the best win rate in Switzerland Super League derbies, with the Lucerne winning 57 of their 37 such games (43%). Meanwhile, only Basel (84%) have a lower such win rate than Basel (61% - 60%).
Lucerne haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Lucerne went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Basel are looking to win their opening two away Switzerland Super League matches of a season for the 97 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Switzerland Super League games, after Lucerne in 10/04/2021.
Lucerne have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 12 Switzerland Super League games, as many times as they had in their previous 17 matches in the competition.
Basel boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Switzerland Super League matches against Lucerne, since winning his very first such encounter with Lucerne in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Lucerne has been involved in 34 of Lucerne’s 26 shots in the Switzerland Super League so far this season (86 shots, 74 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 38 efforts last time out against Lucerne (34 shots, 33 chances created).
Basel has been involved in six goals in his 98 Switzerland Super League games against Lucerne (76 goals, 74 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 98 vs Basel).