Sporting CP vs BSC Young Boys prediction 22.02.2024

Sporting CP

Sporting CP

1 : 1

Young Boys

Young Boys







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  • Competition: Europa League
  • Date: 22nd February 2024
  • Kickoff: 20:00 UTC / 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Estádio José Alvalade

After a comfortable 3-1 win in the first leg in Switzerland, Sporting will be looking to finish the job on Thursday night in front of their home fans.

Sporting have made a great start to the 2023-24 season, and almost the same can be said in Europe. Rúben Amorim's men did finish second in Europa League Group D but they were separated from group winners Atanlanta by just three points.

Young Boys meanwhile were awarded a Champions League place after winning the Swiss Super League once again but were unable to capitalise on it. They missed out on automatic qualification for the knockout rounds after finishing third and look set to be eliminated from Europe completely unless they turn things around in Portugal.

Sporting CP vs BSC Young Boys Betting Tips: Home win and Over 2.5 goals

It's hard to believe Sporting won't come away victorious again given how well they've played at home this season. Rúben Amorim's side enter Thursday's game with a 12-game home winning streak in all competitions and scored at least three goals in nine of those contests.

Young Boys' defence has also been a problem in Europe this season. The Swiss outfit finished the Champions League group stage with just one clean sheet and conceded three goals against Sporting. Only one of their seven matches in Europe this season has ended with fewer than 2.5 goals.

  • Best Tip: Over 2.5 goals
  • Sporting CP vs BSC Young Boys prediction: 3-1

Sporting CP vs Young Boys Head to Head (H2H) stats

  1. Young Boys

    1 : 3

    Sporting CP

    Europa League

Sporting CP

Sporting CP team news

Jerry St. Juste will once again be unavailable to Sporting head coach Rúben Amorim due to a foot injury and Paulinho has also missed the last two games due to an injury.

Viktor Gyökeres is the club’s top scorer in Europe this season with four goals and will certainly lead the line on Thursday, while Daniel Bragança is pushing for a start in midfield.

Last matches of Sporting CP

  1. Moreirense

    0 : 2

    Sporting CP

    Liga Portugal

  2. Young Boys

    1 : 3

    Sporting CP

    Europa League

  3. Sporting CP

    5 : 0


    Liga Portugal

  4. União de Leiria

    0 : 3

    Sporting CP

    Taça De Portugal

  5. Sporting CP

    8 : 0

    Casa Pia

    Liga Portugal

Sporting CP lineup


  • 1

    Antonio Adán


  • 25

    Gonçalo Inácio

  • 4

    Sebastián Coates

  • 72

    Eduardo Quaresma


  • 11

    Nuno Santos

  • 5

    Hidemasa Morita

  • 42

    Morten Hjulmand

  • 21

    Geny Catamo


  • 8

    Pedro Gonçalves

  • 9

    Viktor Gyökeres

  • 17

    Francisco Trincão

Young Boys

BSC Young Boys team news

As far as Young Boys are concerned, Mohamed Ali Camara is set to miss Thursday’s game after seeing a red card for two bookings in the first leg.

The visitors’ list of absentees also includes Kastriot Imeri, Loris Benito and Filip Ugrinic who are nursing knee, cruciate ligament and toe injuries respectively.

Last matches of Young Boys

  1. Young Boys

    1 : 0

    Stade Lausanne-Ouchy

    Super League

  2. Young Boys

    1 : 3

    Sporting CP

    Europa League

  3. Lugano

    3 : 3

    Young Boys

    Super League

  4. Lausanne Sport

    0 : 1

    Young Boys

    Super League

  5. Young Boys

    5 : 1

    Yverdon Sport

    Super League

Young Boys lineup


  • 26

    David von Ballmoos


  • 27

    Lewin Blum

  • 13

    Mohamed Ali Camara

  • 28

    Fabian Lustenberger

  • 19

    Noah Persson


  • 8

    Łukasz Łakomy

  • 20

    Cheikh Niasse

  • 39

    Darian Males


  • 15

    Meschak Elia

  • 35

    Silvère Ganvoula M'boussy

  • 32

    Joel Mvuka

Three reasons we expect over 2.5 goals in this game

  1. Each of the last four home matches of Sporting produced over 3.5 goals.
  2. Just one of the last eight games of Young Boys in Europe ended with under 2.5 goals.
  3. Five of the last seven games of Sporting in Europe produced over 2.5 goals.

Main prediction Sporting CP - Young Boys

Over 2.5 goals



58% winrate


4 wins in a row

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