Swansea City - St Gallen Betting Preview: Bony to find his goalscoring touch in Europe once more

The Swans welcome Jeff Saibene's Swiss side to the Liberty Stadium with top spot in Group A up for grabs in the Europa League
Swansea City face St. Gallen in Wales after a fantastic start in the Europa League group stages two weeks ago. Michael Laudrup's side visited the Mestalla in Valenica, where they came away with three points after a sensational 3-0 win.

Currently sitting top of Group A, the Swans have a chance to extend their lead at the top in this match.

Standing in their way are St. Gallen, a Swiss side who finished third in their domestic league last season.

Jeff Saibene's side currently sit in fourth position in the Swiss Super League, behind Basel, Grasshopper and Young Boys. This is Gallen's first season in a European competition since 2001 after bypassing Spartak Moscow in qualifying.

Bet365 price them at 7/1 (8.00) to take all three points tonight.

Swansea come into this match having lost their last two matches to Arsenal in the league and Birmingham in the Capital One Cup.

Laudrup's men have already played 12 competitive matches this season, winning five, losing five and drawing two. With their victory away at Valencia setting them up well in Group A, a win on Thursday would put them in pole position to qualify for the next stage. Bet365 price them at 4/9 (1.44) to win, while the same firm prices the draw at 15/4 (4.75).

With the Swans a little too short to touch, it's worth looking at the goalscorer market to find a solid bet. Wilfried Bony, Swansea's club-record signing, has been in fine form in Europe this season.

The Ivory Coast international has netted four in his first four matches, and the price for him to score anytime at even money (2.00) with Bet365 is certainly worth backing.

Wilfried Bony to score anytime for a 1pt stake at even money (2.00) with bet365

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