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The 2. Liga meeting at The Motion Invest Arena on Friday will see home side FC Trenkwalder Admira take on SKN St. Pölten.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for FC Trenkwalder Admira v SKN St. Pölten (plus the best game odds).
FC Trenkwalder Admira
FC Trenkwalder Admira will be looking for an improved result here after the 3-2 2. Liga losing effort in their last game against Floridsdorfer AC.
In that match, FC Trenkwalder Admira managed 53% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For FC Trenkwalder Admira, goals were scored by Reinhard Young (13') and Nicolas Keckeisen (53'). Floridsdorfer AC had 9 shots at goal with 5 on target. Nermin Haljeta (17'), Leomend Krasniqi (24') and Yannick Woudstra (70') scored for Floridsdorfer AC.
It has been seldom in recent games where FC Trenkwalder Admira have kept a clean sheet. In fact, FC Trenkwalder Admira have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals during that time.
Ahead of this clash, FC Trenkwalder Admira are unbeaten in their last 5 league matches at home.
SKN St. Pölten
Since being beaten in their last game against First Vienna FC 1894 in 2. Liga action, SKN St. Pölten will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, SKN St. Pölten managed 51% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for SKN St. Pölten was Dario Tadić (75'). First Vienna had 7 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. David Peham (62') and Čedomir Bumbić (91') scored for First Vienna FC 1894.
A series of outstanding performances by the SKN St. Pölten defence has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 3 from their last 6 fixtures combined. During the same period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 9. However, we must now wait to see whether that pattern shall persist in this match or not.
A look at their previous results shows us that SKN St. Pölten:
- are winless against FC Trenkwalder Admira when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 20/09/2020 shows us that FC Trenkwalder Admira have won 3 of these games & SKN St. Pölten 2, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
An aggregate of 15 goals were scored between them in this period, with 6 of them from Admiraner and 9 belonging to St. Pölten. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The last league encounter featuring the two was 2. Liga match day 24 on 21/04/2023 when it finished SKN St. Pölten 2-0 FC Trenkwalder Admira.
That day, SKN St. Pölten had 58% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The goals were scored by Jaden Montnor (9') and Yacouba Silue (88').
FC Trenkwalder Admira had 11 shots at goal with 4 on target.
The match was refereed by Thomas Fröhlacher.
Team News: FC Trenkwalder Admira
The FC Trenkwalder Admira boss Thomas Pratl has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash owing to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: SKN St. Pölten
SKN St. Pölten boss Stephen Helm has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Marc Stendera (Knee Injury), Marcel Ritzmaier (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Andree Neumayer (Ruptured syndesmotic ligament), Stefan Nutz (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Thomas Alexiev (Back trouble) will not be playing here.
We’re thinking that FC Trenkwalder Admira will need to push hard to score goals against this SKN St. Pölten lineup who will likely score & stay on top.
Our tip is therefore for a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 winning margin for SKN St. Pölten after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
FC Trenkwalder Admira
Stadium: The Motion Invest Arena (7,010)
Captain: Stephan Zwierschitz
Chairman: Christian Tschida
Manager: Thomas Pratl
Competitions: 2. Liga position 6, ÖFB Cup (Second round)
🔑 Star Player: Lukas Malicsek
Mostly playing in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Lukas Malicsek was born in Austria. After having made a senior debut playing for FC Trenkwalder Admira in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has contributed 2 league goals in this 2. Liga 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in a total of 7 appearances.