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The Bundesliga meeting at Merkur-Arena on Sunday will see hosts Sturm Graz facing Austria Klagenfurt.
All Sturm Graz v Austria Klagenfurt game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Sturm Graz prepare for this game following a 1-1 Bundesliga drawn game vs FC Trenkwalder Admira.
In that match, Sturm Graz had 54% possession and 8 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Sturm Graz was Manprit Sarkaria (36'). For their opponents, FC Trenkwalder Admira had 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. Roman Kerschbaum (70') scored for FC Trenkwalder Admira.
It’s not been often in recent games where Sturm Graz have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Sturm Graz have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 6 goals along the way. That trend isn’t assured to be continued into this next game, of course.
Austria Klagenfurt will go into this clash following on from a 2-1 Bundesliga win with the eclipse of WSG Swarovski Tirol in their last game.
In that game, Austria Klagenfurt had 27% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. For Austria Klagenfurt, the goals were scored by Patrick Greil (36') and Turgay Gemicibaşi (45'). WSG Swarovski Tirol got 15 shots at goal with 6 on target. Giacomo Vrioni (23') was the scorer for WSG Swarovski Tirol.
Austria Klagenfurt have attacked well leading up to this encounter, scoring 9 goals in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Austria Klagenfurt have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 6 of those same clashes.
Coming into this clash, Austria Klagenfurt haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league games.
Team News: Sturm Graz
Francisco Mwepu (Rupture of Outer Meniscus), Vincent Trummer (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Sandro Ingolitsch (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be taking part for Sturm Graz gaffer Christian Ilzer.
Team News: Austria Klagenfurt
Austria Klagenfurt manager Peter Pacult has some current player fitness concerns. Maximiliano Moreira (Ligament Injury), Darijo Pecirep (Thigh Problems), Julian von Haacke (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Kosmas Gkezos (Ankle Injury), Herbert Paul (Achilles tendon problems), Fabian Miesenböck (Pulled hamstring at the adductors) and Benjamin Hadzic (Pubitis) are not able to play. Phillip Menzel cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’ve got the feeling that Sturm Graz will most probably score at least once when they meet Austria Klagenfurt, who will be up against it scoring a goal of their own.
Accordingly, we see a 2-0 winning score for Sturm Graz at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Merkur-Arena (16,764)
Captain: Stefan Hierländer
Chairman: Christian Jauk
Manager: Christian Ilzer
Competitions: Bundesliga position 2, ÖFB Cup (Second round), Europa League (Group B), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Player: Kelvin Yeboah
Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Kelvin Yeboah was born in Ghana. Having made his senior debut playing for WSG Swarovski Tirol in the 2018 - 2019 season, the dangerous Forward has bagged 4 league goals in this Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season to date from a total of 6 appearances.