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WSG Swarovski Tirol will be hosting visiting club Austria Klagenfurt at Tivoli Stadion Tirol in this Bundesliga tie on Sunday.
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WSG Swarovski Tirol
WSG Swarovski Tirol will be looking for a repeat result of the 2-1 Bundesliga success over TSV Hartberg.
In that match, WSG Swarovski Tirol had 46% possession and 29 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For WSG Swarovski Tirol, the goals were scored by Sandi Ogrinec (45') and Tim Prica (55'). For their opponents, TSV Hartberg had 6 shots at goal with 1 on target. Okan Aydın (37') scored for TSV Hartberg.
WSG Swarovski Tirol have been conceding pretty frequently lately, although they have also done enough to score goals themselves. Over their last 6 matches, WSG Swarovski Tirol have conceded in 6 of them while also scoring in 5 of those matches. That kind of trend might not follow through into this next game, however.
After being beaten in their last game against Rapid Vienna in Bundesliga competition, Austria Klagenfurt will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Austria Klagenfurt managed 54% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. For their opponents, Rapid Wien had 12 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Guido Burgstaller (67') scored for Rapid Vienna.
The numbers tell their own story, and Austria Klagenfurt have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in all. In defence, Austria Klagenfurt could really do with shoring things up.
Going into this encounter, Austria Klagenfurt are without an away win for the past 3 league games.
Head to head
The last league contest between these sides was Bundesliga match day 17 on 04/12/2021 which finished with the scoreline of WSG Swarovski Tirol 0-1 Austria Klagenfurt.
On that occasion, WSG Swarovski Tirol had 58% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 8 on target. Their only player to score was Raffael Behounek (90' Own goal).
For their opponents, Austria Klagenfurt had 10 attempts on goal with 1 on target.
The match was refereed by Christian-Petru Ciochirca.
Team News: WSG Swarovski Tirol
The WSG Swarovski Tirol boss Thomas Silberberger has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy group available for selection.
In our view, WSG Swarovski Tirol will probably use a 4-4-2 system for the game with Ferdinand Oswald, Felix Bacher, Raffael Behounek, Dominik Stumberger, Kofi Schulz, Zan Rogelj, Bror Blume, Valentino Müller, Sandi Ogrinec, Nik Prelec and Tim Prica.
Team News: Austria Klagenfurt
From our viewpoint, Austria Klagenfurt might make use of a 4-3-3 lineup, giving starts to Phillip Menzel, C. Wernitznig, Thorsten Mahrer, Nicolas Wimmer, Maximiliano Moreira, Simon Straudi, Christopher Cvetko, Andrew Irving, Sinan Karweina, Markus Pink and Florian Rieder.
Our assessment is that WSG Swarovski Tirol are likely to dominate possession and create several successful chances.
Conversely, Austria Klagenfurt are also probably going to find it difficult to score a goal of their own although we do see them converting at least once as well.
We’re therefore anticipating a 3-1 winning score for WSG Swarovski Tirol at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
WSG Swarovski Tirol
Stadium: Tivoli Stadion Tirol (16,008)
Captain: Ferdinand Oswald
Chairman: Diana Langes-Swarovski
Manager: Thomas Silberberger
Competitions: Bundesliga position 5, ÖFB Cup (Second round)
🔑 Star Player: Tim Prica
Normally used in the Striker position, Tim Prica was born in Sweden. Having made his senior debut playing for Malmö FF in the 2019 season, the dangerous Forward has got 2 league goals in this Bundesliga 2022 - 2023 season to date in 2 appearances.