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The Bundesliga game at Reichshofstadion on Sunday sees home side SC Austria Lustenau fighting it out with opponents WSG Swarovski Tirol.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for SC Austria Lustenau v WSG Swarovski Tirol are shown on this page (plus the best game odds).
SC Austria Lustenau
SC Austria Lustenau will be wanting a better result here following a 2-0 Bundesliga defeat last time out to LASK Linz.
In that game, SC Austria Lustenau managed 37% possession and 3 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target. At the other end, LASK Linz got 14 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Philipp Ziereis (79') and Thomas Goiginger (96') scored for LASK Linz.
SC Austria Lustenau haven’t made the most of their chances of late. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 3 against opposing sides over their last 6 matches. In those games, SC Austria Lustenau have also seen the tally of goals against them come to 11.
Coming into this contest, SC Austria Lustenau are without a home win in the past 3 league matches.
WSG Swarovski Tirol
After suffering a loss in their previous game against FC Blau-Weiss Linz in Bundesliga competition, WSG Swarovski Tirol and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, WSG Swarovski Tirol had 61% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For WSG Swarovski Tirol, the goalscorers were Luca Kronberger (20') and Mahamadou Diarra (74'). On the other side, Blau-Weiss Linz had 11 shots at goal with 5 on target. Ronivaldo (2'), Paul Mensah (11'), Conor Noß (52') and Julian Gölles (64') scored for FC Blau-Weiss Linz.
The stats tell the story, and WSG Swarovski Tirol have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 13 goals in all. In defence, WSG Swarovski Tirol just haven’t been too solid at all. Despite that, it remains to be seen if the trend might be maintained in this upcoming match or not.
Going into this contest, WSG Swarovski Tirol are without an away win for the past 4 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 29/05/2019 shows that SC Austria Lustenau have won 2 of them & WSG Swarovski Tirol 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
A combined total of 21 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 10 of them from Lustenau and 11 netted by WSG Tirol. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was Bundesliga match day 8 on 20/05/2023 when it ended SC Austria Lustenau 2-4 WSG Swarovski Tirol.
That day, SC Austria Lustenau had 54% possession and 9 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorers were Darijo Grujčić (49' Own goal), Lukas Fridrikas (60') and Stefano Surdanović (62').
On the other side, WSG Swarovski Tirol had 17 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Johannes Naschberger (34'), Dominik Štumberger (43') and Alexander Ranacher (51') scored.
The match was refereed by Arnes Talic.
Team News: SC Austria Lustenau
In all likelihood, SC Austria Lustenau will probably use the 4-2-3-1 system this time, beginning the first half with Domenik Schierl, Anderson Gomes, Matthias Maak, Darijo Grujcic, Leo Matzler, Daniel Tiefenbach, Torben Rhein, Anthony Schmid, Stefano Surdanovic, Baïla Diallo and Lukas Fridrikas.
Team News: WSG Swarovski Tirol
Thanks to a completely healthy squad to pick from, the WSG Swarovski Tirol boss Thomas Silberberger doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
From our viewpoint, WSG Swarovski Tirol will likely make use of a 4-3-1-2 formation, starting the game with Adam Stejskal, Alexander Ranacher, Felix Bacher, David Gugganig, Kofi Schulz, Lukas Sulzbacher, Cem Ustundag, Luca Kronberger, Matthäus Taferner, Aleksander Buksa and Nik Prelec.
We’re of the opinion that WSG Swarovski Tirol and SC Austria Lustenau are probably both going to find scoring goals difficult here.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a game with minimal goal-scoring opportunities. That’s why our selection here is for a very competitive game with a 0-0 scoreline at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
SC Austria Lustenau
Stadium: Reichshofstadion (4,592)
Captain: Matthias Maak
Chairman: Bernd Bösch
Manager: Markus Mader
Competitions: Bundesliga position 12, ÖFB Cup (Second round)
🔑 Key Man: Lukas Fridrikas
Typically playing in the Striker position, Lukas Fridrikas was born in Austria. Having made a first senior appearance for SC Wiener Neustadt in the 2016 - 2017 season, the talented Forward has managed 2 league goals in this Bundesliga 2023 - 2024 campaign so far coming from a total of 4 appearances.