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The 2. Liga tie at Hofmann Personal Stadion on Sunday sees home side FC Blau-Weiss Linz welcome Austria Wien Amateure.
View all FC Blau-Weiss Linz v Austria Wien Amateure tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - as well as up-to-date odds.
FC Blau-Weiss Linz
FC Blau-Weiss Linz, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-1 2. Liga victory vs FC Wacker Innsbruck.
In that game, FC Blau-Weiss Linz managed 58% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The scorer for FC Blau-Weiss Linz was Aleksandar Kostić (89'). FC Wacker Innsbruck got 5 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
Their most recent results shine a light on the fact that things are going according to plan in the FC Blau-Weiss Linz backline. FC Blau-Weiss Linz have been stingy, with the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their previous 6 games standing at 4.
A look at their previous results shows us that FC Blau-Weiss Linz:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Austria Wien Amateure in their last 2 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 12 home league matches. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Austria Wien Amateure
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of SV Horn in 2. Liga competition, Austria Wien Amateure and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Austria Wien Amateure managed 60% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The scorer for Austria Wien Amateure was Raphael Schifferl (74'). SV Horn had 10 shots on goal with 5 on target. Paul Gobara (18'), Denizcan Cosgun (78') and Frank Sturing (81') scored for SV Horn.
The numbers tell their own story, and Austria Wien Amateure have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 10 goals in total. Defensively, Austria Wien Amateure seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. Previous results aside, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend might be replicated in this next match.
Pre-game facts show that Austria Wien Amateure:
- are winless against FC Blau-Weiss Linz when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head clashes going back to 26/10/2018 shows that FC Blau-Weiss Linz have won 4 of these & Austria Wien Amateure 2, with the number of drawn results being 0.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 34 overall which averages out at 5.67 goals per match.
The last league fixture featuring the two was 2. Liga match day 29 on 16/05/2021 when it ended FC Blau-Weiss Linz 4-0 Austria Wien Amateure.
In that game, FC Blau-Weiss Linz managed 55% possession and 12 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. The scorers were Dobras (31'), Fabian Schubert (41'), Turgay Gemicibaşi (54') and Nicolas Wimmer (74').
On the other side, Austria Wien Amateure had 8 shots on goal with 4 on target.
The referee was Oliver Fluch.
Team News: FC Blau-Weiss Linz
Julian Gölles (Unknown Injury), Simon Pirkl (Ankle Fracture) and Manuel Maranda (Unknown Injury) are not available for FC Blau-Weiss Linz boss Gerald Scheiblehner.
Team News: Austria Wien Amateure
With a completely healthy group available to select from, the Austria Wien Amateure manager Harald Suchard has no fitness concerns to report ahead of this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Austria Wien Amateure certainly have the ability to put a goal past this FC Blau-Weiss Linz side, but that possibly won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our tip is for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning margin for FC Blau-Weiss Linz after the 90. Should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
FC Blau-Weiss Linz
Stadium: Hofmann Personal Stadion (2,000)
Captain: Michael Brandner
Chairman: Stefan Reiter
Manager: Gerald Scheiblehner
Competitions: 2. Liga position 3, ÖFB Cup (Third round)
🔑 Key Man: Stefano Surdanovic
Regularly playing in the Striker position, Stefano Surdanovic was born in Wels, Austria. Having made a first senior appearance for SV Ried in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 4 league goals in this 2. Liga 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 10 appearances.