The Bundesliga clash at Lavanttal-Arena on Sunday will see home side Wolfsberger AC facing opposition in the form of Cashpoint SCR Altach.
Our tips, poll and stats for Wolfsberger AC v Cashpoint SCR Altach can all be found here - as well as the best betting odds.
Wolfsberger AC will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 4-0 Europa League loss in their previous game against Tottenham Hotspur.
In that match, Wolfsberger AC had 45% possession and 6 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Tottenham Hotspur had 18 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. Dele Alli (11'), Carlos Vinícius (50', 83') and Gareth Bale (73') scored for Tottenham Hotspur.
At least three goals per game have been seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Wolfsberger AC have played. Their opponents scored 12 of them in these games whereas Wolfsberger amassed a tally of 7. Putting that to one side, it remains to be seen whether such a trend shall be sustained in this game.
Cashpoint SCR Altach
After being beaten in their last game against Austria Vienna in Bundesliga competition, Cashpoint SCR Altach and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only scorer from Cashpoint SCR Altach was Chinedu Obasi (25'). Dominik Fitz (46', 56'), Christoph Schößwendter (68') and Manprit Sarkaria (72', 75') scored for Austria Vienna.
The stats tell the story, and Cashpoint SCR Altach have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 14 goals in all. Defensively, Altach have some weaknesses to address.
Their previous form shows that Cashpoint SCR Altach:
- are winless against Wolfsberger AC when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league matches. Not good.
- are without an away win for the past 4 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 14/04/2018 shows that Wolfsberger AC have won 3 of these & Cashpoint SCR Altach 2, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
A total of 16 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 from Wolfsberger and 6 netted by Altach. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The previous league encounter between the two was Bundesliga match day 8 on 21/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Cashpoint SCR Altach 0-2 Wolfsberger AC.
The match was refereed by Walter Altmann.
Team News: Wolfsberger AC
Sven Sprangler (Metatarsal bone bruise) and Eliel Peretz (Metatarsal Fracture) will not be taking part for Wolfsberger boss Ferdinand Feldhofer.
Team News: Cashpoint SCR Altach
Due to a fully injury-free squad to choose from, Cashpoint SCR Altach boss Alex Pastoor does not have any fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
It certainly seems that Cashpoint SCR Altach will need to play some great football to break down a Wolfsberger AC side who appear set to dominate.
We are anticipating a 3-0 winning scoreline for Wolfsberger AC after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lavanttal-Arena (8,100)
Captain: Michael Liendl
Chairman: Dietmar Riegler
Manager: Ferdinand Feldhofer
Competitions: Bundesliga position 5, ÖFB Cup (Semi-finals), Europa League (Round of 32)
⭐ Key Player: Michael Liendl
Generally playing in the Centre Midfield position, Michael Liendl was born in Austria. Having played his first senior match for KSV 1919 in the 2003 - 2004 season, the talented Midfielder has contributed 4 league goals in the Bundesliga 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 18 appearances.