The time’s nearly upon us for Europa League action taking place on Thursday as Wolfsberger AC will play CSKA Moscow.
View all Wolfsberger AC v CSKA Moscow tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - plus the latest match odds.
Wolfsberger AC enter this match following a 2-2 ÖFB Cup draw versus SV Ried.
Fixtures featuring Wolfsberger AC have often been entertaining ones recently with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past six games alone, a total of 27 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 4.5 goals per game) with 13 of them belonging to Wolfsberger.
CSKA Moscow will go into this game following a 3-1 Premier League win versus Dynamo Moscow in their previous outing.
For CSKA Moscow, the goalscorers were Konstantin Kuchayev (51') and Chidera Ejuke (54'). Nikola Moro (57') was the scorer for Dynamo Moscow.
A run of very capable performances from the CSKA Moscow defenders has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 3 from their previous 6 fixtures overall. In that period, their own forwards have managed to score 12. We will just have to see if that trend will be sustained here.
We’re envisaging that Wolfsberger AC will have to work hard as a team to score against this CSKA Moscow outfit who we think might get the win and a maybe even keep a clean sheet as well.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a hard-fought 0-1 win for CSKA Moscow at the end of the 90.
Should be an interesting one.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lavanttal-Arena (8,100)
Chairman: Dietmar Riegler
Manager: Ferdinand Feldhofer
Competitions: Bundesliga position 10, ÖFB Cup (Second round), Europa League (Group K)
🔑 Key Man: Dario Vizinger
Customarily used in the Striker position, Dario Vizinger was born in Čakovec, Croatia. After having made a senior debut playing for Rijeka in the 2015 - 2016 season, the gifted Forward has struck 2 league goals in this Bundesliga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 4 appearances.