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SKN St. Pölten host visiting side Dornbirn at NV Arena in this 2. Liga match on Saturday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for SKN St. Pölten v Dornbirn can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
SKN St. Pölten
SKN St. Pölten fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 2-0 2. Liga success versus Austria Wien Amateure.
In that game, SKN St. Pölten managed 45% possession and 13 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. For SKN St. Pölten, the goals were scored by George Davies (3') and Deni Alar (45'). At the other end, Austria Wien Amateure had 2 shots at goal with 2 on target.
It’s not been often in recent games where SKN St. Pölten have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that SKN St. Pölten have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 10 goals in the process.
Dornbirn come into this game following on from a 4-1 2. Liga win versus KSV 1919 in their last game.
In that match, Dornbirn had 51% possession and 8 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. For Dornbirn, the goals were scored by Sebastian Santin (17', 71') and Ronny Rikal (68'). On the other side, KSV 1919 got 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. Levan Eloshvili (26') and Michael Wildbacher (79' Own goal) scored for KSV 1919.
Looking at their form, and Dornbirn have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 17 goals in total. Defensively, Dornbirn could really do with shoring things up. That kind of trend won’t necessarily follow through here, though.
Coming into this meeting, Dornbirn have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Team News: SKN St. Pölten
Lukas Tursch (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Christoph Halper (Muscular problems) and Daniel Schütz (Back trouble) won’t be available for SKN St. Pölten boss Gerald Baumgartner.
Team News: Dornbirn
Thanks to a mainly available group of players, there is just the one fitness problem for the Dornbirn boss Markus Mader to be concerned with. Mario Jokic (Achilles tendon problems) won’t be in action.
We’re of the view that SKN St. Pölten have it within them to dominate possession and create several successful chances.
In contrast, Dornbirn might well find it a difficult task to make a breakthrough although we do think it’s probable that they will be pulling one back during this clash, too.
We can therefore see a comfortable 3-1 victory for SKN St. Pölten 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:
SKN St. Pölten
Stadium: NV Arena (8,012)
Captain: Christoph Riegler
Chairman: Helmut Schwarzl
Manager: Gerald Baumgartner
Competitions: 2. Liga position 13, ÖFB Cup (Second round)
🔑 Star Man: Deni Alar
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Deni Alar was born in Slavonski Brod, Croatia. After having played his first senior match for DSV Leoben in the 2006 - 2007 season, the skilful Forward has managed 3 league goals in this 2. Liga 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 6 appearances.