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Grazer AK will be visiting Monte Schlacko Arena on Friday for the 2. Liga game with hosts DSV Leoben.
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DSV Leoben will be hoping for a better result following the 2-1 2. Liga defeat last time out to KSV 1919.
In that game, DSV Leoben had 45% possession and 7 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for DSV Leoben was Matija Horvat (31'). For their opponents, KSV 1919 got 11 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Samuel Ethor (43') and Alexander Hofleitner (84') scored for KSV 1919.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times that DSV Leoben haven’t conceded. The reality is that DSV Leoben have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 8 goals in the process. That aside, we’ll just have to find out if the trend will be sustained in this next match.
Grazer AK head into the meeting after a 1-0 2. Liga win with the eclipse of SV Ried in their previous game.
In that game, Grazer AK had 49% possession and 11 shots on goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Grazer AK was Daniel Maderner (56'). On the other side, SV Ried got 16 shots at goal with 9 of them on target.
In their last half-dozen outings, Grazer AK have helped themselves to a tally of 10 goals. Grazer AK have also managed to score on each one of those occasions. During that period, their defenders have had 6 goals go against them.
Team News: DSV Leoben
The DSV Leoben manager Rene Poms has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all coming into this game owing to a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Grazer AK
Grazer AK boss Gernot Messner has multiple availability issues to deal with. Jan Stefanon (Torn Ligament), Lukas Graf (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Christoph Nicht (Ruptured intraarticular ligament initiation in knee) and Benjamin Rosenberger (Shoulder Injury) are not ready for selection.
Here, we’re thinking that DSV Leoben will need to put in a solid display to break down this Grazer AK outfit who we think might do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
Therefore, we predict a very even match with a 0-1 win for Grazer AK at the end of the match.
We’ll see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Monte Schlacko Arena (6,900)
Captain: Nico Pichler
Chairman: Dejan Stankovic
Manager: Rene Poms
Competitions: 2. Liga position 6, ÖFB Cup (Second round)
🔑 Key Player: Thomas Hirschhofer
Usually deployed in the Striker position, Thomas Hirschhofer was born in Austria. After having played his first senior match for KSV 1919 in the 2010 - 2011 season, the accomplished Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the 2. Liga 2023 - 2024 season so far from a total of 6 appearances.