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FC Blau-Weiss Linz will be facing visiting side Rapid Vienna II at Stadion der Stadt Linz in the 2. Liga clash on Saturday.
All FC Blau-Weiss Linz v Rapid Vienna II match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
FC Blau-Weiss Linz
FC Blau-Weiss Linz will be looking for an improved result here following a 3-1 2. Liga losing effort in their last game against Grazer AK.
For FC Blau-Weiss Linz, the scorers were Felix Strauß (14' Own goal) and Fabian Schubert (51'). Martin Harrer (54') and Slobodan Mihajlović (89') scored for Grazer AK.
Matches featuring FC Blau-Weiss Linz have proved to be engaging affairs of late with a lot of goalmouth action being the norm. Over their past 6 clashes, a total of 26 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 4.33 goals per game) with 17 of these being chalked up by BW Linz. Such a pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward into this match, however.
Rapid Vienna II
Following on from a loss in their previous game against SC Austria Lustenau in 2. Liga competition, Rapid Vienna II and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only name on the scoresheet from Rapid Vienna II was Lion Schuster (54'). Wallace (45') and Matthias Maak (72') scored for SC Austria Lustenau.
Rapid Vienna II have been dangerous up front in their most recent fixtures, scoring 9 times in their previous 6 matches. While their manager Steffen Hofmann will no doubt take that as a positive sign, Rapid II have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 6 of those same clashes.
Coming into this clash, Rapid Vienna II have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Team News: FC Blau-Weiss Linz
Philipp Pomer (Ruptured sideband) and Danilo Mitrovic (Fractured Jaw) won’t be playing for BW Linz gaffer Ronald Brunmayr. Simon Gasperlmair is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Rapid Vienna II
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to select from, Rapid Vienna II manager Steffen Hofmann has no fitness worries at all before this match.
Our feeling is that FC Blau-Weiss Linz should be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
In contrast, Rapid Vienna II could well struggle to score a goal of their own but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be scoring here as well.
Our selection here is for a pretty comfortable 3-1 winning score for FC Blau-Weiss Linz at the end of the 90 minutes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
FC Blau-Weiss Linz
Stadium: Stadion der Stadt Linz (21,005)
Captain: Bernhard Janeczek
Chairman: Stefan Reiter
Manager: Ronald Brunmayr
Competitions: 2. Liga position 5, ÖFB Cup (Second round)
⭐ Star Player: Fabian Schubert
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Fabian Schubert was born in Eisenkappel, Austria. Having made a first senior appearance for SV Josko Ried in the 2015 - 2016 season, the gifted Forward has hit 10 league goals in the 2. Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 7 appearances.