FC Blau-Weiss Linz will face off against visitors SC Austria Lustenau at Stadion der Stadt Linz in this 2. Liga match on Sunday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the FC Blau-Weiss Linz v SC Austria Lustenau match are shown here (inc. the best betting odds).
FC Blau-Weiss Linz
FC Blau-Weiss Linz will be hoping to bounce back here following the 3-1 2. Liga defeat in their last game at the hands of Austria Klagenfurt.
The only player to score from FC Blau-Weiss Linz was Stefano Surdanovic (42'). Markus Pink (36'), Julian von Haacke (45') and Oliver Markoutz (79') scored for Austria Klagenfurt.
BW Linz have been conceding pretty frequently lately, although they have also managed to score goals themselves. Over their last 6 matches, BW Linz have been punished defensively in 5 of them while also managing to get on the scoresheet in 6 of those games. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be sustained here.
SC Austria Lustenau
In the game prior to this, SC Austria Lustenau drew 1-1 in the 2. Liga match with SV Horn.
The only scorer from SC Austria Lustenau was Matthias Maak (41'). Michael Cheukoua (79') scored for SV Horn.
The stats tell the story, and SC Austria Lustenau have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 8 goals in total. At the back, Lustenau have clearly had some problems.
Their prior results show that SC Austria Lustenau:
- have not won against FC Blau-Weiss Linz when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head meetings going back to 30/03/2018 shows us that FC Blau-Weiss Linz have won 2 of them & SC Austria Lustenau 4, with the number of drawn games being 0.
In all, 12 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 4 of them from BW Linz and 8 created by Lustenau. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The last league meeting featuring these sides was 2. Liga match day 24 on 23/06/2020 which finished with the scoreline of FC Blau-Weiss Linz 2-1 SC Austria Lustenau.
The match was refereed by Achim Untergasser.
Team News: FC Blau-Weiss Linz
There’s just the sole fitness concern for the FC Blau-Weiss Linz boss Ronald Brunmayr to be concerned with from a near full-strength set of players. Simon Gasperlmair (Mensical Laceration) misses out.
Team News: SC Austria Lustenau
From a largely available group of players, there is just the one fitness worry for the SC Austria Lustenau boss Tamás Tiefenbach to be concerned with. Dominik Stumberger (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be playing here.
In this match, SC Austria Lustenau will likely create enough chances to get a goal against this FC Blau-Weiss Linz team, although that probably won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We reckon that it will be a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for FC Blau-Weiss Linz at the end of this one. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
FC Blau-Weiss Linz
Stadium: Stadion der Stadt Linz (21,005)
Captain: Bernhard Janeczek
Chairman: Walter Niedermayr
Manager: Ronald Brunmayr
Competitions: 2. Liga position 14, ÖFB Cup (First round)