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The 2. Liga tie at Raiffeisen Arena on Friday will see home side FC Juniors OÖ taking on opponents SKU Amstetten.
View all of the FC Juniors OÖ v SKU Amstetten predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
FC Juniors OÖ
FC Juniors OÖ fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 0-3 2. Liga triumph vs KSV 1919.
In that match, FC Juniors OÖ managed 46% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For FC Juniors OÖ, the goals were scored by Metehan Altunbaş (8'), Thomas Sabitzer (30') and Enrique Wild (38'). For their opponents, KSV 1919 got 11 shots at goal with 2 on target.
Andreas Wieland's FC Juniors OÖ have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 9 times over their prior 6 outings. The number of goals that they have conceded in those fixtures is 7.
Analysis of their past results shows that FC Juniors OÖ:
- haven't won against SKU Amstetten in their last 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Grazer AK in 2. Liga action, SKU Amstetten will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, SKU Amstetten had 57% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for SKU Amstetten was Issiaka Ouédraogo (89'). Grazer AK got 8 shots on goal with 5 on target. Petar Zubak (37', 72'), Martin Harrer (39') and Marco Perchtold (52') scored for Grazer AK.
In their previous 6 clashes, SKU Amstetten have helped themselves to a total of 8 goals. Amstetten have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. Over that period, they’ve seen 8 goals go against them.
Head to head
The last league game between these clubs was 2. Liga match day 7 on 26/10/2020 when it finished SKU Amstetten 3-3 FC Juniors OÖ.
The referee was Oliver Drachta.
Team News: FC Juniors OÖ
Tobias Lawal (Knee Problems), Mohamed Konate (Cruciate Ligament Surgery), Mamoudou Karamoko (Torn Muscle Fibre), René Gartler (Collarbone fracture) and Ibrahima Dramé (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) aren’t available for Juniors OÖ gaffer Andreas Wieland.
Team News: SKU Amstetten
Owing to an otherwise available group of players, there is only the lone fitness issue for the SKU Amstetten boss Joachim Standfest to contend with. Manuel Seidl (Unknown Injury) misses out for this game.
We’re thinking that SKU Amstetten and FC Juniors OÖ could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We’re therefore predicting a tight encounter with a score draw when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
FC Juniors OÖ
Stadium: Raiffeisen Arena (6,009)
Captain: Sebastian Wimmer
Chairman: Franz Mayer
Manager: Andreas Wieland
Competitions: 2. Liga position 14
🔑 Star Man: Thomas Sabitzer
Customarily used in the Striker position, Thomas Sabitzer was born in Austria. Having made a first senior appearance for KSV 1919 in the 2017 - 2018 season, the skilful Forward has struck 5 league goals in this 2. Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 14 appearances.