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The 2. Liga clash at Franz-Fekete-Stadion on Friday sees home side KSV 1919 locking horns with FC Liefering.
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KSV 1919 will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 3-5 ÖFB Cup triumph over First Vienna FC 1894.
It’s been seldom in recent games that KSV 1919 have shown defensive steel. In fact, KSV have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 games, giving up 10 goals on the way. Let’s find out if that trend will be continued on here.
In their previous fixture, FC Liefering drew 1-1 in the 2. Liga tie with FC Blau-Weiss Linz.
In that match, FC Liefering managed 64% possession and 12 shots on goal with 1 on target. The scorer for FC Liefering was Forson Amankwah (81'). On the other side, FC Blau-Weiss Linz got 12 shots on goal with 2 on target. Fabian Schubert (35') was the scorer for FC Blau-Weiss Linz.
Over the course of their previous 6 clashes, FC Liefering have helped themselves to a total of 19 goals. Liefering have also scored on each one of those occasions. Over that period, their defenders have seen 10 goals go into their own net.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings stretching back to 24/08/2018 shows that these encounters have ended in disappointment for KSV 1919. They’ve not managed to register any victories whatsoever whereas FC Liefering have been superior, beating them in 83% of those matches.
A combined sum of 20 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 3 of them for KSV and 17 belonging to Liefering. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.33.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was 2. Liga match day 25 on 23/04/2021 and the score finished KSV 1919 0-3 FC Liefering.
That time, KSV 1919 had 41% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
FC Liefering got 15 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Alexander Prass (27') and Benjamin Šeško (72', 93') scored.
The referee was Safak Barmaksiz.
Team News: KSV 1919
KSV 1919 boss Abdulah Ibraković will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash owing to a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: FC Liefering
Liefering has to choose a team with limited availability. Julian Halwachs (Unknown Injury) and Thomas Schiestl (Unknown Injury) will miss out on this game.
When taking all factors into account, KSV 1919 should get enough chances to get a goal against this FC Liefering side, although one goal might not be as many as the goals that they could concede.
Therefore, we’re predicting a very close game with a 1-2 advantage for FC Liefering at the end of the match. Looking forward to seeing how this one unfolds.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Franz-Fekete-Stadion (8,800)
Chairman: Erwin Fuchs
Manager: Abdulah Ibraković
Competitions: ÖFB Cup (First round)