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This fascinating ÖFB Cup game on Friday sees Hertha Wels play against Red Bull Salzburg.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Hertha Wels v Red Bull Salzburg match are shown here (inc. the best betting odds).
Hertha Wels will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 0-3 ÖFB Cup losing effort in their last game against FC Trenkwalder Admira.
Red Bull Salzburg
Red Bull Salzburg go into this meeting following on from a 4-0 Bundesliga win versus WSG Swarovski Tirol in their most recent match.
In that match, Red Bull Salzburg managed 62% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. For Red Bull Salzburg, the goals were scored by Bernardo (8') and Mërgim Berisha (26', 43', 66'). On the other side, WSG Swarovski Tirol got 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
Demonstrating their fondness for action-packed matches, goals have been scored 22 times in the previous 6 matches in which Red Bull Salzburg have sent out their troops, giving a mean average of 3.67 goals each clash. Their opponents have hit 4 of those goals.
Team News: Hertha Wels
Hertha Wels manager will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game owing to a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Red Bull Salzburg
RB Salzburg manager Matthias Jaissle has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Sekou Koita (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Albert Vallci (Achilles tendon rupture) and Mergim Berisha (Tear in the abductor muscle) are not ready for selection.
It looks to us that Red Bull Salzburg have the ability to get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
In contrast, Hertha Wels will be up against it to find success in front of goal although we reckon that they could well end up scoring here.
We reckon that it will be a 1-3 victory for Red Bull Salzburg when the full-time whistle blows.
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Competitions: ÖFB Cup (First round)