Red Bull Salzburg will be at Raiffeisen Arena on Sunday for the Bundesliga showdown with hosts LASK Linz.
Our LASK Linz v Red Bull Salzburg tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest betting odds.
LASK Linz will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 0-4 Bundesliga victory versus Wolfsberger AC.
In that game, LASK Linz managed 50% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 10 on target. For LASK Linz, the goals were scored by Johannes Eggestein (18', 61'), Reinhold Ranftl (26') and Dominik Reiter (90'). Wolfsberger AC had 6 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
Dominik Thalhammer's LASK Linz have managed to score 9 times in their prior 6 outings. Conversely, the tally of goals that they have conceded in that same time stands at 10.
Their past results show that LASK Linz:
- have not beaten Red Bull Salzburg in their last 5 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
- are without a home win in the past 3 matches in the league.
Red Bull Salzburg
Red Bull Salzburg will go into the match following on from a 2-0 Bundesliga win over Rapid Vienna in their previous match.
In that match, Red Bull Salzburg had 60% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The scorer for Red Bull Salzburg was Patson Daka (33', 56'). At the other end, SK Rapid Wien got 7 shots at goal with 3 on target.
In their previous six outings, Red Bull Salzburg have amassed a tally of 13 goals. Die Bullen have also scored in every single one of those games. In that time, they’ve had 6 goals go against them.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Red Bull Salzburg:
- haven't been defeated by LASK Linz in games played away from home for the previous 5 league games. An impressive run.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head results stretching back to 14/06/2020 tells us that these encounters have been a source of anguish for LASK Linz. They have not managed to register any victories at all whereas Red Bull Salzburg have maintained the edge over them, winning in 100 per cent of those games played.
In all, 17 goals were scored between them in these games, with 2 of them from LASK Linz and 15 belonging to Die Bullen. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
Team News: LASK Linz
LASK Linz manager Dominik Thalhammer doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Red Bull Salzburg
RB Salzburg manager Jesse Marsch has multiple availability issues to deal with. Albert Vallci (Achilles tendon rupture) and Ousmane Diakité (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out on this game.
We’re of the opinion that LASK Linz have it in them to put one past this Red Bull Salzburg team, but one goal might not be as many as they will have scored against them.
Therefore, we’re predicting a close game with a 1-2 advantage for Red Bull Salzburg after 90 minutes. Looking forward to this.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Raiffeisen Arena (6,009)
Captain: Gernot Trauner
Chairman: Siegmund Gruber
Manager: Dominik Thalhammer
Competitions: Bundesliga position 3, ÖFB Cup (Final), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Star Man: Thomas Goiginger
Customarily used in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Thomas Goiginger was born in Austria. After having made a senior debut playing for SV Scholz Grödig in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has hit 6 league goals in the Bundesliga 2020 - 2021 season to date in 25 appearances.