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Rapid Vienna head to Red Bull Arena on Sunday for the Bundesliga game with hosts Red Bull Salzburg.
Our Red Bull Salzburg v Rapid Vienna tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (inc. the best betting odds).
Red Bull Salzburg
Red Bull Salzburg head into this match following on from a 1-1 Champions League stalemate against Sevilla.
In that game, Red Bull Salzburg managed 52% possession and 15 shots on goal with 8 on target. The scorer for Red Bull Salzburg was Luka Sučić (21'). For their opponents, Sevilla FC got 11 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Ivan Rakitić (42') scored for Sevilla.
Red Bull Salzburg haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They have claimed a sum of 12 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 5.
Pre-game facts show that Red Bull Salzburg:
- have not lost a league tie with Rapid Vienna in their previous 8 games. Quite a long unbeaten run against them.
- have not been beaten in their last 13 league matches at home. What a fantastic run.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of KRC Genk in Europa League competition, Rapid Vienna and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Rapid Vienna managed 39% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. KRC Genk got 13 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Paul Onuachu (92') scored for KRC Genk.
Dietmar Kühbauer's Rapid Vienna have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 11 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during the equivalent period equals 6.
Their previous form shows that Rapid Vienna:
- are winless against Red Bull Salzburg when they have played them away from home in the previous 10 matches in the league. Not an away record to be proud of.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head results going back to 24/06/2020 reveals that these encounters have not been fruitful for Rapid Vienna. They have not managed to get any victories at all whereas Red Bull Salzburg have been dominant against them, running out winners in 83% of those matches played.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 30 in total at an average of 5 goals per meeting.
The previous league clash featuring these sides was Bundesliga match day 8 on 12/05/2021 when it ended Red Bull Salzburg 2-0 Rapid Vienna.
In that game, Red Bull Salzburg managed 60% possession and 12 shots on goal with 6 on target. Their only player to score was Patson Daka (33', 56').
Rapid Vienna got 7 shots on goal with 3 on target.
The match was refereed by Markus Hameter.
Team News: Red Bull Salzburg
Zlatko Junuzovic (Heel pain), Albert Vallci (Achilles tendon rupture) and Sekou Koita (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be taking part for Red Bull Salzburg boss Matthias Jaissle.
Team News: Rapid Vienna
Rapid Vienna manager Dietmar Kühbauer has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Lion Schuster (Edema in the knee), Richard Strebinger (Shoulder Injury), Oliver Strunz (Unknown Injury), Robert Ljubicic (Unknown Injury) and Christopher Dibon (Arthroscopie) won’t be making appearances.
In our view, Rapid Vienna have it within them to score against this Red Bull Salzburg side, however that possibly won’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
Our selection here is for both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for Red Bull Salzburg after the 90. There looks to be little in this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Red Bull Salzburg
Stadium: Red Bull Arena (30,188)
Captain: Andreas Ulmer
Chairman: Harald Lürzer
Manager: Matthias Jaissle
Competitions: Bundesliga position 1, ÖFB Cup (Second round), Champions League (Group G), UCL Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Man: Benjamin Šeško
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Benjamin Šeško was born in Radece, Slovenia. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Liefering in the 2019 - 2020 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 7 appearances.