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Red Bull Salzburg arrive at Tivoli Stadion Tirol on Saturday for the Bundesliga showdown with hosts WSG Swarovski Tirol.
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WSG Swarovski Tirol
WSG Swarovski Tirol will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 2-1 Bundesliga loss in their previous game against Austria Klagenfurt.
In that game, WSG Swarovski Tirol had 73% possession and 15 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. The only player to score for WSG Swarovski Tirol was Giacomo Vrioni (23'). At the other end, Austria Klagenfurt got 5 shots on goal with 2 on target. Patrick Greil (36') and Turgay Gemicibaşi (45') scored for Austria Klagenfurt.
It has been seldom in recent games where WSG Swarovski Tirol have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, WSG Swarovski Tirol have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 7 goals during that time.
Their past results show that WSG Swarovski Tirol:
- are undefeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 6 league games. That's never good.
Red Bull Salzburg
Red Bull Salzburg will go into the meeting following a 0-1 Bundesliga win to beat TSV Hartberg in their most recent fixture.
In that match, Red Bull Salzburg managed 63% possession and 14 shots at goal with 4 on target. The scorer for Red Bull Salzburg was Nicolás Capaldo (44'). TSV Hartberg had 6 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
In their previous half-dozen outings, Red Bull Salzburg have amassed a total of 10 goals. Red Bull Salzburg have also not failed to score on each one of those occasions. In that time, they’ve seen 3 goals scored by their opponents. Regardless, time will tell whether such a trend shall be sustained in this next game or not.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 31/08/2019 tells us that WSG Swarovski Tirol have won 1 of them & Red Bull Salzburg 5, with the tally of drawn games being 0.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 32 overall at an average of 5.33 goals per meeting.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was Bundesliga match day 10 on 22/05/2021 when it finished Red Bull Salzburg 4-0 WSG Swarovski Tirol.
On that occasion, Red Bull Salzburg had 62% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The goalscorers were Bernardo (8') and Mërgim Berisha (26', 43', 66').
At the other end, WSG Swarovski Tirol had 11 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Christian-Petru Ciochirca.
Team News: WSG Swarovski Tirol
The WSG Swarovski Tirol boss Thomas Silberberger does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match with a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Red Bull Salzburg
Red Bull Salzburg boss Matthias Jaissle has a number of players out of action. Albert Vallci (Achilles tendon rupture) and Sekou Koita (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) miss out here.
In our view, WSG Swarovski Tirol are likely to put a goal past this Red Bull Salzburg team, although just one goal is unlikely to prevent defeat.
We are therefore anticipating a close game with a 1-2 advantage for Red Bull Salzburg at the end of this one. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
WSG Swarovski Tirol
Stadium: Tivoli Stadion Tirol (16,008)
Captain: Ferdinand Oswald
Chairman: Diana Langes-Swarovski
Manager: Thomas Silberberger
Competitions: Bundesliga position 10, ÖFB Cup (Second round)
⭐ Star Player: Giacomo Vrioni
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Giacomo Vrioni was born in San Severino Marche, Italy. After having played his first senior match for Venezia in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Forward has scored 3 league goals in this Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 5 appearances.