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First Vienna FC 1894 will be at NV Arena on Friday for the 2. Liga clash with home team SKN St. Pölten.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for SKN St. Pölten v First Vienna FC 1894 including the latest game odds.
SKN St. Pölten
SKN St. Pölten, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-1 2. Liga victory vs SKU Amstetten.
In that match, SKN St. Pölten had 59% possession and 21 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for SKN St. Pölten was Andree Neumayer (67'). For their opponents, SKU Amstetten had 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
Their latest results reveal that much solidity has been shown by the SKN St. Pölten backline. SKN St. Pölten have given the opposition little, with the tally of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their past six clashes standing at 2.
Heading into this fixture, SKN St. Pölten haven't lost in the league to First Vienna FC 1894 in their previous 5 matches.
First Vienna FC 1894
First Vienna FC 1894 will go into the encounter after a 1-0 2. Liga win with the eclipse of Stripfing in their previous game.
The only player to score from First Vienna FC 1894 was Anes Omerović (39').
Throughout their six most recent matches, Alexander Zellhofer's First Vienna FC 1894 have converted a total of 6 times - yielding them a goals per game average of 1.
Heading into this contest, First Vienna FC 1894 have left without a victory over SKN St. Pölten when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 16/08/2013 tells us that SKN St. Pölten have won 4 of them & First Vienna FC 1894 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 16 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 10 of them for St. Pölten and 6 being from First Vienna. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The previous league contest between these clubs was 2. Liga match day 22 on 07/04/2023 which finished with the scoreline of SKN St. Pölten 3-1 First Vienna FC 1894.
On that occasion, SKN St. Pölten managed 60% possession and 24 attempts on goal with 11 on target. The scorers were Christian Ramsebner (80'), Rio Nitta (81') and Bernd Gschweidl (94').
First Vienna FC 1894 had 4 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Itamar Noy (49') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Jakob Semler.
Team News: SKN St. Pölten
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just the lone fitness concern for the SKN St. Pölten manager Stephen Helm to be concerned about thanks to an almost full-strength squad. Stefan Nutz (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) is sidelined.
Team News: First Vienna FC 1894
Due to a fully healthy group to pick from, the First Vienna FC 1894 manager Alexander Zellhofer has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game.
We’re inclined to think that SKN St. Pölten should get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
Conversely, First Vienna FC 1894 could well struggle to score themselves but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be hitting back at some stage here.
We’re predicting a 3-1 win for SKN St. Pölten by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
SKN St. Pölten
Stadium: NV Arena (8,012)
Captain: Christian Ramsebner
Chairman: Helmut Schwarzl
Manager: Stephen Helm
Competitions: 2. Liga position 1, ÖFB Cup (Second round)
🔑 Key Player: Bernd Gschweidl
Typically used in the Striker position, Bernd Gschweidl was born in Stockerau, Austria. After making a first senior appearance for SV Horn in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Forward has got 2 league goals in the 2. Liga 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in a total of 6 appearances.