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KSV 1919 will face off against guests Grazer AK at Stadion Kapfenberg in this 2. Liga tie on Friday.
All KSV 1919 v Grazer AK game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (plus the best game odds).
KSV 1919 fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-1 2. Liga triumph over FC Liefering.
In that match, KSV 1919 managed 41% possession and 8 shots at goal with 4 on target. The scorer for KSV 1919 was Niklas Szerencsi (53'). FC Liefering had 17 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target.
Fewer than three goals per game were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where KSV 1919 have been participants. Regarding the goal attribution during that period, opposition teams scored an aggregate of 3 and KSV 1919 managed a tally of 7.
Their previous form shows that KSV 1919:
- haven't beaten Grazer AK in their last 5 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Floridsdorfer AC in 2. Liga competition, Grazer AK will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Grazer AK had 55% possession and 8 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Grazer AK was Michael Cheukoua (7'). Floridsdorfer AC got 11 shots on goal with 6 on target. Benjamin Wallquist (28'), Mirnes Bećirović (42') and Nermin Haljeta (48') scored for Floridsdorfer AC.
Gernot Messner's Grazer AK have had reason to celebrate scoring 9 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes adds up to 7.
Their prior results show that Grazer AK:
- have not been beaten by KSV 1919 when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 20/02/2021 shows us that KSV 1919 have won 1 of them and Grazer AK 4, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 18 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 6 for KSV and 12 created by Grazer AK. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The last league clash between these clubs was 2. Liga match day 16 on 12/11/2022 and the score finished Grazer AK 3-1 KSV 1919.
In that game, Grazer AK managed 68% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 5 on target. The goals were scored by Miloš Jovičić (13'), Michael Liendl (30') and Daniel Kalajdžić (78').
KSV 1919 got 9 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Luca Hassler (57') scored.
The referee was Emil Ristokov.
Team News: KSV 1919
The KSV 1919 manager Abdulah Ibraković will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this clash owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Grazer AK
Grazer AK manager Gernot Messner has not got a full squad to pick from. Thorsten Schriebl (Meniscus damage) and Lukas Graf (Cruciate ligament tear) miss out here. Markus Rusek cannot play in this game through suspension.
Our feeling is that KSV 1919 may well find it hard to see themselves scoring against this Grazer AK side who we think will likely score one, at least.
We’re therefore predicting a very competitive game with a 0-1 advantage for Grazer AK at the conclusion of the game.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Kapfenberg (8,800)
Captain: Matthias Puschl
Chairman: Erwin Fuchs
Manager: Abdulah Ibraković
Competitions: 2. Liga position 6
🔑 Key Player: Alexander Hofleitner
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Alexander Hofleitner was born in Eisenstadt, Austria. Having made a first senior appearance for KSV 1919 in the 2023 - 2024 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 3 league goals in the 2. Liga 2023 - 2024 season so far from a total of 10 appearances.