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Rapid Vienna II play host to visitors Grazer AK at Allianz Stadion in this 2. Liga game on Sunday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Rapid Vienna II v Grazer AK, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
Rapid Vienna II
Rapid Vienna II will be hoping to bounce back here after the 6-2 2. Liga loss in their previous game against FC Liefering.
In that game, Rapid Vienna II had 49% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. For Rapid Vienna II, goals were scored by Marko Dijakovic (45') and Nicholas Wunsch (80'). FC Liefering had 14 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Luka Reischl (19', 45'), Forson Amankwah (22'), Daouda Guindo (39'), Nene Dorgeles (51') and Thomas Schiestl (53') scored for FC Liefering.
It’s been all too rare in recent games that Rapid Vienna II have shown defensive steel. In fact, Rapid Vienna II have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 14 goals in the process. It will be interesting to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
Ahead of this meeting, Rapid Vienna II have not won at home in their last 6 matches in the league. Fans are getting restless.
After a loss in their previous game against FC Blau-Weiss Linz in 2. Liga competition, Grazer AK and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Grazer AK managed 45% possession and 5 shots on goal with 2 on target. At the other end, FC Blau-Weiss Linz had 17 shots on goal with 10 on target. Julian Gölles (33') was the scorer for FC Blau-Weiss Linz.
A run of effective showings from the Grazer AK defensive unit has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 4 from their previous 6 clashes combined. During the same time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 12.
Head to head
The last league contest featuring these clubs was 2. Liga match day 25 on 23/04/2021 which ended up with the score at Grazer AK 1-1 Rapid Vienna II.
In that game, Grazer AK managed 52% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Hackinger (81').
On the other side, Rapid Vienna II got 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. Nicholas Wunsch (32') scored.
The match was refereed by Andreas Heiß.
Team News: Rapid Vienna II
The Rapid Vienna II manager Franz Maresch has zero fitness worries to speak of before this match owing to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Grazer AK
Grazer AK boss Gernot Plassnegger has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Christoph Nicht (Navicular Bone Fracture), Martin Harrer (Ankle Injury), Dragan Smoljan (Herniated Disc), Jakob Meierhofer (Unknown Injury), Lukas Graf (Adductor problems), Gerald Nutz (Achilles Irritation), Filip Smoljan (Ankle Surgery), Josef Weberbauer (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Philipp Seidl (Ankle fracture) are not ready for selection.
We feel that Rapid Vienna II could find themselves up against it to score goals against this Grazer AK outfit who should manage to score & go ahead.
We’re going for a hard-fought 0-1 victory for Grazer AK at the end of this game.
Let’s see what happens.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Rapid Vienna II
Stadium: Allianz Stadion (28,666)
Chairman: Martin Bruckner
Manager: Franz Maresch
Competitions: 2. Liga position 14
⭐ Star Player: Nicholas Wunsch
Generally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Nicholas Wunsch was born in Austria. Having made a first senior appearance for Rapid Vienna in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Midfielder has struck 2 league goals in this 2. Liga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 7 appearances.