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SC Austria Lustenau will arrive at Merkur-Arena on Friday for the 2. Liga game with home side Grazer AK.
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Grazer AK will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-4 2. Liga victory versus SV Lafnitz.
In that game, Grazer AK managed 50% possession and 11 shots on goal with 7 on target. For Grazer AK, the goals were scored by Philipp Seidl (54'), Josef Weberbauer (72') and David Peham (76'). SV Lafnitz got 7 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Sebastian Feyrer (10') and Philipp Wendler (38' Own goal) scored for SV Lafnitz.
Three or more goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Grazer AK have been involved. Opposition teams scored 14 of them in this period while Grazer AK bagged a total of 8. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Heading into this fixture, Grazer AK have not won at home in their last 2 league matches.
SC Austria Lustenau
SC Austria Lustenau will come into the encounter following on from a 1-4 2. Liga win to beat Austria Wien Amateure in their previous game.
In that game, SC Austria Lustenau managed 57% possession and 15 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For SC Austria Lustenau, the goals were scored by Haris Tabaković (8', 95'), Hakim Guenouche (77') and Daniel Tiefenbach (90'). For their opponents, Austria Wien Amateure got 7 shots on goal with 4 on target. Tristan Hammond (44') was the scorer for Austria Wien Amateure.
A sequence of dependable displays from the SC Austria Lustenau defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their past 6 fixtures combined. Over that same time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 15.
Coming into this meeting, SC Austria Lustenau are unbeaten in their last 5 away league matches.
Head to head
The last league clash featuring these clubs was 2. Liga match day 1 on 25/07/2021 and the score finished SC Austria Lustenau 2-1 Grazer AK.
On that day, SC Austria Lustenau managed 43% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player to score was Haris Tabaković (31', 64').
For their opponents, Grazer AK had 14 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Mamadou Sangaré (23') was the scorer.
The referee was Florian Jandl.
Team News: Grazer AK
The Grazer AK manager Ralph Spirk will be thankful to have no fitness worries at all ahead of this clash thanks to a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: SC Austria Lustenau
With a completely healthy squad to pick from, the SC Austria Lustenau boss Markus Mader has zero fitness worries whatsoever before this match.
Our feeling is that SC Austria Lustenau and Grazer AK should both be able to find the back of the net at least once here although it’s difficult at this stage to select a clear winner.
Let’s see how it plays out, but we expect to see goals and there is to be a real possibility it will end up level. We’re therefore expecting a high-scoring affair with a 2-2 when the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Merkur-Arena (16,764)
Captain: Marco Perchtold
Chairman: Rene Ziesler
Manager: Ralph Spirk
Competitions: 2. Liga position 8
🔑 Star Player: Mamadou Sangaré
Customarily taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Mamadou Sangaré was born in Mali. After having played his first senior match for FC Liefering in the 2020 - 2021 season, the dangerous Midfielder has struck 4 league goals in this 2. Liga 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 15 appearances.