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Grazer AK arrive at NV Arena on Friday for the 2. Liga fixture with home side SKN St. Pölten.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the SKN St. Pölten v Grazer AK match are shown here (inc. the best betting odds).
SKN St. Pölten
SKN St. Pölten, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 1-3 2. Liga triumph vs FC Juniors OÖ.
In that game, SKN St. Pölten managed 46% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 11 of them on target. For SKN St. Pölten, the scorers were Thomas Salamon (32'), Bernd Gschweidl (71') and Deni Alar (80'). On the other side, FC Juniors OÖ had 4 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Marco Sulzner (55') scored for FC Juniors OÖ.
Over their past 6 games, Gerald Baumgartner's SKN St. Pölten have hit the target a total of 12 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match of 2.
Grazer AK will come into the encounter following on from a 1-0 2. Liga win with the downing of Floridsdorfer AC in their last fixture.
In that game, Grazer AK managed 49% possession and 13 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Grazer AK was Markus Rusek (84'). Floridsdorfer AC got 4 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
Gernot Plassnegger's Grazer AK have found the back of the net 11 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during that same period comes to 8.
Going into this encounter, Grazer AK have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Team News: SKN St. Pölten
There is just the lone fitness concern for the SKN St. Pölten manager Gerald Baumgartner to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength set of players. Lukas Tursch (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) is out of contention.
Team News: Grazer AK
Grazer AK manager Gernot Plassnegger has multiple availability issues to deal with. Christoph Nicht (Navicular Bone Fracture), Martin Harrer (Ankle Injury), Filip Smoljan (Ankle Surgery), Philipp Seidl (Ankle fracture), Gerald Nutz (Achilles Irritation) and Dragan Smoljan (Herniated Disc) will not be playing here. Michael Huber will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
It seems to us that Grazer AK could really find it hard to score against a SKN St. Pölten lineup who appear set to dominate proceedings.
We’re tipping a commanding 3-0 winning margin for SKN St. Pölten at the end of the game.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
SKN St. Pölten
Stadium: NV Arena (8,012)
Captain: Christoph Riegler
Chairman: Helmut Schwarzl
Manager: Gerald Baumgartner
Competitions: 2. Liga position 11, ÖFB Cup (Third round)
⭐ Star Player: Bernd Gschweidl
Mostly used in the Striker position, Bernd Gschweidl was born in Stockerau, Austria. Having played his first senior match for SV Horn in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 3 league goals in the 2. Liga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 10 appearances.