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take on visiting club Wolfsberger AC
at Raiffeisen Arena in this Bundesliga tie on Sunday. View all LASK Linz v Wolfsberger AC tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - along with the latest match odds.
LASK Linz will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 1-5 Bundesliga success against TSV Hartberg. For LASK Linz, goals were scored by Dominik Frieser (53'), Reinhold Ranftl (61'), Dominik Reiter (69'), Peter Michorl (74') and Marko Raguž (85'). Jodel Dossou (83') was the scorer for TSV Hartberg.
Fixtures featuring LASK Linz have often been exciting affairs lately with high scoring being the norm. Over their past half dozen games, the sum of 23 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 15 of them being chalked up by LASK Linz. We will just have to see whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Going into this one, LASK Linz have not lost a league tie with Wolfsberger AC in their previous 2 matches.
Wolfsberger AC will go into the encounter following on from a 2-0 Bundesliga win to defeat Sturm Graz in their most recent match. For Wolfsberger AC, the scorers were Shon Weissman (60') and Christopher Wernitznig (64').
Showing their partiality to productive encounters, we’ve had goals 21 times in the previous six matches in which Wolfsberger AC have taken to the pitch, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals each fixture. Opposition teams have got 11 from this total.
Going into this one, Wolfsberger AC are without an away win for the past 2 league games.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 08/12/2018 shows that LASK Linz have won 3 of these & Wolfsberger AC 1, with the tally of drawn games being 2.
An aggregate of 19 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 13 of them from LASK Linz and 6 being from Wolfsberger. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
The previous league game between these clubs was Bundesliga match day 24 on 07/06/2020 and the score finished Wolfsberger AC 3-3 LASK Linz. The match was refereed by Alexander Harkam.
Team News: LASK Linz
LASK Linz boss Valérien Ismaël will be thankful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match thanks to a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Wolfsberger AC
Wolfsberger boss Ferdinand Feldhofer has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Sven Sprangler (Metatarsal Fracture) and Marko Soldo (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be playing here. Michael Novak is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We’ve got the feeling that LASK Linz should dominate possession and create several successful chances. However, Wolfsberger AC may well find it hard to score but we do fancy them being dangerous for periods. We’re predicting a fairly comfortable 3-1 victory for LASK Linz at the end of the 90 minutes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Raiffeisen Arena (6,009)
Captain: Gernot Trauner
Chairman: Siegmund Gruber
Manager: Valérien Ismaël
Competitions: Bundesliga position 3, Europa League (Round of 16), Champ Lge Qual. (Play-Offs)
🔑 Key Player: Klauss
Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Klauss was born in Criciúma , Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for HJK in the 2018 season, the skilful Forward has bagged 11 league goals in the Bundesliga 2019 - 2020 campaign to date coming from a total of 24 appearances.