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The Bundesliga tie at Raiffeisen Arena on Sunday will see home side LASK Linz locking horns with Wolfsberger AC.
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LASK Linz will be hoping for a better result following a 3-1 Bundesliga losing effort in their last game against Red Bull Salzburg.
In that game, LASK Linz had 44% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for LASK Linz was Christoph Monschein (92'). For their opponents, FC Red Bull Salzburg got 17 shots at goal with 11 on target. Nicolás Capaldo (19'), Max Wöber (45') and Karim Adeyemi (57') scored for Red Bull Salzburg.
LASK Linz haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have claimed a sum of 11 during that time while also conceding a total of 6. Nonetheless, we’ll just have to find out whether such a trend might be maintained in this upcoming game.
Going into this encounter, LASK Linz haven't been beaten in the league by Wolfsberger AC in their previous 4 games.
Wolfsberger AC head into the encounter following a 1-0 Bundesliga win vs Austria Vienna in their last game.
In that match, Wolfsberger AC managed 46% possession and 9 shots on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Wolfsberger AC was Tai Baribo (43'). FK Austria Wien got 16 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
The numbers tell their own story, and Wolfsberger AC have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 10 goals in total. In defence, Wolfsberger AC could really do with shoring things up.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Wolfsberger AC:
- have left without a victory over LASK Linz when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head clashes going back to 28/06/2020 tells us that LASK Linz have won 5 of these and Wolfsberger AC 1, with the number of draws standing at 0.
An aggregate of 16 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 13 of them for LASK Linz and 3 belonging to Wolfsberger. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The last league meeting between these clubs was Bundesliga match day 8 on 12/05/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Wolfsberger AC 0-4 LASK Linz.
That time, Wolfsberger AC had 50% possession and 6 shots at goal with 3 on target.
On the other side, LASK Linz got 20 shots on goal with 10 on target. Johannes Eggestein (18', 61'), Reinhold Ranftl (26') and Dominik Reiter (92') scored.
The match was refereed by Josef Spurny.
Team News: LASK Linz
The LASK Linz boss Andreas Wieland will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match with a fully injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Wolfsberger AC
Wolfsberger AC manager Robin Dutt has some current player fitness concerns. Leo Vielgut (Torn knee ligament), Michael Novak (Ill) and Jonathan Scherzer (Ill) won’t be making appearances.
We’re thinking that Wolfsberger AC should have enough to break down this LASK Linz side, although it probably shouldn’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We can see a 2-1 victory for LASK Linz at the end of the 90 minutes. It should be a decent one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Raiffeisen Arena (6,087)
Chairman: Siegmund Gruber
Manager: Andreas Wieland
Competitions: Bundesliga position 10, ÖFB Cup (Third round), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round), Conference League (Group A)
🔑 Key Man: Mamadou Karamoko
Mostly played in the Striker position, Mamadou Karamoko was born in Paris, France. After having made a senior debut playing for VfL Wolfsburg in the 2019 - 2020 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 9 appearances.