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The Bundesliga match at Gernot Langes Stadion on Saturday sees home side WSG Swarovski Tirol welcome LASK Linz.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for WSG Swarovski Tirol v LASK Linz, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
WSG Swarovski Tirol
WSG Swarovski Tirol will be wanting a better result here after the 3-2 Bundesliga loss in their previous game against SV Ried.
For WSG Swarovski Tirol, the scorers were Zlatko Dedič (4') and David Schnegg (30'). Marco Grüll (20'), Julian Wießmeier (82') and Valentin Grubeck (97') scored for SV Ried.
It’s been seldom in recent times where WSG Swarovski Tirol haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that WSG Tirol have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 10 goals on the way. That kind of trend might not be carried forward into this match, though.
Analysis of their past results shows that WSG Swarovski Tirol:
- have left without a victory over LASK Linz in their previous 2 league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 6 matches in the league. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
LASK Linz will go into this game following a 1-0 Bundesliga win to beat FK Austria Wien in their previous outing.
The only name on the scoresheet from LASK Linz was Andreas Gruber (43').
Dominik Thalhammer's LASK Linz have managed to stick the ball in the net 6 times in the course of their latest six matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during the equivalent period comes to 9.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 19/08/2016 tells us that WSG Swarovski Tirol have won 2 of them and LASK Linz 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A total of 17 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them from WSG Tirol and 11 netted by LASK Linz. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was Bundesliga match day 15 on 23/11/2019 and the score finished WSG Swarovski Tirol 0-2 LASK Linz.
The referee was Josef Spurny.
Team News: WSG Swarovski Tirol
WSG Swarovski Tirol manager Thomas Silberberger doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: LASK Linz
With a completely healthy squad to pick from, LASK Linz boss Dominik Thalhammer has no fitness worries at all coming into this game.
We envisage that LASK Linz will, in all probability, get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
Conversely, WSG Swarovski Tirol will be up against it to find success in front of goal although we think that they will probably end up scoring.
We’re predicting a pretty comfortable 1-3 winning margin for LASK Linz when the full-time whistle blows.
🏟️ Team Focus:
WSG Swarovski Tirol
Stadium: Gernot Langes Stadion (5,028)
Captain: Ferdinand Oswald
Chairman: Diana Langes-Swarovski
Manager: Thomas Silberberger
Competitions: Bundesliga position 9, ÖFB Cup (First round)