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The Bundesliga fixture at Gernot Langes Stadion on Sunday will see home side WSG Swarovski Tirol facing LASK Linz.
All WSG Swarovski Tirol v LASK Linz game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
WSG Swarovski Tirol
WSG Swarovski Tirol will play in this fixture coming off the back of a 1-1 Bundesliga drawn game versus Rapid Vienna.
In that match, WSG Swarovski Tirol had 49% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for WSG Swarovski Tirol was Tobias Anselm (84'). At the other end, SK Rapid Wien had 19 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. Kelvin Arase (74') was the scorer for Rapid Vienna.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where WSG Swarovski Tirol have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that WSG Tirol have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 8 goals during that time.
Since being beaten in their last game against Red Bull Salzburg in Bundesliga competition, LASK Linz will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, LASK Linz managed 54% possession and 8 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. FC Red Bull Salzburg had 11 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Patson Daka (13') was the scorer for Red Bull Salzburg.
A run of outstanding showings by the LASK Linz defenders has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their previous 6 outings in total. In that period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 8. We shall soon find out if that trend will be sustained here.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels stretching back to 14/03/2017, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with WSG Swarovski Tirol winning 2 of those games, LASK Linz 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A total of 16 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 8 from WSG Tirol and 8 for LASK Linz. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was Bundesliga match day 13 on 24/01/2021 which ended up with the score at LASK Linz 2-4 WSG Swarovski Tirol.
The referee was Alan Kijas.
Team News: WSG Swarovski Tirol
WSG Swarovski Tirol boss Thomas Silberberger has no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match owing to a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: LASK Linz
Owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, LASK Linz boss Dominik Thalhammer has zero fitness worries to report before this clash.
Our thinking is that WSG Swarovski Tirol could find themselves up against it to get anything against this LASK Linz outfit who we think will get the win and a maybe even keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore seeing a highly competitive game with a 0-1 victory for LASK Linz at the end of the match.
Let’s see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
WSG Swarovski Tirol
Stadium: Gernot Langes Stadion (5,028)
Captain: Ferdinand Oswald
Chairman: Diana Langes-Swarovski
Manager: Thomas Silberberger
Competitions: Bundesliga position 6
🔑 Key Player: Zlatko Dedič
Usually played in the Striker position, Zlatko Dedič was born in Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina. After making a first senior appearance for Empoli in the 2004 - 2005 season, the gifted Forward has scored a sum of 4 league goals in the Bundesliga 2020 - 2021 season to date in 18 appearances.