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The 2. Liga match at Reichshofstadion on Sunday sees home side SC Austria Lustenau fighting it out with opponents SKN St. Pölten.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for SC Austria Lustenau v SKN St. Pölten are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
SC Austria Lustenau
SC Austria Lustenau will play in this game coming off the back of a 1-1 2. Liga drawn result vs FC Blau-Weiss Linz.
The only player to score from SC Austria Lustenau was Michael Cheukoua (66'). Paul Mensah (20') was the scorer for FC Blau-Weiss Linz.
SC Austria Lustenau have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, netting in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They have managed to rack up 13 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 3. In any event, we’ll just have to find out if that trend shall be sustained here in this match or not.
Their past results show that SC Austria Lustenau:
- have not beaten SKN St. Pölten in their previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
SKN St. Pölten
SKN St. Pölten will come into the encounter after a 4-1 2. Liga win as they beat KSV 1919 in their previous match.
In that game, SKN St. Pölten managed 55% possession and 12 shots at goal with 5 on target. For SKN St. Pölten, the scorers were Yacouba Silue (18'), Thomas Salamon (41'), Ulysses Llanez (54') and Krešimir Kovačević (84'). For their opponents, KSV 1919 got 3 shots on goal with 2 on target. Levan Eloshvili (12') was the scorer for KSV 1919.
SKN St. Pölten have been good when going forward of late, scoring 12 times in their previous 6 matches. While their manager Stephen Helm will no doubt take that as a positive sign, SKN St. Pölten can also improve defensively after being scored against in 6 of those same matches.
Coming into this clash, SKN St. Pölten are without an away win for the past 2 league games.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 22/05/2015 shows that SC Austria Lustenau have won 2 of them and SKN St. Pölten 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 15 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 6 of them from Lustenau and 9 for St. Pölten. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The last league contest featuring the two was 2. Liga match day 13 on 31/10/2021 which ended up with the score at SKN St. Pölten 1-1 SC Austria Lustenau.
In that match, SKN St. Pölten had 50% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Krešimir Kovačević (55').
SC Austria Lustenau had 10 shots at goal with 4 on target. Haris Tabaković (90') scored.
The referee was Arnes Talic.
Team News: SC Austria Lustenau
Daniel Tiefenbach (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Adriel (Collarbone fracture) and Haris Tabakovic (Hamstring Injury) will be missing for SC Austria Lustenau manager Markus Mader.
Team News: SKN St. Pölten
SKN St. Pölten boss Stephen Helm has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Yun-sang Hong (Ankle Injury), Bernd Gschweidl (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Christoph Messerer (Adductor problems), Lino Kasten (Ligament Injury) and Christian Ramsebner (Adductor problems) will not be playing here.
It looks to us that SC Austria Lustenau look likely to fashion enough chances to find the net more than once while possibly not conceding when they line up against SKN St. Pölten, who may well find it hard finding the net themselves.
We’re therefore anticipating a comfortable 2-0 winning margin for SC Austria Lustenau at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
SC Austria Lustenau
Stadium: Reichshofstadion (8,800)
Captain: Matthias Maak
Chairman: Bernd Bösch
Manager: Markus Mader
Competitions: 2. Liga position 1
🔑 Star Player: Haris Tabaković
Regularly played in the Striker position, Haris Tabaković was born in Switzerland. After having made a senior debut playing for BSC Young Boys in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Forward has managed to score 24 league goals in this 2. Liga 2021 - 2022 campaign to date coming from a total of 20 appearances.