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The 2. Liga clash at EK Kammerhofer Arena on Friday will see home side Vorwärts Steyr welcome SC Austria Lustenau.
All Vorwärts Steyr v SC Austria Lustenau match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (including the best match odds).
Vorwärts Steyr will be hoping to bounce back here after a 2-1 2. Liga losing effort in their last game against Austria Klagenfurt.
In that match, Vorwärts Steyr managed 50% possession and 4 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Vorwärts Steyr was Thomas Himmelfreundpointner (23'). At the other end, Austria Klagenfurt had 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Alex Timossi (7') and Markus Pink (61') scored for Austria Klagenfurt.
Vorwärts Steyr haven’t made the most of their chances of late. Their ‘goals for’ figure stands at just 4 against opposing sides during their previous 6 fixtures. In those games, Steyr have also seen the tally of goals scored against them total 11. Previous results aside, time will tell if the trend might be sustained in this match or not.
Their previous form shows that Vorwärts Steyr:
- have not won against SC Austria Lustenau in their last 2 league matches.
- have not won at home in their last 4 league matches. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
SC Austria Lustenau
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against FC Wacker Innsbruck in 2. Liga action, SC Austria Lustenau and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, SC Austria Lustenau managed 48% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. The scorer for SC Austria Lustenau was Wallace (75'). FC Wacker Innsbruck got 8 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Fabio Viteritti (5') and Lukas Fridrikas (14') scored for FC Wacker Innsbruck.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring SC Austria Lustenau, a minimum of three goals have been struck. The overall average number of goals per match in that spell is 4.17, with the number of goals averaged by SC Austria Lustenau coming out as 1.67.
Head to head
The last league clash featuring these clubs was 2. Liga match day 5 on 03/10/2020 and the score finished SC Austria Lustenau 4-0 Vorwärts Steyr.
The referee was Emil Ristokov.
Team News: Vorwärts Steyr
There’s just the sole fitness concern for the Vorwärts Steyr boss Andreas Milot to be concerned about thanks to an almost full-strength group. Kevin Brandstätter (Heart Condition) misses out. Jonas Broser is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: SC Austria Lustenau
Lustenau manager Alexander Kiene has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Dominik Stumberger (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Daniel Tiefenbach (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not able to play. Christoph Freitag cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’re of the opinion that Vorwärts Steyr will need things to go their way to register a score against this SC Austria Lustenau lineup who we think should get the vital goal that wins it.
We’re therefore expecting a hard-fought 0-1 victory for SC Austria Lustenau at the conclusion of the game.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: EK Kammerhofer Arena (8,000)
Captain: Thomas Himmelfreundpointner
Chairman: Reinhard Schlager
Manager: Andreas Milot
Competitions: 2. Liga position 16
🔑 Key Player: Philipp Ablinger
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Philipp Ablinger was born in Austria. Having made a first senior appearance for FC Blau-Weiss Linz in the 2019 - 2020 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 2 league goals in the 2. Liga 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 13 appearances.