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TSV Hartberg will be visiting Lavanttal-Arena on Saturday for the Bundesliga fixture with home side Wolfsberger AC.
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Wolfsberger AC head into this fixture after a 1-1 Bundesliga stalemate against TSV Hartberg.
In that game, Wolfsberger AC managed 62% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. The only player to score for Wolfsberger AC was Tai Baribo (42'). On the other side, TSV Hartberg had 3 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Dario Tadić (24') scored for TSV Hartberg.
Fixtures featuring Wolfsberger AC have proved to be exciting ones lately with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past half dozen games, a total of 28 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 4.67 goals per game) with 15 of them coming from Wolfsberger AC. That kind of trend won’t necessarily follow through into this game, however.
Looking at their past form shows that Wolfsberger AC:
- have not registered a win against TSV Hartberg in their last 3 league games.
- have not won at home in their last 4 league matches. That's never good.
Klaus Schmidt's TSV Hartberg have turned their attacks into goals 5 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those matches equals 12.
Their previous form shows that TSV Hartberg:
- haven't been defeated by Wolfsberger AC when they've played them away from home in the last 3 matches in the league.
- have not won away from home in their last 5 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 10/06/2020 shows that Wolfsberger AC have won 1 of these & TSV Hartberg 2, with the number of draws being 3.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 22 overall which averages out at 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Bundesliga match day 18 on 11/12/2021 when it ended TSV Hartberg 2-2 Wolfsberger AC.
On that occasion, TSV Hartberg managed 48% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. The scorers were Donis Avdijaj (35') and Mario Sonnleitner (92').
Wolfsberger AC had 15 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Tai Baribo (16') and Dario Vizinger (20') scored.
The match was refereed by Harald Lechner.
Team News: Wolfsberger AC
The Wolfsberger AC manager Robin Dutt will be grateful not to have any fitness worries at all ahead of this clash with a completely healthy group available for selection.
In all likelihood, Wolfsberger AC should go for a 5-3-2 system for this game, beginning the first half with Hendrik Bonmann, Dominik Baumgartner, Simon Piesinger, Raphael Schifferl, Adis Jasic, Matteo Anzolin, K. Kerschbaumer, Thierno Ballo, Mario Leitgeb, Tai Baribo and Maurice Malone.
Team News: TSV Hartberg
Due to a mostly healthy group of players, there is only a single fitness problem for the TSV Hartberg boss Klaus Schmidt to be concerned about. Christian Klem (Knee Injury) misses out for this game.
There’s a good chance that TSV Hartberg will likely begin the game with a 4-2-3-1 lineup, giving starts to Rene Swete, Patrick Farkas, Mario Sonnleitner, Matija Horvat, Thomas Kofler, Tobias Kainz, Juergen Heil, Dominik Frieser, Okan Aydin, Eylon Almog and Dario Tadic.
It certainly seems that TSV Hartberg will do really well to be scoring even one goal against a Wolfsberger AC side who look likely to get the goals that they need to set up a big win here.
Our tip is for a convincing 3-0 victory for Wolfsberger AC when the referee blows the final whistle.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lavanttal-Arena (8,100)
Captain: Mario Leitgeb
Chairman: Dietmar Riegler
Manager: Robin Dutt
Competitions: Bundesliga position 8, ÖFB Cup (Third round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)
⭐ Star Man: Tai Baribo
Typically taking to the field in the Striker position, Tai Baribo was born in Eilat, Israel. Having played his first senior match for Maccabi Petah Tikva in the 2016 - 2017 season, the accomplished Forward has managed 3 league goals in the Bundesliga 2022 - 2023 season to date coming from a total of 8 appearances.