Preview: Blau-Weiß Linz expected to win when Austria Wien II comes to visit

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Competition: Austria Erste Liga
Competition: Sun 17.October
Match begins: 08:30 (UTC)
Venue: Linzer Stadion (21005 seats)

Blau-Weiß Linz are expected winners of this home game against Austria Wien II, if the league positions are thought to provide some clues. Or are we eyeing a possible shock?

Insights:
  • Blau-Weiß Linz have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Austria Wien II have the fewest scored goals in the first half (2) in Erste Liga

Both squads have had sufficient rest since their last work day in an official game. Let's hope for an active fixture!

It should be mentioned that Austria Wien II play their home matches on artifical turf, so they have to adjust for this one as it's played on grass. Does it matter? Recent statistics for Austria Wien II on grass are 11 victories, 12 draws and 14 defeats from 37 games. In these matches they have a goal statistics scored/conceded: 54-60. You can compare this with overall results below.

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Blau-Weiß Linz form and stats

4-1-0 (win-draw-lost) are the Erste Liga numbers at home for Blau-Weiß Linz so far this season. Blau-Weiß are on a three game winning streak in their home games.

Blau-Weiß are returning here after visiting Wacker Innsbruck in a Erste Liga game and winning with a 1-0 scoreline. A. Kostić scored the goal(s). Manager G. Scheiblehner felt very clever after A. Kostić scored the winning goal against Wacker Innsbruck, having brought on that player as a substitute in the 46th minute.

In the preceding match a 1-0 victory visiting Wacker Innsbruck.

A decent goal production from Blau-Weiß Linz in their home games so far, with 8 goals from 5 league matches. Blau-Weiß are not conceding a lot of goals here at Linzer Stadion in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 3 from 5 matches.

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Austria Wien II form and stats

1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss. That’s the product of Austria Wien II playing as the away team in the Erste Liga this season.

The manager H. Suchard was unhappy after their last game, a Erste Liga match played at their home ground Austria-Akademie. Austria suffered a 1-3 loss to SV Horn II (placed 9th).

Preceding that, the 0-1 home loss versus Lafnitz.

Austria have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 4 league away games 5 goals have been scored. Austria have conceded 6 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

Blau-Weiß-Austria Wien II H2H statistics last eight meetings regardless of arena: Blau-Weiß Linz five wins, Austria Wien II two wins, one draw. eight of these eight matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Blau-Weiß LinzS. Surdanovic
S. Surdanovic
4 goals
Blau-Weiß LinzJ. Gölles
J. Gölles
3 goals
Blau-Weiß LinzM. Brandner
M. Brandner
2 goals

Blau-Weiß Linz missing players

Austria Wien II missing players

Blau-Weiß Linz Austria Wien II
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
10 5 2 Played P 0 4 10
6 4 1 Won W 0 1 2
2 1 1 Drew D 0 2 4
2 0 0 Lost L 0 1 4
16 8 3 Scored S 0 5 9
9 3 2 Conceded C 0 6 13
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 90%
60% 60% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 80%
50% 40% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 30%
40% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 20%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 60% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 75% 50%
40% 40% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 20%
10% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 40%
 
7.4 6.6 7 Corners for (avg) C F 0 6.8 4.8
3 3.4 4.5 Corners against (avg) C A 0 3.8 4.6
1.9 1.6 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
13.8 14.6 9.5 Shots (avg) S ( 0 9.8 9.7
5.3 6 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 5 4
30% 27% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 25% 22%
Key stats in Erste Liga this season:
  • All of Austria Wien II's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Austria Wien II have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Austria Wien II have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Austria Wien II have the fewest scored goals in the first half (2) in Erste Liga
  • Austria Wien II have the most matches under the total-line (7) in Erste Liga
  • Austria Wien II have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • Austria Wien II haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Blau-Weiß Linz have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Blau-Weiß Linz have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Blau-Weiß Linz have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Blau-Weiß Linz have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Blau-Weiß Linz haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Austria Lustenau 10 9 0 1 25 10 5 5 0 0 14 4 5 4 0 1 11 6 15 27
2 Liefering 10 6 3 1 23 11 5 3 2 0 13 6 5 3 1 1 10 5 12 21
3 Blau-Weiß Linz 10 6 2 2 16 9 5 4 1 0 8 3 5 2 1 2 8 6 7 20
4 Grazer AK 10 5 2 3 18 9 5 4 1 0 14 3 5 1 1 3 4 6 9 17
5 Lafnitz 10 5 2 3 17 13 5 3 0 2 11 9 5 2 2 1 6 4 4 17
6 Amstetten 10 4 3 3 17 11 5 3 2 0 9 2 5 1 1 3 8 9 6 15
7 Floridsdorfer AC 10 4 3 3 12 9 5 2 1 2 7 6 5 2 2 1 5 3 3 15
8 Wacker Innsbruck 10 4 3 3 12 10 5 2 2 1 5 3 5 2 1 2 7 7 2 15
9 SV Horn II 10 4 3 3 16 16 5 2 2 1 7 5 5 2 1 2 9 11 0 15
10 Rapid Wien II 10 3 3 4 13 17 4 1 1 2 3 6 6 2 2 2 10 11 -4 12
11 St. Polten 10 3 1 6 13 15 5 2 0 3 8 8 5 1 1 3 5 7 -2 10
12 Austria Wien II 10 2 4 4 9 13 6 1 2 3 4 7 4 1 2 1 5 6 -4 10
13 Kapfenberger SV 10 3 0 7 9 18 5 1 0 4 4 9 5 2 0 3 5 9 -9 9
14 Juniors OO 10 1 5 4 14 24 5 1 2 2 12 13 5 0 3 2 2 11 -10 8
15 Dornbirn 10 2 1 7 14 26 5 1 1 3 5 12 5 1 0 4 9 14 -12 7
16 Vorwarts Steyr 10 1 1 8 7 24 5 0 1 4 3 12 5 1 0 4 4 12 -17 4

Read more about Erste Liga

The Austrian Football Second League (2. Liga, formerly known as Erste Liga) is the second highest level of football in Austria. The league expanded from ten to 16 teams before the 2018/19 season. Each team play 30 fixtures to decide a final league table, promotion and relegation.