LASK Linz vs Hartberg match preview

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Competition: Austria Tipico Bundesliga
Competition: Sun 15.March
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)

LASK Linz perform at a high level so far being 1st in the table. Hartberg can look both up and down from their 6th position.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

LASK Linz have already won the league and the fans have gone wild! Even so, with the trophy already secured there could be issues regarding the team's motivation in this one. Hartberg are staying put at 6th place whatever happens for the rest of the season.

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LASK Linz form and stats

LASK Linz, who have the most clean sheets (10) in Tipico Bundesliga, have collected 21 points from their Tipico Bundesliga home games so far after 6-3-2. The team is doing great wherever they are playing as LASK Linz has won four games in a row. The Sturm Graz match was the last time out without a victory. Two home wins in a row for LASK Linz bring valid hopes of a third.

Happy days for LASK Linz in their previous game, a Tipico Bundesliga match away at Mattersburg (placed 11th) that ended with a 1-0 victory. Prior to that, an away loss at Salzburg in the Austrian Cup.

LASK Linz can score goals in their home matches. After 11 league matches they have found the net 27 times. On the other hand, LASK Linz have conceded 15 goals.

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Hartberg form and stats

There's been little loot from Hartberg's travels as they have only collected 11 points from 11 away games in the Tipico Bundesliga. Hartberg, who have the most conceded goals (32) away in Tipico Bundesliga, only have 3 wins to counter their 6 defeats and 2 draws. Bitter travels for Hartberg as they have lost four games in a row away from home. The last time they avoided an away-from-home loss was the Admira match.

Hartberg failed to get anything from their last game, a Tipico Bundesliga home match vs Wattens (placed 10th) that ended with defeat 0-3. It was a defeat before that one as the away game against LASK Linz wasn't a success with a 1-5 loss.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Hartberg have scored 16 goals in 11 league games away. Hartberg are struggling defensively in their away games, having conceded 16 goals in these matches.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the LASK Linz - Hartberg 5-1 earlier this season. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: five wins for LASK Linz, four draws and one win for Hartberg. Over 2,5 goals: six times; under 2,5 goals: four games.

Top Goalscorers

HartbergD. Tadic
D. Tadic
11 goals
LASK Linz
J. De Mello
9 goals
Hartberg
R. Rep
6 goals

LASK Linz missing players

Hartberg missing players

LASK Linz Hartberg
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
22 11 3 Played P 3 11 22
17 6 2 Won W 0 3 8
3 3 1 Drew D 1 2 5
2 2 0 Lost L 2 6 9
50 27 7 Scored S 5 16 36
20 15 3 Conceded C 13 32 50
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
77% 82% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 82% 86%
55% 55% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 82% 82%
36% 55% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 67% 64% 59%
23% 36% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 67% 45% 32%
45% 55% 33% BTTS BTTS 67% 64% 68%
45% 27% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 18% 14%
9% 18% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 18% 18%
 
6.8 6.4 6.7 Corners for (avg) C F 6 5.5 5.2
4.4 4.4 2.7 Corners against (avg) C A 5.7 6.2 6.3
2.1 2 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.7 3.4 3
2 2 0 Red cards R C 0 3 6
 
331 173 53 Total Shots T S 31 107 222
129 67 19 Shots on Target S O 14 50 105
39% 40% 37% Goal Efficiency G E 36% 32% 34%
Key stats in Tipico Bundesliga this season:
  • Hartberg has the most conceded goals (32) away
  • Hartberg has the most conceded goals in the second half (40)
  • Hartberg has the most dropped points from leading position (16)
  • Hartberg has the the worst goal difference (-16) away
  • Hartberg haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • LASK Linz has the fewest conceded goals (20)
  • LASK Linz has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (9)
  • LASK Linz has the most clean sheets (10)
  • LASK Linz has the most points from losing position (11)
  • LASK Linz have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • LASK Linz haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • LASK Linz is in the best form (5-1-0)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 LASK Linz 22 17 3 2 50 20 11 6 3 2 27 15 11 11 0 0 23 5 30 54
2 Salzburg 22 14 6 2 74 26 11 9 1 1 45 14 11 5 5 1 29 12 48 48
3 Rapid Wien 22 11 7 4 47 26 11 4 4 3 20 14 11 7 3 1 27 12 21 40
4 Wolfsberger AC 22 11 5 6 50 27 11 5 3 3 27 15 11 6 2 3 23 12 23 38
5 Sturm Graz 22 9 5 8 37 28 11 4 2 5 16 15 11 5 3 3 21 13 9 32
6 Hartberg 22 8 5 9 36 50 11 5 3 3 20 18 11 3 2 6 16 32 -14 29
7 Austria Wien 22 5 10 7 33 36 11 4 4 3 17 14 11 1 6 4 16 22 -3 25
8 Rheindorf Altach 22 7 3 12 34 44 11 4 2 5 21 22 11 3 1 7 13 22 -10 24
9 Admira 22 4 7 11 22 43 11 2 3 6 8 16 11 2 4 5 14 27 -21 19
10 Wattens 22 5 4 13 26 50 11 2 2 7 10 25 11 3 2 6 16 25 -24 19
11 Mattersburg 22 5 3 14 26 52 11 1 2 8 10 25 11 4 1 6 16 27 -26 18
12 St. Pölten 22 3 8 11 21 54 11 1 4 6 12 30 11 2 4 5 9 24 -33 17

Read more about Tipico Bundesliga

The Austrian Football Bundesliga is the top level football league in Austria. It was founded in 1974, but there has been an Austrian league championship since 1911. Since the 1950s Austrian football has been dominated by Rapid Wien, Austria Wien and recently Red Bull Salzburg.