Match preview Tipico Bundesliga: Sturm Graz - Rapid Wien at Merkur Arena

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Competition: Austria Tipico Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Merkur Arena (16764 seats)

After the first game it's Sturm Graz - Rapid Wien 1-3 in points. Who will triumph in this second Tipico Bundesliga game of the season?

The visiting Rapid Wien played their last game only four days ago, a Champions League match. That game, against Gent, was also an away game. It's a tiring schedule for Rapid Wien.

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Sturm Graz form and stats

Sturm shared the glory with St. Polten in their last match, an away game that ended all square 0-0. Ahead of that match, Sturm Graz lost 1-4 at home to Hartberg.

Last season, Sturm Graz's league statistics were 9 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses, resulting in a 5th position in the Tipico Bundesliga. Over these 22 matches they scored 37 goals and conceded 28. Playing at home last season Sturm Graz managed 4-2-5 (win-draw-lost) with 16 goals and 15 conceded.

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Rapid Wien form and stats

It's another away game for the visitors, as they travelled to Gent in their previous outing. The Champions League match ended in a draw 0-0. Before that, Rapid secured a home win against Admira with the score 4-1.

Let's have a look at how Rapid Wien performed last season in the Tipico Bundesliga: They landed a 3rd position in the league table after playing out 11 victories, 7 draws and 4 defeats. In total they scored 47 and conceded 26 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 7 - drew 3 and lost 1 with 27/12 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: three wins for Sturm, three draws and four wins for Rapid Wien. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

Rapid WienT. Fountas
T. Fountas
2 goals
Rapid WienT. Murg
T. Murg
1 goals
Rapid WienK. Kitagawa
K. Kitagawa
1 goals

Sturm Graz missing players

Rapid Wien missing players

Sturm Graz Rapid Wien
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 0 0 1
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 1
1 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 4
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 1
0% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 100%
100% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
4 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 9
8 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
1 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 16
1 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 7
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 57%
Sturm Graz Last season Rapid Wien
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
32 16   Played P   16 32
10 4   Won W   10 17
5 2   Drew D   3 7
17 10   Lost L   3 8
46 21   Scored S   33 64
60 31   Conceded C   19 43
100% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 100%
88% 94%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   81% 84%
59% 62%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   69% 66%
41% 38%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   56% 50%
25% 25%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   19% 19%
53% 62%   BTTS BTTS   50% 56%
16% 12%   Clean Sheets C S   44% 31%
31% 25%   Failed to Score F T   6% 12%
 
4.2 4.6   Corners for (avg) C F   5.1 5.1
5.6 5.1   Corners against (avg) C A   4.3 4.7
2.5 2.1   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.7 1.9
9 5   Red cards R C   0 0
 
309 178   Total Shots T S   171 406
118 67   Shots on Target S O   77 161
39% 31%   Goal Efficiency G E   43% 40%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Rapid Wien 1 1 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
2 Salzburg 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 3
3 Ried 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
4 LASK Linz 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
5 Hartberg 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
6 Rheindorf Altach 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
7 St. Polten 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
8 Sturm Graz 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
9 Wattens 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0
10 Austria Wien 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
11 Wolfsberger AC 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
12 Admira 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Salzburg 32 22 8 2 110 34 16 13 2 1 60 19 16 9 6 1 50 15 76 74
2 LASK Linz 32 20 4 8 67 37 16 7 3 6 32 22 16 13 1 2 35 15 30 64
3 Rapid Wien 32 17 7 8 64 43 16 7 4 5 31 24 16 10 3 3 33 19 21 58
4 Wolfsberger AC 32 15 9 8 69 43 16 7 5 4 37 23 16 8 4 4 32 20 26 54
5 Hartberg 32 12 6 14 52 74 16 5 4 7 25 35 16 7 2 7 27 39 -22 42
6 Sturm Graz 32 10 5 17 46 60 16 4 2 10 21 31 16 6 3 7 25 29 -14 35

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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.