LASK and Wolfsberger AC meet at Linzer Stadion, in a match for the 3rd round of the Bundesliga. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 12 games won 6, tied 3 and lost 3. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 06-28-2020, ended with the victory of Wolfsberger AC by (0‑1). Attention to the home factor, since LASK tends to achieve different results at home and abroad.
Currently in 4th position, the home team has so far won 4 points. On matchday 1, they beat Austria Wien at home by (1‑0). On the following day, the final score was tied by (1-1) in the visit to Swarovski Tirol. This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 8 victories, 3 draws and 4 defeats as a visitor, with 32 goals scored and 20 suffered; against 5 victories, 1 draw and 9 defeats in their stadium, with 23 goals scored and 24 suffered. In their last match, for the UEFA Europa League, they beat DAC at home by (7‑0). In their last 10 home games, LASK has 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses. The team allowed the opponent goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 3 home matches for all competitions: they have scored 4 of their 8 goals between minutes (46′ ‑ 60 ‘).
LASK enters this game with a great victory, 7-0, against DAC, in a game that counts for the Europa League playoffs. Taking into account that the home team drew against Wattens in the last round of the Austrian championship. Now in this match against WAC, Mr. Dominik Thalhammer should play in a tactical system at 3-4-3, with the aim of using the side aisles to reverse the offensive process. Still, it is important to keep in mind that the home team has great quality to maintain possession of the ball and shoot. Out of this game are Thomas Goiginger and Marvin Potzmann, both injured.
Wolfsberger AC :
Currently in 6th position, the visiting team has won 3 points so far. On matchday 1 they lost at home to Salzburg by (1‑3). On the following day, the final score was a (0-2) victory at the Hartberg. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 34 goals scored and 21 suffered; against 8 victories, 4 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 32 goals scored and 21 suffered. In their last 10 away matches Wolfsberger AC has 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. Their defense has not been very strong, as they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches.
Wolfsberger AC enters this match with a victory, 0-2, on the trip to the Hartberg field, thus adding the first victory in this Austrian championship: the team’s goals were signed by Taferner and Vizinger. In this game against LASK, the visiting team must play in a 4-4-2 tactical system to take advantage of the progression on the ground through short passes. Thus, Wolfsberger AC is expected to adopt a more backward stance, taking into account that it plays away. Dario Vizinger is very powerful and strong in the finish. For this match, the visiting team cannot count on Luka Lochoshvili, suspended, as well as Kofler, who is injured.