WIEN. Austria Wien prevails over Sturm Graz 4-2.
The match was played at the Generali Arena stadium in Wien on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. In the presence of 14,300 spectators. The referee was Markus Hameter who had the assistance of Michael Obritzberger and Alexander Borucki. The 4th official was Julian Weinberger. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 23.8 degrees Celsius or 74.89 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 40%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Austria Wien was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Sturm Graz that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
Austria Wien was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Austria Wien won the match.
Austria Wien shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Sturm Graz shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.
Austria Wien received 1 yellow card (M. Fischer). On the opposite side, Sturm Graz received 2 yellow cards (O. Kiteishvili and G. Wuthrich).
After this match, Austria Wien will have 26 points like LASK Linz to move up in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Sturm Graz will stay with 37 points to stay in the 4th place.
Austria Wien: Formation and Lineups
Austria Wien started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Manfred Schmid chose to play with the following team: Patrick Pentz , Marvin Martins , Lukas Mühl , Lucas Galvão , Markus Suttner , Matthias Braunöder , Eric Martel , Aleksandar Jukić , Alexander Grünwald , Manfred Fischer and Noah Ohio .
Austria Wien made 4 changes: A. Grunwald for D. Fitz (64′), N. Ohio for M. Djuricin (68′), A. Jukic for C. Keles (83′) and M. Suttner for J. Handl (83′).
Top player: Dominik Fitz
The player who no doubt impressed Austria Wien the most was Dominik Fitz.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 5 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 3.
His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 64′.
Sturm Graz: Formation and Lineups
Sturm Graz started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
On the opposite side, Christian Ilzer played with: Jörg Siebenhandl , Jusuf Gazibegovic , David Affengruber , Gregory Wüthrich , Amadou Dante , Otar Kiteishvili , Ivan Ljubić , Alexander Prass , Manprit Sarkaria , Jakob Jantscher and Rasmus Winther Højlund .
Sturm Graz made 5 changes: I. Ljubic for L. Jager (46′), A. Dante for A. Kuen (60′), O. Kiteishvili for M. Wels (77′), J. Gazibegovic for S. Ingolitsch (78′) and A. Prass for L. Kronberger (78′).
Top player: Manprit Sarkaria
Probably the most impressive player in Sturm Graz was Manprit Sarkaria.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 45 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 13. He performed 5 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Admiral Bundesliga