Admiral Bundesliga: Sturm Graz beats Austria Klagenfurt 2-0 on Sunday

KLAGENFURT. Sturm Graz overcomes Austria Klagenfurt with a 2-0 win with a goal from I. Ljubic (68') and a goal from E. Emegha (90').


KLAGENFURT. Sturm Graz overcomes Austria Klagenfurt with a 2-0 win with a goal from I. Ljubic (68′) and a goal from E. Emegha (90′).

The match was played at the Sportplatz KAC stadium in Klagenfurt on Sunday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Manuel Schüttengruber with the assistance of Roland Brandner and Clemens Schüttengruber. The 4th official was Emil Ristoskov. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 20.9 degrees Celsius or 69.67 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 56%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Austria Klagenfurt was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Sturm Graz that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Sturm Graz was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sturm Graz won the match.​

Austria Klagenfurt shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Sturm Graz shot 22 times, 10 on target, 12 off target.


Austria Klagenfurt received 1 yellow card (N. Wimmer). On the opposite side, Sturm Graz received 4 yellow cards (J. Gorenc Stankovic, S. Hierlander, A. Prass and E. Emegha).

After this match, Austria Klagenfurt will stay with 8 points like Wolfsberger AC and Wattens to move up in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Sturm Graz will have 12 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 13'

    J. Gorenc Stankovic

  • 27'

    S. Hierlander

  • 45'

    N. Wimmer

  • 46'

    E. Emegha

    A. Ajeti

  • 46'

    K. Gezos

    R. Benatelli

  • 46'

    N. Djoric

    A. Irving

  • 47'

    A. Prass

  • 61'

    W. Boving

    A. Prass

  • 61'

    I. Ljubic

    S. Hierlander

  • 68'

    I. Ljubic

  • 70'

    J. Arweiler

    C. Cvetko

  • 76'

    A. Borkovic

    M. Sarkaria

  • 81'

    T. Schumacher

    M. Moreira

  • 84'

    D. Schnegg

    A. Dante

  • 86'

    M. Blauensteiner

    S. Karweina

  • 90'

    E. Emegha

  • 90'

    E. Emegha

Next match

In the upcoming Admiral Bundesliga match, Austria Klagenfurt will play away with Rheindorf Altach on the 17th of September with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Austria Klagenfurt (0 draws).

Sturm Graz will host Austria Lustenau on the 18th of September with a 0-0 head to head record.

Austria Klagenfurt: Formation and Lineups

Austria Klagenfurt started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Peter Pacult chose to play with the following team: Phillip Menzel (7.5), Christopher Wernitznig (7.3), Nicolas Wimmer (7.0), Thorsten Mahrer (7.3), Maximiliano Moreira (6.6), Andy Irving (6.2), Rico Benatelli (7.0), Christopher Cvetko (6.4), Sinan Karweina (6.4), Markus Pink (6.1) and Florian Rieder (6.2).


Austria Klagenfurt made 5 changes: R. Benatelli for K. Gezos (46′), A. Irving for N. Djoric (46′), C. Cvetko for J. Arweiler (70′), M. Moreira for T. Schumacher (81′) and S. Karweina for M. Blauensteiner (86′).

Best player: Phillip Menzel

The player that probably impressed the most for Austria Klagenfurt was the goalkeeper: Phillip Menzel. His rating is 7.45. He performed 5 saves.

Sturm Graz: Formation and Lineups

Sturm Graz started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

On the other side, Christian Ilzer played with: Jörg Siebenhandl (7.1), Sandro Ingolitsch (7.7), David Affengruber (6.9), Gregory Wüthrich (7.4), Amadou Dante (7.3), Stefan Hierländer (6.4), Jon Gorenc Stanković (7.3), Alexander Prass (6.4), Tomi Horvat (7.8), Albian Ajeti (6.8) and Manprit Sarkaria (6.5).


Sturm Graz made 5 changes: A. Ajeti for E. Emegha (46′), A. Prass for W. Boving (61′), S. Hierlander for I. Ljubic (61′), M. Sarkaria for A. Borkovic (76′) and A. Dante for D. Schnegg (84′).

Top player: Tomi Horvat

The player who no doubt impressed Sturm Graz the most was Tomi Horvat even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 36 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 14. He performed 2 crosses.

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