INNSBRUCK. Wattens defeats Hartberg 4-2. Hartberg was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (63%).
The match was played at the Tivoli Stadion Tirol stadium in Innsbruck on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Harald Lechner who was helped by Andreas Heidenreich and Maximilian Kolbitsch. The 4th official was Safak Barmaksiz. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 22 degrees Celsius or 71.65 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 49%.
Hartberg was in firm control of the ball 63% while Wattens was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Hartberg was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Wattens succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
Wattens shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Hartberg shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target.
Wattens received 3 yellow cards (T. Sabitzer, V. Muller and K. Schulz). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Hartberg.
After playing this contest, Wattens will have 25 points like Rapid Vienna to move up in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Hartberg will stay with 21 points like Admira to stay in the 5th place.
M. Steinwender (OG)
Hartberg will host Ried on the 20th of May with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Ried (4 draws).
Wattens: Formation and Lineups
Wattens started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Thomas Silberberger chose to play with the following team: Benjamin Ožegović , Fabian Koch , Felix Bacher , Dominik Stumberger , Kofi Schulz , Žan Rogelj , Bror Blume Jensen , Valentino Müller , Julius Ertlthaler , Thomas Sabitzer and Giacomo Vrioni .
Wattens made 5 changes: T. Sabitzer for T. Prica (67′), V. Muller for S. Ogrinec (67′), J. Ertlthaler for R. Behounek (70′), B. Blume for S. Skrbo (81′) and Z. Rogelj for A. Ranacher (82′).
Top player: Giacomo Vrioni
The player who no doubt impressed Wattens the most was Giacomo Vrioni.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 16 passes (68% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7.
Hartberg: Formation and Lineups
Hartberg started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
On the other side, Klaus Schmidt played with: Rene Swete , Patrick Farkas , Michael Steinwender , Manfred Gollner , Christian Klem , Tobias Kainz , Youba Diarra , Jurgen Heil , Okan Aydin , Dario Tadić and Noel Niemann .
Hartberg made 3 changes: Y. Diarra for D. Avdijaj (46′), M. Steinwender for M. Horvat (57′) and N. Niemann for S. Paintsil (57′).
Top player: Seth Paintsil
The player who no doubt impressed Hartberg the most was Seth Paintsil.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 3 passes (66% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 57′.
Results of the day
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