Admiral Bundesliga: Wattens steals a 2-1 win against LASK Linz 2-1

INNSBRUCK. Wattens defeated LASK Linz to win 2-1. A penalty from T. Goiginger was decisive in the 86min.


INNSBRUCK. Wattens overcame LASK Linz to win 2-1. A penalty from T. Goiginger was decisive in the 86min. It was Wattens to strike first with a goal of G. Vrioni at the 23′. Then T. Sabitzer scored again for Wattens in the 45′ minute with a goal. Eventually, T. Goiginger reduced the distance for LASK Linz with a penalty. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ LASK Linz lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Tivoli Stadion Tirol stadium in Innsbruck on Monday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.3 degrees Celsius or 64.94 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

LASK Linz was in firm control of the ball 57% while Wattens was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

LASK Linz was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, Wattens succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.​

Wattens shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, LASK Linz shot 17 times, 4 on target, 13 off target.


Wattens received 1 yellow card (R. Behounek). On the other side, LASK Linz received 2 yellow cards (O. Sako and B. Jovicic).

After playing this contest, Wattens will have 28 points like Wolfsberger AC to move up in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, LASK Linz will stay with 26 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 23'

    G. Vrioni

  • 42'

    A. Gruber

    H. Balic

  • 45'

    T. Sabitzer

  • 56'

    O. Sako

  • 58'

    B. Jovicic

  • 60'

    P. Michorl

    Hong Hyun-Seok

  • 60'

    J. Boller

    O. Sako

  • 74'

    T. Prica

    T. Sabitzer

  • 83'

    S. Ogrinec

    V. Muller

  • 83'

    F. Bacher

    Z. Rogelj

  • 85'

    R. Behounek

  • 86'

    T. Goiginger (Penalty)

  • 90'

    A. Ranacher

    J. Ertlthaler

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Wattens: Formation and Lineups

Wattens started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Thomas Silberberger chose to play with the following team: Ferdinand Oswald (6.8), Fabian Koch (7.2), Raffael Behounek (6.8), Dominik Stumberger (7.1), Žan Rogelj (6.9), Julius Ertlthaler (6.2), Valentino Müller (6.8), Bror Blume Jensen (7.1), Kofi Schulz (6.8), Thomas Sabitzer (7.4) and Giacomo Vrioni (8.6).


Wattens made 3 changes: T. Sabitzer for T. Prica (74′), V. Muller for S. Ogrinec (83′) and Z. Rogelj for F. Bacher (83′).

Top player: Giacomo Vrioni

Probably the most impressive player in Wattens was Giacomo Vrioni.

His rating is (8.6) with 1 goal, 11 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 17.

LASK Linz: Formation and Lineups

LASK Linz started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Dietmar Didi Kühbauer played with: Alexander Schlager (6.4), Marvin Potzmann (6.5), Oumar Sako (6.9), Petar Filipović (7.1), René Renner (6.4), Branko Jovičić (7.1), Hyunseok Hong (6.8), Florian Flecker (6.1), Sascha Horvath (7.0), Thomas Goiginger (7.1) and Husein Balić (6.6).


LASK Linz made 3 changes: H. Balic for A. Gruber (42′), Hong Hyun-Seok for P. Michorl (60′) and O. Sako for J. Boller (60′).

Top player: Branko Jovičić

The player who no doubt impressed LASK Linz the most was Branko Jovičić.

His rating is (7.1) with 77 passes (84% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.

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