GRAZ. Wolfsberger AC was ultimately too strong for Sturm Graz with the goal of M. Liendl (16′), A. Dante (64′ own) and C. Dieng (90′). Sturm Graz lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Merkur Arena stadium in Graz on Sunday and it started at 1:30 pm local time. The referee was Markus Hameter with the assistance of Fatih Tekeli and Alexander Borucki. The 4th official was Emil Ristoskov. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 10.8 degrees Celsius or 51.39 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 60%.
- 59 Ball Possession 41
- 19 Total 3
- 5 On Target 3
- 14 Off Target 0
- 4 Shots blocked 0
- 135 Attack 105
- 60 Dangerous attack 50
- 80 Ball safe 70
- 0 Penalties 0
- 10 Corners 1
- 4 Off Sides 2
- 14 Total 10
- 0 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 4
Sturm Graz had a strong ball possession 59% while Wolfsberger AC was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sturm Graz was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 5 were on target. Even so, Wolfsberger AC managed to find the solution to win this contest.
Sturm Graz shot 19 times, 5 on target, 14 off target. Talking about the opposition, Wolfsberger AC shot 3 times, 3 on target, 0 off target.
Sturm Graz didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Wolfsberger AC received 3 yellow cards (A. Jasic, D. Baumgartner and L. Lochoshvili).
After this contest, Sturm Graz will stay with 23 points to stay in the 2nd place. Regarding the opposition, Wolfsberger AC will have 21 points to stay in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Admiral Bundesliga, Sturm Graz will play away with Rheindorf Altach on the 7th of November with a 21-6 head to head statistic in favor of Sturm Graz (8 draws).
Wolfsberger AC will host Rapid Vienna on the 7th of November with a 14-11 head to head statistic in favor of Rapid Vienna (10 draws).
Sturm Graz – Formation
Sturm Graz adopted the 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
The manager Christian Ilzer decided to play with the following team: Jörg Siebenhandl, Lukas Jäger , David Affengruber , Gregory Wüthrich , Amadou Dante , Andreas Kuen , Jon Gorenc Stanković , Alexander Prass , Anderson Niangbo , Kelvin Yeboah and Jakob Jantscher .
The home team had on the bench: Tobias Schützenauer, Alexandar Borković, Niklas Geyrhofer, Manprit Sarkaria, Moritz Wels, Ivan Ljubić and Christoph Lang .
Sturm Graz made 2 changes: A. Niangbo for M. Sarkaria (46′) and A. Dante for I. Ljubic (65′).
Best player: Jakob Jantscher
The player that probably impressed the most for Sturm Graz was Jakob Jantscher.
His rating iswith 22 passes (77% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 14 crosses.
Wolfsberger AC – Formation
Also Wolfsberger AC adopted the 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
Regarding the opposition, Robin Dutt played with: Alexander Kofler, Adis Jasic , Dominik Baumgartner , Luka Lochoshvili , Amar Dedić , Eliel Peretz , Mario Leitgeb , Matthäus Taferner , Michael Liendl , Dario Vizinger and Thorsten Röcher .
They had on the bench: Manuel Kuttin, Jonathan Scherzer, David Gugganig, Kai Stratznig, Christopher Wernitznig , Augustine Boakye and Cheikhou Dieng .
Wolfsberger AC could not rely on the presence of C. Wernitznig (injured).
Wolfsberger AC made 5 changes: L. Lochoshvili for D. Gugganig (46′), E. Peretz for C. Wernitznig (58′), M. Liendl for C. Dieng (75′), T. Rocher for C. Dieng (76′) and M. Taferner for K. L. Stratznig (89′).
Best player: Michael Liendl
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Wolfsberger AC was Michael Liendl.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 43 passes (74% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Admiral Bundesliga.
- Rapid Vienna – LASK Linz – 3-2
- Wattens – Austria Wien – 1-1
- Sturm Graz – Wolfsberger AC – 0-3