Wattens liquidates LASK Linz 4-1 with 3 goals from N. Prelec

PASCHING. Wattens had a comfortable win over LASK Linz. The hero of the match was N. Prelec who scored in the 5th, 41st and 63rd minute.

Wattens liquidates LASK Linz 4-1 with 3 goals from N. Prelec

PASCHING. Wattens had a straightforward win over LASK Linz. The hero of the match was N. Prelec who scored in the 5th, 41st and 63rd minute. It was LASK Linz to score first with a goal from K. Nakamura. Notwithstanding, later Wattens found the way to reverse the score scoring 4 consecutive goals with N. Prelec (5′), N. Prelec (41′), L. Rinaldi (45′) and N. Prelec (63′). LASK Linz lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Raiffeisen Arena stadium in Pasching on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Chiristian-Petru Ciochirca with the assistance of Robert Steinacher and Edin Kudic. The 4th official was Achim Untergasser. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.9 degrees Celsius or 51.64 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 79%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 59 Ball Possession 41
Shots
  • 15 Total 12
  • 6 On Target 7
  • 9 Off Target 5
  • 3 Shots blocked 1
  • 111 Attack 128
  • 55 Dangerous attack 44
  • 111 Ball safe​ 99
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 5
  • 5 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 9 Total 14
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

LASK Linz had a superior ball possession 59% while Wattens was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

LASK Linz was putting more pressure with 55 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Anyway, Wattens was able to find the solution to win this match.​

LASK Linz shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Wattens shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

LASK Linz received 1 yellow card (N. Celic). On the other side, Wattens received 1 yellow card (L. Sulzbacher).

Match Timeline

K. Nakamura(goal)T. Goiginger
3'
5'
N. Prelec(goal)L. Rinaldi
N. Celic- Yellow
19'
22'
D. Stumberger- sub ->O. Okungbowa
41'
N. Prelec(goal)K. Schulz
45'
L. Rinaldi(goal)V. Muller
S. Horvath- sub ->N. Celic
46'
58'
L. Sulzbacher- Yellow
63'
N. Prelec(goal)L. Sulzbacher
H. Balic- sub ->E. Koulouris
65'
78'
T. Prica- sub ->L. Rinaldi
78'
J. Forst- sub ->N. Prelec
78'
J. Naschberger- sub ->T. Sabitzer
G. Zirngast- sub ->P. Michorl
81'
86'
A. Ranacher- sub ->L. Sulzbacher

Standings

After this match, LASK Linz will stay with 18 points to sit in the 2nd place. Regarding the opposition, Wattens will have 11 points like Wolfsberger AC and Austria Klagenfurt to hold in the 6th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Admiral Bundesliga, LASK Linz will play away against Salzburg on the 1st of October with a 21-4 head to head record in favor of Salzburg (10 draws).

Wattens will host Rapid Vienna on the 1st of October with a 8-1 head to head statistic in favor of Rapid Vienna (1 draw).

LASK Linz – Formation

LASK Linz
G
A. Schlager 1.Austria
6.0
D
P. Ziereis 5.Germany
6.3
D
R. Renner 7.Austria
6.1
D
M. Potzmann 19.Austria
7.0
D
F. Luckeneder 33.Austria
7.0
M
P. Michorl 8.Austria
6.6
81'
M
R. Zulj 10.Austria
7.3
M
T. Goiginger 27.Austria
6.6
M
K. Nakamura 38.Japan
6.6
Goals3'
M
N. Celic 43.Austria
6.3
46' 19'
F
E. Koulouris 20.Greece
7.1
65'
Substitutes
G
N. Polster 39.Austria
D
Á. Kecskés 3.Hungary
D
F. Twardzik 26.Czech Republic
M
F. Flecker 29.Austria
M
S. Horvath 30.Austria
6.5
46'
F
H. Balic 14.Austria
6.2
65'

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

The manager Dietmar Didi Kühbauer decided to play with the following team: Alexander Schlager (6.0), Marvin Potzmann (7.0), Philipp Ziereis (6.3), Felix Luckeneder (7.0), René Renner (6.1), Nemanja Celic (6.3), Peter Michorl (6.6), Thomas Goiginger (6.6), Robert Žulj (7.3), Keito Nakamura (6.6) and Efthymios Koulouris (7.1).

The home team had on the bench: Nikolas Polster, Ákos Kecskés, Filip Twardzik, Florian Flecker, Sascha Horvath (6.5), Husein Balić (6.2) and Gabriel Zirngast (6.8).

Substitutions

LASK Linz made 3 changes: N. Celic for S. Horvath (46′), E. Koulouris for H. Balic (65′) and P. Michorl for G. Zirngast (81′).

Best player: Robert Žulj​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for LASK Linz was Robert Žulj.

His rating is (7.3) with 53 passes (73% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 13. He performed 1 cross.

Wattens – Formation

Wattens
G
F. Oswald 25.Germany
7.4
D
R. Behounek 30.Austria
7.5
D
K. Schulz 44.Germany
7.1
D
O. Okungbowa 16.Austria
6.1
22'
D
F. Bacher 5.Austria
7.2
D
L. Sulzbacher 6.Austria
6.5
86' 58'
M
V. Müller 4.Austria
7.8
M
B. Blume 10.Denmark
7.6
M
T. Sabitzer 7.Austria
6.6
78'
F
N. Prelec 9.Slovenia
9.5
78' Goals5', 41', 63'
F
L. Rinaldi 11.Argentina
8.1
78' Goals45'
Substitutes
G
B. Ozegovic 13.Austria
D
D. Stumberger 26.Austria
6.9
22'
M
A. Ranacher 14.Austria
86'
M
J. Naschberger 17.Austria
6.8
78'
F
D. Tomic 18.Austria
F
T. Prica 33.Sweden
7.0
78'
F
J. Forst 19.Austria
6.4
78'

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

Thomas Silberberger played with: Ferdinand Oswald (7.4), Lukas Sulzbacher (6.5), Felix Bacher (7.2), Raffael Behounek (7.5), Osarenren Okungbowa (6.1), Kofi Schulz (7.1), Thomas Sabitzer (6.6), Valentino Müller (7.8), Bror Blume Jensen (7.6), Lautaro Rinaldi (8.1) and Nik Prelec (9.5).

These were the players on the bench: Benjamin Ožegović, Dominik Stumberger (6.9), Alexander Ranacher, Johannes Naschberger (6.8), Denis Tomić, Tim Prica (7.0) and Justin Forst (6.4).

Wattens could not rely on the presence of D. Stumberger (injured).

Substitutions

Wattens made 5 changes: O. Okungbowa for D. Stumberger (22′), L. Rinaldi for T. Prica (78′), N. Prelec for J. Forst (78′), T. Sabitzer for J. Naschberger (78′) and L. Sulzbacher for A. Ranacher (86′).

Best player: Nik Prelec​

The most impressive player for Wattens was Nik Prelec.

His rating is (9.5) with 3 goals, 21 passes (52% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 14.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Admiral Bundesliga.​