Austria Cup: Sturm Graz vs Admira
Professional win for champions Sturm Graz against Salzburg at home on Saturday (2-1). Three minutes (25′-28′) was enough to make the 2-0, exploiting in particular their dangerous counterattacks. Then Sturm shut behind, threatened a little, stayed with ten men to the last 15 minutes, but managed to hold all three points. Based on the overall picture, they deserved the three points. Especially when they stayed with ten men, they fought with much passion, so they managed to keep the result. Now Sturm seeking a revenge for the 4-2 defeat from Admira two months ago. From the outset, the cup is one of the main goals this season for Sturm. They face the surprise of the team of the league to their own home ground and of course they want to win and progress. Roman Kinast is out due to flu, keeper Christian Gratzei and defender Joachim Standfest are both out injured.
In a dramatic finale, Admira managed once again to get all three points at injury time, with a score of 3-2 last Saturday against Wacker Tirol. They were poor to the first half, the same continued to the second half, where the guests got ahead to the score, and the game became very open from this time. One minute before full time made the 3-2 in 92th minute. The victory was certainly lucky for Admira, as based on the overall picture, Tirol should get points there. Daniel Toth is back to the squad of Admira, while fast striker Issiaka Ouedraogo will sit out again.
All in all, Sturm coming from a good game over Salzburg where they played really well, a very difficult team to beat, but they managed to win this, while Admira is coming from a lucky win over Tirol, and sometime their luck should end. Physically Sturm is the favorite here, and as they are interested for the cup competition, they should win this one.
Bet: Sturm Graz Win @2.15 with Bet365