Wolfsberg will welcome Gzira United to the Lavanttal Arena for the first leg of their Europa Conference League third qualifying round on Wednesday night.
Wolfsberg finished fourth in the Austrian Bundesliga last season book an automatic spot in the third round of the Conference League qualifiers this season.
The Austrians will now be looking to start in style as they look to get close to booking their place in the group stage of the competition. However, they will need to be on top of their game to gain a first leg advantage in this round.
They are coming off a three-match winless run, picking up two draws from their opening two league matches, while suffering a5-0 loss to Milan in a club friendly fixture, and will be keen to bounce back on Wednesday.
Meanwhile Gzira United began their Conference League qualification campaign in the first round knocking out Atletic Club 2-1 on aggregate in the opening round, before needing penalties to see out Radnicki Nis in the second round.
Gzira have not been involved in a league fixture since kickoff their Conference League qualification campaign and thus head into the Wednesday’s clash off a six match unbeaten run across all competitions, picking up four victories and two draws.
They will want to extend the run on Wednesday as they seek to move a step closer to making it into the group stage of the competition, but they are clear underdogs in this fixture and will need to be on top of their game to cause an upset here.
Wolfsberg vs Gzira United head to head
This will be the first encounter between the sides. Take a look at their previous results;
- SCR Altach 2-2 Wolfsberg
- Milan 5-0 Wolfsberg
- Wolfsberg 1-1Sturm Graz
- SV Kuchl 1-4 Wolfsberg
- Wolfsberg 1-0 Sparta Prague
- Radnicki 1-3 Gzira (AP)
- Gzira 2-2Radnicki
- Atletic Club 0-1 Gzira
- Gzira 1-1 Atletic Club
- Gzira 2-1 Hibernians
Wolfsberg team news
Wolfsberg have no fresh injury worries ahead of the clash.
Gzira United team news
Gzira also have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the clash.
Prediction and odds
- Wolfsberg win
- Both sides to score
- Goals over 2.5