Anorthosis Famagusta vs Rapid Wien prediction, preview, team news and more



Anorthosis Famagusta will look to reverse a 3-0 deficit when he takes on Rapid Wien on Thursday in the second leg of the Europa League third qualifying round.

Anorthosis was no match for the Austrian side in the first leg and was outplayed on both ends of the pitch. Ercan Cara, Taxiarchis Fountas and Marco Grull each scored a goal for Rapid Wien.

Anorthosis Famagusta players will be relatively fresh for the clash, as Rapid Wien has just played a weekend game against Wolfsberg.

Wien won the game 3-0, as Taxiarchis Fountas continued their stellar form with a sumptuous treble. Vienna is sixth in the Austrian Bundesliga table with four points from three matches.

Anorthosis Famagusta vs Rapid Wien Head to Head

The two teams played three games against each other. Rapid Wien took two wins, while Anorthosis took the other.

Anorthosis Famagusta Form Guide (All Competitions): THE

Rapid Wien Fitness Guide (all competitions): LLDWW

Anorthosis Famagusta vs Rapid Wien Team News

Famagusta anorthosis

Anorthosis Famagusta did not report any injuries before the clash.

Giorgi Loria is expected to start as a goalkeeper on Thursday ahead of Assaf Tzur. Manager Temur Ketsbaia will go for an attacking approach in this game, which could see him welcome several forwards in the starting lineup.

Injured: Nothing

Doubtful: Nothing

Suspended: Nothing

Fast vienna

Like Famagusta, Wien has a strong second ahead of this second leg.

Oliver Strunz is in line for a start against Anorthosis and manager Dietmar Kuhbauer is unlikely to make any changes to the squad that won the first leg 3-0.

Injured: Nothing

Doubtful: Nothing

Suspended: Nothing

Anorthosis Famagusta vs Rapid Wien Predicted XI

Anorthosis Famagusta predicts XI (4-3-3): Giorgi Loria; Korrea, Paulus Arajuuri, Marios Antoniadis, Anderson Correia; Michalis Ioannou, Kostakis Artymatas, Josef Husbauerc, Kyle Lafferty, Lazaros Christodoulopoulos

Rapid Wien predicted XI (3-4-2-1): Richard Strebinger; Filip Stojkovic, Leo Greiml, Kevin Wimmer; Thorsten Schick, Lion Schuster, Dejan Petrovic, Maximilian Ullmann; Christoph Knasmullner, Taxiarchis Fountas; Ercan Kara

Prediction Anorthosis Famagusta vs Rapid Wien

Rapid Wien have one foot in the Europa League group stage and just need to play 90 minutes error-free football to overtake the Cypriots. Famagusta will have to play ultra attacking football, which will certainly leave room for Rapid Wien forwards to counterattack.

We expect Rapid Wien to win by a narrow margin and advance to the group stage of the competition.

Prediction: Anorthosis Famagusta 0-1 Rapid Vienna

Also see: Fabrizio Romano transfer summary: Chelsea push for major signing, updates on Lukaku and Kane’s future, and more

For all the latest news and updates, follow Sportskeeda Football on Facebook!

Profile picture


Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.