Andreas Herzog is coming home! On Thursday evening, the ÖFB record national player comes as team manager of the Israeli national team in the Prater. After only one point from the last three qualifying matches in Group G, Israel will have their last chance of participating in the next European Championship on matchday seven. Currently, the Israelis are three points behind the second place, which promises the ticket for the European Championship in 2020.
Austria vs Israel Soccer Betting Tips
But in the Vienna Ernst Happel Stadium, the home side are the clear favorite. The show before the duel Austria vs. Israel the odds. For a home win, there is a quota of a maximum of 1.45. A success of the men of Andi Herzog, however, is rewarded with odds of up to 8.50. Currently, the Austrians are just one point behind the first Euro 2020 ticket.
In addition, the ÖFB selection revenge for the first leg, which was lost in March quite unhappy with 2: 4 in Haifa. Also, the betting base expects the hosts and sets the duel between Austria vs Israel their tip on the Alpine Republic.
Austria – Statistics & Current Form
After a weak start to the European Championship qualification with zero points from the first two games, the Austrian national team has since caught. For four games, the men of team boss Franco Foda are unbeaten and brought in this period strong ten points. Nevertheless, Austria may not allow another slip-up in the narrow group.
In the squad of coach Foda are 16 legionaries from the Bundesliga. The use of David Alaba is questionable. The Bayern professional is suffering from a hairline fracture in the rib. Missing are definitely Philipp Lienhart, Florian Grillitsch and Xaver Schlager. Also Stefan Lainer definitely falls out. For him, the Hoffenheim Stefan Posch could move as a right-back in the starting lineup.
Salzburg keeper Cican Stankovic was without a clean sheet in his first two internationals, 6-0 against Latvia and 0-0 in Poland and of course wants to continue this series against Israel. Stankovic was promoted by coach Foda to the new ÖFB-main-keeper, because the previous number one, Heinz Lindner was months without club and thus without match practice.
The hosts hope again on Thursday for goals from Marko Arnautovic. The Shanghai SIPG attacker has already scored six times for his country in the current European Championship qualifier. Three days after the home match with Israel, the Austrians are in Slovenia. After the ÖFB selection at the European Championships 2016 for the first time qualified athletically for a European Championship finals, you want to play now, of course, at the European Championship in 2020.
At home, the Austrians are quite strong. In the last 16 home internationals, there were only two bankruptcies – against Brazil and Poland. Ten games were won, four times there was a division of points. A look at this balance sheet confirms Austria vs Israel a prediction on a victory of the hosts.
Expected formation of Austria:
➱ Stankovic – Posch, Hinteregger, Dragovic, Alaba – Baumgartlinger, Laimer – Sabitzer, Gregory, Lazaro – Arnautovic
Last matches of Austria:
⚽️ 09.09.2019 – Poland vs. Austria 0: 0 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 06.09.2019 – Austria vs Latvia 6: 0 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 10.06.2019 – FYR Macedonia Vs. Austria 1: 4 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 07.06.2019 – Austria vs Slovenia 1: 0 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 24.03.2019 – Israel vs. Austria 4: 2 (European Championship Qualification)
Israel – Statistics & Current Form
After the third matchday of the European Championship Qualification, the world looked even better for Israel in Group G. With two wins and a draw, the men of national coach Andreas Herzog were in a good second place, two points behind leaders Poland and four and five points respectively ahead of Austria and Slovenia. But from the next three games, the Israelis took only one point and slipped to fourth place in the group.
“We are strong and always able to score goals. But we had a great gameplay against Austria, so we need one in Vienna, so you have to be realistic. In my opinion, Austria has the strongest team in this group, even if Poland is first. ” – Andreas Herzog
This branding was well received in Israel, as the coach came across very authentically and honestly. In general, the work of the ex-professional of Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich on the east coast of the Mediterranean is assessed positively. The chances that Herzog may continue to work as a national coach, even if the participation in the European Championship 2020 is missed, are good.
Duke has to cope with the fact that many important players of his team, the match practice in the club is missing. So also Munas Dabbur, who is still rarely used in Seville. The hopes of the Israeli team rest on Eran Zahavi, who leads the scoring list of the European Championship qualifier with nine goals. In China’s Super League, Zahavi has also scored 23 times for Guangzhou in 21 games.
In addition, Shon Weissman is a player of the Austrian Bundesliga in the squad of Israel. The Wolfsberger AC forward has scored 17 competitive matches this season. Israel’s sporting director Willi Ruttensteiner also has a past on the Austrian Football Association.
Expected formation of Israel:
➱ Marciano – Dgani, Abd Elhamed, Taha, Ben Harush – Dasa, Natcho, Peretz, Solomon – Dabbur, Zahavi
Last matches of Israel:
⚽️ 09.09.2019 – Slovenia vs. Israel 3: 2 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 05.09.2019 – Israel vs. FYR Macedonia 1: 1 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 10.06.2019 – Poland vs. Israel 4: 0 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 07.06.2019 – Latvia vs. Israel 0: 3 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 24.03.2019 – Israel vs. Austria 4: 2 (European Championship Qualification)
Austria vs Israel Direct Comparison
There have already been ten international matches between the national teams of Austria and Israel. The ÖFB selection has the nose in direct comparison in front. In the ten matches there were four wins and four draws. Twice the Israelis were allowed to celebrate a victory. The goal difference is equalized with 17:17. In front of their own audience, the ÖFB is still unbeaten against Israel. In three games there were two wins and a draw.
The last home win against the Israeli national team dates from March 28, 2001. At that time, Andreas Herzog scored the 2-1 winner for Austria by penalty.
Austria vs Israel Our Best Betting Tips Explained
On Thursday, the 27th of the FIFA World Ranking receives the number 86. Since the 2: 4 defeat in Israel, the ÖFB team is doing much better again. Thanks to the good series, you can once again earn serious hopes of participating in the European Championship. Especially at 6: 0 at home against Latvia and 0-0 in Poland, as in a better chance utilization could possibly have been a threesome, the men of coach Foda have shown good performance.
Israel, too, has definitely progressed under Duke and is increasingly showing a structured and modern football. On the other hand, the team is still too inexperienced, inconsistent and error-prone. The 2-3 defeat in Slovenia was typical of the Israelis. After a slight loss of the ball, the Slovenes were allowed to counter their opponents in their own stadium.
For Andi Herzog, the Austrians are the strongest team in Group G. Nevertheless, he goes optmistic in the game. The national coach expects his team to win the remaining four qualifying games for an Euro 2020 ticket. However, both nations can still hope to get a ticket for the European Championships via the Nations League Playoffs.
Key Facts – Austria vs Israel tips
♦️ The Austrian national team has been unbeaten in four matches and conceded just one goal in that period
♦️ From the last three European Championship Qualifiers, Israel only scored one point
♦️ In Austria, the ÖFB selection against the Israelis is still unbeaten
The bookmakers see the home side clearly ahead. We can only agree with that opinion. Austria is qualitatively better occupied than the opponent. The home advantage and the direct comparison speak for the ÖFB. In addition, the Alpenkicker want to take revenge for the 2: 4 defeat in the first leg in Haifa.
Thus we set the game Austria vs. Israel our tip to odds around 1.45 on the Alpine republic. We play the tip with eight units.
Competition: EC Qualification, Group G
Bet Tip: Austria (1)