Sporting CP and LASK face at Estádio José Alvalade, in a match for the Europa League (Play ‑ offs). These teams have met only twice recently: on 12‑12‑2019, ending with a LASK victory by (3‑0), and on 03‑10‑2019, ending with a Sporting CP victory by (2‑1) . The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team comes to this stage of the Europa League (Play ‑ offs) after a home win by (1‑0) with Aberdeen. This is a stronger team when playing at their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have registered 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses at their stadium. In their last match, for the Primeira Liga, they beat Paços de Ferreira by (0‑2). Sporting CP has won 9 and tied 1 of the last 10 home matches. Their offense has scored frequently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches.
Sporting comes to this match with a victory, by 0-2, in the trip to the field of Paços de Ferreira, in a game counting for the Portuguese championship: Coates and Jovane Cabral scored the goals of the team. To reach these Europa League play-offs, the lions had to pass Aberdeen: 1-0 victory. Usually the coach Rúben Amorim plays in 3-4-3 favoring the maintenance of the possession of the ball and the positional attacks, especially, through the corridors: Tiago Tomás is very fast and expert in the defense-attack transition. Out of this game are Rodrigo Fernandes, Luís Maximiano, João Palhinha and Jovane Cabral, all with physical problems.
The away team comes to this stage of the Europa League (Play ‑
offs) after having eliminated the DAC, with a victory by (7‑0) at home
in the previous round. This is a team that, curiously, presents more
positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games it
registers 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with a total of 32
goals scored and 20 conceded. At home, he won 5 wins, 1 draw and 9
losses, with a total of 24 goals scored and 25 conceded. The team
arrives in this match after a home win against Wolfsberger AC by (3‑1).
In the last 10 away matches in all competitions, LASK won 4, tied 2 and
lost 4. The team allowed the opponent goals in 7 of the last 10 games,
so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored
regularly. , since he managed to finish in 8 of the last 10 games.
The LASK team comes to this game with a 3-1 victory, receiving the WAC, in a game counting for the Austrian championship: Raguz, Trauner and Balic scored the team's goals. It should be noted that the Austrians won, in the previous round of the Europa League, the DAC 7-0. In this decisive game against Sporting, coach Dominik Thalhammer must play in the same tactical system as the last game, the 3-4-3, benefiting the organization of his block and the counterattacks. Raguz is the great danger in the attacking front of this team, being this very strong in the finishing. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Thomas Goiginger and Marvin Potzmann, both injured.
LASK haven't lost in their last 6 games.
Sporting CP haven't lost in any of their last 12 home matches.
Sporting CP have a winning streak of 3 matches.
Sporting CP wins 1st half in 31% of their matches, LASK in 40% of their matches.
Sporting CP wins 31% of halftimes, LASK wins 40%.
LASK's performance of the last 5 matches is better than Sporting CP's.
In UEFA Europa League, Sporting CP has better performance than LASK.
The winner of their last meeting was LASK.
On their last meeting LASK won by 3 goals.
Sporting CP scores 1.65 goals when playing at home and LASK scores 1.7 goals when playing away (on average).
When Sporting CP leads 1-0 at home, they win in 100% of their matches.
When LASK leads 0-1 away, they win in 69% of their matches.
When Sporting CP is down 0-1 home, they win 60% of their matches.
When LASK is down 1-0 away, they win 16% of their matches.
LASK have scored at least one goal for 6 consecutive matches.