• St Polten won just three of their 22 regular season matches but one of those victories was an emphatic 5-1 win over Swarovski Tirol
  • Swarovski Tirol have lost seven of their 11 home league games
  • St Polten have lost only two of their ten league meetings against bottom-half side

St Polten have ten games against relegation rivals to save their season but should be buoyed by their record against fellow bottom-six opponents.

During the regular season, St Polten lost only two of their ten games against sides who are also competing in the relegation round, picking up four points from two meetings with Swarovski Tirol.

St Polten drew 1-1 here earlier in the season before running out emphatic 5-1 winners on home soil and are fancied to avoid defeat for a third time.

Swarovski Tirol finished two places and two points better off than St Polten in the league phase but struggled to utilise home advantage, with seven of their 11 games at their Innsbruck base resulting in defeat.

Despite their struggles, St Polten have avoided defeat in six of their last ten away games and have failed to score in only three of those fixtures. A repeat of August’s 1-1 scoreline here looks the likeliest outcome.

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