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| On Aug 19, 2021 9:00 PM IST

RPD vs ZOL Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Rapid Wien vs Zorya Luhansk European Qualifiers Fixtures August 20


RPD vs ZOL Dream11: Rapid Wien will be back in action as they take on Zorya Luhansk for the first leg of the Europa League qualifiers. Both clubs will be eager to have a say in Europe, and a win in the tie will be of utmost importance. It’s been a shaky start to the season for Rapid Wien, as they are 10th in the Austrian Bundesliga with one win, one draw, and two defeats to their names.

RPD vs ZOL Dream 11 Team Prediction

As for Zorya Luhansk, they are 9th in the Ukrainian League with four points, courtesy,  one win, one draw and two losses. Both Rapid Wien and Zorya Luhansk have had a similar start to their domestic season, which is why the upcoming fixture could turn out to be an intriguing affair.

Date: August 20, Friday
Kick-Off: 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Allianz Stadion

Watch European Qualifier Live Stream and Live Score: No Coverage of it in India.

Recent Form

Rapid Wien: DLWLL

Zorya Luhansk: WLWLD

Head to Head

This will the first time both sides will be squaring off.

Rapid Wien News

Injury Report and Unavailability: No injury concerns

Expected Changes and Strategy: 

  • R Strebinger should be starting in at goal.
  • F Stojkovic, L Greiml and K Wimmer could line up in defence.
  • T Schick, D Petrovic and M Ullmann are likely to start in midfield.
  • C Knasmullner and Taxiarchi Fountas should provide the service to M Grull up top.

Rapid Wien Starting XI (Likely)

Richard Strebinger
Filip Stojkovic
Leo Greiml
Kevin Wimmer
Thorsten Schick
Lion Schuster
Dejan Petrovic
Maximilian Ullmann
Christoph Knasmullner
Taxiarchis Fountas
Marco Grull

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Zorya Luhansk News

Injury Report and Unavailability: No injury concerns

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • M Shevchenko should be starting in at goal.
  • D Favorov, V Vernydub, M Imerekov and Junior could line up in defence.
  • V Kochergin, Y Nazaryna, S Bulets and A Gromov are expected to accommodate midfield.
  • Gladkiy and R Owusu are expected to lead the offence.

Zorya Luhansk Starting XI (Likely)

Mykyta Shevchenko
Denys Favorov
Vitaliy Vernydub
Maksym Imerekov
Vladyslav Kochergin
Yegor Nazaryna
Sergiy Buletsa
Artem Gromov
Raymond Owusu

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Taxiarchis Fountas can prove to be the danger man from Rapid Wien’s end. Fountas has scored five goals from the nine appearances this season.

Raymond Owusu can play a pivotal role in the final third region for Zorya Luhansk. Owusu has two goals from the two starts this season.

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Differential Pick

Christoph Knasmullner has been in stellar form for Rapid Wien. Knasmullner has three goals and four assists under his belt from the nine appearances this season.

RPD vs ZOLD Dream 11 Teams

GK: R Strebinger
DEF: F Stojkovic, L Greiml, V Vernydub, D Favorov
MID: A Gromov, C Knasmullner, D Petrovic, S Bulletsa
FOR: T Fountas, R Owusu

Likely Winner

Rapid Wien haven’t had the ideal start to the season in the Austrian League, but are expected to give it their all, in an attempt to make it to the Europa League. With home advantage in their favor, the RPD vs ZOLD Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of Rapid Wien to get the win here.

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