LIVESTREAM Austria: Mödling Rangers @ Salzburg Ducks, May 8, 2:00 p.m. CET (2:00 p.m., 8:00 a.m. ET)
Graphics: Igor Lazarevic
The winless Salzburg ducks (0-3) will look to break the losing streak when they host the Modling Rangers (2-2), Sunday May 8 at Maz-Aicher Stadium in Salzburg as the Austrian Football League completes the fourth round of play.
the Ducks were beaten by Danube Dragons 31-21 to open the season and the Black Panthers of Prague, 17-7. They then lost a heartbreaker to the Vienna Vikings 14-13 last week. Meanwhile, after being beaten 48-14 by the Black Panthers of Praguethe Rangers won two consecutive victories, beating the Telfs Patriots 20-10 and the Graz Giants 26-25. They were then brought back to earth last week by the Danube Dragons who beat them 42-14.
the Ducks are led by American quarterback Kris Denton who threw for just 536 yards and two touchdowns in four games. Top receiver Noah Toure caught nine passes for 126 yards and a touchdown while Andreas Drechsler caught eight for 124 and the other touchdown. the Salzburg the ground game is led by Denton who ran for 136 yards
the Modling Rangers the offense must oppose a Ducks defense that is number one in the league against the pass, giving up an average of just 148.7 yards per game and fourth in total against the run, giving up 104.7 per game.
Departure Rangers quarterback Benjamin Bräuer threw for 485 yards and five touchdowns over the four games and also leads the team on the ground with 228 yards on 41 carries. His favorite targets are Emil Eckerstorfer who has 15 catches for 186 yards and two touchdowns and Nike’s Zach with 15 receptions for 171 yards and two scores.
On defense, Charleus Dieuseul has 16.5 tackles to lead the team with Markus Bernas and Maximillian Morawetz not far behind with 12.5 total tackles each.
Watch the match live here. Mödling Rangers @ Salzburg Ducks, May 8, 2:00 p.m. CET (2:00 p.m., 8:00 a.m. ET)