Following the disappointing defeat in Valencia on Thursday, Rapid were back in Bundesliga action and faced a tough trip to Sturm. Zoran Barisic's side found all the right answers, as a compact Rapid ran out 0:2 victors. Match Report:
Rapid’s hopes of causing an upset in the Mestalla on Thursday night were quickly extinguished as Valencia produced a rousing display that proved far too much for the Hütteldorfers, who eventually went down to a heavy 0:6 defeat. Match Report:
Bundesliga football was back on the agenda on Saturday and Rapid got off to the perfect start. A stirring second half performance proved too much for bottom club Wolfsberg as the Hütteldorfers ran out clear 3:0 victors.