Late fightback secures points in Altach

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Two teams battling it out for European football took to the pitch on Sunday as second placed Rapid pitted their wits against fourth placed Altach. With a crucial three points at stake both teams began the game full of attacking intent and went in search of the early breakthrough. Steffen Hofmann whipped an early free kick into the hosts’ penalty area, but the Altach rear-guard were on the toes… [Read more]

Late fightback secures points

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Two teams battling it out for European football took to the pitch on Sunday as second placed Rapid pitted their wits against fourth placed Altach. With a crucial three points at stake both teams began the game full of attacking intent and went in search of the early breakthrough. Steffen Hofmann whipped an early free kick into the hosts’ penalty area, but the Altach rear-guard were on the toes… [Read more]

Heavyweight clash ends in draw: 2:2 in Graz

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Despite Jan Novota returning to training on Friday having recovered from flu, Zoran Barisic somewhat surprisingly gave Marko Maric the nod to start between the sticks - a real vote of confidence for the youngster making only his fifth competitive appearance in Green & White. Just two places and two points separated second place Rapid and fourth place Sturm going into the clash in a long sold… [Read more]

Heavyweight clash ends in draw

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Despite Jan Novota returning to training on Friday having recovered from flu, Zoran Barisic somewhat surprisingly gave Marko Maric the nod to start between the sticks - a real vote of confidence for the youngster making only his fifth competitive appearance in Green & White. Just two places and two points separated second place Rapid and fourth place Sturm going into the clash in a long sold out… [Read more]

Rapid pegged back: 1:1 vs Admira

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Saturday evening proved to be one of those occasions when not taking your chances comes back to haunt you. Zoran Barisic and his side must still be wondering how Admira managed to escape with a point from a contest dominated by a free flowing Rapid. Christopher Dibon returned to the starting line-up against the South City side, with Max Hofmann only fit enough for a place on the bench having… [Read more]

Professional away performance yields three points in Ried

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With the target of Champions League qualification looming ever closer, a confident and in-form Rapid side took to the field in Austria's Innviertel on Saturday. However it was Ried who enjoyed the better of the opening exchanges, with the Hüttledorfer defence called upon to stand strong and weather the pressure. Brilliant Schobesberger rounds off lightning counterOliver Glasner's side managed to… [Read more]

Stunning second half come-back saves day: 3:3 vs Salzburg

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Trainer Zoran Barisic sprung a couple of surprises with the Rapid starting eleven for Sunday's crunch game with table topping Red Bull Salzburg. Dominik Wydra came back in from the cold to take his place in a three man midfield, alongside Stefan Schwab and fellow surprise selection Brian Behrendt. The game marked Behrendt's first appearance in Green & White since autumn. Steffen Hofmann and Flo… [Read more]

Back with a comprehensive victory: 4:1 against WAC!

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Injuries and suspensions saw Rapid go into Saturday's match at home to Wolfsberg missing some key personnel: Flo Kainz was suspended and unavailable for selection, with Zoran Barisic also unable to call upon the services of Louis Schaub and Jan Novota, the latter having suffered from a cold during the week meaning he was only able to re-join training on Friday. Young Croatian keeper Marko Maric… [Read more]

Rapid exit Cup: 1:2 quarter-final defeat in Wolfsberg

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There were three changes to the side that had comfortably beaten WAC on the weekend: Jan Novota was back in goal, Thomas Schrammel swapped to the right flank, with Stefan Stangl coming in at left back. The influential Flo Kainz was also back in the side following suspension. In difficult, windy conditions a completely different game unfolded in comparison to Saturday's encounter, with a motivated… [Read more]

Cup: 1:2 quarter-final defeat

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There were three changes to the side that had comfortably beaten WAC on the weekend: Jan Novota was back in goal, Thomas Schrammel swapped to the right flank, with Stefan Stangl coming in at left back. The influential Flo Kainz was also back in the side following suspension. In difficult, windy conditions a completely different game unfolded in comparison to Saturday's encounter, with a motivated… [Read more]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
1. FC RB Salzburg 34 +48 75
2. FK Austria Wien 34 +18 60
3. SK Sturm Graz 34 +16 57
4. SCR Altach 34 0 53
5. FC Flyeralarm Admira 34 -13 46
6. SK Rapid 34 +7 40
7. SV Mattersburg 34 -14 40
8. Wolfsberger AC 34 -20 38
9. SKN St. Pölten 34 -18 36
10. SV Ried 34 -24 32