Late drama in the Innviertel: On Saturday a hard fought match away to SV Ried looked to be heading towards a draw, but new signing Matej Jelic popped up with a crucial headed goal deep into injury time to seal victory.
Last Week our new striker linked up with his team mates for the first time. He was handed his Green & White uniform and then had a chance to take stock of his new surroundings. Directly afterwards an introduction with Zoran Barisic followed Jelic's first training session at the Ernst-Happel-Stadium's facilities.
The words "make the most of the few chances we create" were ringing in the players' ears as the took to the pitch in Lviv on Tuesday night to face Ukrainian heavyweights Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League Play Off second leg. The ruthless efficiency that had disposed of Ajax in the previous round would be required to negotiate this extremely difficult…
3:0 vs Grödig: another three points secured before Shakhtar challenge
A healthy crowd of 16,800 showed up in the Ernst Happel Stadium to watch the Hütteldorfers take on ex-Rapid player & manager Peter Schöttel's SV Grödig. With Tuesday's monumental clash in Lviv in mind, Zoran Barisicrang the changes: amongst others Max Hofmann came in at centre back, Deni Alar started in…