On a freezing night in Genk we went down to a slender one goal defeat against our Belgian opponents. In the evening's other match Bilbao defeated Sassuolo, meaning Rapid bow out of the Europa League ahead of the final round of matches.
On Sunday Rapid traveled to Salzburg to take on the reigning champions in Damir Canadi's first game in charge. After limited time on the training pitch, the new Rapid boss will have been pleased with the spirit on display. Match report:
On Thursday night Rapid welcomed Italians US Sassuolo to Hütteldorf in the latest round of Europa League fixtures. A goal from Louis Schaub had given the Green & Whites a half time lead, but they were cruelly pegged back after an unfortunate Thomas Schrammel own goal.