Rapid 0 : 0 LASK: Night of frustration at the Hanappi

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Rapid went into the encounter with the men from Upper Austria in confident mood, unbeaten in the last seven and winning four on the spin. The game against Linz marked the first half of a Hannapi double header, the second game against Wiener Neustadt on Saturday sees the return of Rapid legend Schöttel to the club as part of the visitors staff.Rapid flew out of the blocks in search of the early… [Read more]

1:0: Rapid close "Kärnten week"

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The pressure was on the Green Whites coming into this game. The midweek Cup exit coupled with Salzburg's friday victory meant that nothing less than a home maximum would suffice. An expectant crowd of 15,400 Rapid fans were in attendance and in full voice to help push Pacult's team over the finish line.The game started at a relatively calm pace. The visitors from Carinthia looked to keep solid in… [Read more]

Ried 1 - 3 Rapid: Green Whites secure away day maximum

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The match got under way with Rapid showing a much changed line up. Injuries forced Pacults hand as he had to do without Pehlivan, Heikinnen, Salihi, Dober and Kavlak. The patched up Hütteldorfers had to withstand an opening onslaught from the hosts. Raimund Hedl was on top form between the sticks ensuring parity remained. In all honesty Ried could have been two goals to the good before Rapid… [Read more]

Rapid bow out of Cup in Quarter

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The opening stages of the game saw home side seem happy to oblige as Rapid's first goal threat arrived on 19 minutes. Steffen Hofmann's corner found its way invitingly to Christopher Drazan, his goal bound shot was repelled by the home defence. Rapid were making heavy work of things, struggling to get their free flowing football from the previous weekend going again. The Hütteldorfers were… [Read more]

Rapid take the spoils vs.Kärnten

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Peter Pacult was forced into making a couple of changes in the Rapid rear guard. Hannes Eder and Stefan Kulovits came in at full back on either flank, replacing Dober and Katzer who were suspended by yellow cards and injured respectively.The opening period was fast and frenetic with Rapid looking good and well on top. The Green-Whites almost capped a fantastic start but were denied by the width of… [Read more]

Rapid close "Kärnten week" with 1 - 0 Victory

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The pressure was on the Green Whites coming into this game. The midweek Cup exit coupled with Salzburg's friday victory meant that nothing less than a home maximum would suffice. An expectant crowd of 15,400 Rapid fans were in attendance and in full voice to help push Pacult's team over the finish line.The game started at a relatively calm pace. The visitors from Carinthia looked to keep solid in… [Read more]

Rapid stroll to home success

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If truth be told, the visitors could have been buried in the opening 20 minutes. Chances came and went for Jelavic, Salihi and Kavlak before Patocka got on the end of a Hofmann free kick, the big man's shot coming back of the upright. With clever Rapid build up play, it was hard to believe the game was still deadlocked, Rapid looking like scoring with every possesion. The besieged visitors looked… [Read more]

Rapid take the spoils 4 - 2 in Klagenfurt

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Peter Pacult was forced into making a couple of changes in the Rapid rear guard. Hannes Eder and Stefan Kulovits came in at full back on either flank, replacing Dober and Katzer who were suspended by yellow cards and injured respectively.The opening period was fast and frenetic with Rapid looking good and well on top. The Green-Whites almost capped a fantastic start but were denied by the width of… [Read more]

Jelavic salvages point for Rapid

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An away trip to face Sturm is a notoriously difficult propostion. Despite Rapid approaching the game full of confidence from the derby victory last time out, this was never going to be a roll over and die job from the hosts. The game proved to be every bit as tough as initially predicted. In preparation, Pacult shifted his formation to a 451 with Nikica Jelavic asked to spear head the attacks by… [Read more]

3:0 vs. Mattersburg: Rapid stroll to home success

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If truth be told, the visitors could have been buried in the opening 20 minutes. Chances came and went for Jelavic, Salihi and Kavlak before Patocka got on the end of a Hofmann free kick, the big man's shot coming back of the upright. With clever Rapid build up play, it was hard to believe the game was still deadlocked, Rapid looking like scoring with every possesion. The besieged visitors looked… [Read more]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
1. SK Sturm Graz 12 +11 28
2. FC RB Salzburg 12 +14 25
3. SK Rapid 12 +6 22
4. FK Austria Wien 12 +4 18
5. FC Flyeralarm Admira 12 +2 18
6. LASK 12 0 16
7. SCR Altach 12 -1 16
8. Wolfsberger AC 12 -4 12
9. SV Mattersburg 12 -11 7
10. SKN St. Pölten 12 -21 2