On Saturday, Rapid travelled to take on LASK Linz in Pasching. A steely defensive performance held off a late fightback from the hosts, allowing Rapid to claim a hard fought 2:1 victory, after two sublime goals from Murg and Schwab had handed the Hütteldorfers two-goal cushion at half time.
A first half strike from Louis Schaub was enough to seal the points for Rapid on Saturday at home to Admira. The score line flattered the guests somewhat, as Rapid passed up a slew of great chances to extend their lead. Match report:
On Wednesday, Rapid and Austria again locked horns, this time in the ÖFB-Cup. Goals from Murg and Schobesberger did the damage, as Rapid again won out against their bitter rivals to advance to the next round with a 2:1 victory!
On Sunday, Rapid made the short journey to the Ernst Happel Stadium to take on old foes FK Austria Vienna. A second half Philipp Schobesberger header was enough for Rapid to claim the three points in a match they bossed from start to finish.
During the international break, our side took on SV Zwetendorf in a friendly. The match represented a good opportunity for a handful of players from the reserves to play alongside their senior counterparts in an effort to catch the eye of Trainer Goran Djuricin.
Rapid travelled to Mattersburg on Saturday and maintained their impressive recent run of results. A goal from Stefan Schwab was enough to seal a 1:0 win for Rapid and extend their unbeaten run to six in all competitions. Match report: