KSV-Rapid: Two points dropped in Styria

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Peter Pacult shifted the starting formation into a 4-4-2 from thursday's 4-5-1 with Hamdi Salihi partnering Jan VoH in attack. Sonnleitner was again deployed at right back with Patocka and Soma in the centre. The setting couldn't have been more different to thursday night, the Fekete Stadium saw a turnout of just 6.500 spectators, a little way off capacity. It was a laboured start to the game by… [Read more]

Last minute winner vs. Ksv

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In 15 home matches against Kapfenberg, Rapid had run out victors in all but one, a defeat 55 years ago on the 5th of June 1955. Saturday's victory now sees that proud record extended and more importantly provides three timely points that means the Green Whites stay in contact with the early pacesetters in this season's Bundesliga. Hamdi Salihi partnered Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink up front for… [Read more]

Rapid go down 1-2 to Besiktas

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The 47.000 strong crowd treated the rest of Europe to a stunning opening scene, turning the Ernst Happel stadium into a sea of green, white, red and blue as the teams entered the arena before kick off. Hats off again to the magnificent Rapid fans who take the time to make these images become reality. A look at the line ups suggested that Rapid could be in for a tough match. The Besiktas side… [Read more]

Third defeat on the bounce

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It was a more familiar looking line up the took to the field for Rapid following sunday's nailbiter in Favoriten. Hedl returned to the line up, as did Nuhiu and Katzer. Kulovits and Hinum were paired together in central midfield again for the Green Whites in the absence of finnish enforcer Markus Heikkinen. Following an open start to proceedings, it was the Hütteldorfers, who nearly got their… [Read more]

Last minute winner brings up the 100 for Pacult

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In 15 home matches against Kapfenberg, Rapid had run out victors in all but one, a defeat 55 years ago on the 5th of June 1955. Saturday's victory now sees that proud record extended and more importantly provides three timely points that means the Green Whites stay in contact with the early pacesetters in this season's Bundesliga. Hamdi Salihi partnered Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink up front for… [Read more]

Green Whites through 3:4 on pen.

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Pacult freshened up the starting 11 following thursday's draining trip to Portugal. Rene Gartler and Hamdi Salihi were paired together in attack for the Hütteldorfers, while Hinum and Payer also came into the starting line up for Saurer and Hedl respectively. Following a rather tame opening period, Rapid took the lead with the games first meaningful attack. A long Soma ball from the back caught… [Read more]

Third defeat on the bounce for the Green Whites

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It was a more familiar looking line up the took to the field for Rapid following sunday's nailbiter in Favoriten. Hedl returned to the line up, as did Nuhiu and Katzer. Kulovits and Hinum were paired together in central midfield again for the Green Whites in the absence of finnish enforcer Markus Heikkinen. Following an open start to proceedings, it was the Hütteldorfers, who nearly got their… [Read more]

Porto-SK Rapid 3:0

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Rapid travelled to face Porto on thursday in high spirits. The match in the Dragao Stadium against the group favourites was unlikely to be the crucial fixture with regards the Green White's hopes of progression to the next round, and anything picked up in Portugal would have to be viewed as a bonus, ahead of the first home game against Besiktas. Peter Pacult's pre match preparation went out of the… [Read more]

Bitter derby defeat for Rapid

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Fans started pouring into the Hanappi a good 45 minutes before kick off for the 294th Vienna derby. Both teams had got off to relatively inauspicious starts in the league, so the pressure was on both teams ahead of the captial city clash. Dutch striker Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink made his debut in green white in attack alongside Atdhe Nuhiu, while talismanic skipper Steffen Hofmann overcame recent… [Read more]

A. Reserves - SK Rapid: Green Whites through 3:4 on penalties

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Pacult freshened up the starting 11 following thursday's draining trip to Portugal. Rene Gartler and Hamdi Salihi were paired together in attack for the Hütteldorfers, while Hinum and Payer also came into the starting line up for Saurer and Hedl respectively. Following a rather tame opening period, Rapid took the lead with the games first meaningful attack. A long Soma ball from the back caught… [Read more]

League Table

League table
Pl. Club Game Goals Pts
0. SCR Altach 0 0 0
0. FC Admira 0 0 0
0. FC RB Salzburg 0 0 0
0. FC Wacker Innsbruck 0 0 0
0. FK Austria Wien 0 0 0
0. LASK 0 0 0
0. Wolfsberger AC 0 0 0
0. SK Sturm Graz 0 0 0
0. SK Rapid 0 0 0
0. SKN St. Pölten 0 0 0
0. SV Mattersburg 0 0 0
0. TSV Hartberg 0 0 0