Final friendly before Bundesliga restart ends in a draw
On Thursday the Rapid squad returned from their ten-day training camp in the Spanish coastal city of Benidorm. Ahead of the Bundesliga restart – and a mouth-watering clash with old foes Austria Vienna in the 325th capital derby – one final friendly fixture took place on Sunday.
Cluj edge Rapid in second Spanish Friendly
Our second friendly of the Spanish training camp got off to a somewhat inauspicious start: the match officials failed to materialise in time for kick-off, and so willing deputies from each of the teams were required to step forwards.
Thomas Schrammel departs training camp
One player though has departed the training camp early: Thomas Schrammel has left Spain with immediate effect.
A 119th Birthday Party with a Difference
It was all going on in Hütteldorf: To mark our club’s 119th birthday, we invited members,season ticket holders, and Rapid fans in general down to the Allianz Stadion.
Hütteldorfers stroll to victory in last match
Saturday’s game in St. Pölten represented Rapid’s final outing of 2017. Goals from Joelinton and Schwab put the Green & Whites in charge at half-time, before a first for Berisha and further strikes from Joelinton and Schwab completed a 5:0 rout.
Chances galore but no victory
On Saturday, Rapid welcomed Mattersburg for the final home game of 2017. Despite creating a slew of chances, Rapid fell 0:2 behind before fighting back to claim a point thanks to goals from Joelinton and Prosenik.
Winter blues: 0:0 in Wolfsberg
On Saturday, Rapid travelled to WAC looking to get back to winning ways. But in wintery conditions there was little goal mouth action, and few complaints about the eventual 0:0 score line:
Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
On Wednesday, Rapid dominated SCR Altach in the Allianz Stadium. After having to wait until late in the second half to finally take the lead, Rapid were undone by two late penalties.
Unbeaten run ends with narrow defeat to Salzburg
On Sunday, Rapid clashed with reigning champions Salzburg in the Allianz Stadium. Match report: