Rapid thump Wolfsberg to return to winning ways
A hat-trick from Gio Kvilitaia and a brace from Veton Berisha helped Rapid brush aside Wolfsberg in the Allianz Stadium on Saturday. A ruthless Rapid lead 3:0 going at half-time, adding two more in the second period to cap a glittering performance.
Altach 0:0 Rapid: First half misses prove costly
On Saturday Rapid and Altach squared up in Vorarlberg. The Green & Whites should have lead at half-time, but guilt-edged chances came and went for Joelinton and Kvilitaia. In the second half defences were on top, with both sides ultimately settling for a goalless draw.
Narrow defeat in Wals-Siezenheim
A solitary goal from the hosts proved enough to separate Rapid and Salzburg on Sunday. Match report:
Semi-final spot secured with come from behind win
Rapid and SV Ried squared off in the Allianz Stadium for a place in the semi-finals of the cup on Wednesday evening. Trailing 0:1 at half-time, Rapid turned the game on its head in the space of two second half minutes to earn a place in Sunday’s draw.
2:0 vs LASK: Kvilitaia to the double
Two goals from Gio Kvilitaia capped an excellent team performance on Saturday, as the Hütteldorfers eased past LASK Linz in freezing conditions in the Allianz Stadium.
Open encounter yields only a point for the Hütteldorfers
On Saturday we welcomed Bundesliga heavyweights Sturm Graz to the Allianz Stadium. Rapid trailed 0:1 at half-time in an error strewn but exciting game, and required a superb goal from Boli Bolingoli at the death to claim a point.
Below par Hütteldorfers defeated at Admira
On Sunday, Rapid travelled to Südtstadt to take on Admira. A less than happy hunting ground in recent seasons, the Hütteldorfers wretched form against their southerly neighbours continued, as they went down to a last-minute defeat:
Controversial 325th Vienna derby ends in stalemate
Bundesliga football returned to Austria on the weekend, and was ushered back into the capital by the Vienna derby. Controversial, hard-fought and ultimately drawn, Dejan Ljubicic’s goal mid-way through the second half cancelled out Monschein’s opener for the visitors.
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.