Rapid Vienna – Salzburg, will seize hosts absences leader?

Last game of the Austrian Bundesliga stage number 16 will be played on Sunday at 17:30 in the top two classes, Rapid Vienna and Salzburg.

Rapid Vienna was before this stage in 2nd place on equal points with the third ranked position, Ried. Two weeks ago, the team coached by Zoran Barisic earned a draw away, against those of Grodig. At the end of the game, making the score 2-2 show, although the hosts were leading 2-0 after 73 minutes. Rapid Vienna comes after 3 matches at home in the championship were scored many goals, greens and white ,, ” winning 4 points. This will be the 40th time the Hofmann is currently in a match Rapid Vienna – Salzburg. Incidentally, the Viennese captain arrived two weeks ago, the game 400th in greens and white shirt ,, ”. Pichler is suspended for accumulation of yellow cards, not being at his disposal in order to match Barisic Sunday. Technician hosts can not count on any Sabitzer, but neither Alar, both injured.

Salzburg is moving toward the fifth title of champion Rapid Vienna difference between her and is 10 points. After five consecutive victories, round number 15 brought the first Bundesliga defeat of the season for the team coached by Roger Schmidt. Well, the performer was Admira, ranked last, during that victory doubling its points taken after 14 stages. Certainly, the defeat was due to lack of concentration. This will not happen however and Sunday, Rapid Vienna is practically the main rival for the title. Vorsah, Hielander, Rodnei, Soriano, and goalkeeper Gustafsson remain accidenatati.

In the two direct meetings last season Gerhard-Hanappi on-Stadion arena of the Rapid Vienna hosts earned a 2-0 victory, but have also suffered a defeat by 1-3. And two seasons ago, the two teams have shared the stadium aforementioned victories. Markus Hameter Centralia this match is that, despite the fact that only 4 matches refereed in the Bundesliga this season, gave no less than 31 yellow cards and just one red. He was at the center and in direct match of last season, when Salzburg finished tied, 3-3, at home.