Austria Vienna vs Rapid Vienna by Marinos
RB Salzburg is leading the race for the championship in Austria with 40 ,
right behind them are Austria (38 p.) and Rapid (37 p.)
Austria after the winter break came back strong making 2/2 , first game was away and they won 0-1 at SV Grodig
then for a cup game at home they beat Lask again 1-0,a win that brought them to the semi-finals of the OFB Cup.
Thorsten Fink the coach of Austria stated for the game : We are facing a very good team,nothing is for granted
in this game we are in a local derby and every result is possible.
Austria will not have the help of important midfielder Alexander Grünwald (19/4) and their number one goalkeeper Robert Almer.
Midfielder Thomas Salamon is doubtful
Left back Christoph Martschinko is fit and can play if needed to .
Rapid after the winter break came in strong , they won 3-0 Wolfsberger AC , but last week they lost at home to Admira 0-1 and got send out of the OFB Cup, they continue play though next week in Eu League.
Coach Zoran Barisic stated for the game : Sure we are disappointed getting kicked out of the cup(it's been 20 years since the last cup win for Rapid),but we got to find the courage to continue in a derby like this .
we got to put ourselves together and show a positive reaction.
Rapid will not have the help of their number one goalkeeper Ján Novota,Louis Schaub (12/0),Christopher Dibon (13/1) and Stephan Auer (14/0).
Huge local derby with the 2 teams knowing well each other as they played a couple of times .
Both teams need the win and we should see over 2.5 goals as we usually see when the to rivals face each other.
|Over 2.5 goals||Bet365||1.80||10||0-3 WON (+8 units)|
* Odds as of post published time and are subject to change.