That was when the game began Rapid-View optimal. Robert Ljubicic played on Ercan Kara, who drained for Fountas, and the Greek turned to lead for the Viennese. After that had Rapid everything under control and came close to 2-0 a few times. After Kara presented Maximilian Ullmann to Hartberg goalkeeper Rene Swete (20th), Marco Grüll just missed the far corner (41st). There was practically nothing to be seen of the Hartbergers on the offensive before the break.
The second half started with a cold shower for Rapid. A few minutes after the restart, Greiml had an unfortunate fall after a running duel with Donis Avdijaj and apparently suffered a serious knee injury. As a result, a more even game developed than was the case in the first 45 minutes. Nevertheless, the Hartbergers did not initially succeed in creating compelling chances.
The most promising opportunity had for the time being Rapidwhen a flying volley from Ljubicic clearly missed the target (57th). In the finish, Hartberg took full risk, and Rapids As in Klagenfurt, the defense did not hold up. After a free kick in the penalty area could Rapid not clear, the shot by Seth Paintsil was blocked by Emanuel Aiwu in front of the line and ricocheted through Filip Stojkovic’s shin to Rotter, who only had to insert from a short distance.
Rapid is still waiting for the first league away win this season and is only tenth in the table. With one point more, Hartberg is sixth.