The last time SV Guntamatic Ried and Red Bull Salzburg played against each other in the 2nd round of the current Bundesliga season on August 1, 2021 in Salzburg. Salzburg won 7-1 (2-0). The goals for Salzburg were scored by Benjamin Sesko (37th, 91st), Rasmus Kristensen (41st), Karim Adeyemi (52nd, 62nd), Andreas Ulmer (78th) and Noah Okafor (93rd), for Ried Philipp Pomer (88.).
“Of course it won’t be easy for us against Salzburg. Everyone knows what qualities Salzburg has. It’s a top international team. It will be a real folk festival for our fans, ”says interim coach Christian Heinle. “The Salzburgers will play their game with us. We have to show a high willingness to run and a lot of discipline again. If we are consistent, can keep zero for a long time and are lucky again, then something is possible against Salzburg with our fans behind us. “
Apart from that, the statistics underpin the superiority of the opponent: serial champions Salzburg has been unbeaten in eight Bundesliga games against Rieder. There were seven wins and one draw – and an average of 3.1 goals from the “Bullen-Herd”. The first leg of this season (2nd round) ended with a 7-1 win in Salzburg. The team of coach Matthias Jaissle is also still in the league – for 18 games now – without defeat. The only points this season were given in the 1-1 draw in Altach in the 11th round. Ried have not won the last six games in a row.
In the 3-0 victory in the Cup against SKN St. Pölten, some of the regular employees were spared. “So physically there should be no problems despite the tight schedule,” said the German and made it clear: “Of course we want to continue our good run in the league and win the game. But we also know that we need a good performance again. ” In the first duel of the season on August 1st, Salzburg could clearly prevail with 7: 1. However, this clear victory no longer plays a role in the minds of the Salzburg team. ”A lot of things went well for us that day. We can classify that well. In addition, with the Cup success at Sturm, Ried once again clearly showed that we shouldn’t underestimate them under any circumstances, ”warned Jaissle.