subordinate SK Rapid Vienna He didn’t miss anything in the round of 16 of the UNIQA ÖFB Cup and a clear 3-0 away win over SKU Amsetten celebrate it. Erkan Kara (13th), Taxiarchis Fontas (27th) and Srdjan Grahovac (55th) scored the goals for the Vienna team, which has struggled recently to take chances. On Sunday, Hütteldorfer will find out which club he will face in the Cup quarter-finals.
Kara and Fountas guarantee fast, convenient steering
The Hütteldorf guests found their first match opportunity: Kara came close to a corner kick, but failed due to SKU Verwüster goalkeeper (fifth). The Bundesliga team stayed on the trigger and took the lead a little later: Grüll stuck to Ljubicic, whose shot hit the crossbar. Balu brought the ball into the danger zone again before Erkan Kara shot from close range – 0:1 (13).
After Amstettner was more brave and managed to complete a few times, the Rapidler increased to 0:2 after an impressive combination. Grüll played the ball on Schick, who was looking forward to the Fountas. The Greeks finished about eight meters (27). Amstettner complained violently about an apparent foul by Fountas on Kurt before the hit. Rapid dominated everything, although Vienna were able to thank Paul Gartler for keeping their two-goal lead in the first half. The fast goalkeeper neutralized a dangerous header shortly before the end of the first half.
Grahovac explains it all with a free kick
In the 55th minute, the Bundesliga team stopped the match: Serjan Grahovac took a free kick after Amer Fontas missed and flew it perfectly over the wall to the goal – 3-0. After that, Hütteldorfer turned back a bit and managed to make a clear headway. On the other hand, SKU Amsetten did not give the impression that it could seriously jeopardize SKU Rapid.
The second 45 minutes were very quiet. Only in the 82nd minute was the next important event at the all-sold Ertl Glas: Arne Ammerer ran away from inside the penalty area and made the crossbar tremble with his shot. In the end, guests from Vienna made comfortable progress over time.
UNIQA ÖFB Cup, Round of 16
SKU Amstetten – SK Rapid Vienna 0:3 (0:2)
Airtel Glass Stadium, Amstetten; 3500 spectators SR Altman
rip: Kara (13), Fontas (27), Grahovac (55)
amstetten: Verwüster – Deinhofer, Dirnberger, Stark, Kurt – Ammerer, Tschernegg (73./Offenthaler) – Mayer (77./Kovacec), Alli (71./Leimhofer), Schellnegger (72./Alin) – public holiday (73. / Frederiksen)
Rapid Vienna: Gartler – Schick, Stojkovic, Iwo (61./ Moormann), UR – Grahovac, Ljubicic (62./Knasmüllner) – Ballou, Fontas (77./Strunz), Grüll (81./Ullmann) – Kara (62./ Kitagawa)
yellow cards: public holiday, Amir
Written by Daniel Ringsmouth, Photo: JEBA/Admiral
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