Rapid with double strike in ÖFB Cup quarterfinals, LASK, SV Ried and Klagenfurt cheer late

SK Rapid became the first club to advance to the quarterfinals of this year’s UNIQA ÖFB Cup. In the first game under interim coach Zoran Barisic, the Hütteldorfer celebrate a 4:1 victory at WSG Tirol

Much trouble had the three other Bundesliga teams in action this Cup evening. SK Austria Klagenfurt won late at FC Mohren Dornbirn 1913, SV Guntamatic Ried overturned a 0:2 interval deficit at second division leaders SV Horn with a last-minute goal. LASK, too, has to tremble until the last minute in Vienna-Floridsdorf before its quarterfinal advancement against FAC Wien is fixed

For SK Rapid, the match, which is not played at Innsbruck’s Tivoli but at Wattens’ Gernot Langes Stadion, starts like a dream. Already in the sixth minute of the game, Marco Grüll manages to take the lead for the guests from Hütteldorf after Christoph Knasmüllner has done the groundwork. However, the WSG is not deterred by this. Before the break, the Tyroleans equalize. Thomas Sabitzer is successful in minute 37

Sabitzer almost turned the game around single-handedly, but he shoots a penalty over the goal in the 54th minute. Thus, a double strike at the beginning of the “Rapid quarter hour” decides the match. First, Roman Kerschbaum gives Rapid the lead again in the 75th minute, only seconds later center forward Ferdy Druijf decides the game (76th). U21 team player Bernhard Zimmermann finally provided the 4:1 final score in the 84th minute

WSG Tirol vs. SK Rapid 1:4 (1:1)
Goals: Sabitzer (37th) and Grüll (6th), Kerschbaum (75th), Druijf (76th), Zimmermann (84th) respectively
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that was a hard piece of work for Bundesliga team SK Austria Klagenfurt. The Carinthians win their round of 16 match at second division side FC Mohren Dornbirn 1913 2-1 thanks to a late goal. At first, it seems as if the match at Stadion Birkenwiese will take its expected course. Defender Nicolas Wimmer puts the favorites in the lead after 18 minutes

The home side, however, give the Pacult side a gripping Cup fight and are rewarded before the break. The Brazilian Renan manages to equalize shortly before the break (39th). It took until the very last minute before Klagenfurt managed to score the celebrated winner. Christopher Cvetko decides the match in the 82nd minute. Klagenfurt is through to the quarterfinals, while Dornbirn’s Cup season is over despite a great fight

FC Mohren Dornbirn 1913 vs. SK Austria Klagenfurt 1:2 (1:1)
Goals: Renan (39.) and Wimmer (18.), Cvetko (82.) respectively
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five goals, last-minute winner, two-goal deficit, sending off! SV Horn and SV Guntamatic Ried deliver a cup duel out of the picture book, which Ried decides 3:2 for itself in the end…. The hosts, current leaders of the 2nd division, start the game furiously. Not even 20 minutes have passed and it is already 2:0 for the outsiders. Okan Yilmaz (16.) and Patrick Mijic (18.) provide with a double blow for jubilation in the camp of the Lower Austrians. But the joy lasts for a short time, because in the 24th minute the Horner weaken themselves. Defender Niklas Hoffmann is shown the red card by referee Christopher Jäger. However, the home side take the lead into the break

After the change of ends, however, the Innviertel side benefit from their numerical superiority. Seifedin Chabbi reduces the score to 1:2 in the 53rd minute. The attacker had only been substituted for the 2nd half. Stefan Nutz provides the deserved equalizer for the Bundesliga team in the 69th minute. When everyone in the Sparkasse Horn Arena was already expecting overtime, Oliver Kragl shoots the Rieders into the quarterfinals in the first minute of stoppage time

SV Horn vs. SV Guntamatic Ried 2:3 (2:0)
Goals: Yilmaz (16th) Mijic (18th) and Chabbi (53rd), Nutz (69th), Kragl (90.+1) respectively
Red card: Hoffmann (Horn/24.)
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LASK had probably imagined the trip to Vienna-Floridsdorf to be easier. But FAC Vienna demanded everything from coach Dietmar Kühbauer’s team in this round of 16 duel. In the end, the Linzers retain the upper hand with 2:1. Rene Renner gave the visitors a comfortable lead in the 25th minute, but Marcel Monsberger equalized for the hosts shortly before halftime (41st).

In the second half, LASK presses for the lead again, but FAC resists the attacks of the Upper Austrians. Neither team wants to score the decisive goal. When overtime is already within reach, Thomas Goiginger decides the game and causes great jubilation among the LASK supporters (90th). In the end, the FAC had to admit defeat after a sacrificial fight

FAC Vienna vs. LASK 1:2 (1:1)
Goals: Monsberger (41st) and Renner (25th), Goiginger (90th) respectively
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