Football series champion Red Bull Salzburg showed the hopeful Rapid players the limits in a strong game on Sunday. Here are the voices for the game.
The result was clear, as was the message. Not only thanks to an unleashed triple packer Patson Daka, soccer series champion Red Bull Salzburg made a clear statement in the title fight on Sunday with a 4: 2 in the league battle against pursuers Rapid. The superiority against the supposed challenger was clear and could also be seen as the answer to the “Bulls” ‘2-0 draw three days earlier against Villarreal. In any case, nationally one remains the clear benchmark.
Salzburg now ranks six points ahead of their first rival Rapid, but given the fact that they were four laps away, the beauty of the evening for coach Jesse Marsch lay in a different circumstance. “More important than the table for me is simply the feeling that we were able to act so dominantly against the strongest opponents,” said Marsch, who rated the sovereign performance all the more highly after the disappointment in the first leg of the sixteenth-finals of the Europa League. “We needed this good reaction,” emphasized the American, whose team needed a real show of strength on Thursday in Villarreal.
Rapid Vienna defeated by Red Bull Salzburg: votes for the game
Jesse Marsch (Salzburg coach): “It was a dominant evening for us, an extremely important moment this season. And a reaction to Thursday, when our performance was not the best. We also needed this good reaction. My team implemented what we did from the start I am completely satisfied. For me, more important than the table is the feeling that we were able to act so dominantly against the strongest opponents. But we have to be careful because there are still so many games. So we have to concentrate hold up. “
Patson Daka (triple goalscorer): “It was special for me today. Not because it went against Rapid, but because I was able to help the team extremely.”
Dietmar Kühbauer (Rapid Trainer): “Salzburg showed from the very first minute that they wanted to win this game. We didn’t manage to do what we planned to do to close the center, they are incredibly dangerous and incredibly fast On the other hand, the goal is conceded, then it’s very, very difficult here. After the break, we changed, but in the end the team didn’t bring on what we wanted to do. I have the team for capable found that she can play a good game here. We have tried so much against Salzburg, but in the end Salzburg was always better. “