Wiener Austria, meanwhile, made it into the round of 16 with ease. The team of coach Peter Stöger deservedly retained the upper hand in the derby against the regional division Wiener Sport-Club with 3-1. Austria Klagenfurt lived up to their own favorite role in a duel between two second division teams at SV Licht-Loidl Lafnitz with 4: 2. On the other hand, there was a surprise in Horn, where the hosting second division team lost 3-0 to the fourth-class Wienerliga club ASK Elektra.
On Saturday, Red Bull Salzburg against St. Pölten (2.45 p.m., live on ORF1), Rapid in Wiener Neustadt and LASK against Wörgl, three out of four European Cup starters are in action. Pellets WAC’s match against Guntamatic Ried will not follow until Sunday.
Admira with problems against Kapfenberg
Before the break, the Admirans were one class stronger, dictated the action and after lost opportunities by Stephan Auer (8th) and Marco Hausjell (14th) took the lead in the 26th minute. After a nice Rath cross, Roman Kerschbaum hit his head, but also benefited from the fact that Kapfenberg goalie Franz Stolz slipped the ball through his hands on the wet grass.
Since the team of trainer Damir Buric could not match it, it remained exciting, and the Styrians reported back immediately after the restart. A direct corner kick from Elvedin Heric landed in goal with the help of another KSV player, who was still touching the ball lightly (47th). Admira seemed insecure, the two teams didn’t work much together anymore. That did not change for a long time, even in a confused extension.
Odd finish and penalty shoot-out
It wasn’t until the finish that things really went well: With a direct free kick from Dino Musija, which surprised Admira goalie Andreas Leitner, who was irritated by numerous players, the surprise victory in the 118th minute seemed perfect. Quasi in return, Kerschbaum, who promoted a Vorsager conclusion worth seeing with the heel into the net, but in the 120th minute still forced the penalty shootout.
Admira is subject to KSV on penalties
The KSV, penultimate in the table of the 2nd division, surprisingly defeated the Bundesliga team Admira after 2-2 after extra time on penalties.
There, KSV goalie Stolz, who saved the penalties from debutant Joseph Ganda, Hausjell and Milos Spasic, became the match winner. In the end it didn’t help Admira that Leitner was able to excel in the shots by Oliver Bacher and Musija. Michael Lang used the decisive penalty. This was the fourth time in a row that the Südstadt team failed before the Cup eighth final. “We showed our weaknesses with standards. It runs like a red thread, ”said Admira coach Damir Buric.
Failed homecoming for WSG Tirol
For WSG Tirol, the return to the Gernot-Langes Stadium, the actual home ground where league games are not allowed to be played, did not go as planned. An own goal by Renny Smith in the 41st minute made the decision in favor of the FAC.
FAC defeated Tyrol 1-0
After the first positive coronavirus test within the team, the streak of bad luck for WSG Tirol continued: The Tyroleans were defeated by FAC Vienna 0: 1.
In front of almost 500 spectators, the hosts pressed for the equalization due to the recent rainfalls, but were unsuccessful in the end, like Kelvin Yeboah and Florian Buchacher with a top-class triple chance in the 86th minute. This was the first time the Viennese left the field as a winner in Wattens, after having only scored one point in five duels in the second division there.
“A typical cup fight. We got into the game well and dominated the first 30 minutes. We lost the game in the last quarter of an hour. The second half was a game on an inclined plane. There were enough opportunities. Very bitter ”, analyzed a disappointed Tyrol coach Thomas Silberberger.
Austria wins the mud battle in Dornbach
After the international break against the third-class Viennese sports club, which was affected by CoV cases, Austria left nothing to burn despite extremely difficult space conditions. Two minutes after Patrick Wimmer had hit the crossbar, pole and again the crossbar in one action, Christoph Monschein took a penalty in Dornbach for the redeeming lead (39th).
The home side then scored the second goal after the restart. A return from Luka Gusic to the Pichler flank did not jump up due to the muddy ground, and the ball slipped into the goal between the legs of the confused goalkeeper Florian Prögelhof (56th). After a penalty converted by Manprit Sarkaria (73rd), which Monschein had taken, everything was clear. The final point, however, was reserved for the home side: A shot by Ivan Andrejevic from 20 meters was deflected into his own goal by Maximilian Sax (89th).
3-1 victory for Austria after two penalties
Wiener Austria wins with two penalty goals 3-1 against the Wiener Sportclub.
“Everything is wonderful. It was a totally serious game of us, as we imagined. I am very satisfied, ”said Austria trainer Peter Stöger in an interview with ORF. The 54-year-old also praised his team because it was “incredibly difficult” to play with these pitch conditions.
Uniqa-ÖFB-Cup, second round
Admira – Kapfenberg 2: 2 (1: 0, 1: 1) n. V., 3: 4 i. E.
Tore: Kerschbaum (26., 120.) bzw. Heric (47.), Musija (118.)
WSG Tyrol – FAC 0: 1 (0: 1)
Tor: Smith (41./Eigentor)
Wiener Sport-Club – Austria 1: 3 (0: 1)
Goals: Andrejevic (89th) and Monschein (39th / penalty), Gusic (56th / own goal), Sarkaria (73 / penalty)
Lafnitz – Austria Klagenfurt 2:4 (0:3)
Goals: Kröpfl (51 / penalty), Wendler (74th) and Mahrer (5th), Rusek (10th, 79th), Pink (22nd)
4-2 win for Austria Klagenfurt against Lafnitz
SV Lafnitz met Austria Klagenfurt at home in the second round of the Cup and was eliminated from the competition with a score of 2: 4 against the Carinthians.
Horn – Elektra 0:3 (0:0)
Goals: Fürthaler (78th), Sen (84th, 87th)