After the Feldhofer deal – Rapid: Steffen Hofmann’s future is still open

“Of course I now enjoyed it when you see how we play football and really wanted to win.” Despite the disappointing result – 2-2 in Ried, Steffen Hofmann was satisfied with his last game on Rapids coaching bench. It is still unclear in what role the “football god” will continue in Hütteldorf. A column by “Krone” reporter Rainer Bortenschlager.

On Saturday Hofmann learned from sports director Zoki Barisic that Ferdinand Feldhofer was taking over. “He did a good job in Lafnitz and at the WAC,” Hofmann is convinced. “I wish him that he will be the first Rapid coach to win a derby at the Allianz Stadium.” The handover will take place today. Also the “construction sites”. With Wimmer, Greiml and Dibon, three central defenders are injured for a longer period of time. Yesterday, Captain Max Hofmann put a positive corona test out of action. So with the 20-year-olds Aiwu and Moormann there was only one “baby defense”, supported by Auer (21). It won’t be any different in the Vienna Derby. Not an easy start. Even if goal scorer Knasmüllner says: “No Rapidler has lost anything downstairs, we belong up.” A look at the table says something else at the moment …
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