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Red Bull Salzburg Sets Record with Unbeaten Streak, Defeats Rapid Wien 1-0

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Red Bull Salzburg Sets Record with Unbeaten Streak, Defeats Rapid Wien 1-0

Red Bull Salzburg extended their winning streaks in a riveting game, defeating Rapid Wien with a score of 1-0, thanks to Kamil Piatkowski's pivotal goal. This victory marks a remarkable milestone in Salzburg's history, as it's their 18th consecutive game without a loss against their arch-rivals and a new record of 24 unbeaten away games in the Bundesliga. The match, which unfolded in Vienna, had strong implications for both teams.

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Decisive Victory Before Winter Break

As the last league game before the winter break, the match held its share of suspense and excitement. The only goal of the game was netted by defender Kamil Piatkowski in the 19th minute, shifting the game dynamics in favor of Salzburg. Despite multiple attempts, Rapid Wien could not break their losing streak against Salzburg, marking their 21st consecutive winless match.

Landmark Match for Rapid Wien

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The match was also significant for Rapid Wien's coach, Robert Klauš, who had his first encounter with defeat in the league with the team. Prior to the game, Rapid Wien paid tribute to their legend Antonin Panenka, who recently celebrated his 75th birthday. Despite their efforts to counter, Rapid was unable to score against the commanding play of Salzburg.

Salzburg's Commanding Control

Salzburg dictated the rhythm of the game, demonstrating their dominance on the field. A goal for Rapid was disallowed due to an offside call after a VAR review, adding to the tension of the match. The game concluded after more than 100 minutes of intense play. Salzburg's Fernando made a notable comeback after a prolonged absence due to injuries. The winning team will next face Benfica in a crucial Champions League match.

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