At 20:00 Thursday night Genk will meet Rapid Vienna in the 3rd round of Group G. Meet two teams that have totally different situation in this group.
Genk was imposed in both matches played so far in the Europa League 1-0 away to Dinamo Kiev, and 2-1 at home to Thun. After these results lead the Belgian team in the standings and needs only four points in these four parties to be 99% sure of qualification in the European spring. This weekend was imposed Genk 4-0 with Lierse and reached fifth consecutive victory in all competitions. Host band has not been defeated since August, when losing 1-3 away to Lokeren in Juliper League. In four of the last five matches played for Genk have scored at least four goals.
Rapid Vienna desperately needs points to their credit, having won just one in the first two games played. The Austrians were defeated 1-0 away to Thun after they drew at home to Dinamo Kiev, marking match its goal in the last seconds of parties by Trimmel. Rapid Vienna drew 2-2 with Sturm Graz weekend and reached the 3rd consecutive draws in all competitions. In the previous six games, the team from Austria managed only one victory, 2-0 at home to Ried.