Both teams celebrated offensive football, Erling Håland shot the champions with a three-pack to 3-0 victory.
Wolfsberg. With the Wolfsberg AC and Salzburg, the two peat factories of this year's season decided the 14th round in direct duel. The 5000 spectators in the Lavanttal-Arena got to see the anticipated offensive spectacle, both teams looked for their salvation on offense, but scored goals only one: Salzburg shooting star Erling Håland decided with his goals this season goals 13, 14 and 15 the game and took over with it the sole leadership in the shooter list.
Håland rewarded the champion for a brilliant start, scored the heel for Minamino's heel (4). Blemish: The Norwegian was very thin offside. The Wolfsbergers were initially visibly overwhelmed, but then remembered their strengths and gave Salzburg an open exchange on eye level. Schmid (20), Niango (33) and Weissman (44) awarded the best WAC chances, on the other side saved goalkeeper Kofler in a Junuzovic free-kick (35) and again against Håland (41).
In the second half, it was actually the WAC who set the pace and ended up with more possession (57:43 per cent), higher pass rates (70:59) and more duels won (59:41). Countable, goals, but stayed out because Weissman (55), Liendl (61), Wernitznig (80) or Schmid (85) failed partly miserable. According to the old adage, the punishment followed, in persona Håland. The 19-year-old completed two counter-attacks after an ideal preliminary work by substitute Daka successfully (77th, 88th) and let the Salzburg cheer despite a comparatively weak performance.