Anderlecht qualified for the group phase of the UEFA Cup. The Mauves were victorious in Austria: 0-1 against Rapid. Akin scored the only goal of the game in the first half. The first leg ended on a 1-1 draw.
Anderlecht took the best start and put pressure on Rapid. After a few chances, Akin scored. Polak centered from the flank and Akin pushed the ball in the nets: 0-1.
From then on, the Mauves controlled the game and counter-attacked when possible. Also in the second half, they had the best chances. Frutos came the closest to doubling the score in the last minute.
Goal: 23' Serhat Akin 0-1
Rapid Wien: Payer, Thonhofer, Tokic (73' Harding), Hiden, Patocka, Hofmann, Heikkinen, Boskovic, Korkmaz (20' Kavlak), Bilic, Bazina (59' Fabiano)
Anderlecht: Zitka, De Man, Pareja, Juhasz (72' Wasilewski), Deschacht, Polak, Biglia, Van Damme, Legear (80' Boussoufa), Hassan, Serhat (77' Frutos)
Yellow: 75' Serhat Akin, 75' Fabiano
Stadium: Gerhard Hanappi