Ghana Youth international David Attanga made his official league debut for Mattersburg as they limped past Sturm in a 1-0 win. The pocket size on loan midfielder from Red Bull Salzburg powered the basement club to an start in the second half of the season as the battle the drop.
The former Heidenheim attacking midfielder lasted 85 minutes to inspire his relegation threaten to only their 4th win in 21 outings and a point adrift of safety. The Ghanaian import made way for Franz Sanchez with five minutes on the clock as they arrested their winless run in the top flight.
Thornton Rocher got the only of the game for the basement side as they continue to battle the drop. David Attanga stormed the Austrian second tier with his dazzling feet to earn a move to Germany with FC Heidenheim only to return to his mother club due to lack of playing minutes.