With 54 points from 21 games (points average 2.57), Salzburg is enthroned above all this season. If they win against Altach, the previous record of 55 points (2018/19, coach Marco Rose and 2021/22, Matthias Jaissle) would fall at this point in the championship. “I’m not a big fan of looking at stats and records throughout the season. But it’s something special that the team is so constantly on the move, especially after the big upheaval in the summer,” Matthias Jaissle would rate a new record as “confirmation for the past few months” and a response to critics. Because during this time his team “also got a bit too much criticism from the media”.