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Strasser supplies Luxembourg lift

Published: Tuesday 13 November 2007, 16.01CET
Coach Guy Hellers has recalled defender Jeff Strasser to his squad for Luxembourg's final Group G game against the Netherlands on Saturday night.
by Steffen Potter
 
Published: Tuesday 13 November 2007, 16.01CET

Strasser supplies Luxembourg lift

Coach Guy Hellers has recalled defender Jeff Strasser to his squad for Luxembourg's final Group G game against the Netherlands on Saturday night.

Coach Guy Hellers has recalled defender Jeff Strasser to his squad for Luxembourg's final UEFA EURO 2008™ qualifying Group G game against the Netherlands on Saturday night.

Knee injury
The FC Metz centre-back, who has scored five goals in his 81 international appearances, missed last month's 1-0 defeat of Belarus and 2-0 home defeat by Romania having damaged ligaments in his right knee while playing for the French club against Olympique Lyonnais on 15 September. Having fully recovered, Strasser is one of 21 players called up by Hellers, whose side are certain to finish bottom of the section having taken three points from their first eleven matches, while the Netherlands go into the match at De Kuip in Rotterdam knowing victory will secure their place in next year's final tournament.

Luxembourg squad
Goalkeepers: Jonathan Joubert (F91 Dudelange), Marc Oberweis (CS Grevenmacher).

Defenders: Kim Kinziger (FC Differdange 03), Jérôme Bigard (F91 Dudelange), Jean Wagner (FC Differdange 03), Jeff Strasser (FC Metz), Mario Mutsch (FC Aarau), Eric Hoffmann (FC Etzella Ettelbrück), Benoit Lang (CS Fola Esch).

Midfielders: Gilles Bettmer (SC Freiburg), René Peters (FC Swift Hesperange), Claudio Lombardelli (AS Jeunesse Esch), Gérard Geisbusch (CS Fola Esch), Fons Leweck (FC Etzella Ettelbrück), Sébastien Remy (F91 Dudelange), Ben Payal (F91 Dudelange), Carlos Ferreira (FC Etzella Ettelbrück).

Forwards: Chris Sagramola (AS Jeunesse Esch), Aurelien Joachim (TSV Alemannia Aachen), Joël Kitenge (FC Emmendingen), Daniel Da Mota (FC Etzella Ettelbrück).

 
Last updated: 13/11/07 16.16CET

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