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Herzog double rocks Moldova

Published: Saturday 7 September 2002, 17.35CET
Austria 2-0 Moldova Andreas Herzog scores twice in Austria's convincing victory in Vienna.

Match statistics

AustriaMoldova

Goals scored2
 
0
Yellow cards0
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 27/06/2012 11:56 CET

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Published: Saturday 7 September 2002, 17.35CET

Herzog double rocks Moldova

Austria 2-0 Moldova Andreas Herzog scores twice in Austria's convincing victory in Vienna.

Austria 2-0 Moldova
Andreas Herzog scored both goals as Austria got their EURO 2004™ qualifying campaign off to the perfect start with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Group 3 rivals Moldova in Vienna.

Two penalties
Captain Herzog, left out of his country's last friendly against Switzerland by coach Hans Krankl, secured the three points for Austria with two well-taken penalties. The Austrians showed little during a rather tepid affair, but earned the points ahead of the forthcoming qualifiers against Belarus and the Netherlands.

Flögel fouled
Ghenadie Olexic brought down Thomas Flögel in the fourth minute, leaving Herzog to convert from the spot. Flögel was impeded inside the Moldovan penalty are again on the half-hour mark and Herzog kept his cool to make it 2-0.

Rough ride
Despite the early goals, Austria were given a rough ride by the visitors. Goalkeeper Alex Manninger had a relatively easy night, but the hosts lacked precision in attack and wasted several good chances. Romand Wallner, Ivica Vastic and Herzog all missed their opportunities, while Moldova coach Viktor Pasulko introduced two new players at half-time and gave the visitors added impetus.

Panis chance
Jürgen Panis missed another good chance for the hosts four minutes from time, but by then the victory was complete and Austria now will be brimming with confidence.

Last updated: 09/09/02 16.47CET

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Lineups

Austria

Austria

Moldova

Moldova

1
ManningerAlexander Manninger
1
HmarucEvgeni Hmaruc
2
DospelErnst Dospel
2
CovalencoAleksandr Covalenco
Yellow Card62
3
BaurMichael Baur
3
RebejaRadu Rebeja
4
HidenMartin Hiden
4
OlexicGhenadie Olexic
Yellow Card3
5
PanisJürgen Panis
5
SosnovschiAndrian Sosnovschi
6
AufhauserRené Aufhauser
6
PriganiucIurie Priganiuc
Substitution67
7
SchoppMarkus Schopp
Substitution58
7
BoicencoEugeniu Boicenco
Substitution46
8
FlögelThomas Flögel
8
BercoVictor Berco
Substitution46
9
VasticIvica Vastic
Substitution81
9
RogaciovSerghei Rogaciov
10
HerzogAndreas Herzog (C)
Goal4
Goal29
10
IvanovStanislav Ivanov
11
WallnerRoman Wallner
Substitution67
11
CleşcencoSerghei Cleşcenco (C)

Substitutes

12
GoriuppRoland Goriupp
12
BogdanAndrian Bogdan
13
WimmerGerd Wimmer
Substitution58
14
CatînsusValeriu Catînsus
Substitution46
15
WagnerMichael Wagner
Substitution81
15
BoreţVadim Boreţ
Substitution67
17
LinzRoland Linz
Substitution67
16
B. CebotariBoris Cebotari
Substitution46
14
PürkMarcus Pürk
13
GolbanAlexandru Golban
16
KahramanVolkan Kahraman
17
BudanovAlexandru Budanov
18
BrunmayrRonald Brunmayr
18
PatulaEvghenii Patula

Coach

Johann Hans Krankl (AUT) Victor Pasulko (RUS)

Referee

Stuart Dougal (SCO)

Assistant referees

David Doig (SCO), Stuart A. Logan (SCO)

Fourth official

John Underhill (SCO)

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