Match statistics

AustriaCroatia

Goals scored0
1
Attempts on target6
 
1
Attempts off target9
 
7
Corners4
 
7
Fouls committed17
 
17
Yellow cards3
 
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

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

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    The co-hosts gave everything in the second half as they sought an equaliser but just did not have the finishing prowess to take at least a point after Luka Modrić's early penalty. Josef Hickersberger's side will return to the Ernst-Happel-Stadion on Thursday for a crucial match against Poland as they seek to earn their first win at the finals. Slaven Bilić will take his team to the Wörthersee Stadion in Klagenfurt to face Germany on the same evening where they will hope to build on this result.
  • 90+3
    Kienast (Austria) misses the target.
    Kienast gets his head to a free-kick and the ball skids just wide to the frustration of the co-hosts.
  • 90+3
    Ivanschitz (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+2
    Srna (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ivanschitz (Austria).
  • 90+1
    Standfest (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Srna (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Aufhauser (Austria).
  • 90+1
    Macho (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Modrić (Croatia) misses the target.
    Modrić fires in a near-post effort but Macho is not troubled by it.
  • 90
    Srna (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 90
    Srna (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 89
    Vukojević (Croatia) misses the target.
    Vukojević with a rare Croatia shot but there is no trouble for Jürgen Macho.
  • 89
    Prödl (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Pogatetz (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Budan (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Stranzl (Austria).
  • 88
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Korkmaz (Austria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Srna (Croatia).
  • 87
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 86
    Aufhauser (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Šimunić (Croatia).
  • 86
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
    Korkmaz drives a fine effort across goal from just outside the box and Pletikosa is at full stretch to push it away from danger.
  • 86
    Korkmaz (Austria) has an effort on goal.
  • 85
    Vukojević (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 85
    Ivanschitz (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Srna (Croatia).
  • Substitution
    83
    Vukojević (in) - Olić (out) (Croatia)
    Ognjen Vukojević is on as Croatia pack even more players into defensive areas.
  • 82
    Ivanschitz (Austria) takes the corner.
  • 82
    Olić (Croatia) fouls.
  • 82
    Aufhauser (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
    Vastic cannot get the necessary power as he swivels and tries to beat Pletikosa.
  • 81
    Vastic (Austria) has an effort on goal.
  • 80
    Ivanschitz (Austria) takes the corner.
  • 79
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
    Vastic again causes problems with a firm header at goal from distance and Pletikosa manages to hold on at the second attempt.
  • 79
    Vastic (Austria) has an effort on goal.
  • 78
    Harnik (Austria) misses the target.
    Harnik cannot keep his effort down from the edge of the area as Austria pile on the pressure.
  • 78
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
    Vastic fizzes a free-kick in at the goalkeeper but Pletikosa fists it away to safety.
  • 78
    Vastic (Austria) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 77
    Olić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Korkmaz (Austria).
  • 76
    Budan (Croatia) is flagged for offside.
  • 75
    Prödl (Austria) has a shot blocked.
    Prödl gets a shot away but the Croatia area is a crowded place at the moment.
  • Substitution
    73
    Kienast (in) - Linz (out) (Austria)
    Austria also change their strikers as Roman Kienast comes on.
  • Substitution
    72
    Budan (in) - Petrić (out) (Croatia)
    Igor Budan is a straight swap up front.
  • 71
    Ivanschitz (Austria) misses the target.
    Ivanschitz bends a shot in from 20 metres but it does not come down quick enough to trouble Pletikosa.
  • 70
    Srna (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 70
    Korkmaz (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Srna (Croatia).
  • 69
    Srna (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    69
    Korkmaz (in) - Gercaliu (out) (Austria)
    Ümit Korkmaz comes on as Austria make a change in their midfield.
  • Yellow Card
    68
    Prödl (Austria) is cautioned by the referee.
    Prödl hauls down Olić and the yellow card is no surprise.
  • 68
    Prödl (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Olić (Croatia).
  • 64
    N.Kovač (Croatia) misses the target.
    Niko Kovač gets on the end of a free-kick but can only head over.
  • 64
    Vastic (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Petrić (Croatia).
  • 63
    Čorluka (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 62
    Ivanschitz (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Srna (Croatia).
  • Substitution
    61
    Knežević (in) - Kranjčar (out) (Croatia)
    Dario Knežević is Croatia's first change as they try to assert more dominance.
  • Substitution
    61
    Vastic (in) - Säumel (out) (Austria)
    The first change see Austria add to their attacking options with Ivica Vastic entering the game.
  • 60
    N.Kovač (Croatia) misses the target.
    Niko Kovač gets a slight touch with his head to the corner but it does not threaten the goal.
  • 60
    Srna (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 55
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 54
    Ivanschitz (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Čorluka (Croatia).
  • 53
    Srna (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 53
    Srna (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Linz (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Petrić (Croatia).
  • 52
    Modrić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Standfest (Austria).
  • Yellow Card
    51
    R.Kovač (Croatia) is cautioned by the referee.
    A nimble turn by the touchline from Linz is too quick for Robert Kovač and the Croatian stopper gets booked for bringing him down.
  • 51
    R.Kovač (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Linz (Austria).
  • 49
    Olić (Croatia) misses the target.
    Olić is next to have a go from 25 metres but his attempt is as accurate as those before him.
  • 49
    Aufhauser (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Srna (Croatia).
  • 48
    Ivanschitz (Austria) misses the target.
    Ivanschitz tries his luck from distance but Pletikosa watches it drift a long way wide.
  • 46
    Kranjčar (Croatia) misses the target.
    Niko Kranjčar quickly has the first shot of the half but it flies well over the top.
  • 46
    N.Kovač (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 46
    Prödl (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Petrić (Croatia).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 43
    Prödl (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 43
    Olić (Croatia) is flagged for offside.
  • 42
    Standfest (Austria) misses the target.
    Joachim Standfest drifts towards the far post and is unmarked as he heads across goal but over. Nevertheless, this is a good spell for Josef Hickersberger's side as they search for an equaliser before half-time.
  • 41
    Stranzl (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 41
    Petrić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Ivanschitz (Austria).
  • 40
    Ivanschitz (Austria) delivers the corner.
  • 39
    Ivanschitz (Austria) misses the target.
    The Austria captain, Andreas Ivanschitz, gets under his curling shot from outside the area and the ball drifts a long way over the goal.
  • 38
    Ivanschitz (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Pranjić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Harnik (Austria).
  • 35
    Petrić (Croatia) misses the target.
    Vedran Ćorluka’s cross leaves the Austrian defence appealing for offside and Mladen Petrić is left alone only to poorly thrash his shot over the top.
  • 33
    Linz (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 32
    Aufhauser (Austria) misses the target.
    Another effort that causes Pletikosa no danger as Aufhauser shoots wide.
  • 32
    Ivanschitz (Austria) delivers the corner.
  • 31
    Ivanschitz (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 31
    Pranjić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Linz (Austria).
  • 30
    Čorluka (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Linz (Austria).
  • 29
    Srna (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 29
    Srna (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 29
    Pogatetz (Austria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Olić (Croatia).
    Pogatetz was booked in the penalty incident and he is treading a thin line after another foul.
  • 28
    Prödl (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 28
    Kranjčar (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Standfest (Austria).
  • 27
    Prödl (Austria) misses the target.
    A free-kick finds the head of Prödl but he cannot redirect it towards goal and the ball trickles harmlessly wide.
  • 27
    Ivanschitz (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 27
    R.Kovač (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pogatetz (Austria).
  • 27
    Ivanschitz (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 26
    Kranjčar (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Standfest (Austria).
  • 24
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
    Aufhauser is the latest co-hosts player to shoot from distance but his shot lacks the power to beat Stipe Pletikosa.
  • 24
    Aufhauser (Austria) has an effort on goal.
  • 23
    Macho (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 23
    Petrić (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 22
    Srna (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
    Srna blasts the free-kick straight into the wall and Austria clear.
  • Yellow Card
    21
    Säumel (Austria) is shown a yellow card.
    The tackles fly in midway inside the Austria half and Säumel is penalised as he brings down Niko Kovač.
  • 21
    Säumel (Austria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on N.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 20
    Čorluka (Croatia) fouls.
  • 18
    Prödl (Austria) misses the target.
    Sebastian Prödl lets fly from long range and his effort is always swerving away from goal.
  • 17
    Petrić (Croatia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 16
    Petrić (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
    Austria again fail to deal with a set-piece but do manage to block an attempt at goal from Mladen Petrić.
  • 14
    Srna (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 13
    Srna (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 13
    Gercaliu (Austria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Srna (Croatia).
  • 9
    Ivanschitz (Austria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on R.Kovač (Croatia).
  • 8
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
    Jürgen Säumel has Austria's first shot in anger but his curling effort from 20 metres is easily dealt with by Stipe Pletikosa.
  • 8
    Säumel (Austria) has an effort on goal.
  • 7
    Čorluka (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ivanschitz (Austria).
  • 5
    Stranzl (Austria) takes the free-kick.
  • 5
    Modrić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Aufhauser (Austria).
  • Goal
    4
    Modrić (Croatia) scores from the penalty spot.
    Luka Modrić slips a short pass into Ivica Olić and the striker's surge towards goal is stopped by a foul challenge from René Aufhauser. Modrić steps up and calmly strokes the ball to the goalkeeper's left to give Croatia a dream start. The goal is the earliest converted penalty in the history of the UEFA European Championship final tournament.
  • Yellow Card
    3
    Pogatetz (Austria) is shown a yellow card.
  • 3
    Olić (Croatia) was fouled in the penalty area by Aufhauser (Austria)
  • 2
    Srna (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 2
    Srna (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 1
    Stranzl (Austria) is penalised for a foul on Petrić (Croatia).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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