Stadion Graz Liebenau - Graz 18/11/2013 - 20:30CET (20:30 local time)

Qualifying round - Group 4

Austria - Hungary
4-2
 

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Austria show spirit to battle past Hungary

Published: Monday 18 November 2013, 23.45CET
Austria 4-2 Hungary
Behind at half-time, Werner Gregoritsch's hosts rallied to collect the three points which keep them in touch with Group 4 leaders Spain.
by Boris Pruntsch
from Stadion Graz Liebenau
Austria show spirit to battle past Hungary
Austria celebrate following the final whistle in Graz ©UEFA.com
 

Match statistics

Austria
Hungary

4

Goals scored

2

12

Total attempts

4

6

on target

3

5

off target

0

1

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

0

3

Corners

3

4

Offsides

3

3

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

9

Fouls committed

20

20

Fouls suffered

9

Lineups

Austria

Austria

Hungary

Hungary

1Riegler (GK)1Jova (GK)
5Neuhold
56
3Baráth
8Tschernegg4Lang
9Gregoritsch
80
5Kelemen
10Žulj
54
7Radó
18
11Offenbacher
8
40
8Szolnoki
14Martschinko14Holman
26
61
16Schaub
45
73
17Szakály
53
17Farkas (C)19Vécsei
18Spendlhofer21Kleinheisler
44
67
19Stöger
67
23Kovács (C)

Substitutes

23Radlinger (GK)12Dombó (GK)
6T. Kainz6Patvaros
7Schöpf
73
9Bacsa
12Weber10Vernes
13Maak11Ugrai
61
88
20Friesenbichler
80
83
15Poór
22Starkl18Bese
67

Coaches

Werner Gregoritsch (AUT) Antal Róth (HUN)

Referee

Vlado Glodjović (SRB)

Standings

Last updated: 07/11/2014 13:45 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Monday 18 November 2013, 23.45CET

Austria show spirit to battle past Hungary

Austria 4-2 Hungary
Behind at half-time, Werner Gregoritsch's hosts rallied to collect the three points which keep them in touch with Group 4 leaders Spain.

Austria kept alive their slim hopes of toppling Spain at the summit of UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 4 as the hosts struck three times after the interval to overcome Hungary.

Austria went ahead in the eighth minute through Daniel Offenbacher, but goals from András Radó and David Holman gave the visitors the lead at half-time. However, Robert Žulj, Kevin Stöger and Kevin Friesenbichler all scored after the break as the home side fought back to secure all three points.

The visitors paid the price early on as they stood off Offenbacher and the No11 drove into the net from 25 metres. However, two opportunistic strikes allowed Hungary to turn the game on its head, the first coming as Radó slipped through a lax offside trap to slide in an equaliser. Then Holman looped a lob over Christoph Riegler who had strayed too far off the Austrian line on 26 minutes.

Werner Gregoritsch's men failed to get back on terms before the half-time whistle but on 54 minutes Peter Tschernegg's back-heeled pass played in Žulj and he made no mistake. Louis Schaub somehow failed to score from close range ten minutes later, but Austria went ahead when Stöger finished from Patrick Farkas's ball.

Substitute Friesenbichler secured the win three minutes after coming on to leave Austria six points behind leaders Spain but with a game in hand.

Last updated: 18/11/13 23.58CET

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