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UEFA EURO: Austria - Latvia Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2019/20 SeasonMatch press kits

AustriaAustriaRed Bull Arena - SalzburgFriday 6 September 2019
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Group G - Matchday 5
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
08/06/1997QR (GS)Latvia - Austria1-3
LiepajaVitālijs Astafjevs 87; Heraf 54, Polster 80, Stöger 81
09/11/1996QR (GS)Austria - Latvia2-1
ViennaPolster 43, Herzog 73; Rimkus 44
EURO '96
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
16/08/1995PR (GS)Latvia - Austria3-2
LiepajaRimkus 12, 60, Zeiberlins 88; Polster 69, Ramusch 78
29/03/1995PR (GS)Austria - Latvia5-0
SalzburgHerzog 17, 59, Pfeifenberger 40, Polster 69, 89
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
05/10/1937QR (GS)Austria - Latvia2-1
ViennaBinder 17, Jerusalem 33; Vestermans 42
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
EURO
Austria11001001----210173
Latvia11001001----210137
FIFA*
Austria22001100----330073
Latvia10012002----300337
Friendlies
Austria------------211042
Latvia------------201124
Total
Austria33002101----7511188
Latvia21013003----7115818

* FIFA World Cup/FIFA Confederations Cup

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Squad list Only this chapter

Austria - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Pavao Pervan13/11/198731Wolfsburg - 0000
-Alexander Schlager01/02/199623LASK - 0000
-Cican Stankovic04/11/199226Salzburg - 0000
Defenders
-Andreas Ulmer30/10/198533Salzburg - 3000
-David Alaba24/06/199227Bayern - 2000
-Aleksandar Dragović06/03/199128Leverkusen*4000
-Stefan Lainer27/08/199227Mönchengladbach - 3000
-Martin Hinteregger07/09/199226Frankfurt - 4000
-Stefan Posch14/05/199722Hoffenheim - 1000
-Philipp Lienhart11/07/199623Freiburg - 0000
Midfielders
-Julian Baumgartlinger02/01/198831Leverkusen - 2000
-Stefan Ilsanker18/05/198930Leipzig - 2000
-Florian Kainz24/10/199226Köln - 2000
-Marcel Sabitzer17/03/199425Leipzig - 4000
-Louis Schaub29/12/199424Köln - 1000
-Florian Grillitsch07/08/199524Hoffenheim - 1000
-Valentino Lazaro24/03/199623Internazionale*4100
-Konrad Laimer27/05/199722Leipzig - 2000
-Thomas Goiginger15/03/199326LASK - 0000
-Karim Onisiwo17/03/199227Mainz - 2000
Forwards
-Marko Arnautović19/04/198930Shanghai SIPG - 4400
-Lukas Hinterseer28/03/199128Hamburg - 0000
-Michael Gregoritsch18/04/199425Augsburg - 0000
Coach
-Franco Foda23/04/196653 - 4000
Latvia - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Andris Vaņins30/04/198039Zürich - 1000
-Pāvels Šteinbors21/09/198533Arka - 4000
-Roberts Ozols10/09/199523Riga - 0000
Defenders
-Vitālijs Maksimenko08/12/199028Olimpija Ljubljana - 4000
-Armands Pētersons05/12/199028Riga - 0000
-Kaspars Dubra20/12/199028Olexandriya - 4000
-Vitālijs Jagodinskis28/02/199227RFS - 1000
-Elvis Stuglis04/07/199326Riga - 0000
-Vladislavs Sorokins10/05/199722RFS - 0000
-Antonijs Černomordijs26/09/199622Riga - 0000
Midfielders
-Oļegs Laizāns28/03/198732Riga - 3000
-Vladimirs Kamešs28/10/198830Riga - 2000
-Ritvars Rugins17/10/198929Riga - 2000
-Roberts Savaļnieks04/02/199326RFS - 3000
-Boriss Bogdaškins21/02/199029Valmiera - 0000
-Andrejs Cigaņiks12/04/199722RFS - 2000
-Roberts Uldriķis03/04/199821Sion - 2000
-Kristers Tobers13/12/200018Liepāja*4000
-Mārtiņš Ķigurs31/03/199722Liepāja - 0000
Forwards
-Valērijs Šabala12/10/199424Miedz - 1000
-Ēriks Punculs 18/01/199425Valmiera - 0000
-Vladislavs Gutkovskis02/04/199524Nieciecza - 3000
Coach
-Slaviša Stojanovic06/12/196949 - 4000

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Head coach Only this chapter

Franco Foda

Date of birth: 23 April 1966
Nationality: German
Playing career: Kaiserslautern (twice), Arminia Bielefeld, Saarbrücken, Bayer Leverkusen, Stuttgart, Basel, Sturm Graz
Coaching career: Sturm Graz (three times), Kaiserslautern, Austria

• Born in Mainz to a German mother and Italian father, Foda started his playing career at Weisenau and joined Mainz, then in the third tier, in his youth. As a professional he played in 321 German Bundesliga games, winning the German Cup with both Kaiserslautern and Leverkusen.

• In 1987, the defender was called up by the West German national team for a South America tour. He played against Argentina and Brazil, his only two international caps.

• Foda ended his career with a highly successful four-year spell at Austrian club Sturm Graz, with whom he won three league titles and also reached the UEFA Champions League group stage three years running.

• After hanging up his boots, Foda remained in Styria and moved into coaching, initially as an assistant to the experienced Ivan Osim before taking over as Sturm's head coach in 2002.

• He would spend the best part of the next decade and a half at Sturm, punctuating his tenure only with a single season back in Germany with Kaiserslautern (2012/13) after leading Sturm to victories in the 2009/10 Austrian Cup and the following season's Bundesliga. In October 2017 he was appointed Marcel Koller's successor as head coach of the Austrian national team, taking over the reins in January 2018.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=2568438.html#franco+foda

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Slaviša Stojanović

Date of birth: 6 December 1969
Nationality: Slovenian
Playing career: Slovan Ljubljana, Ljubljana (twice), Celje, Vevče, Livar
Coaching career: Slovan Ljubljana, Livar, Domžale, Celje, United Arab Emirates (assistant), Slovenia, Crvena zvezda, Lierse, Changchun Yatai, Riga, Levski Sofia, Latvia

• Born in what is now Serbia, Stojanović had an unremarkable career as a defender in Slovenian football, finiding his true calling as a coach in his late 20s when he led Slovan Ljubljana to national titles at Under-16 and U18 levels.

• Established his local reputation in charge of Domžale between 2002 and 2008, during which his side won the 2006/07 and 2007/08 domestic titles – their first top-division successes.

• After a single campaign at Celje, Stojanović moved abroad to assist compatriot Srečko Katanec, then coach of the United Arab Emirates; the pair were dismissed in September 2011, Stojanović taking over as Slovenia boss the following month.

• Stojanović resigned as Slovenia coach in December 2012, after just over a year in charge, and returned to football in June 2013 with Crvena zvezda, whom he steered to their first Serbian title in seven years in his lone campaign.

• After an ill-starred spell in Belgium with Lierse, Stojanović coached clubs in China and Latvia, then took command of Levski Sofia at the start of the 2018/19 campaign. He left the Bulgarian side in January 2019 and was appointed head coach of Latvia two months later.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=2593845.html#slavisa+stojanovic

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeRobert Hennessy (IRL)
  • Assistant refereesDermot Broughton (IRL) , Allen Lynch (IRL)
  • Fourth officialNeil Doyle (IRL)
  • UEFA DelegateChristian Kofoed (DEN)
  • UEFA Referee observerVladimir Petrov (UKR)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA EURO matchesUEFA matches
Robert Hennessy08/12/1990017

UEFA European Championship matches featuring the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Last updated 05/09/2019 10:10CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Austria

  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group G - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Poland44008012
    Israel4211877
    Austria4202766
    Slovenia4121735
    North Macedonia4112574
    Latvia40041130
    Matchday 1 (21/03/2019)
    Austria 0-1 Poland
    0-1 K. Piątek 69
    Lindner, Dragović, Hinteregger, Arnautović, Alaba, Sabitzer, Grillitsch (84 Onisiwo), Wöber, Baumgartlinger, Lainer, Lazaro (81 Janko)
  • Matchday 2 (24/03/2019)
    Israel 4-2 Austria
    0-1 Arnautović 8, 1-1 Zahavi 34, 2-1 Zahavi 45, 3-1 Zahavi 55, 4-1 Dabbur 66, 4-2 Arnautović 75
    Lindner, Ulmer, Dragović, Hinteregger, Arnautović, Sabitzer, Wöber (60 Janko), Baumgartlinger, Žulj (85 Kainz), Lazaro, Schlager (61 Onisiwo)
  • Matchday 3 (07/06/2019)
    Austria 1-0 Slovenia
    1-0 Burgstaller 74
    Lindner, Ulmer, Dragović, Hinteregger, Arnautović, Alaba (90 Kainz), Sabitzer (71 Burgstaller), Laimer (82 Ilsanker), Lainer, Lazaro, Schlager
  • Matchday 4 (10/06/2019)
    North Macedonia 1-4 Austria
    1-0 Hinteregger 18 (og) , 1-1 Lazaro 39, 1-2 Arnautović 62 (P) , 1-3 Arnautović 82, 1-4 Bejtulai 86 (og)
    Lindner, Ulmer, Dragović (46 Posch), Hinteregger, Ilsanker, Arnautović (88 Burgstaller), Sabitzer (92 Schaub), Laimer, Lainer, Lazaro, Schlager
  • Matchday 5 (06/09/2019)
    Austria-Latvia
  • Matchday 6 (09/09/2019)
    Poland-Austria
  • Matchday 7 (10/10/2019)
    Austria-Israel
  • Matchday 8 (13/10/2019)
    Slovenia-Austria
  • Matchday 9 (16/11/2019)
    Austria-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 10 (19/11/2019)
    Latvia-Austria

Latvia

  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group G - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Poland44008012
    Israel4211877
    Austria4202766
    Slovenia4121735
    North Macedonia4112574
    Latvia40041130
    Matchday 1 (21/03/2019)
    North Macedonia 3-1 Latvia
    1-0 Alioski 11, 2-0 Elmas 29, 2-1 Velkoski 87 (og) , 3-1 Elmas 90+3
    Vaņins (33 Šteinbors), Maksimenko, Ošs, Dubra, Gabovs, Šabala (79 Uldriķis), Karašausks (68 Tobers), Isajevs, Cigaņiks, Rakels, Tarasovs
  • Matchday 2 (24/03/2019)
    Poland 2-0 Latvia
    1-0 Lewandowski 76, 2-0 Glik 84
    Šteinbors, Maksimenko, Ošs, Dubra, Laizāns, Ikaunieks, Karašausks (85 Tobers), Isajevs, Rakels, Savaļnieks (80 Gabovs), Gutkovskis (70 Uldriķis)
  • Matchday 3 (07/06/2019)
    Latvia 0-3 Israel
    0-1 Zahavi 10, 0-2 Zahavi 60, 0-3 Zahavi 81
    Šteinbors, Maksimenko, Ošs, Dubra, Laizāns (79 Rugins), Ikaunieks (57 Cigaņiks), Karašausks (67 Kamešs), Rakels, Savaļnieks, Tobers, Gutkovskis
  • Matchday 4 (10/06/2019)
    Latvia 0-5 Slovenia
    0-1 Črnigoj 24, 0-2 Črnigoj 27, 0-3 Iličić 29 (P) , 0-4 Iličić 44, 0-5 Zajc 47
    Šteinbors, Maksimenko (16 Jagodinskis), Ošs, Dubra, Laizāns, Solovjovs, Kamešs, Rakels (78 Ontužāns), Savaļnieks, Tobers (69 Rugins), Gutkovskis
  • Matchday 5 (06/09/2019)
    Austria-Latvia
  • Matchday 6 (09/09/2019)
    Latvia-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 7 (10/10/2019)
    Latvia-Poland
  • Matchday 8 (15/10/2019)
    Israel-Latvia
  • Matchday 9 (16/11/2019)
    Slovenia-Latvia
  • Matchday 10 (19/11/2019)
    Latvia-Austria

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Legend

:: Previous meetings

Goals for/against: Goal totals include the outcome of disciplinary decisions (e.g. match forfeits when a 3-0 result is determined). Goals totals do not include goals scored during a penalty shoot-out after a tie ended in a draw

:: Squad list

Qual.: Total European Qualifiers appearances/goals for UEFA EURO 2016 only.
FT: Total UEFA EURO 2016 appearances/goals in final tournament only.
Overall: Total international appearances/goals.
DoB: Date of birth
Age: Based on the date press kit was last updated
D: Disciplinary (*: misses next match if booked, S: suspended)

:: Team facts

EURO finals:
The UEFA European Championship was a four-team event in 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1976 (when the preliminary round and quarter-finals were considered part of qualifying).

From 1980 it was expanded to an eight-team finals and remained in that format in 1984, 1988 and 1992 until 1996, when the 16-team format was adopted. UEFA EURO 2016 is the first tournament to be played as a 24-team finals.

Records of inactive countries
A number of UEFA associations have been affected by dissolution or splits of member associations. For statistical purposes, the records of these inactive countries have been allocated elsewhere: therefore, all Soviet Union matches are awarded to Russia; all West Germany – but not East Germany – matches are awarded to Germany; all Yugoslavia and Serbia & Montenegro matches are awarded to Serbia; all Czechoslovakia matches are allocated to both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Abandoned/forfeited matches
For statisical purposes, when a match has been started and then abandoned but later forfeited, the result on the pitch at the time of abandonment is counted. Matches that never started and were either cancelled or forfeited are not included in the overall statistics.

Competitions

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.