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Section winners Austria won 5-0 when the sides met for the first time in Group G, but Liechtenstein have reason to hope for better as the neighbours reconvene in Vienna.

Austria will bring the curtain down on an impressive UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign when they take on neighbours Liechtenstein in Group G.

• Austria guaranteed first place in Group G with two matches to spare, and on 9 October extended their winning run in the section to eight games with a 3-2 success at Montenegro, also giving them 15 points from 15 away from home.

• While this is the first successful UEFA European Championship qualifying campaign for Austria, Liechtenstein – who have not scored in their last three qualifiers, all defeats – are certain to finish bottom of Group G.

Previous meetings
Austria won 5-0 when the sides met for the first time in Group G, but it might have been more – David Alaba put a penalty wide when it was 2-0.

• Austria have won all seven of their meetings with Liechtenstein, conceding only once, Mario Frick the man on target for the principality team in a 2-1 friendly loss in Vaduz on 6 October 2006.

Form guide
• Liechtenstein's best qualifying campaigns to date were those for the 2006 FIFA World Cup (when they picked up eight points) and UEFA EURO 2008 (seven points).

• Liechtenstein's 1-0 win in Moldova this campaign is their only victory in their last 28 competitive away games (W1 D4 L23).

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Trivia and links
• Austria striker Marc Janko and Liechtenstein defender Yves Oehri could both make their 50th international appearances in this game.

• Liechtenstein's Michele Polverino plays his club football in Austria with SV Ried.

• Austria's five UEFA age-group games against Liechtenstein have all ended in victories by an aggregate score of 42-0.

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