The Austrian Football Association team plays a friendly match against European champions Italy on Sunday (8:45 PM in the live stream tape >>>) You experience four failures.
According to Ralf Rangnick, Kevin Danso (muscle problems), Gernot Trauner (hip problems), Andreas Weimann (internal knee ligament strain) and Alexander Brass (calf problems) should pass.
The team leader confirms: “All the other players are up for work, but we won’t reveal in advance how we’re going to play. You’ll see that in the game.”
The goalkeeper question for qualification will not be asked until March
After Alexander Schlager and Niklas Heidel played against Andorra on Wednesday, it would only make sense for Heinz Lindner to hold goal back this time around.
However, the form of the goal in terms of qualifying for the European Championships will not decide it against Italy.
“That question arises at the end of March in the first qualifier. That’s in four months, there’s still a lot more to come. We always look very closely at our players, and that goes for all positions, including goalkeepers,” Ranknick said. .
There are enough goalkeepers to consider: “We’ll see who will play for his club by then and, above all, how.”
Austria: Lindner (FC Sion/33 internationals) – Bosch (FC Bologna/19/1 goal), Lenhart (SC Freiburg/10/0), Alaba (Real Madrid/14/97), Weber (Red Bull Salzburg / 12/0) – Baumgartner (1899 Hoffenheim / 24/7), N. Seewald (Salzburg / 9/0), X. Schlager (RB Leipzig / 32/2), Sabitzer (Bayern Munich / 67/12) – Gregorich ( SC Freiburg / 42) / 7), Arnautovic (Bologna FC / 105/34)
alternative: Schlager (LASK / 7), Heidel (Rapid Vienna / 1) – Moenyi (PSV Eindhoven / 2/0), Grealich (Ajax Amsterdam / 1/34), Schmid (Werder Bremen / 2/0), Keenz (1 ). FC Cologne / 21/0), Cham (Clermont Foot / 1/0), Adamo (Salzburg / 2/0),
lacks to: Danso (muscular problems), Trauner (hip problems), Weimann (internal ligament strain of the knee), Prass (calf problems), Laimer (associated ligament tear), D. Ljubicic (internal ligament tear of the knee), Kalajdzic (ligament tear Crusader), Wolf (shoulder injury), Bachmann (Achilles tendon problems), P. Wimmer (after illness), Onisiwo (foot injury), Wanner (unused)
Italia: Donnarumma (Paris Saint-Germain / 49) – Bastoni (Inter Milan / 17/1), Acerbi (Inter Milan / 1/27), Bonucci (Juventus Turin / 119/8) – Di Lorenzo (Napoli Club / 3/24), Barella (Inter Milan / 41/8), Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain / 50/3), Dimarco (Inter Milan / 7/1) – Politano (SSC Napoli / 7/3), Raspadori (SSC Napoli 16/5), Grifo (SC Freiburg/7/4)
alternative: Merit (SSC Napoli / 3), Vicario (Empoli / 0), Providel (Lazio Roma / 0) – Gatti (Juventus Turin / 1/0), Scalvini (Atalanta Bergamo / 2/0), Baresi (Empoli / 0), Fagioli (Juventus / 1/0), Meriti (Juventus / 0), Pesina (Monza / 4/14), Ricci (Turin / 2/0), Chiesa (Juventus / 4/39), Junonto (Leeds United / 7) . / 1), Pafundi (Udinese / 1/0), Zaniolo (Roma / 10/2), Pinamonte (USA, Sassuolo / 1/0)
lacks to: Tonali (after falling on the head), Mazzocchi (knee injury), Cristante (scaphoid injury), Florenzi, Immobile, Spinazzola, Calabria (all thigh injuries), Emerson, Toloi, Frattesi, Squacca (all injured)
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