Foda announces Austrian squad

Austrian national team coach Franco Foda summoned 24 players for the upcoming home clash against Macedonia in Vienna in which they will be looking forward to seal their place at the 2020 EURO.

photo by ÖFB: the Austrians at a qualifier previous month


Foda is facing a problem with the place between the posts as #1 goalee Heinz Lindner is injured same as Cican Stanković who was his replacement at the last four matches. Of the three keepers summoned by Foda only Siebenhandl has made appearances so far, but only two, while the others have none.

From the 24 players that got summoned, 18 are playing in Germany while only 4 in the domestic Austrian league. Austria needs only a point from these last two matches in order the seal their place the 2020 EURO.

Pavao Pervan – Wolfsburg Germany
Alexander Schlager – LASK Austria
Jörg Siebenhandl – Sturm Austria

Aleksandar Dragović – Bayer Germany
Martin Hinteregger – Eintracht Germany
Stefan Lainer – Borussia (M) Germany
Philipp Lienhart – Freiburg Germany
Stefan Posch – Hoffenheim Germany
Christopher Trimmel – Union Germany
Andreas Ulmer – Salzburg Austria
David Alaba – Bayern Germany

Julian Baumgartlinger – Bayer Germany
Thomas Goiginger – LASK Austria
Florian Grillitsch – Hoffenheim Germany
Stefan Ilsanker – RB Leipzig Germany
Konrad Laimer – RB Leipzig Germany
Valentino Lazaro – Inter Italy
Karim Onisiwo – Mainz Germany
Marcel Sabitzer – RB Leipzig Germany
Louis Schaub – Köln Germany
Alessandro Schöpf – Schalke 04 Germany

Marko Arnautović – Shànghǎi SIPG
Michael Gregoritsch – Augsburg Germany
Lukas Hinterseer – Hamburger SV Germany

Austria will host Macedonia on the 16th at the Ernst Happel stadium in Vienna and three days later will travel to Latvia.

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