On Monday, Austria became the eighth team to qualify for the final stage of the UEFA Euro 2024, after going to Baku to beat Azerbaijan 1-0, ensuring, along with Belgium, one of the first two places in Group Six of the qualifying stage.
It was also a quiet qualification for the Austrians who did not even need to win this afternoon’s match, as a draw might have been enough or even a defeat, as long as it was by less than three goals. There was no need to do the math, as Sabitzer’s lone goal from the penalty spot early in the second half was enough to put all doubts to rest.
In the last match of the match, following a corner kick for Azerbaijan, Burgstaller received the second yellow card and Austria ended the match by reducing their number to ten.
The Austrians now have the same 16 points as Belgium, although they have played one game more, but they have ten more points than Sweden, the team in third place in this group and which, even with two games in hand, can no longer get there. . Second place.
Thus, Austria, led by Ralf Rangnick, becomes the eighth team to qualify for the finals, joining host Germany, in addition to Portugal, Belgium, France, Spain, Scotland and Turkey, which also celebrated their qualification.
Group F classification
Belgium 16 points (6 matches)
Austria; 16 (7)
Sweden, 6 (5)
Azerbaijan, 4 (6)
Estonia, 1 (6)
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