Brief History at the Euros
Before Euro 2016 Austria have participated only once at a final tournament of the European Championship. This happened in 2008 when
Austria and Switzerland hosted Euros.
Austria was placed in a group with Croatia, Germany and Poland. They lost the first game against Croatia 0-1, then draw with Poland 1-1 and in the last game lost to Germany 0-1, which meant they were eliminated from the comeptition.
Austria road to Euro 2016
Austria was part of group G along with Sweden, Russia, Montenegro, Liechtenstein and Moldova. They finished first place eight points ahead of second place Russia. They finished with 28 points winning nine games and drawing one.
Thanks to their first-placed finishing they achieved automatic qualification.
The complete table:
The results obtained by Austria:
||1 - 1||Sweden
||1 - 2||Austria
||1 - 0||Montenegro
||1 - 0||Russia
||0 - 5||Austria
||0 - 1||Austria
||1 - 0||Moldova
||1 - 4||Austria
||2 - 3||Austria
||3 - 0||Liechtenstein
Austria Euro 2016 squad and group
(Confirmed 23-man squad)
Goalkeepers: Robert Almer (Austria Vienna), Heinz Lindner (Eintracht Frankfurt), Ramazan Ozcan (Ingolstadt)
Defenders: Aleksandar Dragovic (Dinamo Kiev), Christian Fuchs (Leicester City), Gyorgy Garics (Darmstadt), Martin Hinteregger (Borussia Monchengladbach), Florian Klein (Stuttgart), Sebastian Prodl (Watford), Markus Suttner (Ingolstadt), Kevin Wimmer (Tottenham Hotspur)
Midfielders: David Alaba (Bayern Munich), Marko Arnautovic (Stoke City), Julian Baumgartlinger (Mainz), Martin Harnik (Stuttgart), Stefan Ilsanker (Leipzig), Jakob Jantscher (Luzern), Zlatko Junuzovic (Werder Bremen), Marcel Sabitzer (Leipzig), Alessandro Schopf (Schalke)
Forwards: Lukas Hinterseer (Ingolstadt), Rubin Okotie (1860 Munich), Marc Janko (Basel)
Austria will play against Hungary in the first round, the last time the two teams met was in 2006 in an international friendly and Hungary won 1-0.
The second game will be against Portugal. The last time the two teams met was over 20 years ago in 1995 in an international friendly and the game finished 1-1.
Their third game will be with Iceland, the last time the two teams met was in the 2014 in an international friendly and the game finished 1-1.
Austria All Time Records
The top 5 players with the most appearances:
The top 5 players with the most goals: