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  • Austria 1-2 Germany: Gomez double, Friedrich own-goal

    Germany managed to extend perfect record in Euro 2012 qualifier with Austria down 2-1. Der Panzer printed the winning goal in the 90th minute Mario Gomez.

    Playing at the Ernst Happel Stadium, Vienna on Friday (03/06/2011), Germany must thank Gomez who also became the first goalscorer. While the goal of Austria created by Arne Friedrich own-goal.

    This victory makes the German firm sits atop Group A with a perfect score of six games. While Austria is ranked fourth in the Belgian and Turkish.

    The game

    Game has been running seven minutes when Germany had created a golden opportunity. From the breakthrough bait Toni Kroos, Gomez passes to the opponent penalty box, but his shot rejected Gratzei goalkeeper Christian.

    A minute later, turn to the rule which prevented the German goal. From an Korner, the ball failed to be swept clean by the Austria defender-defender, the ball is then kicked Lukas Podolski but hit the crossbar.

    Not for a while, bait can Podolski Gomez kicked toward the goal of Austria. But at the goal line the ball swept by an Austrian player. Hurdles host returned safely.

    New Germany to score at minute 44. From a corner kick, the ball can disontek by Gomez from the mouth of the goal and scored. Scores were so Austria 0, Germany 1.

    Five minute second-half run, Austria managed to equalize finished 1-1. Friedrich who tried to sweep a David Alaba cross from the left hits the ball into his own net.

    At the moment both teams seem ready to accept the results of series 1-1, German Gomez scored the winning goal in the final minute. Goals came from Philipp Lahm's cross from the right that so headlong Gomez scored.

    Team Line-up:

    Austria: Gratzei; Pogatetz, Fuchs, Kulovits, Alaba, Hoffer (Janko 88), Dag (Junuzovic 66), Baumgartlinger, Scharner, Klein, Harnik (Royer 81)

    Germany: Neuer; Schmelzer, Friedrich, Hummels, Khedira (Badstuber 69), Oezil, Podolski (Schuerrle 67), Mueller, Lahm, Kroos (Aogo 90), Gomez


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