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Euro 2020: Late goals give Austria 3-1 win over North Macedonia

This was also the team’s first victory at a major tournament since the 1990 World Cup

Agencies   |   Bucharest   |   Published 14.06.21, 02:30 AM

Late goals from substitutes Michael Gregoritsch and Marko Arnautovic gave Austria a 3-1 victory over European Championship debutants North Macedonia in their opening Group C clash on Sunday.

This was also the Austrians’ first victory at a major tournament since the 1990 World Cup. Gregoritsch prodded home David Alaba’s cross in the 78th minute before Arnautovic struck in the 89th.

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Earlier in the first half, Marcel Sabitzer floated a perfectly timed cross to the far post as Stefan Lainer made full use of it from a tight angle to give Austria the lead. Goran Pandev equalised for North Macedonia.



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