Last-gasp Maguire sees Scotland through

Published: Tuesday 7 September 2010, 19.01CET
Scotland 2-1 Austria
Chris Maguire's dramatic late goal ensured Billy Stark's side pipped Belarus as Group 10 winners and ended Austria's hopes.
by Mark Walker
from Pittodrie
Last-gasp Maguire sees Scotland through
Barry Bannan, who equalised for Scotland, celebrates a goal for Aston Villa ©Getty Images
 

Match statistics

ScotlandAustria

Goals scored2
 
1
Yellow cards1
 
6
Red cards0
 
0
Goal attempts7
 
6
Attempts off target7
 
8
Corners7
 
1
Fouls committed9
 
6

Matches

Published: Tuesday 7 September 2010, 19.01CET

Last-gasp Maguire sees Scotland through

Scotland 2-1 Austria
Chris Maguire's dramatic late goal ensured Billy Stark's side pipped Belarus as Group 10 winners and ended Austria's hopes.

Chris Maguire struck a minute from time to earn Scotland a 2-1 win against Austria to secure top spot in JUEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 10.

Scotland, Austria and Belarus all started the day level on 14 points with only the section winners assured of a place in Friday's play-off draw. Belarus beat Azerbaijan 1-0 and seemed set for top spot only to be pipped to first place by Scotland, who looked destined for a point until Maguire struck a minute before the final whistle.

It was Austria, though, who had taken the lead, Marko Arnautović drilling low into the net from the edge of the penalty area. Parity was restored just before the half-hour when Barry Bannan volleyed Paul Caddis' cross past Heinz Lindner, but Billy Stark's side had to wait until the dying seconds to be sure of their fate.

Last updated: 07/09/10 20.14CET

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Team profiles

Lineup

Scotland

Scotland

Austria

Austria

1Alan Martin (GK)1Heinz Lindner (GK)
2Paul Caddis (C)3Christopher Dibon
Substitution70'
3Thomas Scobbie4Georg Margreitter (C)
Yellow Card30'
4Danny Wilson5Christian Ramsebner
Yellow Card68'
5Paul Hanlon7Yasan Pemlivian
Yellow Card62'
6Scott Arfield8Alexander Grünwald
7David Wotherspoon
Substitution71'
9Atdhe Nuhiu
8Paul Coutts
Yellow Card55'
10Marko Arnautović
Goal10'
9Christopher Maguire
Goal89'
14Fabian Koch
Yellow Card76'
10David Goodwillie
Substitution77'
15Tanju Kayhan
Yellow Card88'
11Barry Bannan
Goal29'
Substitution90+1'
20Guido Burgstaller
Yellow Card39'
Substitution64'

Substitutes

21Scott Gallacher (GK)21Lukas Königshofer (GK)
13Jason Marr6Stephan Palla
14Steven Saunders11Julius Perstaller
Substitution64'
15Stephen McGinn
Substitution90+1'
13Stefan Ilsanker
16Andrew Shinnie17Matthias Koch
Substitution70'
17Jamie Murphy
Substitution77'
18Deni Alar
18James Forrest
Substitution71'
19Christopher Drazan

Coach

William Stark (SCO) Andreas Herzog (AUT)

Referee

Antony Gautier (FRA)

Assistant referees

Michael Annonier (FRA), Nicolas Pottier (FRA)

Fourth official

Jean-Charles Cailleux (FRA)

Legend:

  • GoalsGoals
  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution

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