VIENNA, – the Russian national team coach, Fabio Capello, assessing his team played well, the Euro 2016 qualifier against Austria in the Ernst Happel Stadium, Saturday (11/15/2014), which ended 1-0 to the hosts. According to Capello, the only problem is his final settlement.
Russia’s Rubin Okotie lost due to touchdown on 73 minutes. Utilizing feedback Martin Harnik, Okotie beat goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev with a left foot shot from the middle of the penalty box.
According to UEFA, throughout the game, the Russians fired a shot bead of eight experiments, with 53 percent of possession. The host of accurate off five shots out of ten businesses.
“This game is hard. The results are not good for us because we played well. We were scoring opportunity, but did not get a goal. It is the problem. Then, we made one mistake and they scored,” said Capello.
“We played very well. I am happy with the performance, but not with the result,” he continued.
Regarding the performance of Austria, Capello said: “Austria plays a counter-attack very well. They scored from a counter-attack, because there are two players in the off-side position after cross it. We tried to play with the ball possession, but the Austrian played a counterattack very well. “
“Austria is a strong team, as they consistently perform pressure, dynamic, and always insisted on every occasion,” added Capello.
With that result, Austria mastered Group G standings with ten points from four games, or five points ahead of Russia in third place. The position occupied by the Swedish second with six points.