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Austria national under-21 football team

The Austria national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Austria and is controlled by the Austrian Football Association.

Austria Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationAustrian Football Association
Head coachAustria Werner Gregoritsch
CaptainPhilipp Lienhart
Most capsMarkus Berger (36)
Top scorerMichael Gregoritsch (20)
First colours
Second colours
First international
Czechoslovakia Czech Republic 1–2 Austria
Biggest win
Austria Austria 10–0 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
Biggest defeat
Czechoslovakia Czech Republic 6–0 Austria Israel Israel 6-0 Austria
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2019)
Best resultGroup stage (2019)

This team is for Austrian players aged 21 or under at the start of a two-year European Under-21 Football Championship campaign, so players can be, and often are, up to 23 years old.

StaffEdit

 
Werner Gregoritsch

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Andorra and Albania on 5 and 9 September 2019 respectively. Names in italics denote players who have been capped for the Senior team.

Caps and goals as of 9 September 2019, after the game against Albania.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Fabian Ehmann (1998-08-28) 28 August 1998 (age 21) 2 0   Aris
1GK Christopher Giuliani (1999-05-07) 7 May 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Sturm Graz
1GK Ammar Helac (1998-06-13) 13 June 1998 (age 21) 0 0   FC Blau-Weiß Linz

2DF Maximilian Wöber (1998-02-04) 4 February 1998 (age 21) 9 0   Red Bull Salzburg
2 2DF Marco Friedl (1998-03-16) 16 March 1998 (age 21) 17 1   Werder Bremen
2DF Lukas Malicsek (1999-06-06) 6 June 1999 (age 20) 2 0   SV Horn

3MF Vesel Demaku (2000-02-05) 5 February 2000 (age 19) 2 0   Austria Wien
3MF Michael John Lema (1999-09-13) 13 September 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Sturm Graz
3MF Sandi Lovrić (1998-03-28) 28 March 1998 (age 21) 15 2   FC Lugano
3MF Romano Schmid (2000-01-27) 27 January 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Wolfsberger AC
6 3MF Kevin Danso (1998-09-19) 19 September 1998 (age 20) 12 2   Southhampton
20 3MF Christoph Baumgartner (1999-08-01) 1 August 1999 (age 20) 10 1   1899 Hoffenheim

4FW Kelvin Arase (1999-01-15) 15 January 1999 (age 20) 3 0   SV Ried
4FW Nicolas Meister (1999-09-28) 28 September 1999 (age 19) 2 2   FC Juniors OÖ
4FW Marko Raguž (1998-06-10) 10 June 1998 (age 21) 2 1   LASK Linz
4FW Patrick Schmidt (1998-07-22) 22 July 1998 (age 21) 10 3   Barnsley

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Austria under-21 squad and remain eligible for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Tobias Schützenauer (1997-05-19) 19 May 1997 (age 22) 3 0   Sturm Graz v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
GK Paul Gartler (1997-03-10) 10 March 1997 (age 22) 5 0   Rapid Wien v.   North Macedonia, 27 March 2018

DF Michael Lercher (1996-01-04) 4 January 1996 (age 23) 4 0   Mattersburg v.   Serbia, 12 October 2018
DF Manuel Haas (1996-05-07) 7 May 1996 (age 23) 5 0   St. Pölten v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
DF Fabian Gmeiner (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 22) 2 0   Hamburger SV II v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
DF Manuel Maranda (1997-07-09) 9 July 1997 (age 22) 2 0   Wacker Innsbruck v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
DF Manuel Thurnwald (1998-07-16) 16 July 1998 (age 21) 3 1   Rapid Wien v.   Czech Republic, 31 May 2018
DF Philipp Seidl (1997-12-20) 20 December 1997 (age 21) 2 0   Wiener Neustadt v.   Croatia, 4 September 2017
DF David Gugganig (1997-02-10) 10 February 1997 (age 22) 1 0   Wattens v.   Netherlands, 27 March 2017
DF Stefan Jonovic (1996-02-08) 8 February 1996 (age 23) 0 0   Young Violets Austria Wien v.   Netherlands, 27 March 2017

MF Konrad Laimer (1997-05-27) 27 May 1997 (age 22) 13 2   RB Leipzig v.   Greece, 20 November 2018
MF Dominik Prokop (1997-06-02) 2 June 1997 (age 22) 15 1   Austria Wien v.   Greece, 16 November 2018
MF Rami Tekir (1997-01-10) 10 January 1997 (age 22) 6 1   Liefering v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
MF Julius Ertlthaler (1997-04-25) 25 April 1997 (age 22) 3 0   Mattersburg v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
MF Marco Krainz (1997-05-17) 17 May 1997 (age 22) 2 0   Austria Lustenau v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
MF Wilhelm Vorsager (1997-06-29) 29 June 1997 (age 22) 1 0   Admira Wacker v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
MF Christoph Rabitsch (1996-04-10) 10 April 1996 (age 23) 2 0   Dundee United v.   Armenia, 10 October 2017
MF Nikola Zivotic (1996-01-26) 26 January 1996 (age 23) 0 0   Lafnitz v.   Croatia, 4 September 2017
MF Philipp Malicsek (1997-06-03) 3 June 1997 (age 22) 1 0   Floridsdorf v.   Gibraltar, 8 June 2017
MF Simon Pirkl (1997-04-03) 3 April 1997 (age 22) 1 0   Wacker Innsbruck v.   Netherlands, 27 March 2017
MF Valentino Lazaro (1996-03-24) 24 March 1996 (age 23) 6 0   Hertha BSC v.   Germany, 11 October 2016

FW Anthony Schmid (1999-01-18) 18 January 1999 (age 20) 2 0   SC Freiburg II v.   Czech Republic, 3 June 2018
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad before any games had been played.
  • SEN Player joined the senior team after being announced in the squad.

Former coachesEdit

Former personnelEdit

  • Slavko Kovačić (2005–2006) "(Assistant coach)"

See alsoEdit

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