Latvia v Austria, 08 June 1997

Score3-1 to Austria
RefereeDick Jol
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 4
VenueDaugava National Stadium, Riga
Attendance9,200

1  Latvia

Manager: Janis Gilis

3  Austria

Manager: Herbert Prohaska

Goals:

Vitālijs Astafjevs 87 G

Goals:

Andreas Heraf 55 G
Toni Polster 81 G
Peter Stöger 85 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Oļegs Karavajevs
Defender Igors Stepanovs
Defender Igors Troickis
Midfielder Vitālijs Astafjevs
Midfielder Vladimirs Babičevs
Midfielder Imants Bleidelis
Forward Marian Pahars
Forward Vits Rimkus

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Michael Konsel
Defender Anton Pfeffer
Defender Peter Schöttel
Midfielder Harald Cerny
Midfielder Andreas Heraf
Midfielder Andreas Herzog
Midfielder Dietmar Kühbauer
Midfielder Arnold Wetl
Forward Toni Polster
Forward Ivica Vastić

Substitutions:

Aleksandrs Jeļisejevs for Vits Rimkus 59
Andrejs Stolcers for Imants Bleidelis 64
Artūrs Zakreševskis for Vladimirs Babičevs 68

Substitutions:

Heimo Pfeifenberger for Arnold Wetl 46
Peter Stöger for Andreas Herzog 78
Dieter Ramusch for Harald Cerny 85

Cards:

Marian Pahars 39 R

Cards:

On the bench:

On the bench:

Midfielder Heimo Pfeifenberger
Midfielder Dieter Ramusch
Midfielder Peter Stöger