Israel and Austria meet at Sammy Ofer Stadium, in a match for this phase of the Qualifying Round. There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, who have not played any matches in the last 3 years. The last time they met was on 27-10-2001, in a match that ended with the final score: Israel (1-1) Austria.
The home team plays their second match in Group G, after having tied (1-1) in their first match in this group stage, against Slovenia. In the last 9 home matches for all competitions, Israel won 3, drew 2 and lost 4. Their defense has not been very strong, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently , since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 matches, they suffered the first goal 10 times and only managed 1 comeback.
The Israel team enters this game with a draw, 1-1, in the reception to Slovenia, totaling the first point in this qualifying phase for EURO 2020: the only goal of the team was scored by Zahavi. The coach Andreas Herzog usually acts in a traditional 5-3-2, privileging a style of game of constant transitions. Note that in this tactical drawing the two most advanced players are Dabbur and Zahavi, the first being very powerful and strong in the finalization. For this day the coach of the premises can count on all the players.
The visiting team arrives at this 2nd day of the Group G after a defeat in its opening in this group stage, against the Poland, by (0-1). In the last 7 away matches Austria has 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 6 times, but got the comeback in 2.
Austria enters this unmotivated day after a defeat by 0-1 in the reception to Poland, in a match in which it had great chances of coming out with a positive result. Contrary to the opponent of this round, the Austrian team usually acts in a 4-3-3, in which the three most advanced players are Alaba, Lazaro and Arnautovic. On the other hand, Sabitzer acts as number 10, owning high pass quality. Coach Franco Foda can count on the usual players.