Ö FB Women’s national team starts against Sweden on Friday

Ö FB Women's national team starts against Sweden on Friday

The clash with the fifth place in the world rankings is “Malta Women’s Trophy 2021” and the first of two games as part of the will. Live in ORF Sport + Transfer. Kick-off at 3pm at Hibernis Football Ground (Malta). Austrians find themselves in a lesser role against the World Cup third in 2019 and the Olympic second in 2016. “Swing is a very confident and experienced team that makes a mistake in a difficult pass game. You have to constantly put pressure on the ball and be a nuisance to face problems,” he said. ÖFB-Team Boss Irene Fuhrman.

Both teams will have to do without their England stalwarts due to the current entry rules in Malta. Goalkeeper failure with austrian Manuela Ginsberger (Arsenal WFC) but more influence in the Swedish side around Magdalena Erikson than the Chelsea trio. Because the ZFB goal is making a start: Unlike Zinsberger, who has been nominated 57 times for the opening eleven in the women’s national team’s 60 international matches since 2015, this goal trio includes Vanessa Gritzner, Kristin Jammer and Jasmine Pal is not included. Booked the team’s jersey.

“Can make up for the failures”

“Even in the crucial qualifying games in the autumn, the team managed to make up for the loss of key players. We want to give new impetus and the squad position gives us a chance to use the players who have Not much international experience. See how they deal with the pressure in the competition, “Fuhrman said. The team owner also has to take the course without captains Vittoria Schneiderbeck, Virena Aschauer, Katharina Schiechtl, Viktoria Pinther and the long-injured Julia Hickelsberger-Fueller.

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Scandinavians compensate for their cancellation with experience. Caroline Sager (FC Rosengard) has completed more international matches (209) alone than the Austrian women’s national team in its history (187). Five other teammates of Segers have performed well in more than 100 international matches, including Real Madrid partner Sophia Jakobson (118/22 goals) and Kosovare Aslani (144/37). In the only meeting to date with Svedes, who was watched by Peter Gehrdson, on April 9, 2019 in Südstadt, FB-Elf lost 2–0 despite a good performance. It was a farewell game for BFB record national player Nina Berger.

After the final whistle on Friday, there will be at least one look at Helsinki upon the entry of finalFB, where the first decision will be taken in a long-distance duel between Finland and Portugal for direct EM qualification places. In the event of a Finnish home win, the Portuguese will have to score 14 goals against Scotland on 23 February to dispute Furhmann-Elf for a straight EM ticket.

Go to Malta Women’s Trophy 2021: Spielplan

18 February: Malta vs Slovakia, 3:00 pm.
19 February: Austria – Sweden, 3:00 pm *
23 February: Malta vs Sweden, 2:30 pm.
23 February: Austria – Slovakia, 6:30 pm *

* Both games take place in Paola (Malta) at the Hybridian Football Ground and can be watched live on ORF Sport +


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