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Euro 2016: Szalai, Stieber seal victory for Hungary over 10-men Austria

Austria, who were undefeated in 10 qualifying games, were beaten 2-0 by old rivals Hungary in the opening match of Euro 2016 Group F on Tuesday.

euro 2016 Updated: Jun 14, 2016 23:30 IST
Hungary's Adam Szalai (left) celebrates after scoring the opening goal past Austria goalkeeper Robert Almer, center, during the Euro 2016 Group F  match against  Austria.
Hungary's Adam Szalai (left) celebrates after scoring the opening goal past Austria goalkeeper Robert Almer, center, during the Euro 2016 Group F match against Austria.(AP Photo)

Austria, who were undefeated in 10 qualifying games, were beaten 2-0 by old rivals Hungary in the opening match of Euro 2016 Group F on Tuesday.

The Hungarians, who only reached the finals through the playoffs, took the lead with a rare goal by forward Adam Szalai in the 63rd minute.

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Substitute Zoltan Stieber secured victory three minutes from the end.

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Team line-ups:

Austria: Almer, Dragovic, Hinteregger, Fuchs, Arnautovic, Alaba, Junuzovic, Harnik, Baumgartlinger, Klein, Janko

Hungary: Király, Lang, Kádár, Fiola, Dzsudzsák, Nagy, Szalai, Gera, Németh, Kleinheisler, Guzmics