Soccer...and Austria unexpectedly beat England four goals to three in an exciting friendly match in?
GV Austria kicking right to left in white shirts attacking in English half and England goalkeeper Peter Shilton comes out to save. (4 SHOTS)
MV Austria taking corner kick, ball goes to Jara who crosses, ball is headed into goal by Pezzey.
GV Austrian attack with Welzl scoring Austria's second goal. (3 SHOTS)
SV Welzl waving arms in triumph.
GV England attack and Kevin Keegan scoring from a header.
GV Austria attack down right flank, score goal with strong shot.
GV (SECOND HALF) Keegan shoots for goal, ball bounces off chest of goalkeeper and Steve Coppell kicks ball into open goal.
GV England attack and Ray Wilkins shoots goal.
GV Austria attack, ball is lobbed in front of goal and Pezzy heads goal:
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Background: Soccer...and Austria unexpectedly beat England four goals to three in an exciting friendly match in Vienna on Wednesday (13 June). The barrage of goals enlivened a match whose result bemused on England team jaded after a series on international games.
SYNOPSIS: In the opening stages, Austria showed their verve and quality with an attacking move that put England goalkeeper Shilton under pressure.
In the seventeenth minute, Austria scored their first goal from the short corner. Jara curled the ball across the England defence, and the brilliant Pezzey speared through them with a telling header.
Only five minutes later, England were two goals down. The ball bounced from the left of Kevin Keegan, Jara pounced once more, and Welzl scored...a joyous moment for him.
England were somewhat jarred but not overcome by the strange scoreline. They pressed forward, probing for the opening. It came when Coppell scurried after a ball that the Austrian defenders seemed to think had gone over the goal-line. Coppell pulled it back, and Keegan rose amid a startled Austrian defence to head a goal.
But the Austrians sniffed victory. Five minutes before halftime, they slit open England's defence, for Welzl to score their third goal.
Only two minutes into the second half, and England closed the gap. Austria's goalkeeper Koncilia could not hold a shot from Keegan, and Coppell prowling close to goal, tapped it into the net.
In the sixty-fourth minute, England were back on level terms. Trevor Francis lured defender towards the touchline, Coppell moved along his cross and Ray Wilkins ran into open space to score.
The final thrust lay with Austria. Twenty minutes from the end, Pezzey ran into a free kick from Jara to head down past England's second goalkeeper of the night, Ray Clemence.