VIENNA, Sep. 5, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Austria tied 1-1 with Georgia (halftime: 1-1), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna.
One goal for both sides in the first half, Schaub ('43) for Austria, Gvilia ('8) for Georgia and none in the second.
The result put the Austrians fourth in Group D with 9 points. Georgia is 5th with 5 points. In their next game, Austria will meet group leaders Serbia at the Ernst Happel Stadium on October 6, while Georgia will face Wales.
Fixtures and Results : Group D
Austria at the World Cup
- 8 appearances (first in 1934)
- 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
- Statistics: Third Place (1954) Fourth Place (1934)
Georgia at the World Cup
- Never qualified
- 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)