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Poland vs Austria Predictions, Tips & Odds: Battling for best of the rest?

Poland and Austria go head-to-head when they contest a matchday two fixture at Euro 2024.

Poland vs Austria Euro 2024 Prediction:

Poland vs Austria Latest Prediction

Euro 2024

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Squawka Betting Tip
Poland 2-1 Austria
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Poland seeks to advance from the group stages for the second time in the European Championships. They have struggled in the tournament, with only two wins in 14 matches. Despite a tough qualifying campaign for Euro 2024, they secured a playoff spot through the UEFA Nations League. They made it over the line with a 5-1 win over Estonia and a penalty shootout victory against Wales following a tense 0-0 draw.

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The showdown between Poland and Austria occurs on June 21 at the Olympiastadion, Berlin.

Austria aims for its first major international tournament success when it travels to neighbouring Germany this summer. Under the leadership of Ralf Rangnick, known as the ‘godfather of gegenpressing’, there is a renewed belief that Austria could be a dark horse in the competition. This will be the nation’s fourth European Championship appearance, and to make history, they must successfully navigate the first knockout round.

Both teams know the best third-placed teams will advance to the knockout stages. If one team loses, they will remain optimistic, as there is still a chance to advance.

Poland Latest Team News

Michał Probierz will likely stick with three or five defenders at the back for the Euros. Wojciech Szczesny will be the goalkeeper, supported by English-based defenders Jakub Kiwior and Jan Bednarek. Przemyslaw Frankowski and Nicola Zalewski are expected to play wing-backs, while Karol Linetty may return as the defensive midfielder. Piotr Zieliński and Bartosz Slisz will provide creativity for the forward duo of Robert Lewandowski and Karol Swiderski.

Austria Latest Team News

After a disappointing stint at Manchester United, Ralf Rangnick became the manager of the Austrian national team. His first 20 matches have been successful, with 12 wins, including the last five in a row. Rangnick’s emphasis on counter-pressing will likely influence the team’s approach. The team’s formation is yet to be determined, as Rangnick has experimented with different formations.

Poland vs Austria Head-to-Head

In Group D, Poland and Austria face tough competition from France and the Netherlands. While finishing in third place seems most likely for both teams, there’s a chance they could secure second place if the Netherlands struggle and France perform as anticipated. Poland will kick off the tournament by hosting Ronald Koeman’s team, while Austria will face off against France in the first match. If these matches goes as many expect, Poland and Austria could be at zero points when they play each other. Poland has a good track record against Austria, with three wins and two draws in their last five meetings.

Poland vs Austria H2H
Date Score Ground
09/09/2019 Poland 0-0 Austria Stadion Narodowy
21/03/2019 Austria 0-1 Poland Ernst Happel Stadion
12/06/2008 Austria 1-1 Poland Ernst Happel Stadion
03/09/2005 Poland 3-2 Austria Stadion Śląski
09/10/2004 Austria 1-3 Poland Ernst Happel Stadion
17/05/1994 Poland 3-4 Austria Stadion GKS Katowice

How to watch Poland vs Austria Live

This showdown will be live on ITV1 or STV, as well as online on ITVX or STV Player.

Every Euro 2024 game will be shown live on either BBC or ITV, with the two platforms sharing the broadcast rights.