Austria - Arne Friedrich (og) 50'
Germany - Mario Gomez 44', 90'
Germany coach Joachim Löw called it "a lucky victory" for his team.Germany sneak past Austria in Euro qualifier
"In all parts of the team we were not self-assured, not fast, not dynamic, and not precise," he said after the game. "It must be said that we are happy we won," he admitted before complimenting his opponents, "Austria fought passionately."Löw pleased with away win
"I am delighted that we won the match," Loew said. "It's good to come to Austria and get the three points even when we haven't played so well.""Some players were clearly at the limit of their strengths - we made mistakes that could have been avoided.""Austria brought everything to this game. They were good and fought hard, and perceived this match as their last chance.""I am happy because it was fortunate, but also proud because the players wanted to win this game."Gomez snatches win as Germany ride Austria storm
Gomez strikes late to hand Germany euro qualifier victory
Löw: "Mario Gomez strotzt vor Selbstvertrauen" - an interview from the dfb.de website
Löw: "In diesem Spiel ist ein grosser Konkurrenzkampf" from dfb.de - 3 June 2011
Germany expecting slugfest in Vienna - 2 June 2011
"After two defeats, Austria is like a wounded boxer," Löw told a press conference at the Ernst-Happel stadium on the eve of the match.Injury-hit Germany looks for win over Austria to close in on Euro 2012 qualification
"We don't want to lose our comfortable lead," said Löw. "If we drop three or four points, the others will be well in it again."Live Ticker from the Press Conference with Jogi and Manuel Neuer
Sportschau footage of the team's arrival.
Germany's Träsch ruled out of qualifiers - 1 June 2011
"We have decided not to nominate another player because we trust the current squad," coach Joachim Löw said.
"Jogi Löw, der sympathische Piefke" - in this three page interview with news.at, Jogi talks about his time in Austria, football in Austria and Germany, politics, his image as a style icon and his first football memory (Germany's 3-2 defeat of England in Mexico's 1970 World Cup - which, strangely enough, is also mine!) - 31 May 2011
Löw nach Generalprobe: "Vieles hat mir sehr gut gefallen" - An Austrian report looks forward to the game
"It's regrettable that he will miss both matches. He was an important part of our plans for the attack, along with Mario Gomez," coach Joachim Löw said."Österreich ist geführlich"
Der deutsche Bundestrainer Joachim Löw über YouTube, Rotwein, Punkte in Flensburg und die Kehrseite seines Berufs. An in-depth interview with Jogi on kurier.at - 29 May 2011
All squad selection news prior to the three May/June 2011 internationals can be found on my Uruguay match page.
Pre-match background from UEFA.com
An article from 2008 talks of Jogi's past career history with the city of Vienna and visit my Austria 2008 page to look back at the last time the two countries played!
Last updated 23 June 2011