PARIS, June 14. /TASS/. Hungary’s national football team has defeated Austria 2-0 in a group stage match at the 2016 UEFA Euro Cup in France.
The Group F game was played at Stade de Bordeaux on Tuesday.
The goals were scored by Adam Szalai in the 62nd minute and Zoltan Stieber in the 87th minute. Austria’s Aleksandar Dragovic was dismissed in the 66th minute for a second yellow.
The 2016 UEFA Euro Cup is held in France between June 10 and July 10 with matches played in 10 different locations, namely in Bordeaux, Lens, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Saint-Denis, Saint-Etienne and Toulouse.
A total of 24 European national teams qualified for the Euro Cup final tournament in 2016, after the contestants’ format, which was used since 1996, was decided to be extended from 16 to 24 teams.
The contesting teams were divided into six groups. Along with Hungary and Austria, Group F includes Portugal and Iceland, which will played their group stage match later on Tuesday in Saint-Etienne.
Hungary’s next game will be played with Iceland in Marseille on June 18. Austria will play against Portugal on the same day in Paris.