Kolasinac and Bosnia-Herzegovina beaten by world champions – no game time for Schöpf and Rönnow
Sead Kolasinac and the Bosnia-Herzegovina national team were narrowly beaten by defending world champions France on Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier. Meanwhile, Schöpf and Rönnow were unused substitutes in the qualifier between Austria and Denmark. schalke04.de brings you the S04 international round-up.
Kolasinac and Co. beaten by world champs
Sead Kolasinac played the full 90 minutes of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s World Cup qualifier at home to France. The only goal of the game was scored by Antoine Griezmann, who headed in a cross from Adrien Rabiot in the 60th minute.
Bosnia-Herzegovina now have one point from their first two games – France lead the qualifying group (Group D) with seven points from three games. Qualifiers continue on 1 September as the two teams meet again, this time in France.
Denmark with a comprehensive win over Austria
Austria’s international break ended with a 4-0 defeat to Denmark in Vienna’s Ernst-Happel-Stadion. Alessandro Schöpf and Frederik Rönnow were on opposite sides but both watched from the bench. Andreas Skov Olsen (58’ and 74’), Joakim Maehle (63’) and former Schalke man Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg (67’) were the goalscorers for Denmark, who, after three games, lead Group F with a maximum nine points and a goal difference of 14:0. Austria are fourth in the group with four points on the board.
Qualifers continue on 1 September 2021 for both teams as Denmark entertain Scotland while Austria travel to face Moldova.