North Macedonia is playing for the first time in the tournament. Austria will look to claim their first-ever victory at the Euros against the tournament debutants. Austria vs North Macedonia is the group C opening match in Bucharest on Sunday. SportzPoint brings you every insider from the game for your Dream11 team Prediction. Follow our Fantasy Football Predictions for all the tricks, tips and dream teams.
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Austria vs North Macedonia: the recent form of both teams
Austria is familiar with its first opponents on the group stage. They faced North Macedonia twice during the qualification campaigns and won on both occasions. Austria will be appearing in just their third ever Euro championship. The last two times they failed to escape the group stage, this year might be a different story.
Austria recent form in all competitions: D-W-L-L-D
On the other hand, North Macedonia is ready to make their debut season count. They have been in great form, losing only two of their last ten games. Austria made a historic triumph away at four-time world champions Germany. They drew 1-1 against Slovenia and then won 4-0 at home to Kazakhstan in their final two warm-up matches.
North Macedonia recent form in all competitions: L-W-W-D-W
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Austria vs North Macedonia: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
The team had injury concerns for three key players. Captain Julian Baumgartlinger, forward Marko Arnautovic and midfielder Christoph Baumgartner – heading into their final two warm-up matches earlier this month. Although they are now fit and are ready to take the pitch for Austria. Foda will have to decide whether to play star man David Alaba in defence or midfield.
Austria possible starting lineup:
Bachmann; Lainer, Dragovic, Hinteregger, Friedl; Grillitsch, Alaba; Lazaro, Sabitzer, Baumgartner; Kalajdzic
Angelovski is expected to stick with a 3-5-2 formation. Darko Velkovski, Visar Musilu and Kire Ristevski maybe three centre backs who will start proceedings for North Macedonia.
North Macedonia possible starting lineup:
Dimitrievski; Velkovski, Musliu, Ristevski; Ristovski, Nikolov, Ademi, Elmas, Alioski; Pandev, Trajkovski
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Head to head:
The Austrian teams hold the edge over the North Macedonia team. They have played them twice and defeated them on both occasions.
Austria vs North Macedonia: Dream11 Fantasy football team and predictions
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