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EURO '08: Last-second PK rescues Austria
by Ridge Mahoney, June 13th, 2008 6:45AM

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[AUSTRIA-POLAND REPORT CARD] Co-host Austria replied to a controversial goal with one of its own in stoppage-time to tie Poland, 1-1, and retain slim hopes of advancing to the quarterfinals. Substitute Ivica Vastic stepped to the penalty spot after Polish midfielder Mariusz Ledwandowski allegedly pulled down Sebastian Proedl as they grappled for position awaiting a free kick. He drove the ball past keeper Artur Boruc, whose spectacular saves frustrated Austria during a furious onslaught during the first 30 minutes, after which Poland took a 1-0 lead when Roger Guerreiro, who looked to be a shade offside, tucked away a pass from Marek Saganowski. Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney grades the players.

Austria Player Ratings
GRADE PLAYER (CLUB) GP/G
6 Juergen Macho (AEK Athens) 16/0
5 Grygory Garics (Napoli) 13/1
4 Sebastian Proedl (Sturm Graz) 12/2
4 Emanuel Pogatetz (Middlesbrough) 29/2
4 Martin Stranzl (Spartak Moscow) 47/2
7 Umit Korkmaz (Rapid Vienna) 4/0
5 Christian Leitgeb (Red Bull Salzburg) 19/0
5 Andreas Ivanschitz (Panathinaikos) 41/6
4 Rene Aufhauser (Red Bull Salzburg) 53/11
3 Martin Harnik (Werder Bremen) 10/2
3 Roland Linz (Braga) 34/7
Subs:
5 Ivica Vastic (Linz) 50/14
3 Roman Kienast (Ham-Kam) 8/1
nr Juergen Saeumel (Sturm Graz) 13/0

Poland Player Ratings
GRADE PLAYER (CLUB) GP/G
8 Artur Boruc
(Celtic) 36/0
4 Jacek Bak (Austria Vienna) 96/3
2 Mariusz Jop (FC Moscow) 25/0
4 Michal Zewlakow (Olympiakos) 78/2
4 Marcin Wasilewski (Anderlecht) 29/1
4 Dariusz Dudka (Wisla Krakow) 28/2
5 Mariusz Lewandowski (Shakhtar Donetsk) 49/3
7 Jacek Krzynowek (Wolfsburg) 81/15
7 Roger Guerreiro (Legia Warsaw) 4/1
3 Ebi Smolarek (Racing Santander) 32/13
6 Marek Saganowski (Southampton) 25/3
Subs:
nr Wojciech Lobodzinski (Wisla Krakow) 18/2
5 Pawel Golanski (Steaua Bucharest) 12/1
nr Rafal Murawski (Lech Poznan) 10/1

(1-low; 5-average; 10-high)



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