22.03.2019Bayer 04

Narrow defeat for Aleksandar and Julian with Austria

Eight Bayer 04 pros are in action in the coming days in friendlies and European qualifiers.

In addition to Julian Brandt, Jonathan Tah and Kai Havertz (Germany), Julian Baumgartlinger and Aleksandar Dragovic (Austria), Lukas Hradecky (Finland), Charles Aránguiz (Chile), Tin Jedvaj (Croatia) and Adrian Stanilewicz (Poland U20s) are currently away on international duty.

In Austria's 1-0 defeat against Poland on Thursday night, Aleksandar Dragovic and Austria skipper Julian Baumgartlinger were both in the starting line-up. Both the Werkself players went the full distance in the European qualifier. In contrast, Tin Jedvaj was not in the squad for the World Cup runners-up Croatia on their 2-1 win against Azerbaijan in a European qualifier. Youth player Adrian Stanilewicz was not only in the starting eleven for the  Poland U 20s but he also completed the full 90 minutes. His team registered a convincing 4-1 victory over Japan.

Remaining fixtures for our lads:

Julian Brandt, Kai Havertz und Jonathan Tah (Germany)
Sunday, 24 March (20.45 CET, Amsterdam): Netherlands vs Germany (European qualifier, Group C)

Julian Baumgartlinger, Aleksandar Dragovic (Austria)
Sunday, 24 March (18.00 CET, Haifa): Israel vs Austria (European qualifier, Group G)

Lukas Hradecky (Finland)
Saturday, 23 March (20.45 CET, Udine): Italy vs Finland (European qualifier, Group J)
Tuesday, 26 March (18.00 CET, Yerevan): Armenia vs Finland (European qualifier, Group J)

Tin Jedvaj (Croatia)
Sunday, 24 March (18.00 CET, Budapest): Hungary vs Croatia (European qualifier, Group, E)

Charles Aránguiz (Chile)
Saturday, 23 March (03.15 CET, in San Diego): Mexico vs Chile (Friendly)
Wednesday, 27 March (02.00 CET, Houston): USA vs Chile (Friendly)

Adrian Stanilewicz (Poland U20s)
Tuesday, 26 March (18.00 CET, Bielsko-Biala): Poland U20s vs Germany U20s (Elite League)


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