Hungary Team

In qualifying for Euro 2016, Hungary have already exceeded all expectations, however a kind draw means that Bernd Storck's men may be doing more than just making up the numbers.

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Hungary - Group F

In qualifying for Euro 2016, Hungary have already exceeded all expectations, however a kind draw means that Bernd Storck's men may be doing more than just making up the numbers.

Get to know: Hungary

You’d have to say that the Hungarians can consider themselves more than a little fortunate to find themselves at Euro 2016, following a stuttering campaign which saw them spend just 25.5% of their time winning during qualifiers – the lowest of any team at France this summer.  They eventually required a two-legged play-off victory against Norway, during which they actually produced some of their best football, winning both games home and away.

In the group stages, they won 4 games, drew 4 and lost 2, scoring 11 goals, conceding 9 and ending up with a +2 goal difference.

In the draw for the main event, Hungary were placed in Group F, alongside Portugal, Austria and Iceland.

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Fixtures:

June 14 vs. Austria 4pm – Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux

June 18 vs. Iceland 4pm – Stade Vélodrome, Marseille

June 22 vs. Portugal 4pm – Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon

Goal scorers:

During qualification, the Austria scored 11 goals

Their goal scorers were:

  • Dániel Böde (2)
  • Krisztián Németh (2)
  • Balázs Dzsudzsák (1)
  • Zoltán Gera (1)
  • Richárd Guzmics (1)
  • Gergő Lovrencsics (1)
  • Tamás Priskin (1)
  • Zoltán Stieber (1)
  • Ádám Szalai (1)

Qualification Stat Truths:

  • None of their matches were settled by more than a single goal.
  • Spent 25.5% of their time winning during qualifiers – the lowest of any qualifier.
  • Joint-worst conversion in the first half of matches of any qualifier (7.1%).
  • Six of the ten goals they conceded during qualifying came in the final 15 minutes (at 60% this is the second-highest of any team at the finals).
  • Carded more often than any qualifier: an average of 3.1 per match (but no reds).

 

All data based on Hungary’s Euro 2016 qualification campaign.  Courtesy of the Press Association.

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