Slovenian show across the northern border: Tomi Horvat and Jon Gorenc Stanković secure Sturm’s victory in the Austrian championship (VIDEO)
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Over the last month, the Slovenians have been impressing the football public across Europe, including in neighbouring Austria, where the
and Jon Gorenc Stanković secured a win and broke a bad run of results for Sturm Graz, who were away in Klagenfurt. Both Slovenes started the match in the starting line-up, with the latter again acting as the visitors’ captain.
It was the captain who opened the scoring after just three minutes of play in the first half, when he headed a rebound into the net after a defensive save by home keeper Phillip Menzel, and scored his first goal of the season.
Frühe Führung für Sturm! Jon Gorenc-Stankovic trifft per Kopf nach knappen drei Minuten!
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That in 19. In the first minute, the away team was happy again when Tomi Horvat, who was among the scorers in the official matches again after August, increased the advantage of the Štajerska team and at the same time set the half-time score.
One goal was clearly not enough for the former Mura and Maribor player, who scored the final goal (0:3) with just over twenty minutes left in regulation. Gorenc Stanković and Horvat were also the highest scoring individuals for their team, with the former scoring 7.8 and the latter 9.3. Sturm’s victory on Sunday at least temporarily returned them to the top of the standings.
Jon Gorenc Stanković, if given the chance, will be back in action on Friday, when Slovenia will play in the penultimate round of qualification for the Euro 2024 in the second leg of the UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying qualifying round . Tomi Horvat is out this time, but if he continues in this style…
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