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Austria advance to last 16 with win over Ukraine in final group game
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Austria advance to last 16 with win over Ukraine in final group game

Austria were able to celebrate their achievement, but the result leaves Ukraine sweating on what looks a slim chance they will be among the four best third-placed teams and also earn their place in the knockout stages Christoph Baumgartner’s first half goal sealed a slice of history for Austria as they defeated dismal Ukraine 1-0 on Monday to finish runners-up in Group C and seal a first ever place in the last 16 of the European Championship. Austria were able to celebrate their achievement, but the result leaves Ukraine sweating on what looks a slim chance they will be among the four best third-placed teams and also earn their place in the knockout stages. Baumgartner turned in David Alaba’s corner midway through the first half as Austria profited from a lacklustre display from ...