Two Stoke players were involved in goalless draws for Austria last night.
Marko Arnautovic played the full 90 minutes in a friendly against Slovakia. He was the only attacking player to play the entire match for Austria but couldn’t provide enough of a spark to break the deadlock.
Daniel Bachmann is expected to captain Austria U21s in their huge clash with Spain this coming week.
The two-legged tie will see the victors progress to next summer’s European Championships to be held in Poland.
You have to feel sorry for the likes of Daniel Bachmann and Jakob Haugaard.
The scrapping of the emergency loan window means they will be sitting in the stands for the next few months, unable to get first team action.