Euro 2024: What to look out for in knockout stage


Austria are proving to be the ones to watch at Euro 2024, having topped a difficult group that included the Netherlands and France.

A lot of the credit for that goes to their boss – former Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick.

Known as The Godfather of Gegenpressing, Rangnick has fashioned a side that is full of energy, running and desire.

Their love of the press means they have been capable of doing some damage early in games. In March, Christoph Baumgartner scored the fastest goal in international football with a strike inside seven seconds against Slovakia, and in Germany they have been quick off the mark too.

They have scored in the opening 10 minutes in two of their three games so far, so Turkey will need to be alert from the outset in their last-16 match.

Will Rangnick, who was derided at United, come back to haunt English football in the semi-finals?



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