The golden goal was scored by Tonahan Cicek (second from the right).Photo: cornerstone
FC Vaduz writes its own football fairy tale. The club from Liechtenstein suddenly moves to the group stage of the Conference League.
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in Challenge League succeeded FC Vaduz No win has been achieved so far this season, but the Liechtenstein team is heating up the competition on the European stage. For the first time in club and country history, the club has qualified for a European competition.
FC Vaduz excitingly enters the group stage of Conference League. The Challenge League club survived the third qualifying round as well. After a 1-1 home run, there was a 1-0 away win in the second leg against record-breaking Austrian champion Rapid Vienna.
FC Vaduz players have been rewarded for their fighting spirit.Photo: cornerstone
Liechtenstein, who started poorly in the tournament, scored the winning goal in Vienna in the 22nd minute through Tonahan Cicek. Twelve minutes later, Kevin Wimmer, a seasoned Rapid defender, saw the red card for an emergency brake.
For Vaduz, who surprisingly eliminated the Slovenes from Cuper and the Turks from Konyaspor in the previous rounds, this is their first-ever European Cup group stage qualification. (mom/sda)
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