The Future Falcons draw 1-1 against Austria Vienna in an intense Al Abtal Cup Group C match that saw a lot of goalmouth action for both sides. While the game began with The Future Falcons’ creating the lion’s share of the chances, Austria Vienna took the lead in the 16th minute through Nerman, capitalising on a cross from the left and a header on by Sawicki.
Despite conceding, the Saudi team continued dominating possession and managed to equalise in the 32nd minute with a powerful Ali Alsharif header from a corner kick. They pushed relentlessly for a second goal but couldn’t break the deadlock before half time.
Despite the second half seeing Austria Vienna exert more control over the ball, both sides continued to have chances to score. However, neither could convert, with the match ending in a 1-1 draw. A result that sees Austria Vienna move up to 4 points, leading Group C, while The Future Falcons earned their first point in the group.