BERLIN - Austria coach Didi Constantini
could have been in charge for the last time when his team were
crushed 6-2 by Germany on Friday in a Euro 2012 qualifier, he
said after the match.
"When you lose games and not win them then you go,"
Constantini told reporters following the heavy defeat in
"That is how it is in Austria, in Germany and anywhere
else. That is part of the game."
Asked whether he would still be in charge on Tuesday in
their qualifier against Turkey in Vienna, he said: "That is a
possibility. If the [federation president] does not fire me, it
Constantini has been in charge since March 2009 having
replaced Karel Brueckner, who lasted only eight months in the
Austria have never qualified for a European championship
finals only taking part in the tournament in 2008 when they
co-hosted the finals with Switzerland and got an automatic
They have again all but lost out on advancing to the
tournament, lying in fourth place in Group A on seven points
after two wins, one draw and four defeats with Turkey second on
13 and Belgium on 12 having played one more game.
Germany have already qualified top of the group after
winning all eight of their opening games.
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