2018 World Cup qualifying: Austria's MartinHarnik to miss Wales game

Martin Harnik
German-born Martin Harnik made his Austria debut against the Czech Republic in 2007
World Cup qualifier: Austria v Wales
Venue: Ernst Happel Stadium, Vienna Date: Thursday, 6 October Kick-off: 19:45 BST
Coverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website and app.

Austria winger Martin Harnik will miss Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Wales in Vienna because of a calf injury.

The Hannover forward, who will also miss Austria's game in Serbia on Sunday, has been replaced by Sturm Graz striker Deni Alar

Harnik is the team's most-capped player, with 14 goals in 61 matches.

Alar is the leading top-scorer for Austrian league leaders Graz, with nine goals in as many games.

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