Austria moved clear at the top of the Group G standings in Euro 2016 qualifying as they edged out Montenegro 1-0 at home.
Rubin Okotie's first-half strike was all that separated the teams on the night in Vienna, but it was enough to send Austria two points clear with Russia being held by Moldova in Moscow.
While victory by a single goal hardly looked convincing, Austria dominated possession and were worthy winners against a team level on points with them before kick-off.
Austria wasted little time...
Liechtenstein held firm to deny Montenegro and earn a goalless draw at the Rheinpark Stadion, despite losing first-choice keeper Peter Jehle to injury in the second half.
After being thrashed 4-0 by Russia in their first Euro 2016 qualifying match, Liechtenstein were a much tougher nut to crack on Thursday night and had a number of chances to nick it themselves.
Montenegro will be kicking themselves for not putting their hosts to the sword, though, especially after Jehle had to be replaced in the...
Montenegro started their bid to qualify for Euro 2016 with a comfortable 2-0 win at home to Moldova on Monday night.
Goals from Mirko Vucinic and Zarko Tomasevic either side of half-time, both set up by Nemanja Nikolic corners, decided the Group G contest.
The hosts, who missed out on a place at the last European Championships by losing in the play-offs, had seen pool rivals Russia thrash Liechtenstein 4-0 earlier in the evening and were looking to lay down a marker of their own.
They started brightly...