Swindon Town’s first game in Austria resulted in a 1-1 draw with Qatari outfit Al-Sadd this evening.
The Middle Eastern side took the lead after only 9 minutes after Afif Ali finished a quick break.
However, Town were level less than five minutes later when Vincent Pericard was brought down in the box.
It was Pericard who stepped up and he converted the penalty kick.
Al-Sadd: Mohamed Saqrr; Mesad, Tahir Zararia, Mohammed Kasola, Hamooa; Hayaoos Hassan, Ali Afif, Wesam, Talal Al Beloushi; Khalfan, Yusef
Substitutes: Alsheeb Saad (GK), Zidam Basel, Abaurrab, Majdi Sidik, Alsaid Ahmed, Omer, Al Shamlan, Abdull Rahman, Hamad Saket, Abudlla Brike, Al Jabri
Swindon Town: Phil Smith; Nathan Thompson, Lecsinel Jean-Francois, Scott Cuthbert, Michael Rose; J-P McGovern, Jonathan Douglas (Capt.), David Prutton, David Ball; Vincent Pericard, Charlie Austin
Substitutes: David Lucas (GK), Kevin Amankwaah, Sean Morrison, Will Evans, Michael Timlin, Alan O’Brien, Billy Bodin
Swindon Town take on Karlsruher on Friday evening.
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