Hungary's national football coach Bernd Storck narrowly avoided the sack Thursday after the local federation decided to keep him on despite a shock defeat against minnows Andorra last week, widely seen as the Magyars' worst ever result.Â
Marc Rebes scored the only goal as Andorra ended a winless streak of 66 competitive matches by beating Hungary 1-0 in World Cup qualifying.
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German coach Bernd Storck has got rank outsiders Hungary finally looking to the future not the past and even as they face a huge task against Belgium in the last 16 of Euro 2016 on Sunday, he says it has been "a dream come true".
Hungary striker Zoltan Gera scored one of the best goals of Euro 2016, but as he looks for a way to beat Belgium on Sunday he says his effort has already been outdone.
Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has warned against taking Hungary for granted when they face an ambitious modern-day version of the 'Magical Magyars' looking to book their quarter-final place at Euro 2016 on Sunday.
Hungarian midfielder Laszlo Kleinheisler says Hungary could one day again be called the "Magical Magyars", the nickname given to the all-conquering team of the 1950s, but not yet.
Hungary coach Bernd Storck insisted there is no controlling Cristiano Ronaldo as the record-breaking Portugal captain netted twice in Wednesday's 2-2 draw as both sides advanced at Euro 2016.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored two trademark brilliant goals Wednesday to go into European Championship history and rescue Portugal in a 3-3 draw that took them into the last 16.