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World Cup 2022: Denmark 0-0 Tunisia – Toothless Danes held in opener

Denmark had been drawn by Tunisia within the first match of the World Cup on the Schooling Metropolis Stadium in Al Rayyan.

Regardless of fielding many Premier League regulars, the much-fancied Danes got a tricky exercise in Group D.

Either side had targets dominated out for offside, whereas Denmark’s Andreas Cornelius in some way missed by a yard.

There was drama within the ninety fifth minute when referee Cesar Ramos checked the pitch-side monitor on a potential penalty for Denmark for handball to stay along with his authentic determination.

One of many pre-tournament favourites, Denmark might want to discover some type if they’re to qualify from a tough-looking group.

Final summer season, the Denmark midfielder made an emotional run to the Euro 2020 semi-finals after the midfielder Christian Erickson had a coronary heart assault. With 9 wins from 10 of their opening match, and World Cup qualifying, confidence was excessive heading into the match in Qatar.

Nevertheless, Tunis was not affected by the celebrity and was most likely influenced by it. Nice win for Saudi Arabia in opposition to Argentina And a loud crowd applauded everybody, they made it uncomfortable for the Danes.

Denmark nearly received away with a disjointed show when the video assistant referee suggested a penalty examine after the ball hit Yassin Meriah on the arm – however the referee dominated his on-pitch name was right.

The truth is, Ramos was so constant, he beforehand assumed {that a} related incident in opposition to Andreas Christensen on the different finish was not even a penalty.

At Euro 2020, Denmark thrived on the tag of underdogs. Marked as favorites right here, it was a tricky 90 minutes and so they should undergo the gears to progress on this match.

With holders France subsequent Saturday (16:00 GMT kick-off), it’s going to solely get harder for Kasper Hjulmund’s aspect.

Participant of the match

EricksonChristian Erickson

The road-ups

Denmark

formation 3-5-2

  • 1Schmeichel
  • 2Anderson
  • 4the placeSubstitute forJensenOn 65′minutesBooked on 78 minutes.
  • 6Christensen
  • 13ChristensenBooked at 24 minutes.
  • 23Højbjerg
  • 8DelaneySubstitute forDamsgardOn 45+1′minutes
  • 10Erickson
  • 5Mehle
  • 11Jungle OlsonSubstitute forLindstromOn 65′minutes
  • 12DolbergSubstitute forCorneliusOn 65′minutes

Different

  • 3Nelson
  • 7Jensen
  • 9Braithwaite
  • 14Damsgard
  • 15Norgard
  • 16Christensen
  • 17Stryger Larsen
  • 18Vas
  • 19the wind
  • 20Polson
  • 21Cornelius
  • 22Runo
  • 24the forest
  • 25Lindstrom
  • 26wow

Tunisia

formation 3-4-2-1

  • 16Damon
  • 6Bron
  • 4Dwelling issues
  • 3Request
  • 20DragerSubstitute forwithin the nightOn 88′minutes
  • 17Scary
  • 14LaudoniSubstitute forstoneOn 88′minutes
  • 24Abdi
  • 25Ben SoleimaniSubstitute forSeparationOn 67′minutes
  • 7housekeeperSubstitute forMagebryOn 80′minutes
  • 9MountainSubstitute forCoughOn 80′minutesBooked on 86 minutes.

Different

  • 1Mathlothi
  • 2if a
  • 5Gundi.
  • 8Magebry
  • 10Khazari.
  • 11Cough
  • 12Malol
  • 13stone
  • 15Between
  • 18trickery
  • 19The island
  • 21within the night
  • 22Ben Mentioned
  • 23Separation
  • 26To hate

Referee:
Cesar Arturo Ramos Palazoulos

Attendance:
42,925

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