After beating Russia 4-1 within the final match of Group B, within the match in opposition to Wales within the 1/8 spherical at Johan Cruff Enviornment (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), Denmark has one other victory. daring when “crushing” the opponent with a rating of 4-0.
The “courageous lead troopers” are exhibiting that they’re a formidable opponent within the quarterfinals in the event that they face the Netherlands or the Czech Republic within the upcoming knockout spherical.
The daring victory over Wales not solely helped Denmark proceed to jot down “fairy tales” at EURO 2020 but in addition introduced again sensible feats within the historical past of this staff.
In response to Opta Joe’s statistics, coach Kasper Hjulmand’s staff has now had 3 objectives scored by their gamers from exterior the field at this EURO. No different “massive man” in EURO 2020 has as many “pictures” into the desk as Denmark in that place.
In historical past, solely France (5 instances at EURO 1984) and Belgium (4 instances at EURO 2016) have extra objectives than the Nordic staff from exterior the field of 16m50 in a EURO last.
Andersen’s fairy story land has additionally simply set a file as the primary staff to have 2 consecutive matches with 4 or extra objectives in EURO historical past. In the meantime, Wales has reached a tragic milestone when it’s the first staff after 17 years to obtain 2 pink playing cards in the identical EURO last, catching up with the forgettable achievements of Russia and Switzerland on the 2004 event in Portugal.
Kasper Dolberg has additionally grow to be the primary participant in 9 years for Denmark to attain not less than 2 objectives in a match in a serious event (EURO or World Cup) since Nicklas Bendtner scored twice. Portugal staff in Euro 2012 group stage.