SARANSK, Jun. 16, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Denmark defeated Peru by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Saturday night at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk.
Peru made the Danes doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Danish forward Yussuf Poulsen in the 59th minute.
The result put the Dane second in Group C with 3 points. In their next game, Denmark will meet third-placed Australia at the Mordovia Arena on June 21, while Peru will face France.
Fixtures and Results : Group C
Peru at the World Cup
- 5 appearances (first in 1930)
- 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
Denmark at the World Cup
- 5 appearances (first in 1986)
- 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)
- 16 June 2018
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