FIFA World Cup 2018: Denmark draw 1-1 against Australia

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark. Jedinak’s 38th-minute goal evened out a seventh-minute strike from Christian Eriksen to put Denmark in the lead.

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The match ends in a 1-1 draw

Starting line-ups:

Denmark:  Andreas Christensen, Jens Stryger Larsen; Thomas Delaney, Kasper Schmeichel, Henrik Dalsgaard, Simon Kjaer (capt),  Lasse Schoene, Christian Eriksen; Yussuf Poulsen, Nicolai Joergensen, Pione Sisto

Coach: Age Hareide (NOR)

Australia:  Mark Milligan, Aziz Behich; Mathew Ryan, Josh Risdon, Trent Sainsbury,  Mile Jedinak (capt), Aaron Mooy; Mathew Leckie, Tom Rogic, Robbie Kruse; Andrew Nabbout

Coach: Bert van Marwijk (NED)

Denmark vs Australia World Cup 2018

92′: Corner for Denmark, Braithwaite’s kick goes straight into the hands of Aussie goalkeeper Mathew Ryan

90′: Three minutes of extra time added to the match

87′: Two quick saves by Kasper Schmeichel, first a hit by Azani and three seconds later a kick by Leckie

83′: Denmark’s Pione Sisto gets a yellow card for a rough tackle

80′: Arzani gives a fine pass in front of the Danish goal but no one is able to collect it, yet another chance goes missing for the Aussies

72′: Right shoulder injury to Andrew Nabout of Australia, he has gone out of the field and he has been replaced by Tommy Jurich.

68′ Daniel Arzani comes in for Robbie Kruse and Nicolai Jorgensen is replaced by Andreas Cornelius for Denmark

67′: Aussies on the attack, Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel comes forward to punch the ball away, leaving the goal unguarded but Henrik Dalsgaard clears it, a close shave for the Danes

59′: Denmark’s Yussuf Poulsen is substituted by Martin Braithwaite

55′: Corner for Denmark but it is cleared by the Aussie defenders

53′: Leckie gets a fine cross in front of the goal but the Danish defenders are up to it

50′: Mathew Leckie leads the Aussie attack, but he seems to lack support

FIFA 2018 Andrew Nabbout

And the second half gets underway

48′: 1-1 at the end of the first half

38′: Aussie captain Mile Jedinak converts it to keep his 100% penalty record intact. It’s 1-1 in this Group C game

36′:  the Fifth corner for Australia, but the ball dribbles on to the Danish goalkeeper, Yussuf Yurary Poulsen gets a hand, VAR is needed and Aussies get a penalty.

32′: Rogic and Leckie have been on the attack but the goals ain’t coming yet

FACT: Denmark never lost a match whenever Christian Eriksen has scored a goal

20′: Aussies on the attack but the finish is missing

7′: And Christian Eriksen it is, he gets a fine pass and his left kick beats the Aussie goalkeeper. The Danes have an early lead.

5′: Corner for Australia but the header goes over the top

2′: Early free kick for Denmark, but it is wasted

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