As the European competition enters second round of matches, we will take a look at the upcoming game against Belgium and Denmark. Following the tragic incident which occured on Saturday afternoon which involved Christian Erikson, many neutral supporters might support Denmark to win today's game. Thankfully, Christian Erikson has recovered from the cardiac arrest he suffered on Saturday night during a game Denmark had with Finland.
It is important to note that Finland won Denmark in a narrow 1-0 score line. Denmark needs to get nothing less than a point in this game if they have any intention of going past the group stage on this 2020 European competition. If Denmark has any intention of winning today's game, they must be perfect in every department. In this short overview of the Belgium and Denmark teams, we shall take a closer look at their team lineup, form guide and team news.
Photo: Belgium national team.
Form Guide: Belgium
According to FIFA Ranking of 2021, Belgium is the number one team in the whole world. In their part friendly game before the European tournament began, Belgium played a disappointing 1-1 draw with Croatia. Belgium won their first game of the European competition against Russia 3-0. On November 18, 2020, Belgium defeated Denmark 4-2 in their Nations League game. In a world cup qualifications game against Wales on Wednesday March 24, 2021, Belgium won 3-1. On March 27, Belgium played a 1-1 draw with Czech Republic. In their last six matches, Belgium has won 4 and they drew 2.
Photo: Denmark national team.
Form Guide: Denmark
As we continue praying for Christian Erikson, let us take a closer look at the Denmark football team. On November 18, 2020, Denmark lost 4-2 in the hands of Belgium. On Thursday, March 25, 2021, Denmark defeated Israel 2-0 in a world cup qualifications game. Three days later, Denmark trashed Moldova 8-0 in another world cup qualifications game. On Wednesday, March 31, Denmark defeated Austria 4-0 in another world cup qualifications game. On Wednesday, June 2, Denmark played a 1-1 draw against Germany in a friendly game. Denmark defeated Bosnia 2-0 in a friendly game before they lost to Finland in their first game at the European competition on Saturday.
Photo: Belgium star player, Lukaku.
Team news and official lineup:
The confirmed lineup between Belgium and Denmark is officially out.
Belgium lineup: Courtois; Alderweireld, Denayer, Vertonghen; Meunier, Tielemans, Dendoncker, Hazard; Mertens, Lukaku, Carrasco.
Denmark Lineup: Schmeichel; Mahle, Kjar, Christensen, Wass; Damsgaard, Hojbjerg, Delaney; Poulsen, Vestegaard, Braithwaite.
Photo: Denmark's star player, Braithwaite.
Belgium has never won in three consecutive occasions against Denmark. In last three games between Belgium and Denmark, Belgium has won two times and draw just one. The last time Belgium list against Denmark was in 1995. In the 1995 game, Belgium list 3-1 against Denmark. Denmark has lost three consecutive group stage games at the European competition for the third time in their history. During the European competition which took place in 1988 and 2000, Denmark lost three consecutive matches.
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