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Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (29, Tottenham), who was named Player of the Match (POTM) after holding off England’s stellar midfield, shares his thoughts on the match.

The Denmark national team drew 1-1 with England in their UEFA EURO 2024 Group C second leg at the Frankfurt Arena in Frankfurt, Germany, at 1:00 a.m. ET on June 21.

Denmark sits in second place with two points (two draws), while England tops the group with four points (one win and one draw).

Denmark lined up in a 3-4-1-2 formation. Jonas Binn-Rasmus Højlund set up the attacking combination, with Christian Eriksen in the second line. Viktor Christiansen-Pierre-Emile Hoivier-Morten Hulman-Joachim Mellé made up the midfield, 바카라사이트 while Yannick Vestergaard-Andreas Christensen-Joachim Anersen formed the back four. Kasper Schmeichel wore the goalkeeping gloves.

England lined up in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Harry Kane led the line up front, while Phil Foden, Jude Bellingham, and Brokayo Sakho formed the attacking second line. Declan Rice-Trent Alexander-Arnold protected the back four, while Kieran Trippier-Mark Gehiro-John Stones-Kyle Walker formed a back four. Jordan Pickford was in goal.

England opened the scoring in the 18th minute.

Walker won the ball on the right side of the field and charged straight into the box, where he attempted a low pass. The ball deflected and found Kane, who made no mistake with his left foot to slide it home.

Denmark began to look to score more aggressively after the goal. They increased their time near England’s box and put more weight on their attacks.

Denmark equalized the game. The shots came thick and fast. In the 34th minute, Hulman received a pass from Christiansen and struck a straight right-footed mid-range shot from a long way outside the box. The ball flew low and fast, 파워볼실시간 hitting the post before heading into the back of the net. Pickford threw his body out, but was unable to stop the ball as it hit the post.

One minute of first-half stoppage time was awarded. Foden received a pass from Walker and took a left-footed shot, but again, he missed the target. The first half ended 1-1.

The second half was relatively uneventful. Both teams had chances and took shots at each other’s goal, but no further goals were scored. The game ended 1-1.

England struggled in the midfield.

Bellingham, Rice, and Alexander-Anoldra were their best players in the middle, but they couldn’t overpower Denmark. They lost possession at key moments and lost control of the midfield.

One player who stood out for Denmark was Son’s teammate, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Heung-min Hojbjerg. In his first full game as a starter, Hojbjerg completed 89% of his passes (74/83), including five shots on target, and had 108 touches of the ball. That compares to Bellingham (63), Rice (80) and Alexander-Arnold (51).

Hojbjerg anchored the Danish midfield with 11 ball entries into the final third, three successful medium to long passes, five successful tackles (83% success rate), two clearances, three interceptions, 10 ball recoveries, nine ball wins, and 100% aerial ball wins.

Speaking to the official channel after the match, Hojbjerg said: “The fans were amazing. It felt like playing at home, thanks to our fans,” he said.

“England have so many great players,” Hojbjerg said. 온라인카지노사이트 They tried to change the game in the second half with fresh energy,” he said.

“As a team, we succeeded in keeping England’s stars at bay. We prepared well, we played organized and all the substitutes brought the right energy. This is our Danish spirit,” he expressed his satisfaction.

Denmark will next face Serbia on June 26 in their final group game.




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