The match of the second round of group stage world Cup qualifier between Denmark and Australia ended in a draw.
A serious bid to qualify for the playoffs the Danes did in the seventh minute – Nicolai jørgensen in the penalty area found Christian Eriksen, and star midfielder Tottenham a magnificent strike into the top corner opened the scoring in the match.
The Australians did not dwell on the missed ball and put the game on someone else’s half of the field. In the 37th minute Yussuf Poulsen in the penalty area played a hand. After watching the replay in Denmark has been assigned a penalty – the captain of the “Socceroos” Mile Jedinak came to the point and scored his second goal at the world Cup.
In the second half, Australia actively attacked and was close to his first victory in the tournament, but the goalkeeper of Danes Kasper, Smigel at the end of the match dragged two tough blow.
Denmark has retained the lead in group C, but in the case of today’s France’s victory over Peru team age Hareide moved to the second place.
Denmark — Australia 1:1
Goals: Eriksen, 7 — Jedinak, 38 (penalty).
Denmark: Smigel — Larsen, Kjaer, Christensen, Dalsher Chesnay, Delaney — Poulsen (Braithwait, 59), Eriksen, Sisto — Jorgensen (Cornelius, 68).
Australia: Ryan — Risdon, Milligan, Sainsbury, Behich — Jedinak, MUI — Leckie, Rogic (Irvine, 82), Kruse (Arziani, 69) — Nabbut (Juric, 75).
Warning: Poulsen, Sisto
Standings: Denmark 4 (2 matches), France 3 (1), Australia – 1 (2), Peru 0 (1).
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