The Three Lions have an advantage in a head-to-head confrontation with their opponents in the semi-finals of the European Cup in 2020
England beat Ukraine 4-0 in Rome, making it the first European Cup semi-final since 1996.
Standing between the Three Lions and the final is an inspired Danish team that performed well against Gareth Southgate’s team.
Here, SunSport reviews England’s record against Scandinavian countries since the two met for the first time in September 1948.
England vs. Denmark
United Kingdom Although they have not won a competitive victory since 2002, they have defeated the Danes in 12 of their 17 encounters.
Southgate’s team failed to beat their semi-final opponents in the national league last fall, drew 0-0 at Copenhagen and lost 0-1 at Wembley.
The last time the two teams met was in a major tournament in 2002. England defeated Denmark 3-0 on Niigata Island in Japan in the last 16 matches of the World Cup.
Here are the highlights of their previous encounter:
England 5 Denmark 2-Molyneux (1956)
The first game between the two countries was 59 years ago at the Wolves’ stadium.
Walter Winter Button’s England team won easily in the West Midlands, and Manchester United idol Duncan Edwards scored twice.
Preston legend Tom Finney, inaugural Ballon d’Or winner Stanley Matthews and 105-match international Billy Wright also played for the England team in the fiasco.
Denmark 0 England 0-Malmo (1992)
The England team has only played against Denmark once in the European Championships-29 years ago in Sweden.
The game ended 0-0, Gary Lineker, Paul Merson and others failed to defeat Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel.
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England 3 Denmark 0-Niigata (2002)
The last time the two teams met was in a major tournament 19 years ago, which was a fairly comfortable match for Sven Goran Eriksson’s team.
Former Premier League goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen’s own goal and Liverpool’s combination of Michael Owen and Emile Husky’s own goal won the final 16 games of the World Cup.
England lost to the final winner Brazil in the next round, The famous Ronaldinho won the match by lobbing Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman.
England 1 Denmark 0-Wembley (2014)
England’s last victory over Denmark was seven years ago, when Roy Hodgson’s team won an unremarkable 1-0 victory at Wembley.
Current players Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling and Luke Shaw Everyone participated in this unforgettable game.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge’s final goal secured the victory, although both teams have undergone major changes since that game.
England 0 Denmark 1-Wembley (2020)
The Danish team won in the last confrontation between the two teams. Christian Eriksen scored a penalty in the first half of the game against the National League.
Perhaps what worries England the most is the strength of the team whose manager Southgate played that day. 7 of the 11 players also started. Ukraine advances to the quarterfinals.
But Sterling, Shaw, Phil Foden and Jack Grealish did it Is not Playing in that defeat-England fans will hope that one of the stars can Unlock the stubborn Danish defense at Wembley Wednesday, July 7.
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