Which player is going to surprise everyone at the World Cup? Defeats to Poland (3-2) and Montenegro (0-1) in 2016 saw Denmark finish second in their qualifying group behind the Robert Lewandowski-inspired Eastern Europeans. Denmark also use the physical advantages of their players now. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. ... trustworthy and in-depth view of the world's most prestigious football tournament. So, as far as the Danes are concerned, Hareide’s team are the favourites to go through from the group behind France. With fantastic passing ability, a cool temperament and now an eye for goal, he has all the attributes to shine alongside the planet's elite players. "We will be a danger to all teams because of him," said Denmark coach Age Hareide, remarking on the supreme talent of playmaker Christian Eriksen. Åge Hareide took over from Morten Olsen in 2015 with the aim of winning matches by getting the best out of Christian Eriksen – and it seems to be working, Sat 2 Jun 2018 09.00 BST explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. The general feeling in Denmark seems to be that Peru have little World Cup experience and a team with players at smaller clubs, and that Australia have a new head coach after a weak qualification tournament. Sport. The latest 2017/2018 Denmark squad including latest Denmark player roster numbers, videos, players stats and pictures of the squads. Public Domain. Read our comprehensive guide to the 2018 World Cup HERE. But a string of composed displays at the heart of Antonio Conte's Chelsea defence this season have alerted football fans across the world to the centre back's talent. The difference now is that every pass needs to count. Hareide favours a 4-3-3 formation, playing a direct style which brings the best out of Werder Bremen's box-to-box midfielder Thomas Delaney. Relive the 2018 season's individual player's stats and career pages for the Denmark football team including receiving yards per game, rushing yards per game, total tds, tackles per game, sacks, interceptions, passing tds, receiving tds, rushing tds, caused fumbles, fumble recoveries, completion percentage and qb rating. An impressive 11-goal haul in a 12-month period from November 2016 suggests he's now right up there among the world's top creative midfielders. Denmark football team. What is the realistic aim for Denmark at the World Cup and why? OpenClipart SVG ID: 75749 Tags. Click here for a profile of Denmark’s Pione Sisto. CF : Nicolai Jorgensen: age 28 In 21 games under Hareide Eriksen has scored 16 goals. Nicolai Jørgensen has had two good seasons at Feyenoord, scoring regularly, and may be ready to step up a level. In 57 matches with Olsen as manager he managed six. The Tottenham midfielder, 26, has been in dazzling form for both club and country for the best part of two years. You can unsubscribe at any time. Perhaps it will be Christian Eriksen. During the 1970s and 1980s he was a great leader and captain of the national team that enchanted the world with attack-minded football, especially at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. On the plus side Denmark did not concede against neither Sweden (0-0) nor Mexico (2-0). Your complete guide to all 736 players at the 2018 World Cup. Date: 10/07/2018 No. Positionally sound, good on the ball and adept an snuffing out danger, it's easy to forget he's still only 21-years-old. He will have good service at the World Cup and if he is on top form a move to a bigger league might beckon. A late injury to Bejlland means that Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen is likely to start together with Sevilla’s Kjaer. The style is direct, aggressive and fast. Eriksen’s girlfriend, Sabrina, is expected to give birth to the couple’s first child just before Denmark’s first game in Saransk against Peru and that could play on his mind too. Denmark National Tootball team consist of 3 Goalkeepers, 7 Defenders, 6 Midfielders & 7 Forwarders. If the match against Wales is forfeited, the DBU is likely to face harsh penalties from UEFA, which may include exclusion from the 2020 European Championships. License. All rights reserved. More about SVG. Troels Henriksen writes for Jyllands-Posten. World Cup 2018: Guardian Experts' Network. Between November 2016 and November 2017, he scored 11 goals in 12 matches for Denmark, as well as laying on goals for others. Get latest update, news from Denmark Football Team and Players. For Danes it feels a bit strange going into a major tournament without Morten Olsen. The draw was kind to Denmark, with Peru from pot two and Australia from pot four. Denmark football Jersey player soccer svg World Cup 2018 FuÃŸball world cup 2018. theguardian.com is running previews from two countries each day in the run-up to the tournament kicking off on 14 June. “When I see a great player I will give that player all the freedom in the world to use his skills,” Hareide told Jyllands-Posten a few months before the World Cup. And then, from 2000 to 2015, he was the national coach. Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester), Jonas Lossl (Huddersfield), Frederik Ronow (Brondby), Defenders: Andreas Christensen (Chelsea), Simon Kjaer (Sevilla), Mathias Jorgensen (Huddersfield), Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Moenchengladbach), Henrik Dalsgaard (Brentford), Jens Stryger (Udinese), Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich), Midfielders: Christian Eriksen (Tottenham), Lasse Schone (Ajax), Lukas Lerager (Bordeaux), Michael Krohn-Dehli (Deportivo La Coruna), William Kvist (FC Copenhagen), Thomas Delaney (Werder Bremen), Forwards: Andreas Cornelius (Atalanta), Kasper Dolberg (Ajax), Martin Braithwaite (Bordeaux), Nicolai Jorgensen (Feyenoord), Pione Sisto (Celta Vigo), Viktor Fischer (FC Copenhagen), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City), Andreas Christensen (Chelsea), Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur), Mathias Jorgensen (Huddersfield Town), Jonas Lossl (Huddersfield Town). Our. A game in the round of 16 against Croatia or Argentina is in sight. 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