On Friday evening at the Stade de France, Denmark blew up a thunderous surprise by defeating its host France (1-2) in the first match of the European Nations League between the two sides.
The roosters took the lead in the 51st minute on a Karim Benzema goal, but the Vikings’
ancestors rallied with a double from Andreas Cornelius in the 68th and 88th minutes.
With this crucial win, the Danish team moves into a tie for first place with the Austrians,
who topped the first group of the first level with a 3-0 win over Croatia away from home.
However, The visitors took the initiative, as Joachim Miley’s attempt saved by the right post.
After that, the Denmark team faded away, and Christian Eriksen, Kasper Dolberg, Thomas
Delaney, and Daniel Wass’ imprints were nowhere found.
The roosters maintained control, but their offensive efforts limited to penetrating from
the flanks, without the help of wingers Kingsley Coman and Theo Hernandez, or the
midfield tandem of Chuamini and N’Golo Kante.
Denmark’s defense was excellent, and Kasper Schmeichel had no trouble stopping
Griezmann and Mbappe’s poor shots.
Karim Benzema, on the other hand, scored a goal, but his elation short-lived because he
Mbappe was hurt in the left knee at the start of the second half and was replaced by
Only a few minutes had passed when Nkunko rewarded his coach Deschamps by taking part
in a fantastic team effort started by Koeman, in which Nkunko passed to Benzema, who
scored a magnificent goal after outwitting the Danish defenders.