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FIFA World Cup 2018: Denmark team, records, fixtures

Denmark’s midfielder Christian Eriksen celebrates with Thomas Delaney during a qualifying football match against Republic Ireland.

Denmark’s midfielder Christian Eriksen celebrates with Thomas Delaney during a qualifying football match against Republic Ireland.   | Photo Credit: AFP

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A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities.

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is scheduled to be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities.

The final will be held at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Current World Cup squad

Goalkeepers: Frederik Ronnow (Brondby/DEN), Jonas Lossl (Huddersfield/ENG), Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City/ENG)

Defenders: Andreas Christensen (Chelsea/ENG), Henrik Dalsgaard (Brentford/ENG), Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Moenchengladbach/GER), Jens Stryger Larsen (Udinese/ITA), Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich/ENG), Mathias Jorgensen (Huddersfield/ENG), Simon Kjaer (Sevilla/ESP)

Midfield: Christian Eriksen (Tottenham/ENG), Lasse Schoene (Ajax/NED), Lukas Lerager (Bordeaux/FRA), Michael Krohn-Dehli (Deportivo La Coruna/ESP), Thomas Delaney (Werder Bremen/GER), William Vitved Kvist (FC Copenhagen/DEN)

Forwards: Andreas Cornelius (Atalanta/ITA), Kasper Dolberg (Ajax/NED), Martin Braithwaite (Bordeaux/DEN on loan from Middlesbrough/ENG), Nicolai Jorgensen (Feyenoord/NED), Pione Sisto (Celta Vigo/ESP), Viktor Fischer (FC Copenhagen/DEN), Yussuf Yurary Poulsen (RB Leipzig/GER)

2018 FIFA World Cup

In Group C, the second placed Denmark started positively by defeating Peru in the first match. In the next two games, they drew against Australia and France and has to settle for the second place behind France.

Coach for 2018:

Denmark coach Age Hareide.

Denmark coach Age Hareide.   | Photo Credit: AFP

Åge Hareide

Fixtures:

FIFA World Cup 2018: Denmark team, records, fixtures
 

June 16: vs Peru

June 21: vs Australia

June 26: vs France

Past records

No. of times team has played in WC (number): 4

No. of matches played (number): 25

No. of matches won: 8

No. of matches lost: 6

No. of times lost in finals (Number): 0

No. of times world cup won (number): 0

No. of goals scored in WC: 27

Top 3 players to watch: Nicklas Bendtner, Christian Eriksen, Simon Kjær

Road to WC (text): They secured a spot in Group Stage after being UEFA Second Round winners

Player who has played most world cups (appearances): Martin Jørgensen: 12

Player who has scored most no. of goals (Player:No. of goals): Jon Dahl Tomasson: 5

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