Denmark on top in Scandinavian battle
The Scandinanvian clash between Denmark and Finland resulted in a 2 - 1 victory for Denmark. An important win for Denmark because the result will carry over in the next stage of the tournament.
In the first half both teams had a lot of scoring opportunities, Denmark with more possession of the ball and Finland with a copple of strong shots saved by the goalkeeper. Both teams were unlucky by each hitting the bar once. The Half time result 0 - 0.
In the second half Denmark played in Finland's half and score the opening goal by captain Peter Hansen. Finland used their only opportunity to score the equelizer with a goal in the top corner by number 9 Janne Helander. With a perfect outside foot shot Martin Wolf, Denmark took the lead again. Denmark hit the bar one more time and deserved finally the win.