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.

Finland
 
Name
Class
Played
Goals Scored
Sub In
Sub Out
Yellow
Red
3
FT2 C
60'
4
FT1 C
60'
8
FT2 R
60'
9
FT2 R
60'
46'
10
FT1 C
60'
20
FT3 C
60'
12
FT2 R
0'
13
FT6 C
0'
15
FT1 R
0'
16
FT5 C
0'
17
FT5 RFD
0'
Head coach: Samuel Siikonen
Denmark
 
Name
Class
Played
Goals Scored
Sub In
Sub Out
Yellow
Red
6
FT7 C
60'
40'
7
FT2 C
60'
61'
8
FT7 C
60'
10
FT7 C
48'
48'
11
FT3 R
60'
53'
83
FT2 R
51'
51'
2
FT2 R
0'
61'
5
FT7 C
9'
51'
12
N/A
12'
48'
16
FT7 RFD
0'
22
FT5 C
0'
Head coach: Henrik Voerby