Connect with us

Sports

Wales play Denmark in Euro 2020, with a quarterfinals spot on the line

Published

on

Wales play Denmark in Euro 2020, with a quarterfinals spot on the line.

A repetition of their journey to the Euro 2016 semi-finals follows the progress of Gareth Bale and Wales to the group stage as runners-up of Group A, behind Italy.

In spite of losing their first two games, Denmark recovered from the traumatic Christian Eriksen cardiac arrest during their opening game to secure their second-place finish in Group B as the top team who did not qualify in the group stage.

Read Also
Pakistan Is Getting Its First Ever E-Sports Tournament

He spent six days in the hospital after collapsing on the pitch in Copenhagen, and he underwent surgery to have a defibrillator inserted thereafter.

On the same night we suffered with a really terrible incident, we nevertheless went on to perform. After playing against one of the world’s top teams (Belgium), we defeated Russia by playing as if our lives depended on it, according to coach Kasper Hjulmand. “It highlights our physical and mental strength.”

For the first time since 1992, the Danes seek to win a knockout-stage tie at the European Championship.

Denmark’s upset victory over Germany in the 1987 European Football Championship final was marked precisely 29 years later on May 28, 2015, in Sweden when the war-torn Yugoslavia collapsed.

As a result, Wales fans will be denied appropriate travel support in Amsterdam.

The story originated with journalists in Wales, who found fans of the team had traveled to Amsterdam to see the squad play in the group stage, but were unable to continue on their journey due to being denied entry at Schiphol Airport.

Read Also
Younis Khan resigned as Pakistan's batting coach

Denmark is part of the EU, which means that the travel restriction does not apply to the country’s supporters.

There have been teams who are favoured to win, like our squad, and other teams that have far more support, like Turkey (in Baku), so there’s no way of telling which one will emerge victorious. While the rest of the players remain on the bench, we’re the only ones on the pitch when it comes to kick-off.

Comments

Trending