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Can The Danes Party Like It's 1992 At The EUROS?

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Denmark reached the last four of EURO 2020 on Saturday after a 2-1 defeat of the Czech Republic in Baku. 

Denmark reached the last four of EURO 2020 on Saturday after a 2-1 defeat of the Czech Republic in Baku. 


Goals from Thomas Delaney and Kasper Dolberg, either side of a Patrick Schick strike for the Czechs handed the Danes a ticket to the semi-final against England at Wembley on Wednesday.

 
Having had a slow start to the tournament which began with back-to-back defeats to Finland and Belgium, Kasper Hjulmand’s side thrashed Russia 4-1 in Copenhagen in their final group game to seal progress to the Round of 16 in second place where they hammered Wales 4-0 in Amsterdam.


Victory over the Czech Republic means the Danes reach the last four for the first time since 1992 when they went on to lift the trophy defeating Germany 2-0. 


Speaking after the game, Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand said, "It's magical. The first thing I showed the boys when we met was a picture of Wembley when we were there in the autumn. I said that we were going to come back. It was like we were playing in a Danish stadium because our dedicated fans came to support us in Baku. We're deeply thankful."


Denmark becomes the first team to reach a EURO semi-final after losing their first two matches at the finals.


Key Stats
Denmark are unbeaten in their last seven matches against the Czech Republic (W2 D5).
Denmark have lost only three of their last 17 international games (W12 D2 L3).
Denmark have only failed to score in one of their last 16 international matches.
Denmark have scored two or more goals in ten of their last 13 international matches.
Goalscorer Dolberg has now struck three EURO finals goals, making him Denmark's joint leading scorer in the competition alongside Frank Arnesen, Henrik Larsen, Brian Laudrup, and Jon Dahl Tomasson.

 

With the end now in sight, can the Danes bring back the glory days and party like it's of 1992? Wembley awaits on Wednesday!!
 


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