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Denmark coach Age Hareide credited his defence and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel for preserving a 1-0 win over Peru in their World Cup opener.
Yussuf Poulsen scored the only goal in the second half to give Denmark a 1-0 win over Peru, who earlier missed a penalty in their Group C opener on
After Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick against Spain, Lionel Messi missed a penalty against Iceland. Follow all the World Cup action in our live blog.
Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen was a callow teenager mostly confined to the bench at his first World Cup in South Africa.
Juan Carlos Osorio rotated his Mexico XI again and got another disappointing result as El Tri fell 2-0 to Denmark before heading to the World Cup.
Second-half goals from Yussuf Poulsen and Christian Eriksen clinched a 2-0 victory for Denmark against Mexico in each team's final warmup.
Eriksen missed Denmark's draw against Sweden at the weekend as he and his partner Sabrina Kvist Jensen awaited the birth of their first child.
Striker Nicklas Bendtner has been left out of Denmark's 23-man World Cup squad due to a groin injury that he sustained playing for his club side.
Striker Isaac Kiese-Thelin spooned a late shot over the bar with the goal at his mercy as his Sweden side were held to a goalless draw by Denmark.
Denmark were without Christian Eriksen and it showed vs. Sweden; neither side finding a breakthrough in a frustrating pre-World Cup bore draw.
Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner faces "a race against time" to be fit for the World Cup after being injured in action for Rosenborg.
Denmark had to qualify through the playoff, but with Christian Eriksen as the focal point, Denmark are not a side to sleep on in Russia.
Denmark coach Age Hareide has picked World Cup veterans Michael Krohn-Dehli and Nicklas Bendtner for his 35-man preliminary squad.
Denmark plan to wear a special, one-off strip for their match with Chile.
The 21-year-old did not feature in Denmark's 1-0 friendly win over Panama on Thursday, and will now rest rather than play Chile on Tuesday.
The Denmark international and ex-Arsenal striker marked his birthday by sharing a shirtless, horseback glamour shot on his social media channels.
France coach Didier Deschamps acknowledged Les Bleus' World Cup group "could have been worse" for his heavily fancied side.