Exasperated Denmarksecured her qualification to its final stage Euro 2024!
Kasper Hulmand’s team prevailed 2-1 Slovenia for the 9th matchday of the qualifiers and got the ticket for the next summer’s big event, while all of Sporar, Verbich and Cherin got into trouble and will play their qualifier against Kazakhstan in the final matchday (20/11, 21:45).
In particular, the Danes remained alone at the top with 22 points and left the Slovenians at 19 points, with Kazakhstan at -1 and 18 points, which means that in Ljubljana there will be a… final!
Scorers for the home team are Mele and Delaneywhile for the guests o Yanza scored a stunning goal with a direct free kick. Among the “Greeks” of Panathinaikos, o Cherin played the entire match, Verbic also started as a starter and played 73 minutes, while Andraz Sporar it sat on the counter and was not used.
The hosts came in very strong and in the 9th minute they threatened with his shot Member, where Oblak had to make a spectacular save to deny the goal for Slovenia. The Danes’ supremacy continued and in the 15th minute Wind caught a direct shot, to which the Atlético Madrid goalkeeper said, again, “no”.
Sooner or later it looked like Denmark would take the lead and it did in the 26th minute. Christensen took the cross and o Member who stepped into the area, opened the scoring for 1-0.
The Slovenian response was immediate and happened in an amazing way. Specifically, in the 30th minute they won a free kick from a good point on the right and o Eric Janza who took over, sent the ball impressively into the net for 1-1, in a phase Oblak bears no responsibility as he was unable to do anything at all.
Denmark was better, creating threatening situations in Oblak’s goal and o Delaney in the 54th minute he made the complete turnaround for his team, achieving a 2-1 win. The hosts defended their advantage and the final whistle found them in first place in the group and with an assured presence in the final phase of Euro 2024.
Finland-Northern Ireland 4-0
An easy victory at home with 4-0 was taken by Finland against the North Irelandwhich, however, did not change anything in terms of scores, since the two teams have no hopes of qualifying for the final phase of the Euro 2024.
In the 40′ the home team won a penalty with Alcho, where Price overthrew him and Poianpalo with a precise execution he opened the score for 1-0. In the second half and with increased psychology, Finland came in with a greater mood and set up… a party!
In the 49th Hokan “doubled” his team’s goals in an excellent way, while o Pookie who had come on as a substitute sealed the victory for his country in the 74th minute for 3-0. The 4-0 final was scored by the former Panathinaikos player, Lundafter an assist by Puki.
Kazakhstan-San Marino 3-1
In the first ever game of the 8th group for the 9th matchday of the Euro 2024 qualifiers, the Kazakhstan prevailed with his 3-1 San Marino and maintained mathematical hopes for qualification in the fields of Germany. At the same time, Magomed Antiev’s team is a candidate opponent of the Greek national team in the semi-finals of the Nations League play offs.
In the match, the hosts entered strongly in the 19th minute Chesnokov opened the scoring with a strong left-footed shot from the height of the box, while the same player in the 51st minute “doubled” his team’s goals with a nice shot from outside the area.
San Marino was reduced to 2-1 in the 60th minute, while in the delays of the match o Aibetov with a penalty kick he wrote the final 3-1, which keeps Kazakhstan “alive” for direct qualification.
The results of the 9th matchday of the 8th group:
Kazakhstan-San Marino 3-1 (19′, 51′ Chesnokov, 90+2′ pen. Aibetov – 60′ Francosi)
Finland-Northern Ireland 4-0 (42′ Poyanpalo, 49′ Hokan, 74′ Puki, 88′ Lund)
Denmark-Slovenia 2-1 (26′ Mele, 54′ Delaney – 30′ Janza)
The next matchday (10th) of the 8th group:
Northern Ireland-Denmark (20/11, 21:45)
San Marino-Finland (20/11, 21:45)
Slovenia-Kazakhstan (20/11, 21:45)
The score of the 8th group:
Source: Sport Fm
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