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Laudrup helps Denmark overwhelm Yugoslavia

Published: Saturday 4 October 2003, 13.55CET
Denmark 5-0 Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia held their own in many ways but Denmark's clinical touch in front of goal ensured they ran out comfortable winners in Lyon.
Laudrup helps Denmark overwhelm Yugoslavia
Michael Laudrup inspired Denmark to a resounding win ©Getty Images

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Published: Saturday 4 October 2003, 13.55CET

Laudrup helps Denmark overwhelm Yugoslavia

Denmark 5-0 Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia held their own in many ways but Denmark's clinical touch in front of goal ensured they ran out comfortable winners in Lyon.

Denmark ran out 5-0 victors but Yugoslavia will feel aggrieved that poor finishing let them down.

Both teams were looking to bounce back from defeat in their opening fixtures, and it was Denmark whose clinical touch in front of goal proved the difference. Yugoslavia matched the Danes for skill, passing and movement but were ultimately undone by profligacy, misfortune, and an early mistake by goalkeeper Tomislav Ivković.

Only eight minutes had elapsed when Ivković unwittingly pushed Frank Arnesen's low cross into his own net to hand Denmark the lead. Safet Sušić could have drawn Yugoslavia level soon after but shot badly wide when clean through. He was made to pay when Michael Laudrup cleverly lifted over Ivković for Klaus Berggreen to slide the ball in.

Yugoslavia bounced back, Danish goalkeeper Ole Qvist called into action to keep out Zvezdan Cvetković and Zlatko Vujović. Despite that brief threat of a comeback, though, the result was put beyond doubt midway through the second half, Arnesen converting from the penalty spot.

Preben Elkjær added a neat side-footed fourth before substitute Jan M Lauridsen completed the scoring with six minutes left, curling in a delightful shot from just inside the penalty area.

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Lineups

Denmark

Denmark

Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia

20
QvistOle Qvist
1
IvkovićTomislav Ivković
2
RasmussenOle Rasmussen
Substitution61
2
MiljušBranko Miljuš
4
OlsenMorten Olsen (C)
3
StojkovićNenad Stojković
3
BuskSøren Busk
5
ZajecVelimir Zajec
5
NielsenIvan Nielsen
4
KatanecSrečko Katanec
Substitution55
11
BerggreenKlaus Berggreen
Goal16
6
RadanovićLjubomir Radanović
15
ArnesenFrank Arnesen
Goal8
Goal69
Substitution78
7
GudeljIvan Gudelj
7
BertelsenJens Jørn Bertelsen
8
BaždarevićMehmed Baždarević
Substitution27
6
LerbySøren Lerby
9
CvetkovićZvezdan Cvetković
14
M. LaudrupMichael Laudrup
10
SušićSafet Sušić
10
ElkjærPreben Elkjær
Goal82
11
Z. VujovićZlatko Vujović

Substitutes

18
SivebækJohn Sivebæk
Substitution61
12
HalilovićSulejman Halilović
Substitution55
13
LauridsenJan M Lauridsen
Substitution78
Goal84
13
StojkovićDragan Stojković
Substitution27

Coach

Josef Emmanuel Piontek (GER) Todor Veselinovic (SRB)

Referee

Augusto Lamo Castillo (ESP)

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